PGS Geophysical Renews With Telenor
Norway's PGS Geophysical renewed its global satellite communications agreement with Telenor through June 2005. The current agreement calls for Telenor to continue to provide its fully managed Sealink service to a PGS Geophysical fleet of 14 high-tech 3-D seismic vessels operating around the world. PGS Geophysical acquires processes, markets, and sells high quality seismic data worldwide. Oil and gas companies use this data to explore for and develop new hydrocarbon fields, and to manage fields in production.
The Sealink system provides corporate voice and high-speed data communications, at speeds up to two Megabits per second, essentially extending PGS's corporate network to all of its vessels. All vessels are connected to a PBX network providing on-board offices with immediate direct dial access. The Sealink solution is an essential business tool enabling PGS Geophysical to rapidly and efficiently gather, process, and disseminate research information to its customers.
Sealink recently inaugurated the Sealink Prepaid Calling Program.
Prepaid scratch cards are available to companies for resale to crewmembers, clients, and passengers. The prepaid cards can also be easily recharged through the Internet.
Telenor Upgrades Global C Network Telenor Satellite Services upgraded its Inmarsat C ground network and has begun transitioning all of its Inmarsat C services to the company's earth station at Eik in Norway. As a result of re-engineering its network. Telenor has standardized the capabilities of its system.
2000 VERSION making Inmarsat C a seamless, state-ofthe- art suite of services, designed for ease-of-use. In addition to basic messaging.
Telenor's Inmarsat C is a primary communications tool for fleet management. Homeland Security and maritime safety, and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA). The service provides reliable data satellite communications for users on land, at sea. and in flight.
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