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INTELLIANíS IRIDIUM CERTUS TERMINAL IS GMDSS-READY

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 

Iridium Communications has announced that terminal manufacturer Intellian has been added to the lineup of Iridium Certus maritime terminal suppliers

Intellian's C700 terminal which will enable a variety of applications including safety, bridge and crew welfare communications, connected ship IoT capabilities such as engine monitoring and remote diagnostics, as well as situational awareness reports.

Developed for Iridium’s global network and designed to provide the fastest L-band broadband service in the industry, the C700 will deliver up to 352kbps transmission and 704kbps reception speeds through the Iridium Certus platform. Its 12-element patch technology ensures seamless connectivity, even in adverse weather or environments.

Eric Sung, CEO of Intellian, said: “Iridium and Intellian have worked closely together to develop our C700 Iridium Certus antenna, and we are proud to now reveal this product to the world. We expect that the new C700 will provide enhanced safety and communications services at sea, delivering added value to our customers.”

Intellian’s C700 terminal takes full advantage of the new capabilities made possible by Iridium Certus. It is designed to meet the needs of  vessels including tankers, container ships, workboats, cruise ships and ferries. 

Iridium Certus is said to offer small form factor, cost-effective hardware providing pole-to-pole coverage, and working over the L-band network, with approval for GMDSS expected in early 2020.

“Intellian brings years of world-class engineering, performance and industry leadership to the Iridium Certus product portfolio, and Iridium Certus enables Intellian to create new products without the borders and limitations of other networks,” said Wouter Deknopper, VP and GM maritime, Iridium. “This is an exciting time to add such a respected industry name to the Iridium partner family, and we look forward to the terminal becoming commercially available in the first half of 2020.”

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