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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-engi- neering its network. Telenor has stan- dardized the capabilities of its system. 2000 VERSION making Inmarsat C a seamless, state-of- the-art suite of services, designed for ease-of-use. In addition to basic mes- saging. Telenor's Inmarsat C is a pri- mary communications tool for fleet management. Homeland Security and maritime safety, and Supervisory
Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA). The service provides reli- able data satellite communications for users on land, at sea. and in flight.
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Nera F55 Terminal Gets
Inmarsat Type Approval
Inmarsat granted full type approval to the new Nera F55 maritime communica- tion terminal. Tailored for small to medium-sized vessels, the product com- pletes Nera's family of Inmarsat Fleet communication solutions. "The terminal is authorized for use and is available in all markets where
Inmarsat operates," said Terje Ask
Henriksen, president of Nera SatCom. "The F55 completes Nera's family of
Inmarsat Fleet solutions, which makes "always on" connectivity available to vessels of all sizes, anywhere."
The Nera F55 is designed to be a flex- ible maritime communication solution targeted at the wide range of small and medium-sized vessels, from the coastal fleet and supply ships to coastguard ves- sels and larger yachts. The F55 joins
F77, intended for large ships, and F33, for yachts, fishing boats and other small- er vessels, to complete Nera's full range of Inmarsat Fleet communication solu- tions.
The Nera F55 features voice commu- nication and high quality ISDN connec- tions through a compact unit with low power consumption. It is designed as a plug-and-play solution, tailored to the communication needs of medium-sized vessels. Nera F55 employs the latest
Inmarsat Fleet satellite platform with its unique Mobile Packet Data Service (MPDS) capabilities. With MPDS, the communication system is permanently online, allowing quick and easy down- loads, while users pay only for data transmitted and received.
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The services available with Nera F55 include:
Voice 4.8 speech (Mini-M voice)
Spot Beam scrvice
Voice 4.8 speech/64 kbps high quality
Data 64 kbps data/56 kbps data
Telefax 64 kbps tax G4/9.6 kbps lax G3
MPDS 4 kbps
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