Satellite

NSSLGlobal extends maritime connectivity portfolio to Asia seas

Satcom and IT communications provider NSSLGlobal has unveiled the latest addition to its maritime portfolio, FusionIP-LITE, which is specifically engineered for the Asia seas.

For a monthly service fee, FusionIP-LITE allows users to benefit from seamless automatic switching between cellular and satcom networks to ensure ‘always-on’ connectivity with speeds of up to 40mbps. This NSSLGlobal solution also incorporates automatic WAN switching, an email service, core firewalling, eNOAD and file management/synchronisation capabilities, all at no additional cost.

The FusionIP-LITE service uses a single 3G/4G/LTE SIM, which can deliver high-speed bandwidth up to 20km offshore — with download speeds of up to 40mbps — making it ideal for leisure, fishing and commercial vessels. It will help busy vessel operators passing through the coastal waters of several countries to benefit from the high-speed of cellular with the service assurance and coverage of satellite, all without changing multiple SIMs or dealing with a variety of providers and bills.

FusionIP-LITE also utilises the new Iridium Certus Next constellation as a failsafe guarantee of ‘always-on’ connectivity when outside of cellular coverage providing speeds up to 704kbps at no additional cost to the government.

Speaking about the new launch, Priya Patel, APAC Regional Sales Director, NSSLGlobal said: “Since its launch in late 2017, the FusionIP has been a phenomenal success and firm customer favourite, but its deployment has been limited to European coastal waters. We can expand our FusionIP suite as this service is based around our in-house engineered products. This enables NSSLGlobal to deliver solutions that are practical and rapidly bring them to market. This agility and engineering expertise differentiate us from our competitors. Now with FusionIP-LITE, vessel operators in Asia can also benefit from safer, smarter and more efficient operations thanks to the power of always-on communications.”