Airbus, GRC, Avanti and Get SAT to provide high-speed, secure satcom-on-the-move connectivity.

Airbus Defence and Space, GRC Ltd., Avanti Communications Group plc and Get SAT Ltd. have signed a significant contract to deliver high-speed, secure satcom-on-the-move connectivity to a UK customer. GRC have partnered with Airbus to deliver hardware, training and support for GetSat Microsat terminals on Avanti airtime, allowing users to access high-speed voice and data in some of the most challenging environments on the planet.

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First 2 Satcube on FlexMove ready for shipping!

Small, but mighty! The first 2 Satcube on Intelsat’s new FlexMove satellite airtime service are ready for delivery!

Ideal for use as a BGAN replacement, we’re supplying these satcom terminals in custom made cabin bags, allowing them to be deployed anywhere in the world via civilian airlines, delivering up to 10 Mbps at a fraction of the cost of the users current hardware.

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Intelsat Introduces First-of-its-kind “FlexMove” Managed Service for Ubiquitous Land Mobile Connectivity

Great news! We’re delighted to partner with Intelsat on the launch of their new FlexMove managed satellite service. Whether it’s global response, defence, government or rapid deployment, FlexMove makes getting connected easy and affordable.

Intelsat FlexMove offers affordable “always-on” connectivity 20x faster than current mobile satellite solutions on market. FlexMove is powered by Intelsat’s award-winning global Epic high-throughput satellite (HTS) fleet, the world’s largest fixed satellite network and the IntelsatOne ground network to provide users with a seamless global connectivity experience.

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FlexMove – game changing satellite airtime!

A game changer for rapid response! We’re very proud to be an Intelsat solution partner for their new FlexMove satellite airtime service. Available on Satcube and Kymeta terminals, this innovative new satcom service allows users to buy flexible gigabyte data packs, rather than “use it, or lose it” monthly bandwidth contracts.

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SatDRR Project Installation Begins

From Hereford to Kenya! It’s great to see the first of the C-COM Satellite Systems satcom on-the-pause antenna on Avanti satellite airtime being installed by our engineer. These vehicle based terminals are the first stage in the the joint SatDRR project with Avanti Communications Group plc, UK Space Agency, GRC Ltd. Airbus, Torchlight Group and the Kenya Red Cross, with an aim to improving communication for disaster prevention, response and recovery.

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Tampa Microwave Engineering visit GRC

From Florida to Herefordshire! Great to get a visit from Tampa Microwave Engineering at our offices and workshops in Hereford. The Tampa Manpack Satcom Terminal has been one of our most popular models, with rugged mil-spec build quality and the option for tool free change between X, Ka and Ku-Band it’s ideally suited to defence and government applications looking for flexible, reliable communications.

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Remembrance Day 2019

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them. – For the Fallen by Laurence Binyon.

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The Importance of The Armed Forces Covenant

Big thanks to Phil Sinclair for a super Armed Forces Covenant Workshop yesterday and lot’s of great ideas on how we can support Veterans, Reservists and other members of the Military community. We also got valuable real-world insights from Stephen Lees of Jaguar Land Rover, who brought along the stunning Jaguar F-Type SVR Poppy Car of the Mission Motorsport – The Forces’​ Motorsport Charity too.

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Disaster Response Satcom Delivery

Tested, configured, packed and ready to go… these Holkirk Communications QD98 satcom terminals on Avanti airtime, combine with our Scytale Lite backpacks to offer VoIP, up to 150m WiFi and secure data ports within minutes of powering on – offering a reliable, cost-effective solution for Disaster Response Teams in regions where LTE/4G networks are out of range, or compromised by flooding, or high winds.

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GRC receive Armed Forces Covenant Silver Award

We are very proud to have been part of the Armed Forces Covenant Silver Awards 2019, held at the beautiful National Memorial Arboretum. The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise to ensure serving members and veterans of the Armed Forces, and their families, are treated fairly and supported.

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