[Via Satellite 03-23-2015] RigNet has signed a two-year contract with an ultra-deep water oil and gas Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel in the Gulf of Mexico for the delivery of managed network communications. The company is providing a fully managed end-to-end IP network solution for the facility, which passes through 2,900 meters (9,500 feet) of water, making it the deepest production facility in the world.
Through the contract, RigNet is providing Voice Over IP (VoIP), broadband and enterprise data with 24/7 networking monitoring and support from its Network Operations Center (NOC), along with local field technician support if needed for the energy customer. The solution leverages VSAT technology for last-mile connectivity.
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