Imtech Marine announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Inmarsat to become the first Value Added Reseller of Global Xpress™.
Global Xpress will be the first global Ka-band network, offering the shipping industry unprecedented speeds and reliability: up to 50Mbps through a 60-100cm antenna. Inmarsat will make XpressLink available to Imtech Marine to offer a bridge to GX with a bundled package of Ku-band VSAT and L-band FleetBroadband.
“Global Xpress will be a world-first in maritime communications, and we are delighted that Imtech will be a frontrunner in offering this solution to the maritime market,” said Eric van den Adel, Managing Director of Imtech Marine. “We already enjoy a strong working relationship with Inmarsat, and this MOU is a significant step in bringing our two companies closer. The combination of Inmarsat Ka- and L-band with Imtech Marine’s remote monitoring solutions and our extensive network of now 88 offices in 25 countries will deliver real benefits to our customers.”
“The combination of game-changing solutions with the global distribution and support capability of Imtech Marine delivers a compelling proposition for customers,” said Frank Coles, President, Inmarsat Maritime. “Imtech Marine is the industry’s leading installation and support group. We look forward to welcoming them as the first Value-Added Reseller for Global Xpress.”
Imtech Marine is a leading systems integrator and full-service provider of maritime technical solutions. The company, in particular through its Radio Holland brand, has extensive experience of Inmarsat FleetBroadband, VSAT and integrated maritime services.