In a press release by Eutelsat Group, the company announced that Marlink has signed a multi-year multi-million commitment for the geosynchronous equatorial orbit (GEO) High Throughput Ku-band capacity on its EUTELSAT 10B satellite, covering Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), as well as critical maritime routes. This collaboration complements the ongoing partnerships between Marlink and the Eutelsat Group on global maritime connectivity solutions.
The agreement provides Marlink with targeted, dense and highly flexible bandwidth, effectively serving the extensive maritime regions and offshore zones covered by the multi-mission high-capacity EUTELSAT 10B satellite. This agreement also provides Marlink access to Eutelsat Group’s ground infrastructure, delivering robust and secure uplink capabilities and unlocking connectivity opportunities and solutions for clients at sea throughout the vast EMEA region.
According to Erik Ceuppens, CEO of Marlink Group, “Marlink is delighted to add EUTELSAT 10B capacity and capabilities to our best-in-class global maritime network. This agreement signals our continued commitment to providing guaranteed bandwidth services to customers with mission-critical operations across all maritime industry segments. We look forward to further intensifying and strengthening our long-standing partnership with Eutelsat Group.”
“We are thrilled to deepen our partnership with Marlink, which confirms Eutelsat Group as one of the most trusted satellite network operators for maritime connectivity. EUTELSAT 10B is a powerful new satellite which opens up mobile connectivity solutions for Marlink in even more seas and oceans of the globe. We look forward to continuing to support Marlink as it continues to roll out its state-of-the-art service to seafarers in all segments of the maritime industry”. Cyril Dujardin, Eutelsat Group Co-General Manager of the Connectivity Business Unit, added.