Data-Only Speedcast Solution Enables Cost-Effective, Reliable Connectivity to Complement Onboard Satellite Communications

Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA), the world´s most trusted provider of highly reliable, fully managed, remote communication and IT solutions, has introduced GO4SPEEDâ„¢, a new global near-shore, data-only 4G/Long Term Evolution (LTE) solution for Maritime and Energy, the company said.

GO4SPEED provides flexible usage packages, cost control and overage protection, is easy to install and can be configured to compliment other communications services such as VSAT and MSS.

GO4SPEED is ideal for any vessel or offshore rig and can enhance the onboard internet with download speeds up to 100Mbps (4G/LTE carrier dependent). GO4SPEED can receive a signal up to 15km offshore depending upon the vessel´s position, antenna and cellular tower location. If a 4G/LTE signal is not available, GO4SPEED automatically switches to 3G/HSPDA.

Speedcast International Ltd (ASX: SDA) is the world´s most trusted provider of highly-reliable, fully-managed, end-to-end remote communication and IT solutions. The company utilizes an extensive worldwide footprint of local support, infrastructure and coverage to design, integrate, secure and optimize networks tailored to customer needs.

With differentiated technology, an intense customer focus and a strong safety culture, Speedcast serves more than 2,000 customers in over 140 countries via 39 teleports, including offshore rigs and cruise ships, 10,000+ maritime vessels and 4,500+ terrestrial sites. Speedcast supports mission-critical applications in industries such as maritime, oil and gas, enterprise, media, cruise and government. Learn more at