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Eutelsat ADVANCE, Eutelsat's New End-to-end Managed Connectivity Service, Gains Early Traction in the Maritime Sector

July 29, 2021 06:15 AM Eastern Daylight Time

• Strong market traction with strong interest from the maritime sector
• Enabling connectivity operators to enhance their service portfolios

PARIS--(BUSINESSWIRE)--Regulatory News:

Eutelsat Communications (Paris:ETL) (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced that the first agreements have been signed with maritime connectivity operators for Eutelsat ADVANCE, its new end-to-end managed connectivity solution.

Several operators have selected Eutelsat ADVANCE to enhance their portfolios of connectivity services. Leveraging Eutelsat's powerful Ku-band in-orbit resources, Eutelsat ADVANCE will be integrated into the offerings, amongst others, of Telenor Maritime, SRH, Axess Networks, and Nearshore Networks to serve a wide spectrum of maritime market segments including cargo shipping, passenger ferries, cruises and offshore.

With global coverage and the potential to scale to specific geographic zones when required, Eutelsat ADVANCE is an end-to-end managed connectivity service including network interconnection, a management portal and APIs for service providers and their clients, terrestrial connectivity as well as satellite capacity and terminals.

Philippe Oliva, Eutelsat's Chief Commercial Officer, commented: “I am delighted that our new satellite network-as-a-service offer has already gained traction among a diverse range of new maritime clients. The selection of Eutelsat ADVANCE by these partners clearly demonstrates the strong benefits of this end-to-end solution for maritime connectivity operators who wish to enhance their offerings with our wide array of solutions tailored to specific markets. EUTELSAT Advance is yet another valuable resource that will enable us to build on our market share gains in the maritime industry.”

About Eutelsat Communications

Founded in 1977, Eutelsat Communications is one of the world's leading satellite operators. With a global fleet of satellites and associated ground infrastructure, Eutelsat enables clients across Video, Data, Government, Fixed and Mobile Broadband markets to communicate effectively to their customers, irrespective of their location. Over 6,800 television channels operated by leading media groups are broadcast by Eutelsat to one billion viewers equipped for DTH reception or connected to terrestrial networks. Headquartered in Paris, with offices and teleports around the globe, Eutelsat assembles 1,200 men and women from 50 countries who are dedicated to delivering the highest quality of service.

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UROS Global Cellular Network Partnership

May 12, 2021 - Atlanta, USA.

UROS and NearshoreNetworks today announce a major global cellular connectivity service partnership focused on serving the Maritime industry.  NearshoreNetworks has adopted the UROS Connect solution as the cellular connectivity platform basis for all of their global customers. 

The UROS Connect solution was specifically tailored to meet Maritime data access needs using a unique eSIM technology.  This new and proprietary networking technology allows a single sim to deliver multi-carrier, affordable connections regardless of global location of a vessel.  It also completely eliminates the need for complex hardware configurations and changes.

Nearshore is launching this scalable solution to fleets operating as service support vessels in energy markets, ferries, passenger liners, and pleasure craft.

“We are very excited to work with NearshoreNetworks as a first step to bringing innovative solutions to maritime” states Jan Lattunen, CCO Uros Group “it’s a great use case to implement eSIM the way it is supposed to be used.  Together, UROS and NearshoreNetworks are advancing digitization to an industry searching for modern ways of networking to meet vessel, crew and customers aboard expanding data access needs.”

“We believe that by partnering with UROS, together we deliver what our Maritime community is in search of.  We are providing single eSIM with super fast, affordable data from multiple carriers to vessels around the globe.  The eSIM coupled with our remote network monitoring and management, enable vessel owners, operators and crews to leverage this connectivity just as if they were on shore.  And we do it everywhere in the world seamlessly. “ says Bob Miltenberger, CEO of NearshoreNetworks, “The UROS eSIM is the perfect complement to our maritime satellite offerings as we serve our customers best interest by solving real world cost and deployment issues by bringing innovative, well vetted technology to them today.”

About UROS
UROS is a Finnish technology company founded in Oulu in 2011. UROS builds turnkey IoT and global connectivity solutions for a broad range of vertical industries, businesses and consumers through its eSIM enabled platform. For additional information visit

About NearshoreNetworks
NearshoreNetworks is a Houston headquartered, global maritime communications company serving customers around the world.  Providing Satellite & Cellular Network along with hardware and software solutions, NearshoreNetworks maintain a service team of over 80 Field Engineers strategically located in 60 countries.  These resources and capabilities underpin a Service Level commitment of 99.5% networks uptime guarantee.  For additional information visit

For more information

Jan Lattunen, CCO and President of Americas

Bob Miltenberger, CEO of NearshoreNetworks

NearshoreNetworks awarded multi-year contract by leading Harsh Environment operator

January 6, 2021 - Houston, USA

NearshoreNetworks (NSN) awarded multi-year contract by leading Harsh Environment operator. Solution to include fully managed Newtec Technology VSAT solutions across Europe for UK Oil & Gas and Renewables operator.

NearshoreNetworks Inc (NSN), the world’s most trusted provider of remote communication and IT solutions, announced today that it has been awarded a multi-year contract by one of the leading operators of harsh environment rigs to deliver fully-managed VSAT communications to their vessels operating in Europe and North Sea.

This customer required reliable, flexible and future proofed communications solutions that could be delivered across its rigs. NearshoreNetworks was awarded the contract to deliver fully managed VSAT solutions onboard its offshore assets, replacing the incumbent. This solution leverages NearshoreNetworks Newtec Ku Band Network capacity.

“The commissioning of our services for these assets is a testament to the team with their experience and reputation globally in the industry for exceeding customer needs and delivering what is promised.” said Bob Miltenberger, NearshoreNetworks CEO. “We are thankful that our customer has trusted us with their critical needs, and we look forward to expanding our relationship further with many of our value-added services”.

NEARSHORENETWORKS INC, the Houston, Texas based global provider of Satellite and Cellular Communication Services. NearshoreNetworks’ deliver world class satellite managed services and a complete compliment of hardware products, software, and services that leverage the company’s leadership position in maritime and mobility connectivity as well as other value-added services in collaboration with partners and suppliers across the Maritime Energy ecosystems of Oil & Gas and Wind.

For more information;

Bob Miltenberger, or + 1 713 244 6292

Headquarters, Houston USA
Call  +1 844 526 2627