February 17, 2022
* NearshoreNetworks Inc. (NEARSHORE) will provide global cellular connectivity delivered by cellular communications supplier FLEXIROAMwho offer the latest in eSim and global multi-provider platform technology
* The contract covers US, Brazil, Europe and Middle East for large data usage to scale over time through maritime deployments internationally
* The agreement is Flexiroam’s first into the global maritime communications vertical
NearshoreNetworks Inc. (NEARSHORE), the top independent global maritime connectivity supplier announces a strategic contract withFlexiroam Limited (ASX:FRX) (Flexiroam). Under the agreement, NEARSHORE will utilize Flexiroam’s global cellular network to supply data to vessels under its communications management offers for a range of uses includingoffshore internet, vessel tracking, vessel systems connectivity and onboard client data transmittals. Services will be delivered to NEARSHORE clients operating in the US, Brazil, Europe and Middle East. The agreement hasan initial term of 3 years with terms and conditions customary for an agreement of this nature.
Commenting on the agreement, NEARSHORE CEO Bob Miltenberger said: “We’re delighted to distribute Flexiroam’s globaldata. Our clients in renewable energy as well as traditional oil&gas demand the most advanced service support capabilities. This long-term agreement ensures our client vessels will always receive optimal connectivityand network control regardless of their location. The Flexiroam controls will be incorporated into our management toolset to provide our clients with a range of secure maritime connectivity solutions, all with guaranteed connectionuptimes of 99.5%. As client bandwidth needs constantly increase, it’s very important that we provide a cost-effective cellular solution when near shore that complements our always on global satellite connectivity.”
Flexiroam CEO & Executive Director Marc Barnett said: “We are pleased that NEARSHORE selected Flexiroam as their global data provider, ensuring their vessels can reliably receive data at sea. The agreement is ourfirst enterprise deal in the maritime industry, and in line with our strategic objective of scaling out our Flexiroam Solutions business to key global sectors._x000B__x000B_“Having invested in our team and infrastructurein recent months, we are well positioned to rapidly expand our reach in the maritime space with NEARSHORE as we continue to enter new solution verticals and we look forward to reporting on our progress in the coming weeksand months.”
The agreement will significantly contribute to the Company’s growing recurring revenue stream as data commitments are rolled out and is expected to add substantial value over its 3-year term. The minimumdata volume committed for this partnership is 24TB per annum. The data volume is likely to scale over time as customer usage increases and as additional countries and regions are included.
Founded in 2016 by CEO Bob Miltenberger, NEARSHORE is a global maritime communications solutions provider headquartered in Houston, Texas with branch office operations in Brazil, Netherlandsand United Kingdom.
Nearshore offer end to end network solutions as well as a service support team distributed in 60 countries globally to deliver a rapid response to client on-site needs. As a leader in innovative communicationssolutions, NEARSHORE vets leading new technologies and connectivity providers to bring the very best in supporting client communications needs in the wind energy, aquaculture, and oil & gas sectors.
For further information, please visit http://nearshorenetworks.com
Founded in 2011 by Jefrey Ong, CIO and Executive Director, Flexiroam Limited (ASX:FRX) started with a mission to push the boundariesof communications. What began as a solution for travellers needing seamless mobile data at competitive rates, has evolved beyond the consumer travel market.
Flexiroam provides connectivity across any device, in any part of the world for any application. The Company is a superconnector for people and machines globally. Flexiroam’s versatile network now spans across 520 networkoperators in over 200 countries and territories, making it the preferred service for consumers and businesses worldwide.
For further information, please visit https://www.flexiroam.com
Contact Information for NearshoreNetworks: Bob Miltenberger, CEO
Media Contact NearshoreNetworks: Giselle Solís