Mallorca, Spain, October 31, 2016 – SpeedCast International Limited (ASX: SDA), a leading global satellite communications and network service provider, and e3 Systems, an independent communications integrator and pioneer in the maritime communications field, are teaming up to provide e3’s super yacht customers with always-on connectivity, regardless of whether they are at sea or atshore. SpeedCast supports the high speed and flexibility requirements of yachting customers with its global network and recognized 24/7 service desks on four continents.
e3 Systems is one of the world’s leading broadband communications providers for the super yacht industry. The company ensures a seamless service to its super yacht clients through its innovative HYBRID® solution, which enables the yacht to automatically switch between 3G, 4G, terrestrial services and satellite services like SpeedCast’s best-in-class global VSAT network.
Piers Cunningham, Vice President, Maritime Services, SpeedCast added, “Today, the demand for reliable, comprehensive, seamlessbroadband communications is unprecedented. We enjoy working with e3 Systems because they are innovators who are always pushing boundaries in a bid to deliver the best possible service. When our services are combined, we deliver tailored regional and global services to super yachts around the world with an unparalleled level of service redundancy.”
“We truly enjoy working with SpeedCast because they’re very good at responding quickly – much faster than other service providers,” said Roger Horner, Group Managing Director, e3 Systems. “Over the years, we’ve found SpeedCast to be adaptable, amenable and flexible. Receiving a rapid response from our suppliers is critical. SpeedCast listens to us and our clients, and are always willing to go the extra mile to provide a good service.”
“SpeedCast is extending its presence into the yacht sector and sees significant growth potential in this area. Through the partnershipwith e3, we are able to deliver world-class communications services to e3’s global customer base and strengthen SpeedCast’s position as a world leader in the provision of global maritime communications”, said Piers Cunningham.
About SpeedCast International Limited
SpeedCast International Limited (ASX: SDA) is a leading global satellite communications and network service provider, offering high-quality managed network services in over 90 countries and a global maritime network serving customers worldwide. With a worldwide network of 42 sales and support offices and 39 teleport operations, SpeedCast has a unique infrastructure to serve the requirements of customers globally. With over 5,000 links on land and at sea supporting mission critical applications, SpeedCast has distinguished itself with a strong operational expertise and a highly efficient support organization. For more information, visitwww.speedcast.com.
SpeedCast® is a trademark and registered trademark of SpeedCast International Limited. All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective owners.
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About e3 Systems
e3 Systems has been a leading, technology agnostic, communications integrator in the yacht market for the past 20 years. e3’s mission is to connect people globally using their diverse portfolio of communication services including VSAT, Inmarsat, Iridium, 3G and 4G for yachts and WiFi. e3’s HYBRID communication solution is controlled by the data management system e3.ARMMS to control data service quality and costs. Data distribution including IT, networks, service and support with Standard and Enterprise solutions, covered by SLA contract support, is also included.
e3 were the first to introduce a managed hybrid solution to the yacht market ten years ago which is just one illustration of their successive introductions to the industry of cutting edge solutions. e3 is currently very involved with the development of new communication technology using flat panel satellite antennas. The thirty plus strong team operates from the Med and the USA with thirty global Partners. e3 is part of the large marine electronics group Grupoarbulu who have engineers worldwide.
For more information visit www.e3s.com.