The non-exclusive agreement augments Inmarsat’s existing service partner and VAR arrangements, reflecting a specific need to draw on the extensive Radio Holland support network to accelerate the installation of Fleet Xpress on a global scale.
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Dennis Mol, COO of Radio Holland Group: “As a connectivity solution and service provider, Radio Holland adds its competencies and installation capacity to the migration of XpressLink to Fleet Xpress through this partnership with Inmarsat. With our network of more than 80 offices, we are able to work with Inmarsat on a global level. We provide installations, upgrades and yearly services of GX/FX systems. During our 100 years of history, Radio Holland always has been a frontrunner in implementing the latest technology developments on board vessels and supporting changing customer requirements.”
Fleet Xpress has unleashed the power of big data to enhance vessel efficiency, delivering transformational but cost-controlled connectivity that is also bringing life-changing benefits to the crew working at sea.
“Extra support resources were essential to meet expectations that thousands of vessels would require Fleet Xpress installation and service in the years ahead, as the industry shifted decisively towards high-speed broadband, data-heavy digital services and the Internet of Things. By drawing on its partner’s engineering resources, Fleet Xpress can be factored into Radio Holland technical service visits,” added Trond Leira.
“Radio Holland is a very experienced service company. We are working with Radio Holland to ensure their service engineers across the globe are fully certified in line with Inmarsat’s quality standards for Fleet Xpress. Training has already begun and involves 3-5 days in the classroom, verified through on the job training and leading to final certification by Inmarsat.”
Inmarsat plc is the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services. Since 1979, Inmarsat has been providing reliable voice and high-speed data communications to governments, enterprises and other organizations, with a range of services that can be used on land, at sea or in the air. Inmarsat operates in more than 60 locations around the world, with a presence in the major ports and centers of commerce on every continent. Inmarsat is listed on the London Stock Exchange (ISAT.L). For more information, please visit www.inmarsat.com.
About Radio Holland
Radio Holland is the renowned global NavCom, Connectivity, On Board ICT, and Service & Maintenance brand within the RH Marine Group. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, Radio Holland connects its customers to an unrivaled network of more than 80 offices and support locations around the world along the global shipping routes. Radio Holland delivers unique technical service expertise which helps customers run smarter, more profitable businesses with less downtime and lower operational expenditures. On 6th December 2016, Radio Holland celebrated its 100th anniversary, which was the kickoff of a special ‘anniversary year’.
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