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ORBIT receives a follow on order for its Ka-band OceanTRx™ 7 Maritime Satellite Communication Systems



ORBIT Communication Systems  has received another order for OceanTRx 7-500 Ka-band systems, its Maritime Satellite Communication solution, from a global Non-Geostationary Satellite Orbit (NGSO) Service provider. Value of this order is $2.1M. The systems will be installed on cruise ships and shall continuous allow broadband connectivity. These systems shall add to similar systems already installed on vessels of some of the largest global cruise ship operators. 

OceanTRx7-500 2.2m antenna systems provide broadband data communication at exceptionally high traffic speeds and supports Ka-band High Throughput Satellite (HTS) communications which is considered the most promising and growing segment in the satellites communication industry. Over the past years, ORBIT’s 1.2m and 2.2m Ka-band systems proved its technological superiority and high reliability in numerous installations among defense and commercial customers

According to Erez Shabirow, ORBIT's CEO: "This follow on order represents a vote of confidence in ORBIT's Ka-band Maritime Satellite Communication systems, which are based on the company's registered patent. We are pleased to be part of the HTS-Ka era enabling fast broadband satellite communication at sea. ORBIT strives to expand its cooperation with this major customer in the future.”