Speedcast gets contract for global fully managed communications

Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA), the world´s most trusted provider of highly reliable, fully managed, remote communication and IT solutions, has announced that the company has been selected by Noble Corporation plc (NYSE: NE) to provide new IT communications equipment and fully managed connectivity services to their global drilling fleet, the company said.

Through a combination of satellite Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSAT) and 4G/LTE in key regions, Speedcast will deliver end-to-end managed communication services to Noble´s fleet of vessels and rigs. The solution includes a technology change-out of the fleet´s entire hardware infrastructure, with installations of dual-band antennas and the latest modem technologies to maximize throughput, security and redundancy.

Noble will also benefit from segmented operational and crew networks to optimize efficiency and network availability. The end-to-end service will be supported by Speedcast´s 24x7x365 global customer service centers, with local field engineers in each operating region to provide fast, reliable support, unmatched in the industry.

Speedcast is the largest provider of remote communications and IT services in the world. Speedcast´s fully managed service is delivered via a global, multi-access-technology, multi-band and multi-orbit network of 70+ satellites and an interconnecting global terrestrial network, bolstered by extensive on the ground local support from 40+ countries. Learn more at www.Speedcast.com.