RigNet Wins Remote Managed Offshore Communications Contract – Satellite Today

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Offshore platform off the coast of England. Photo: Jonathan Jordan

[Via Satellite 07-02-2015] RigNet has received a multi-year contract from a major operator of offshore drilling and production assets in Southeast Asia to deliver remote offshore communications services. The company will provide comprehensive managed remote communications solutions on the customer’s Mobile Offshore Production Unit (MOPU), including telephony, network support and onboard crew Wi-Fi.

RigNet plans to connect its client’s headquarters to its Singapore teleport through fiber optic backhaul. The customer will receive 24/7 network monitoring and support from RigNet’s global Network Operations Center (NOC), with in-country support services provided on their offshore site as required. RigNet offers fully managed end-to-end connectivity solutions using Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) technology.

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