MTN Satellite Communications and Jetstream Partner to Deliver High-Definition Content to Yachts at Sea
Solution Delivers the Highest Possible Image Resolution on Mobile Devices and Television for the Ultimate Viewing Experience
MIRAMAR, Fla. and MONACO, Sept. 4, 2012 -- MTN Satellite Communications (MTN), the leading global provider of maritime communications, connectivity and content services to remote locations around the world, and Jetstream®, a media delivery and communications company delivering cutting-edge technologies to the super yacht industry, today announced the immediate availability of Jetstream HD, a high-definition streaming content solution powered by MTN's Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) connection. Through this exclusive partnership, MTN's yacht customers can view content in high definition on their televisions and mobile devices, getting an "on land" experience while at sea.
Jetstream HD allows yacht owners and guests to access television channels in high definition anywhere in the world. Customers log into the Jetstream platform through any device - computer, smartphone or tablet - with an Internet connection or through the Jetset, a box that delivers the Jetstream directly into the television, giving full control through any touch panel. Customers experience full functionality of their satellite receiver right at their fingertips. Jetstream HD provides access to satellite receivers from international providers including Kartina (Russian), Orbit (Arabic) and Direct TV (USA).
"We continue to build and strengthen our value-added service offerings to give our yacht customers the same luxury experiences at sea as they are accustomed to having at home," said Derik Wagner, Managing Director, MTN Yacht Services Division. "Streaming an HD signal requires a robust and stable network, and as the chosen VSAT provider to the world's largest yachts, we are the ideal partner to bring the Jetstream solution to market. MTN is not just a bandwidth provider, we focus on our customers and create solutions that meet their maritime communications needs; this partnership underscores that focus."
The JetStream HD solution can be viewed at the Monaco Yacht Show, September 19-22, 2012 in JetStream's booth located at QP68 - Parvis Piscine or in MTN's POP Lounge located at the Black Legend Restaurant on the route de la piscine, just in front of the Darse sud tent.
Jetstream® is a media delivery and communications company based in the port of Monaco. The company's mission is to deliver cutting-edge technologies to the super yacht industry from the center of the yachting world. The Jetstream is the yachting industry's first specifically designed video streaming service which provides yacht owners the opportunity to watch all of their private content anywhere in the world. Jetstream uses its own arrays of antennae situated around the globe, this dedicated wide area network infrastructure ensures reliable, high-quality video delivery to mobile users.
About MTN Satellite Communications
MTN Satellite Communications (MTN), the first company to offer a stabilized Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) satellite solution for ships at sea, has contributed to the evolution of the satellite industry over the past three decades, delivering communications solutions that address the needs of people moving around the world. Through MTN's reliable global satellite network and expertise, the company continues to deliver solutions across various markets while addressing the unique challenges and needs for each. Today, MTN offers services and solutions to cruise lines, commercial shipping, oil and gas, mega yachts, government entities and aviation markets. MTN delivers and supports a broad array of integrated turnkey services, including remote access for Internet, voice services, remote IT management, global vessel tracking, bandwidth optimization, real-time video capabilities, crew calling solutions, and other enterprise solutions. For more information, visit www.mtnsat.com.