Land Mobile Satcom Systems

See the Fastest Ever BGAN Live Streaming in Action at IBC 2013

Cobham SATCOM EXPLORER 710 and Inmarsat high data rate streaming service demos

EXPLORER 710Amsterdam, The Netherlands - Visitors to IBC 2013 can witness the fastest ever BGAN live streaming for the first time as Inmarsat and Cobham SATCOM will demonstrate the broadcasting potential of the new BGAN high data rate streaming service.


Daily demos will take place at 12:00 and 15:00 on the Inmarsat stand using the brand new, ultra-portable Cobham SATCOM EXPLORER 710; the only BGAN high data rate streaming service compatible satcoms terminal available.


EXPLORER 710 provides streaming rates over 650 kbps out of the box, when using the new BGAN high data rate streaming service, which is officially launched at IBC 2013. Available to order at the end of September 2013, EXPLORER 710 enables the fastest on-demand video streaming via satellite with guaranteed QoS.


In a forthcoming free software update, EXPLORER 710 will gain the added ability to bond the signals from multiple terminals via Ethernet and achieve IP streaming rates on the BGAN high data rate streaming service of 1 Mbps or even higher.


As the world's smallest and lightest Class 1 BGAN terminal and the first platform to make use of BGAN high data rate streaming as standard, the EXPLORER 710 is positioned to support broadcasters in enhancing the quality of mobile outside broadcasting.


As well as enabling the fastest BGAN live streaming ever, EXPLORER 710 introduces Smart Phone apps to the world of BGAN connectivity, enabling users to connect their own devices for voice calling and connectivity.


In addition to demos on the Inmarsat stand (2.B19), EXPLORER 710 will also be displayed on the Cobham SATCOM stand (1.F41) during IBC 2013.


About Cobham

Cobham protects lives and livelihoods with its differentiated technology and know-how, operating with a deep insight to customer needs and agility. The Group offers an innovative range of technologies and services to solve challenging problems across commercial, defence and security markets, from deep space to the depths of the ocean. It has market leading positions in air-to-air refuelling; aviation services; audio, video and data communications, including satellite communications; defence electronics; life support and mission equipment. The most important thing Cobham builds is trust.


About Cobham SATCOM

Cobham SATCOM develops, manufactures, sells and supports satellite and radio communication terminals and earth stations for land, marine and airborne applications. With the ever increasing demand for communication, our products and services are used to satisfy the needs of a wide variety of commercial, governmental and recreational applications.


Cobham SATCOM uses state-of-the-art technologies to design affordable, highly reliable high performance systems that have decreased over time in terms of size, weight and power consumption. Our products enable people to stay in touch under the most challenging and demanding conditions. When traditional communication technologies fail, Cobham SATCOM's products will keep providing our customers with high quality voice, data, and multimedia communications.


Our product designs have evolved tremendously during their decades in service in use around the world in a variety of domains and environments. We market under the AVIATOR, EXPLORER, SAILOR® and Sea Tel brands. Please refer to our websites for our list of global distributors and partners. Cobham SATCOM has design, development and manufacturing facilities in Denmark, Norway, South Africa and the USA.


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Morten Rishoej
Market Development Manager
Land Mobile Business Unit
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John Alexandersen
Vice President
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