Sunday, July 26, 2015

Ireland. Voyager IP wins Irish Navy satellite contract

Thursday, 23 July 2015 Mr Simon Coveney TD, Minister of Defence, Agriculture, Food and the Marine; Rory Fitzpatrick, ceo, National Space Centre; Commodore Hugh Tully, Flag Officer Commanding Naval Service and John Makarus, operations director, Voyager IP at the launch of the used satellite service. Voyager IP, the Irish marine telecoms solutions specialist, has partnered with the Irish National Space Centre to win a €500,000 contract to manage the entire satellite communications service for the Irish Naval Fleet at home and abroad.  Voyager IP is providing the satellite airtime, technical assistance for the onboard systems and a 24 hour helpdesk from its base in Wicklow while the National Space Centre is providing the satellite network infrastructure. Mr Simon Coveney TD, the Irish Minister for Defence, Agriculture, Food and the Marine, officially launched the used service. Minister Coveney said, "It’s great to see Irish companies like Voyager IP and the National Space Centre and competing for and winning a contract like this. I wish them well for the future. Both companies will play an important role in supporting the Irish Naval Service with their current humanitarian mission in the Mediterranean.” Voyager IP specializes in maritime satellite communications solutions and support for white yachts, cruise ships, commercial vessels and offshore platforms globally. It also offers broadband bonding technology. Mark Elliott, managing director of Voyager IP, said, “Marine internet speed is always a challenge and if you’re tired of switching between internet sources when one drops or goes into blockage, then Broadband Bonding from Voyager IP allows you to combine the various internet channels into one single channel. Whether you’re streaming, emailing,or downloading you can seamlessly bond your Yachtspot, 3G/4G/LTE and shoreside connections in virtually any combination into one single high performance channel.”

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