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BBC Eurovision Song Contest, horse racing on cruise liners

BBC Studio’s coverage of the 2024 Eurovision Song Contest, as well as some of the biggest events in the horse racing calendar, are coming to global cruise liners via the BBC’s maritime channel, BBC HD. The Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final will broadcast live on close to 180 global cruise ships including Carnival, Celebrity, Cunard, […]

May 1, 2024

Ideal Systems live video distribution system aboard Go Explorer ship

Ideal Systems has designed and installed a brand-new NDI based Video Distribution Solution for real-time video feed selection of live video streams from multiple sub-sea Remote Operated Vehicles (ROVs) on the maritime support vessel Go Explorer while docked in Singapore. ROVs are underwater robots controlled by operators aboard Go Explorer, who perform maritime support tasks […]

November 23, 2023

Nowhere Networks partners with Vantage Towers

Vantage Towers Greece, member of the European Vantage Towers Group company with more than 5,270 sites in Greece and Nowhere Networks, a provider of near shore and onboard connectivity solutions for the maritime market worldwide, have announced the signing of a three-year strategic agreement. Nowhere Networks has now access to a broad portfolio of sites […]

October 18, 2023

Eutelsat secures extra Marlink maritime business

Eutelsat’s new 10B satellite has been chosen by Marlink for a multi-year service for shipping in the EMEA region. The multi-million commitment is for GEO High Throughput Ku-band capacity on its Eutelsat 10B satellite, covering Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, as well as critical maritime routes. This new agreement comes in addition to existing […]

October 10, 2023By Chris Forrester

Intelsat, Aalyria sign multi-orbit connectivity deal

Intelsat, the integrated satellite and terrestrial network, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with California-based Aalyria, the advanced software-defined and optical networking communications specialist, that includes financial commitments to advance the development of a new optical technology that will transfer record amounts of data between ground and space. “Aalyria’s groundbreaking technologies give us the […]

September 12, 2023

Starlink wins Greek maritime contract

Marlink, a digital solutions company, will install the Starlink LEO service for Athens-based ship manager Polembros Shipping which has been a Marlink partner for many years. Polembros will extend its digital toolset to include Starlink’s LEO broadband service on a trial basis to support crew welfare and remote technology. Polembros is already a user of […]

June 2, 2023By Chris Forrester

Rivada signs MoU with Network Innovations

Rivada Space Networks (RSN), which plans on launching a 300-craft mega-constellation of satellites, has signed an MoU with Canada-based Network Innovations “to work together to bring innovative connectivity solutions to the government and enterprise markets”. Network Innovations is a global technology integrator that keeps people, places and things connected anywhere in the world with always-available […]

May 11, 2023By Chris Forrester

BBC Studios takes Eurovision to open waters

For the first time since the Eurovision Song Contest began in 1956, BBC Studios will broadcast the BBC’s coverage of The Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final live on global cruise liners. On May 13th, BST, 37 cruise lines including Carnival, Celebrity, Cunard, P&O UK, Royal Caribbean, Seabourn and Viking will make the live show available […]

May 11, 2023