Today bandwidth is critical. Modern shipping requires effective ‘always on’ communication between ship and land. Global demand for cost-effective, high capacity communication channels is surging. Internet access and email on board are both essential to operations and vital to attracting and retain motivated, professional crewsTelenor Maritime offers both regional VSAT on Ku band and C band through our partner, a major European satellite provider of broadcast and data communication services for customers in the maritime, and oil and gas markets.
Following the launch of Thor 7 Ka-band High Throughput Satellite (HTS) with payload offering 6-9Gbps with up to 25 simultaneously active spot beams, Telenor Maritime will offer still better coverage and speeds in Europe for our customers.
Thor 7 Coverage: Regional VSAT in Northern Europe
The THOR 7 satellite provides regional coverage with a favourable look angle over the Pan European maritime routes and utilises focused high-powered spot beams, enabling unprecedented performance for mobility applications as well as automatic and seamless spot-beam handover, assuring continuous connectivity across the entire satellite footprint.
Thor 6 Coverage: Regional VSAT in Northern Europe
For ships requiring VSAT in our areas, we can offer regional coverage on the Thor 6 satellite. Thor 6 has an excellent footprint for ships operating in Northern Europe, the North Sea basin, and the Norwegian Sea. Our satellite communication solutions combined with Telenor’s extensive experience in terrestrial communication networks in this region ensures the best marine data and voice communication solution available today.