March 21st, 2012
Globe Wireless and Jotron Sign Distribution Agreement
Globe Wireless, a leading provider of communications, operational and IT solutions to the maritime industry, today announced the signing of a distribution agreement to sell Jotron B120 VSAT antennas to its maritime customers. This will be part of the Globe iFusion VSAT customized turnkey solution, combined with Inmarsat FleetBroadband, to provide high-speed broadband connectivity with true global coverage.
The Jotron B120 is an innovative stabilized antenna offering a simple and clean design. Use of the latest technology allows for high performance from very compact and robust RF and electrical components. The antenna can withstand the most demanding sea conditions and has proven itself through extensive sea trials performed during harsh North Sea winter conditions on demanding supply vessels. Jotron’s advanced tracking receiver ensures optimum satellite tracking for all types of received carriers. The Jotron B120 gives full flexibility in combinations of satellite frequencies and polarizations including super extended transmit band.
“Jotron is very pleased with this agreement. It validates our products and solutions we offer to the customer,” said Magnus Vold, Managing Director Jotron AS. “Globe Wireless has an excellent reputation in maritime industry providing cost effective, high quality communication solutions. Their extensive customer base, proven sales and installation capabilities means that Jotron products are backed by one of the world’s leading maritime communications and IT solution provider.”
Dave Kagan, President of Globe Wireless, said “Globe Wireless is extremely pleased to offer the Jotron B120 to our customers. Jotron has created a highly functional and reliable VSAT product. We put the Jotron B120 through extensive field tests and they passed with flying colors. We believe this partnership will be an excellent fit and we will immediately begin offering the Jotron B120 to our customers.”