A Maritime ITC Manager’s Journey to SATCOM Success

Deciphering Broadband at Sea maritime VSAT

Maritime broadband services are vital when it comes to the safe and efficient operation of today’s ocean-going commercial vessels. Plus, the ability to provide operational and entertainment content along with reliable Internet connectivity is a “must have” for keeping officers and crew connected, informed, productive, and happy.

The task of meeting the broadband and offshore communications needs of mariners typically falls to the shipping operator’s IT and communications (ITC) manager. Unfortunately, that task is filled with potential pitfalls due to the way marine satellite communications service providers have traditionally packaged and delivered services.

See how Robert, an everyday maritime ITC manager, took an innovative approach to maritime SATCOM and delighted his captains, crews, and management.

Deciphering Broadband at Sea maritime VSAT

About Chris Watson 65 Articles
Chris is the Vice President of Marketing and Communications for KVH Industries. A lifelong sailor and storyteller, he's a self-professed geek who finds all of this technical stuff fascinating.