Marine satellite communications
Inmarsat Fleet systems are specially designed for the marine environment and have stabilised antenna platforms. The two principle manufacturers of Fleet systems are Nera and Thrane & Thrane. The system is available in three models, all of which can provide phone, fax, email and internet connectivity. All systems can also be rapidly configured via the handset or a PC:
Basic system providing "always on" facilities including voice, data at 9.6 kbps (with V42 bis/V44 compression up to 40 kbps), fax (G3) and MPDS (64kbps forward, 28.8kbps return shared channel). 4.5-8kg antennas.
As above with 64kbps ISDN, Fax Group 4, MPDS at 64 kbps and 3.1 kHz audio. 15-18kg antennas.
As above with 128kbps ISDN spot beam service. 27-65kg antennas.
All the above units are available for sale with selected units also available on rental.
The following brochures are available for download: