Distributors sign up to SwiftBroadband
Two leading satellite service providers have signed up to distribute SwiftBroadband, the latest Inmarsat service for aviation users.
The companies are Florida-based Satcom Direct and Vizada, created in 2007 from the former Telenor Satellite Services and France Telecom Mobile Satellite Communications.
As a new SwiftBroadband distribution partner (DP) Satcom Direct is now selling the service in the corporate, government and military markets. Headquartered at Satellite Beach, Florida, the company deals with end-users both directly and through its own reseller network. Offerings include real-time troubleshooting and diagnosis.
SwiftBroadband supports simultaneous voice and high-speed data, including both “always on” background IP and on-demand data streaming. As offered by Satcom Direct, it gives access to the company’s global flight tracking and weather services. “SwiftBroadband is already enhancing what we can offer to customers,” says Satcom Direct founder Jim Jensen. “It provides constant and steady access to the Internet on the ground and in the air.”
Satcom Direct also offers Inmarsat’s Classic Aero and Swift 64, as well as the Iridium L-band and ViaSat Yonder Ku-band satellite services.
Vizada has renewed its existing agreement for the provision of Inmarsat aeronautical services, including SwiftBroadband.