Posted on: 12 December 2014 by Ross McSweeny
Satcom Direct has partnered with Eclipse to enhance its Satcom Direct Router (SDR).
These enhancements will allow the SDR to support the ability to bond and aggregate multiple Inmarsat SwiftBroadband streaming connections, creating a data transfer rate up to four times faster than is currently available.
“We pride ourselves on creating a range of advanced products and global solutions for satellite communications. Eclipse is proud to be working with Satcom Direct to jointly develop this new capability within the SDR that further improves the end customer experience” stated CEO and MD of Eclipse, Marc Pinault.
The possible 1.6mbps of throughput will be available for customers through the SDR in Q1 2015, with Satcom1 also hoping the device will accommodate Inmarsat’s new High Data Rate streaming services.
“The SDR allows passengers to use their laptops, tablets and smart phones on-board their aircraft,” said Chris Moore, CCO of Satcom Direct International. “With the new enhancements, higher data rate applications like video conferences and streaming video are available globally for our customers using SwiftBroadband.”