Cobham SATCOM and Uplogix expand maritime VSAT automation

Cobham SATCOM's Sea Tel Products recently announced that they would begin reselling Uplogix products in addition to their line of industry-leading maritime VSAT antennas. With more than 20,000 antennas deployed in commercial shipping, oil & gas platforms, cruise ships and super yachts, Sea Tel has the reach to make a significant impact on the status [...]

How to know if your antenna is down or just blocked

Article 1 in the series, Uplogix Automation for Maritime VSAT Maritime VSAT has many challenges beyond the requirements for fixed-position satellite communications. One is that while a ship on the ocean might have a 360-degree view of the horizon, often the limitations of antenna placement on a vessel result in blockage zones, or places that [...]

The maritime VSAT technology stack hierarchy

Whether maritime networks are operated by the user or an MSP, there is a hierarchy of equipment and functionality that ranges from the core components for connectivity up through advanced devices for lowering service costs.In the diagram below, the hierarchy starts with the Production Devices—a stabilized antenna system like SeaTel maritime antennas, a satellite modem [...]