Globecomm expands global Ku-Band VSAT footprint to offer network coverage

Globecomm has expanded its Ku-band VSAT network, serving enterprise, maritime and government markets around the world, the company said.

Globecomm´s Ku-Band VSAT network — which includes a footprint over the Barents Sea, North of Scandinavia — will be extending its coverage by adding the South Indian Ocean passage between the southern tip of Africa and Australia.

Globecomm VSAT customers have increased transit to these areas in recent months, the company to invest in the extended coverage. The expanded network will provide 100% coverage of all major shipping routes to address new market demands.

Globecomm VSAT also integrates with other broadband systems including Inmarsat FleetBroadband, Iridium OpenPort and land-based wireless networks. It automatically switches between satellite beams and from VSAT to other services to maintain reliable connectivity at a lowest cost, without manual re-pointing of antennas or any other intervention by the crew.

Globecomm is the engineering-driven, global connectivity provider serving media, maritime, enterprise and government markets in over 100 countries. It is dedicated to improving communications and leverages its world-class, global network to offer end-to-end, managed service communications solutions worldwide. Based in Hauppauge, New York, Globecomm also maintains offices in Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia, the Netherlands, South Africa, Germany, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan.