As of 18th March 2013 Applied Satellite Technology Ltd (AST) is delighted to announce that it is open for business as an Inmarsat Distribution Partner for FleetBroadband services. AST has successfully served the global maritime market for over 20 years and continue to deploy Value Added Services through their AST Live! Suite, including a market-leading traffic management and control capability which is used in the delivery of FleetBroadband.
“AST’s primary focus will be to grow the Fishing, Leisure and Workboat markets, building on our core customer base in these areas” said Jason Abbott, Director, AST, he continued, “with offices and partners around the world and in key maritime locations, AST is ideally placed to grow FleetBroadband revenue in these sectors - we’re very pleased to be working closely with Inmarsat to achieve our joint goals.”
“This new licence completes AST’s portfolio of services which already includes Inmarsat, Iridium, Thuraya and Globalstar. “As a Tier 1 provider of all of operator services, AST is perfectly positioned to effectively deliver the right solution for a customer’s requirement, whether voice or data” said Mark Sykes, Airtime Director, AST.