Inmarsat acquire TC Communications

inmarsat- latest_jpgWe are pleased to announce that as at 8th May, Inmarsat has acquired TC Communications.  The merging of TC’s business and Inmarsat’s operations in Australia will serve to provide the region with a satellite communications powerhouse that combines the experience and strength of Inmarsat – the world’s most reliable satellite operator, with the proven technical expertise and world-class facilities of TC Communications

This union will prove beneficial for existing customers of both companies.  The strengths and resources both organisations bring to the table perfectly complement each other and the sum of these strengths will result in an even more rewarding end user experience for our valued clients.

Official Press Release Here:

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BGAN Pointer

Free app for iPhones and iPads available in the iTunes store.

Point your BGAN terminal with this app from Livewire Digital Ltd. Quickly locate satellites and use augmented reality to check line of sight for optimal performance.

More Information:
http://itunes.apple.com/app/bgan-pointer/id553839943?mt=8

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Make AND receive calls on your IsatPhone Pro whilst driving with new antenna!

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IsatPhone Pro users can experience high-quality communications-on-the-move with this new external vehicle-mounted antenna from Inmarsat. The passive antenna requires no power source to operate and with its magnetic feet can be securely placed on the roof of a vehicle, giving you coverage no matter where you travel.

Comprehensive kit
The antenna will connect to the Inmarsat network in areas with a satellite elevation of 20 degrees or more and can be removed or repositioned simply and easily without leaving any damage or unsightly marks.

The antenna kit means that as long as your phone is in the cradle, you will be able to receive calls as well as make them  – hands free.

The antenna kit includes:

  • The antenna
  • 2 x 1.5m LMR-240 Ultraflex cables
  • A plastic clip holder for the phone
  • A suction cup to fix the holder and phone inside your windshield

Once connected to the antenna, the Ultraflex cables can be run under the vehicle’s door rubbers to connect to the phone inside.

 

Simple solution
The phone clip ensures the cables are fixed securely while driving. The suction cup slots into this clip, but there are also four mounting holes in a standard pattern should you wish to attach the phone to another surface.

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Rigorous trial
TC ensured that the unit would be suitable for Australian driving conditions by organizing trials in our most trying regions. “We have been conducting rigorous field trials of the external antenna – including off-road rugged driving in Australia and testing it in extreme weather conditions with excellent results,” said Inmarsat Market Development Manager, Juanita Kotze.  “As it is a dual-mode Inmarsat/GPS antenna, our trials show that the IsatPhone Pro can acquire the Inmarsat network faster than previously experienced.”
For more information go to our website: www.tc.com.au

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TC assist Adventurers Aussie7summits

Aussie7summits are a group of adventurers who are promoting a message about asthmatics extending personal boundaries by conquering the highest peaks on each of the seven continents.

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Today Aussie7summits are off to Tanzania for a summit attempt on Mount Kilimanjaro. In tow they have an IsatPhone pro provided by TC Communications.

Check out their website at: http://www.aussie7summits.com/

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BGAN M2M NIWA Case Study

TC Communications and NIWA BGAN M2M solution

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What it looks like when a BGAN goes on holiday…

I guess this would make it one of my top ten favourite offices in the world then too! Thanks TC Communications for making all of this possible!!!

From Joel Coleman, Saltmotion

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Stay tuned…

Outage notifications and important service notices will be posted on TC main web page as an RSS feed.

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