MTN Satellite Services has been awarded a multi-year contract with Teekay Corporation to provide its always-on VSAT satellite communication services on vessels.
MTN Satellite Services, a global provider of at-sea communications, connectivity and content services, has announced that it has been awarded a multi-year contract with Teekay Corporation to provide its always-on VSAT satellite communication services on vessels operating throughout the world. The agreement calls for MTN to provide global C-Band and Ku-Band satellite services to a portion of Teekay"s existing fleet and new builds over the term of the multi-year contract. In addition, MTN will implement several crew welfare services, including crew calling, broadband Internet access and will deliver licensed television content globally.
?We are delighted to have been selected as the global communications partner of Teekay Corporation,? said Brent Horwitz, Senior Vice President of Sales for MTN. ?Teekay has the highest standards in this industry and is absolutely committed to providing state-of-the-art equipment and unparalleled services aboard their vessels. MTN"s services are synonymous with quality and innovation and we take the challenge of meeting Teekay"s worldwide communications needs very seriously.?
The global VSAT satellite communications network offered by MTN is ?Always-On, Always-Available? and designed for the rugged maritime industry. Teekay Corporation has chosen to strategically partner with MTN to provide its vessels with C-Band and Ku-Band antenna systems for maximum reliability.
?We went through an extensive selection process and chose MTN because it is a proven supplier of reliable communications with hundreds of global installations operating today,? said Lesley Green, Teekay Corporation"s Systems Development Manager. ?We depend on the reliability of the global coverage, systems and equipment that MTN is able to provide, as well as their outstanding customer support.