Intellian FB250 Fleet Xpress fully approved

Intellian is pleased to announce that the Intellian FB250 has been fully approved for use with Inmarsat Fleet Xpress service and now available for integration with Inmarsat FX Fleet Edge for both Wholesale and Retail. Launched in October 2021, the FB250 unlocks the full potential of Fleet Xpress, available to replace legacy FB terminals with …

KNS Supertrack Error Codes

KNS error codes on a Supertrack A and S series antennas can be somewhat cryptic as they are shown in hexadecimal format and need to be extracted from that value. To discover which errors you are contemplating you can use the error decoder app.

Manage VSAT Fleet in Covid Times

Early 2020 … we were all confronted with the initial Covid-19 outbreak. Life pretty much came to a stand-still and working from home became the norm. Assisting clients whose satellite communication was experiencing issues became something that we had to do over the phone. New installations, especially abroad, were put on hold due to the …

5G: why should you care at sea?

5G is used as a general term, it even includes satellite but for the mere mortal cellular users we are there are actually (only) three types of 5G signal that uses different frequencies: low-band, sub 6, and millimetre (mmWave). Low-band 5G uses frequencies below 1Ghz and some providers are currently repurposing their 3G frequency ranges …

Why flat Donuts are no good at Sea

We recently ran a comparison between two LTE Cellular systems on the same vessel and came to the conclusion that one system performed remarkably better than the other while the router hardware was the same, just the antennas were different, although they had the same power rating (9dB). Antenna Radiation patterns While radiation patterns are …

The proof is in the distance of the LTE pudding

Leaving out details when revealing results can lead to wild speculations and disillusion when it turns out that the promise was valid but only in certain cases. You should always taste the pudding before accepting anyone’s claim. How far will your LTE go With maritime cellular communication (3G, 4G & 5G) becoming mainstream on many …

Starlink at Sea as we See it

Recently Starlink has become available over major parts of Europe and it was immediately followed by questions from the maritime world as to when they would be able to benefit from this cheap and ultra-fast service on board while roaming the seven seas. While it is not yet available now, when will it be available …

Intellian v45C

Intellian is pleased to announce the release of the v45C, the new compact and lightweight 45cm Ku band antenna solution. The C in the v45C product name represents its compact form factor, with the system weighting only 23Kg. The v45C VSAT system is designed to deliver enhanced connectivity and user experience to smaller boats and vessels, including fishing, leisure, …

v60Ka 2 and v100NX Ka type approval from Telenor

Two of Intellian’s industry-leading antenna systems, the v60Ka 2 and v100NX Ka, have gained type approval from Telenor Satellite for use on their THOR 7 Ka-band GEO satellite network. This means that the systems are now officially certified to take their place in service alongside Intellian’s v85NX, the first 85cm antenna to receive type approval …

Intellian v240MT now available in Brazil

According to Brazilian Regulation (Federal Law 9472/97), telecommunication products to be sold and used in Brazil must have a Certificate of Conformity issued by a Designated Certification Body (OCD), indicating that they comply with Brazilian regulatory requirements. This certificate must also be approved by ANATEL. The certification of the v240MT now enables sales in Brazil. …