20 FEBRUARY, 2020 IN NEWS AND EVENTS, PRESS RELEASES
Satcube Ku first satellite terminal fully operational on Intelsat FlexMove new high-speed managed service
Satcube announced it has launched the lightweight Satcube Ku satellite terminal on Intelsat’s new FlexMove service, providing broadband connectivity to Satcube users in nearly 190 countries
Gothenburg and Alexandria, February 20th, 2020: Satcube, a disruptive development company in the satellite communications arena that manufactures innovative, lightweight terminals, announced it has launched the lightweight Satcube Ku satellite terminal on Intelsat’s new FlexMove service, providing broadband connectivity to Satcube users in nearly 190 countries. Satcube Ku is the first satellite terminal fully operational for Intelsat FlexMove Comms on the Pause (COTP) applications.
Intelsat’s first-of-its-kind “FlexMove”, end-terminal managed service including the Satcube Ku, offers affordable connectivity that is 20 times faster than current Land Mobile satellite solutions on the market.
The partnership enables on-the-spot portable broadband access and an outstanding service offering based on Intelsat EpicNG satellites for Satcube users around the globe, in addition to a new market opportunity for solutions providers and resellers.
At only 8 kilos, Satcube’s compact terminal provides portable connectivity, featuring an intuitive user interface with assisted pointing function to enable satellite broadband access in 60 seconds in the most remote locations. The Satcube Ku is a perfect match for Intelsat FlexMove COTP (Comms-on-the-Pause) services designed for temporary use in fixed locations. Satcube Ku terminal is not vertical-specific, complementing the entire Intelsat portfolio.
-”With the unique new Intelsat FlexMove partnership, Satcube users can now access broadband connectivity, quickly, almost anywhere on earth,” says Jakob Kallmer, CEO, Satcube. ”Open up the Satcube, point it to the correct Epic satellite and get broadband connectivity in under a minute. The sophisticated intelligence of FlexMove will automaticall identify which satellite is best suited at that place and time.”
-Joel Schroeder, Director of Intelsat’s Land Mobile business, ‘”Exploding data consumption and the need for connectivity everywhere, even in the most remote and hostile locations, is a key motivator for a new generation global service offering to meet the needs of today’s heavy data users. FlexMove’s unique high-throughput global network and Satcube’s easy-to-use interface provides users with portable, high-speed connectivity.”
Satcube Ku enables people and organizations on-the-go to create an easy to use Wi-Fi hotspot and get high-speed broadband connection in less than a minute to execute critical on-the-spot work assignments and communication. Tapping the benchmark lightweight Satcube Ku terminal and Intelsat’s ubiquitous, global connectivity, the combined solution is ideal for broadcast media companies, emergency response, law enforcement, public safety organizations, tele-medicine, NGO’s, industry and those with remote work locations and high capacity communications needs.
FlexMove offers data rates up to 10x higher than legacy MSS solutions for as little as 50% of the cost. Reliable connectivity reaching the most remote and hostile locations. Satcube Ku’s intuitive point-and-connect functionality recommends the correct satellite to the end-user. The Satcube will already be fully loaded with all configured files on arrival, enabling simple and easy onboarding for users. “The result of this partnership is a fantastic broadband service for Satcube users,” continues Jakob Kallmer, CEO, Satcube. ”By integrating portable Satcube Ku on the Intelsat FlexMove network, we can leverage true value with broadband connectivity globally with 200 beams covering nearly the entire planet.”
Satcube Ku lightweight satellite terminal
Award-winning Satcube Ku is a compact, light weight terminal with a feature-rich GUI that eliminates the need for engineering expertise. Comparable to a large laptop, the lightweight Satcube Ku provides the ease of an iPhone with deployment of seamless, rapid broadband connectivity, almost anywhere on earth. Designed for those in remote work locations needing high capacity communications on-the-go, Satcube Ku significantly outperforms BGAN devices and services in size, speed, ease-of-use and cost.
Intelsat FlexMove – Powered by Intelsat’s global network
As an end-terminal managed service, FlexMove removes the complexity of dealing with bandwidth availability, configuration and management of network infrastructure. FlexMove delivers speed and throughput for reliable connectivity that reaches the most remote and hostile locations. A high-performing, secure, multi-layered Ku-band satellite fleet, this next generation platform dynamically manages capacity across the award-winning Intelsat EpicNG HTS fleet and the world’s largest wide-beam satellite constellation. Intelsat is the only commercial satellite operator with an independent third-party cybersecurity accreditation, providing a highest level of integrity for customers.
Satcube is a disruptive development company in the satellite communications arena that manufactures game-changing terminals to enable high-performance broadband – any time, quickly and cost-effectively. The innovative Satcube Ku lightweight, portable satellite terminal is a highly compact, user-friendly device that delivers quick connectivity empowering people at work, businesses and global organizations, to communicate and deliver critical services at any time. Satcube is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, with a global network of strategic resellers. For more information, please visit our website at www.satcube.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.
As the foundational architects of satellite technology, Intelsat operates the largest, most advanced satellite fleet and connectivity infrastructure in the world. We apply our unparalleled expertise and global scale to reliably and seamlessly connect people, devices and networks in even the most challenging and remote locations. Transformation happens when businesses, governments and communities build a ubiquitous connected future through Intelsat’s next-generation global network and simplified managed services. At Intelsat, we turn possibilities into reality. Imagine Here, with us, at Intelsat.com.