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50,000 GlobalWave Customers Migrate to Inmarsat Network
SkyWave successfully transfers data subscribers to Inmarsat’s newest generation of satellites.
Over 50,000 active GlobalWave MT series terminals operating in Canada, United States and Mexico have been successfully transferred to the Inmarsat-4 Americas satellite. The migration means that GlobalWave customers can continue to grow their business with confidence knowing their satellite data service is secure well into the future.
Inmarsat, which operates the only fully-funded next-generation network for Mobile Satellite Services (MSS), was recognized by satellite industry experts as MSS Operator of the Year for 2009 at the World Satellite Business Week.
“We are very pleased with the transition” said Tom Blackwell, VP Technical Operations at SkyWave. “With the Inmarsat service, GlobalWave customers can now enjoy global coverage and enhanced signal quality, which translates to even greater performance and reliability.”
Leo Mondale, Vice President of Business Development & Strategy at Inmarsat said. “We welcome the 50,000 GlobalWave North American customers to the I-4 satellite constellation. Their business is now supported by the world’s most advanced mobile satellite network with an assured service into the 2020s.”
The GlobalWave MT series portfolio of products includes the MT3550, which is designed for any fixed or mobile asset tracking and monitoring application;
For more information about the SkyWave Mobile Communications, the GlobalWave MT series satellite terminals and other Inmarsat-based satellite data communication products and services, please go to www.SkyWave.com.
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About SkyWave Mobile Communications
SkyWave Mobile Communications is a global provider of Inmarsat-based satellite data communication equipment and services for machine-to-machine (M2M) applications. SkyWave products enable dependable and low-cost tracking and monitoring solutions for the security and remote management of assets over land, sea and air. Over 320,000 SkyWave communication terminals have been shipped to 45 countries to serve customers in the transportation, maritime, mining, oil and gas, heavy equipment, and utilities sectors. For more information, please visit www.SkyWave.com.