KVH Industries Expands Global Connectivity Reach with Eutelsat OneWeb Partnership
In a groundbreaking move towards revolutionizing maritime connectivity, KVH Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: KVHI) has recently announced a distribution partnership agreement with Eutelsat OneWeb. This strategic collaboration aims to enhance KVH’s multi-orbit hybrid network and provide next-generation global data services to maritime customers, including those served by Global Satellite .
Expanding the Hybrid Portfolio:
As a provider of satellite communication services, Global Satellite is excited to share that KVH Industries, a global leader in mobile connectivity, is expanding its hybrid portfolio through this partnership. This collaboration underscores KVH’s commitment to delivering outstanding connectivity, content, and services via its KVH ONE® integrated multi-orbit, multi-channel solution.
Brent Bruun, KVH President and Chief Executive Officer, emphasized the significance of this collaboration, stating, “Adding Eutelsat OneWeb to our hybrid portfolio helps deliver on our commitment to providing outstanding connectivity, content, and services.”
Empowering Mariners Worldwide:
Eutelsat OneWeb’s network comprises over 630 satellites in low earth orbit, capable of delivering enterprise-grade broadband connectivity services. This expansion aligns perfectly with the growing demand for high-speed Internet services in the maritime sector, benefitting vessels served by Global Satellite .
Carole Plessy, Eutelsat OneWeb’s Vice President, Maritime and Europe, expressed enthusiasm, stating, “In partnership with KVH, we will deliver on customers’ demand for technology and data at a time when there is pressure across the maritime industry to improve sustainability and governance standards and operational performance, all of which is underpinned by good connectivity.”
Enhancing Maritime Connectivity:
The partnership not only promises to bring enhanced connectivity to maritime vessels but also addresses the industry’s growing need for improved sustainability and operational performance. As the maritime sector faces increasing pressure to meet higher governance standards, the integration of Eutelsat OneWeb’s high-speed Internet services is a significant step forward.
Chad Impey, KVH Senior Vice President for Global Sales, expressed the positive impact on seafarers, saying, “We look forward to bringing the speed, versatility, and affordability of Eutelsat OneWeb’s exciting new maritime service to seafarers.”
KVH Industries’ collaboration with Eutelsat OneWeb, particularly relevant for clients served by Global Satellite, marks a pivotal moment in the maritime connectivity landscape. By expanding its multi-orbit hybrid network, KVH aims to empower mariners worldwide with next-generation global data services. This partnership not only reflects the commitment of both companies to technological advancements but also addresses the pressing demands of the maritime industry for reliable, high-speed connectivity. As the partnership unfolds, it is poised to redefine the standards of maritime communication and usher in a new era of connectivity for vessels served by Global Satellite .