Pandemic reveals a need for new connectivity solutions for the fishing industry
Connectivity at sea has never been more important than during these difficult times. New regulations can be introduced at any moment and it is of great importance to ensure that this information is communicated to all marine sectors.
IEC Telecom gets closer to its sailing customers
Satellite connectivity specialist IEC Telecom has strengthened its offering for the sailing and yachting sector with the opening of a new office in Lorient, France, and the launch of OneGate Marine Compact – a new lightweight digital solution which is ideal for leisure and racing boats.
IEC Telecom introduces OneGate Aid Compact to support critical communications during COVID-19
Satellite communications specialist, IEC Telecom introduces its latest satellite-based networking management solution, OneGate Aid Compact to improve the efficiency of first responders in regional communities across the Middle East and Africa amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
IEC Telecom welcomes new Iridium GMDSS service as it puts safety first at Norwegian maritime event
Maritime safety has been boosted following the recognition of Iridium’s satellite service as a provider for the international Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) – giving ship operators more options when protecting vessels and crew, says IEC Telecom.
Satellite network with fastest L-Band speed could open up Northern Sea Route
Norway, 23 March, 2020: Passage through Northern shipping routes and Arctic waters has received a boost following the doubling of the connectivity speed of the Iridium CertusTM network, says maritime communications specialist IEC Telecom.
IEC Telecom to introduce latest satcom solutions for humanitarian sector at DIHAD 2020
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 25, 2020 – Satellite communications specialist, IEC Telecom along with its partners has announced their participation at the Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference and Exhibition 2020 (DIHAD) to be held from 10th March to 12th March 2020. The organization will be showcasing its solutions aimed at improving the efficiency of aid to the regional and international aid and development community.
IEC Telecom delivers sustainable connectivity solutions to help collect data for a pioneering ecological project
While the environmental impact of doing business is a growing concern amongst global leaders, even discussed recently at the 2020 World Economic Forum, and sustainability is now established as a defining feature in the delivery of satellite communications solutions. This winter IEC Telecom had the distinct privilege to partner with The IK Foundation and deliver vital connectivity solutions to the pioneering ecological study unit located on the protected environment of Prins Karls Forland, an island off the west coast of Svalbard (part of the Spitsbergen Treaty), Forlandet National Park.
Customising your digitalisation process is the key to success
France, 27 January 2020: “One size doesn’t always fit all, especially when it comes to the digitalisation of a ship. Digitalisation can, and should, be customised to meet the needs of individual companies and vessels,” says Dominique Audion, COO, IEC Telecom Group, enroute to the roundtable discussions at Euromaritime Conference, taking place from February 4th to 6th in Marseille, France.
Affordable crew communications are now available to all vessels
Rotterdam, 5 November, 2019: Keeping in touch at sea, even in an emergency, is now easier and affordable – thanks to a new lightweight satellite communication terminal.
Thuraya MarineStar, being unveiled during this week’s Europort event in Rotterdam, blends robust design with unprecedented functionality and unmatched levels of value to provide flawless voice communications with tracking and monitoring across the world’s busiest sea routes and fishing hotspots.
Ekinops and iec telecom group deliver next-generation maritime satellite communication solution
PARIS, October 2019 – EKINOPS (Euronext Paris – FR0011466069 – EKI), a leading supplier of optical transport equipment and router solutions for network operators, has launched with IEC Telecom Group, one of the leading global providers of managed network communication solutions, OneGate, an agile solution that protects the critical communications functions of maritime vessels. Powered by the Ekinops platform, OneGate by IEC Telecom delivers vital capabilities for the maritime sector. It enables full-vessel digitalization, virtually-controlled satellite communications links, and multiple levels of cyber-security, ensuring always-on availability of secure, critical communications.
Next generation satcom solutions presented at ADIPEC2019
11th November 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Leading global provider of managed network communication solutions, IEC Telecom Group along with its strategic partners –Thuraya, Intellian and Yahclick provided ADIPEC 2019 visitors with a ‘one-stop shop’ for all satcom enquiries to support the increasing demand for real-time communication across the Middle East’s energy sector. Visitors to ADIPEC were provided with 360-degree consultations on how to deploy the latest satellite technologies to help gain the competitive edge.
IEC Telecom enters French Fishing market
Itechmer, 16-18 October, 2019: As the fishing industry gathers for this year’s Itechmer, France’s key exhibition dedicated to the fishing sector, IEC Telecom is excited to showcase its pioneering range of satellite communications solutions.
Europe remains one of the major players on the global fishing market with more six million tonnes of total production (combined volume for fishery and aquaculture). In accordance with the recent report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the EU is the planet’s No. 1 consumer of seafood with 24kg per capita, followed by the United States and Japan. To satisfy the demand, while ensuring sustainable, safe and efficient operations, fishing vessel rely more and more on high-tech applications, the latest of which require stable high throughput connectivity – and this is where satcom technologies are irreplaceable.
Get onboard with digitalization to reap the benefits
Singapore, 10 October, 2019: The digital transformation train is leaving the station and maritime companies need to get onboard now or risk missing the trip!
“Digitalization brings great benefits and has the potential to create greater equality in the world”, said Nabil Ben Soussia, IEC Telecom’s Vice-President Maritime. “The reality is that the train is leaving the station and individuals and organisations need to get on board quickly,” he advised.
Put in place procedures to protect cyber systems, IEC Telecom urges maritime sector
Dubai, 23 September, 2019: Satellite communications specialist IEC Telecom has warned that cyber hygiene is as important for the shipping industry as cyber security.
Forget images of James Bond-style villains hijacking tankers or cruise ships – the biggest threat to cyber security for the majority of vessels at sea is the hapless downloading of a virus by staff members not following proper procedures.
IEC Telecom’s new partnership with Lars Thrane will boost satcom solutions for fishing sector
Alesund, Norway, August 30, 2019: Satellite communications specialist IEC Telecom has extended its portfolio through an exciting new partnership with specialist satcoms manufacturer Lars Thrane.
IEC Telecom is now an official distributor of the LT-3100 Iridium satellite phone in Norway and will unveil its new product range during the premier shipping industry event BlueFish in Ålesund, Norway from Septermber 3 – 5 2019, Stand 921.