CBM Communications Selects Intelsat to Launch its Global IP Platform
Pembroke, Bermuda, 22 September 2009
Intelsat, the world’s leading provider of fixed satellite services, announced a multi-year agreement whereby Intelsat will supply global Ku- and C-band transmission facilities for CBM Communications LLC (CBM), an affiliate of Marine Technologies, LLC (MT/C-Comm). CBM/MT/C-Comm will launch its Global BroadbandSM IP platform using capacity on eight satellites and Intelsat’s GlobalConnexSM (GXS) Network Broadband managed service, which leverages Intelsat’s global teleport, fiber and satellite network. Intelsat’s global infrastructure will allow CBM to provide secure file transfers, content management and on-demand connectivity applications to its maritime customers through its affiliate MT/C-Comm products and services.
“Seamless connectivity for remote locations needing to communicate with headquarters—or each other—is critical when seeking to achieve operational success. Now, CBM/MT/C-Comm is able to offer an industry-leading IP network that will meet these requirements, all from a single provider,” said Bill McKinnell, Vice President of CBM. “Intelsat’s robust infrastructure offered us the cost-effective, scalable and resilient transmission network we required as we looked to launch our Global Broadband IP platform.”
“Today, the network demand of enterprises requires always-on connectivity and the highest level of availability to support their business-critical applications,” said Jay Yass, Intelsat’s Vice President, Network Services. “Intelsat’s global satellite network, along with its GXS managed services, are designed with the customer in mind, offering robust solutions for a variety of IP applications from a highly flexible infrastructure that enables ready deployment of custom solutions.”
Intelsat’s GXS Network Broadband Managed Service
Intelsat Network Broadband service, an offering within Intelsat’s GXS portfolio of managed services, provides customers with enterprise-grade, faster-than-DSL connectivity, anywhere in the world via Intelsat’s satellites, teleports and fiber network. Customers gain the ability to establish and manage international and regional networks with ease and speed on land and at sea—meeting virtually any communications requirement for voice, data, corporate networks and government applications. Intelsat’s Network Broadband service is an iDirect-based platform for multi-location businesses that demand a seamless platform for converged applications.