Commercial maritime operations increasingly rely on broadband connectivity at sea to ensure efficiency and to stay competitive. But choosing and fielding a maritime satellite communications solution for any given vessel requires weighing many factors. To increase the knowledge base about maritime satellite communications, KVH Industries is presenting a three-part webinar series, SATCOM 101.
The series is ideal for ship managers, captains, maritime IT professionals, nautical superintendents, operational staff, and more. The webinars are presented in concise 30-minute segments to suit work-schedule time constraints.
Each webinar is free, and registrants may attend individual webinars or the entire series. Schedule and specific topics:
- #1 Top 5 Considerations for Selecting Maritime SATCOM Hardware & Services: Tuesday, Nov. 13, 9:30 a.m. EST (2:30 p.m. GMT). Important characteristics of a maritime satellite communications system, including antenna hardware, data speeds, onboard network management, and more.
- #2 Maritime SATCOM Benefits – The Enterprise Ripple Effect: Tuesday, Dec. 4, 9:30 a.m. EST (2:30 p.m. GMT). Operational benefits provided by broadband connectivity – from IT security and regulatory compliance to employee recruiting and retention.
- #3 Best Practices for Managing a Maritime SATCOM Implementation: Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, 9:30 a.m. EST (2:30 p.m. GMT). Models for deploying and implementing a maritime satellite communications and network management solution, based on experiences from two leading maritime operators.
KVH’s innovative solutions to maritime satellite communications include the mini-VSAT Broadband™ network – the leading maritime VSAT choice, and the TracPhone® V-series of satellite communications system.