The marine satellite communication business has many earmarks suggesting it is set to expand rapidly, with a recent run of corporate consolidations and a seemingly endless offering of new products and services designed to emulate the speed and reliability of landbased services at sea.
Created just three years ago, Chartco embraces a small company's flexibility and innovative attitude but is supported by a big company bankroll. Dr. Andy Norris, Chartco's managing director, recently spent some time with MR/EN to discuss the present and future of electronic charts.
If you are concerned about the effects of Satellite Communication service provider consolidation, you will like the Telenor/Comsat hook-up. If you care nothing about corporate takeovers, rather are focused on ensuring the availability of a strong satellite communication signal,
The Ninth Annual Satellite Communications Symposium will be held November 7-9, 1983, at the Hyatt Regency-Atlanta Hotel located in the Peachtree Center complex in downtown Atlanta, Ga. Scientific-Atlanta, Inc., sponsors the annual symposium as
COMSAT World Systems Division announced recently that William C. Taylor has been appointed senior vice president. In this capacity, Mr. Taylor will manage the provision of international communications services through COMSAT's international earth
A recent series of tests conducted aboard a U.S. Great Lakes bulk carrier may help to hasten the widespread acceptance of satellite communications on the Great Lakes. The event was the first successful demonstration of computer data transfer between ship
Bruce L. Crockett, president and CEO and a director of COMSAT Corp., will discuss the issues surrounding privatization at the 16th annual Satellite Communications Users Conference (SCUC), to be held September 19-21 at the Sheraton Washington Hotel in Washington, D.
ViaSat has raised the delivery of Phase two of its contract with Star Cruises, attaining an order worth more than $500,000 for additional installation on the line's latest vessel — Superstar Taurus — that was set to be in Japan during March. The
Computer data transfer between ship and shore via satellite is completely practical and feasible, according to the results of a series of tests recently completed by Navidyne Corporation, Newport News, Va. The most recent tests were conducted