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 …

Europort 2019 Rotterdam

With “Bigger Faster Smarter” Satmarin Exoflux will bring you the latest and greatest available on the mobile terrestrial and satellite communication today at Europort 2019 in Rotterdam from November 5 – 8. You are cordially invited to Experience LIVE High throughput VSAT with Telenor Be impressed by Intellian’s newest and greatest v150NX Learn why BIGGER …

Sat5G, Satellite and 5G Integration

VT iDirect, SES, Broadpeak, i2CAT and the University of Surrey, all members of the SaT5G consortium, have partnered to demonstrate a major milestone in the research, development and validation of key principles for satellite integration with 5G architecture. The live, first-of-its-kind test marked a significant step forward in the massive transformation of the global communications …