Tata Group’s Nelco launched into the maritime communication services, making it the first Indian company to provide broadband services to the maritime sector, according to a statement by the Ministry of Communication. What will this do? This will enable voice and internet services for vessels on Indian waters. Nelco also said that they'll form global partnerships to place transponder capacity on ISRO's satellite. They said, this will help energy, cargo and cruise vessels. Who are they competing with? Hughes Communications India, which was the first company to get the In-flight and Maritime Communications license. Globally, this sector is dominated by KVH Industries according to a report by The Hindu. What is maritime communication? Maritime communication involves ship-to-ship or ship-to-shore communication. Nelco's website says that this is essential, especially for commercial vessels, since they need high-speed connections for business related information…
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