From Ships to Smart­phones

MTN launches ‘ OceanCast’ hi- def live stream­ing

OffComm News - - SUBSEA CONNECTIVITY -

Ves­sel oper­a­tors can now deliver high- def­i­ni­tion broad­casts from their fleet, such as ed­u­ca­tional ex­plo­rations, with min­i­mal im­pact to the over­all band­width or lever­age on their ex­ist­ing com­mu­ni­ca­tions ser­vice. MTN Com­mu­ni­ca­tions ( MTN) now en­ables live broad­cast­ing to any smart­phone, tablet, TV or other de­vice, any­where in the world from a mar­itime ves­sel. The new ser­vice, MTN OceanCast, is de­liv­ered through the com­pany’s TV and broad­cast Group. “MTN OceanCast is the ul­ti­mate so­cial me­dia av­enue and event broad­cast­ing tool in mar­itime,” said Chris Le­ber, ex­ec­u­tive vice pres­i­dent, commercial busi­ness de­vel­op­ment, MTN. “It elim­i­nates the com­plex­ity of live broad­cast­ing from the mid­dle of the ocean. This turnkey web so­lu­tion can be set up to stream in as lit­tle as 15 min­utes with a sim­ple touch- screen de­vice on the ship con­nected through a

mo­dem to the MTN net­work.”

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