New Inmarsat Fleet Broadband Service - e3 Exclusive
30th April 2013
After a series of detailed negotiations with global satellite operator Inmarsat, e3 Systems is proud to announce another groundbreaking communications product specifically for the Large Yacht Market. For the first time yachts will be able to sign short term (minimum 3 months), unlimited data, fixed price broadband contracts.
Most vessels have Fleet Broadband installed and never use it for Internet because of the unpredictable cost. Now it can become an integral part of the vessel's communications suite.
Press Release: Future of Technology Seminar great success
25th April, 2013
e3 Systems hosted a seminar just before the beginning of the Antibes Yacht Show last week at the Automobile Club de Monaco. The keynote presentation was given by Dr. Waguih Ishak from Corning Glass who wowed the audience with Corning’s vision of how our lives will shortly be transformed and governed by interactive glass. Dr Ishak also gave a fascinating insight into how research and development is conducted in Silicon Valley, home to Corning and many other high tech companies. The region acts as an incubator for much of the technology we now live with and also for that of the future.
We have opened a new office in the USA and appointed our VP for Direct Sales
14th March, 2013
We are delighted to announce the opening of a new office in Fort Lauderdale and the appointment of our US VP for Direct Sales, David Horacek. David joins us from Linkscape, a maritime VSAT service provider and has extensive experience in sales and business development of communications services, both on land and at sea.
Future Technology For Yachts Seminar - Automobile Club de Monaco - 17th April 2013
13th February, 2013
e3 Systems are hosting this original and innovative event which offers a glimpse into the future of technology on-board.
'Connecting to your future' takes place at the famous Automobile Club de Monaco; a perfect venue which links the passion and emotion of sporting history with the high tech systems of the future.
Watch this space for new announcements for 2013 from e3!
12th February, 2013. e3 Head Office, Palma de Mallorca.
Shortly we will be announcing the launch of our exclusive Future Technology for Yachts Seminar series at the Automobile Club de Monaco. Shortly we will also be making a number of other announcements including the launch of some of the most advanced new products and services. We will also introduce you to some new members of our team and from 1st February we are offering our services, not just in a new country, but on a new continent!
e3 Systems - always leading the way!
Wishing all our clients, partners and suppliers a very Happy Christmas!
We wish all our clients, partners and suppliers a very Happy Christmas and holiday period. Thank you all for your continued support and we look forward to working with you in 2013.
Take a look at the e3 directors starring in our festive video!
e3 launch superfast Digicel 4G LTE 4 Yachts service at the Antigua Charter Show
The opening of the 51st Antigua Yacht Charter Show on 2nd December 2012 will see the official launch of e3’s Digicel 4G LTE 4 Yachts service.
e3’s MD Roger Horner commented: “e3 is delighted to be launching this brilliant new 4G LTE 4 Yachts service designed specifically for yachts. It will improve the quality of communications for every type of yacht, owner, guest and crew........
VSAT Service in the Seychelles - a first from e3 Systems
25th October, 2012 - For the first time, Superyachts and other vessels will have high speed internet coverage in all the major Indian Ocean destinations from 7th December this year. The service offers the following features:
- Seychelles, Maldives and Thailand coverage including the Andaman Islands
- Ku Band VSAT coverage available on a one metre SEATEL antenna (or larger)
- Unlimited Data
- Dedicated Bandwidth (suitable for IPTV)
- Short term contracts available
- Pricing comparable with European rates
- e3 Systems service and support
- 24/7 NOC facilities from Global IP
Captains' Breakfast - Networking and Updates on current issues in yachting
10th October, 2012. If you happen to be in Mallorca on Thursday 18th October then do please come and join us for coffee and pastries in the Club de Mar. It will be a great opportunity to catch up with fellow captains and senior crew whilst updating yourself with some current issues in yachting.
The Breakfast takes place in restaurant Bens D'Avall in Club De Mar Palma from 8.30 to 11.30 and you will have the opportunity to listen to 4 speakers on a range of topics.
Our MD Roger Horner will be talking about "How best to cope with the growth in demand for data comunications", a topic of particular interest in the current climate for captains, chief engineers and ETOs. Other topics include: Hull and P&I Insurance - what to look out for; Crew Benefits - Medical Expenses & Personal Accident; Claims - procedures & pitfalls.
9.00 Light Breakfast and Networking
9.30 Guest Speakers
If you would like to join us do please RSVP by the 15th October.
Monaco Show - What's hot and what's not
28th September, 2012. Monaco Yacht Show. The e3 stand at this year's MYS was overwhelmed by the quantity and quality of enquiries. It continues to be the first port of call to find out about the latest innovations in Super Yacht communications. So here is the latest from e3 and our technology partners:
A unique eVSAT service in the Seychelles on a 1m antenna, eVSAT with a solution to mast block, an eVSAT service at twice the bandwidth for no change in price.
We launch new 4G LTE services in Monaco and Antigua.
The eXTEND 3G & 4G booster extends the range of 3G & 4G use.
eDSC Data Service Controller with new data management services.
The world's newspapers on every iPad aboard, every day, in multiple languages!
Get a sneak preview of the technology stars at the Monaco Yacht Show
Come and see them and us on stand QS86 for some chillology with a coffee or wine and cool Café music and let us show you and tell you about the latest new technologies......
eXTEND – our 3G, UMTS & 4G signal booster to 40km offshore
Global IP - a new e3 approved eVSAT service
Monaco Telecom – a new e3 approved Med e3G services
Antigua e4G – the new Digicel 4G LTE service in the Caribbean
PressReader 3.1 – 2,300 newspapers on all iPads on board
Veritais – cool, state of the art new speakers.............................................
Opening of new Marine Instruments building provides opportunity for all grupoarbulu executives to meet
Friday 14th September. Last Friday 7th September all the managers of all the companies within grupoarbulu joined together for dinner and then on Saturday morning they had a tour of the fabulous new Marine Instruments facility that has been purpose built in Nigran, near Bayona in northern Spain. The Marine Instruments company provides research and development but also has a manufacturing facility.
Currently they have developed and are manufacturing deep sea fish locator bouys that transmit data via Iridium. They manufacture over 1,000 per month. The R&D department has 15 engineers working on new projects at any time for companies within the group. This is a great new facility that we at e3 have access to.
This was a perfect opportunity for all the company managers to meet and to, firstly, understand what each company does and then to discuss synergies and opportunities. All the managers, some of whom had come from as far afield as South Africa and Ecuador, left with a great feeling of being part of a very strong and professional team. All the companies in grupoarbulu are specialist marine electronics companies and between us we worked out that we have over 170 highly trained engineers worldwide.
e3 take major step by selling 60% of their equity to grupoarbulu
17th July, 2012 e3 Systems has announced today a major step in their strategic development plan with the sale of 60% of the Group equity to grupoarbulu, whose headquarters are in Madrid.
Roger Horner, the Group Managing Director of e3 Systems said:
“We had been looking for an investment partner when grupoarbulu approached us to ask us to become part of their Global Leaders marine electronics project. After much discussion over the last year we are very pleased to have found a real partner in grupoarbulu with the same focus but also to be joining a group of companies with tremendous synergies.........
4G LTE in Antigua’s English and Falmouth harbours this autumn!
14th July, 2012. On Thursday afternoon, 12th July, 2012, Roger Horner, Group Managing Director of e3 Systems Group and Mark Smith, the manager of e3 Systems Antigua attended the launch presentation of the deployment of cutting-edge Fourth Generation Long Term Evolution (4G LTE) technology to 85% of the population, including ALL the yachting destinations, of Antigua and Barbuda in the fourth quarter of 2012.
Left to right: Victor Corcoran, CEO, Digicel Antigua and Barbuda - Honourable Dr Edmond Mansoor, Minister of State for Telecommunications, Government of Antigua and Barbuda -Roger Horner, Group Managing Director, e3 Systems Group.
Dual SIM routers
5th July, 2012. Say Goodbye to switching SIM cards when in border areas or add capacity to beat the Fair Use Policy limits. The new Dual SIM Router switches automatically from SFR to Vodafone Italy or Vodafone Italy to VIPnet in Croatia. Simple and very effective, get two routers in one, perfect for coastal cruising.........
eVSAT new partner Global IP
4th July, 2012. After rigorous 'side by side' trials of various VSAT services, e3 Systems and Madrid based Global IP, a division of STM International have entered into an agreement for distribution of VSAT and value added services in the maritime market. Global IP offers high quality shared or dedicated bandwidth worldwide via their modern DVB-S2 network, which has been fully functional since 2008.........
e3 launch eXTEND a unique GSM & 3G signal booster
27th June, 2012. eXTEND extends GSM and 3G signals up to 40km offshore and into quiet and secluded anchorages where previously there would have been no signal.
Covering all 3 European frequencies with an identical unit for US frequencies it picks up the faintest signal from a GSM tower up to 40km off shore, amplifies and filters out the noise, and retransmits the signal aboard the vessel. Guests and crew can therefore use their cell phones and 3G devices where they have never been able to before.........
e3 Sponsor The Future of Superyachts Conference
30th May, 2012. We are really pleased to be sponsoring The 7th Annual Future of Superyachts Conference to be held in Palma on the 19th/20th June 2012. The Conference starts just before the Superyacht Cup on the 20-23rd June and will bring together an elite group of industry leaders for networking and debate.The Future of Superyachts focuses on legal, financial, tax, crewing, registration, build and design issues, and regularly attracts an international audience of senior yacht executives.
Press release: e3 make two senior appointments
17th May, 2012. e3 Systems have appointed Lynne Devereux as Regional Sales Manager on the Côte d'Azur and Alessio Belli as Business Development Manager in Italy.
Lynne Devereux, an accomplished Business Development Executive, has joined the e3 team with the remit to focus on growing e3’s business of specialist communication and entertainment services to yachts, yards and management companies based on the Riviera.
Alessio’s Belli’s new promotion sees him relocate from Barcelona to Viareggio. He will continue to work with his clients in mainland Spain but his main focus will be Italy.
Press Release: e3 welcomes Aage Hempel International as a new Partner
28th March, 2012. e3 Systems are very pleased to announce that they have signed a Partner Agreement with Aage Hempel International AS. Aage Hempel provides marine electronic services and has offices in Spain, Gibraltar, Morocco, Portugal, Malta and Panama.
Aage Hempel will represent e3’s award winning communication services in all their market areas and e3 will support Aage Hempel with full pre-sales technical support, training, installation, commissioning and support services for their clients.
e3 Systems in top 10 Sea Tel Sales League
8th March, 2012. Sea Tel recently informed e3 Systems that their sales in 2011 have now earned them a place in the top ten of their seventy plus dealers in Europe. This achievement reflects the close collaboration of the two companies in offering VSAT satellite solutions and TV to super yachts worldwide.
e3 Systems specialises in marine communications integration and digital TV solutions and has been a Sea Tel dealer since 1997........
New complementary eWIFI service in STP from e3 with Rolling Stock
6th March, 2012. The new eWIFI service identified as eFreeRS was launched on the 1st of February 2012 after extensive testing and is running from eight powerful antennas on the roof of the new RS Global building in the STP shipyard in Palma de Mallorca. It is designed to be a free, robust and reliable service aimed at all clients who need to manage their work when in the STP shipyard....
Praise for our Data Service Controller v2
28th February, 2012. Captain Justin Christou of SY Atlantide says of the eDCS v.2:
"The eDSC v2 upgrade is fantastic. It takes a good product and makes it even better. The versatility in distributing numerous internet connections on board makes life much easier, especially when I need to use as much bandwidth as possible for ship's business. The fact that I can track usage helps keep costs reasonable. Additionally, e3 Systems' commitment to keep evolving the software means that I will not be stuck with a 'dinosaur' that needs to be replaced in two years time."
News Release: e3 Systems Appointed MTN Platinum Provider
16th February, 2012 - e3 Systems has been awarded Platinum Provider status by MTN Satellite Communications (MTN), the leading global VSAT satellite communications provider and top choice for more than 50% of the world’s top 100 largest yachts. The MTN Platinum Provider status is the highest accolade awarded by MTN to their Maritime Service Providers (MSPs) and is based on a combination of achieving sales revenue and meeting their stringent requirements in terms of training installation and service personnel.
Stop Press - Special Offer! Free satellite internet service until 1st May 2012.
3rd February, 2012. Our super successful eVSAT service powered by ION has some great new features, including FREE satellite internet service until the 1st of May. In addition, e3 has completely new tariffs on our global service from Elektrikom offering these unbeatable features:
New Training Dates set for Spring 2012
9th January, 2012 We are continuing with our programme of supporting professional development for crew and will be running VSAT Operators, Basic Satellite TV and generic ECDIS courses over the coming months. All courses take place in our training facility in Portals Nous, Mallorca.
Photo Competition Prize Giving at the Antigua Charter Show.
11th December, 2011. English Harbour, Antigua. The 50th Antigua Charter Show has just come to an end after a very busy, and by many accounts, succesful week. The final event last night at the Copper and Lumber Hotel was the Crew Bash attended by hundreds of crew. During the event Roger Horner, Managing Director of e3 Systems and Derik Wagner, Managing Director for Yachting of MTN Satellite Communications, announced the winners of the Photo Competition organised, arranged and sponsored by both companies.
The first prize of an iPad for Category 1 which was for the best artistic photo of a VSAT antenna went to Heather and Tim, chefs, on MY Numptia for this fabulous photo.......
WHAT IS GLOBAL EXPRESS (GX) FROM INMARSAT?
14th November, 2011. What is Global Express (GX)?
- GX will be a global Ka band VSAT service with a fully integrated L band backup.
- Time scale – regional service 2013, global 2014.
- Fast bandwidth up to 50Mbps downlink 5MBbps uplink on a 60cm antenna with fasters data speeds on a 1m antenna
- The bandwidth/airtime is planned to be cheaper than Ku band current VSAT services.
- Antennas will be cheaper and smaller from Sea Tel, Thrane & Thrane and a 3rd, yet to be announced, manufacturer.
- Reliability will be not be compromised as Ka band service will be supported by the integration of an L band Fleet Broad Band (FBB) backup service. GX is being designed to work in all weather conditions.
What does this mean?............
Cobham Announces Launch Date For Sea Tel Ku-band To Ka-band Upgradable Terminal
7th November, 2011. CONCORD, California – Cobham will launch ahead of schedule the much anticipated Sea Tel Model 4012, the industry’s first and only highly-integrated one meter (1m) Ku-band to Ka-band upgradable marine-stabilised antenna system. It will be available for sale during the first quarter of 2012. The new antenna architecture can be upgraded to be fully compatible to work with Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) network......
e3 at Antigua & Barbuda ICTFest 2011 and preparations for the winter season
5th November, 2011. e3 showcased their products and services at the Antigua & Barbuda ICTFest 2011 at the Multipurpose Cultural and Exhibition Center, Perry Bay, Antigua between 10th and 13th October. Of their many visitors, they were very pleased that Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer spent a good ten minutes discussing the products and services they provide to both, their conventional marine clients but also to their land based clients including hotels, resorts, villas, companies and individuals ..............
STCW 1.27 Model Generic ECDIS Courses
28th October, 2011. In conjunction with the professional trainers from ECDIS Ltd we are offering the STCW 1.27 Model, DNV approved, Generic ECDIS Course in Mallorca.
The course has been designed for candidates for certification as officers in charge of a navigational watch; for experienced nautical officers; and for other persons with navigational responsibilities...............
e3G Winter Promotion 6 months for the price of 3!
26th October, 2011. Users of 3G are finding out how little time you get on prepay SIM cards and seeing the benefit of contract services with up to 10GB on high speed data per month........
e3 launch new pre-activated DirecTV decoder service from e3 Antigua
6th October, 2011. Due to the bottleneck in DirecTV decoder activations, caused by hundreds of yachts arriving in the Caribbean simultaneously, e3 Antigua has launched a service to combat these delays and frustrations.
Any yacht can either order new, pre-activated DirecTV decoders with 6-month subscriptions, or arrange for existing decoders to be activated on a specific date to coincide with their estimated date of arrival......
Didn't we have a lovely time in Monaco?
29th September, 2011. The dust has settled and we can now see the wood for the trees and the conclusion has to be that this year's Monaco Yacht Show was definitely a good one. Our team of 8 plus 10 of our Partners from 9 countries were non-stop for the full show period and beyond.
Was it worth it? Did we take many orders? ............
Stratos Press Release: Stratos First to Activate new Fleet Broadband Pricing Plan with e3
15th September, 2011. e3 are very proud to be the first Stratos Channel Partner to sell the first new Fleet BroadBand pricing plan for Inmarsat. Read Stratos Press Release issued today.
Beating the Capacity Crunch - Case Study: MY Mary Jean II
9th September, 2011. Read the Case Study of how we helped MY Mary Jean II beat the capacity crunch.......
Our products & services at Monaco Yacht Show
1st September, 2011. Our team will be available to discuss all our services and products at the Monaco Show from 21st September on our booth QS89 in the Darse Sud tent. We will be launching our NEW eDSC v2 Data Service Controller
As the most experienced Communications Integrator we will be showcasing all our tried and tested services. These include eVSAT, eSAT, e3G and eWIFI. Representatives from a number of our approved service providers MTN, Stratos, Elektrikom and Linkscape will be available on our booth during the show.......
Meet e3 & Partners, the largest support team in the market at the Monaco Yacht Show
29th August, 2011. One of our aims at this year's 2011 Monaco Yacht Show is to introduce some of our forty strong, global, e3 Partner team. Ten of our Partners will be based from our booth throughout the show from nine different countries, with a range of expert skills and strengths. A number of our other Partners are present at the Show with their own booths or will just be visiting................
Next VSAT and TVRO Course Dates
19th August, 2011. We are continuing with our programme of supporting professional development for crew and have scheduled dates for the 3 day MTN VSAT Operator Course and the 1 day Basic Digital Satellite TV Course.
Spain awards LTE spectrum
2nd August, 2011. Spain’s big three mobile operators – Telefonica, Orange and Vodafone – last week secured LTE spectrum in the 800MHz and 2.6GHz bands as part of an auction that raised EUR1.65 billion for the Spanish government....
EADS aerospace giant acquires Vizada
2nd August, 2011. European aerospace giant EADS on Aug. 1 said it is purchasing Vizada of France, the second-largest distributor of Inmarsat mobile satellite services, in a transaction valued at $960 million that gives EADS’s Astrium Services division a major stake in L- and Ka-band mobile satellite systems alongside its established X-band capacity business for military users......
THE PROBLEM WITH INTERNET EXPLORER RESOLVED
26th July, 2011. The display problems encountered with Internet Explorer 8 & 9 have been resolved. Thank you for your patience.
THERE IS A PROBLEM WITH INTERNET EXPLORER
Thursday 21st July, 2011. We are currently having display problems with Internet Explorer. Please use any other browser to view our website as these all work fine - our apologies for any inconvenience.
Veritais Signs Agreement with Leading Marine Electronics Company e3 Systems
4th July, 2011. Veritais has reached agreement with top marine electronics company e3 Systems to act as a distribution partner for the Mallorca-based company. This represents an extension of the Veritais business model that previously focused on specifying premium-level, on board entertainment systems. Under the new arrangement Veritais will now also be supplying VSAT, 3G Europe, GSM and Air time products, plus the full range of e3 IT and data services. The agreement also allows for a two-way partnership, with Veritais technicians available to provide dockside support to e3 customers.
Muted interest expected in Spanish LTE spectrum auction
1st June, 2011. Reuters said that some sources believe Spain’s third and fourth biggest operators (Orange Spain and Yoigo, respectively) will be the only potential participants in a spectrum auction set to be completed early this month, with the potential issue of frequencies suitable for LTE in the near future likely to have muted some enthusiasm............
Inmarsat too expensive for Internet - not anymore!
Fixed price Internet bundles to compete with VSAT from e3.
26th May, 2011. Yacht captains are almost as terrified by Inmarsat billing as they are by Roaming fees. Both can generate enormous and unpredictable communication costs compared to the fixed cost pricing of VSAT. However, now there is a fixed price option on Inmarsat Fleet Broadband which is highly competitive and will appeal to many vessels deliberating between Inmarsat and VSAT.......
Anti Mat Tax Protest - Hoot to Boot!
27th April, 2011. As one of the leading yachting companies in Spain we are very active in lobbying the politicians and powers that be to get them to scrap the infamous Mat Tax. This tax, and the fear of over zealous customs officers, is scaring away yachts from our beautiful Balearic Islands. The yachting community of Mallorca has come together to organise a noisy protest and it would be great to have your help. If you are in Mallorca please toot your horns for a minute every day at 12.00 between the 30th April and 8th May!
VSAT Operator Course dates
18th April, 2011. The next dates for the VSAT Operator courses are the 11/12/13th May and 16/17/18th May. The course is run by an MTN Certified Course Instructor and successful students will be issued with a certificate and the necessary information, manuals and software to operate and service an MTN stabilised antenna system........
100 and counting…..we sign our 100th VSAT contract!
1st April, 2011. e3 Systems announced today that that they have recently signed their 100th VSAT contract.......
Cobham plc (Sea Tel) to be launch partner for Inmarsat's new Global Xpress™ VSAT service
2nd March, 2011 - Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today announced the selection of Cobham plc as the initial launch partner for maritime satellite terminals for its forthcoming Global Xpress service. Sea Tel, a subsidiary of Cobham.........
For 2011 make sure you have the applications you need, upgrade your bandwidth and win a free iPad!
17th February, 2011. The feedback we are getting from you as valued customers of the e3 MTN VSAT service is that owners, guests and crew increasingly expect to be able to access a full range of applications on-board...................
The very latest iPad, iPhone, Android or Windows device cool and customised remote controls
31st January, 2011. e3 have taken on a new and amazingly innovative audio and video remote control system that uses either an iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Android or Windows based mobile device.
Imagine a system that.......
The Antigua Charter Yacht Show was a huge success
The 49th Antigua Charter Yacht Show that took place in early December was a great success. The Show was at full capacity this year and all the available dockage was in use with a large number of very large yachts stern to in Nelson's Dockyard just metres from our office in the Officers Quarters in the Dockyard.
There were yachts and people everywhere......
New Partnership Agreement with Modern Security solutions
24th November 2010. Last week at the Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS), e3 Systems announced the signing of a new partnership with Modern Security Solutions Ltd......
Watch live European TV on your yacht in the Caribbean this winter - new short term contracts!
9th November, 2010. We are launching at METS and at the Antigua Charter Show new Short Term Jetstream Contracts which will be ideal for the charter market, to allow charter guests to watch live European TV when on a yacht anywhere in the world...............
Come and see us at METS
November 5th, 2010. Please come and join us for a chat and drink on our booth 10.614 in the Super Yacht Pavilion at METS from 16th to 18th November. You will be able to watch live TV from all around the world which will be presented by The Jetstream media delivery technology.....
FLIBS and FISH Update
5th November, 2010. The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) closed on Monday. It appears to have been a succesful show with a widespread air of cautious optimism in the super yacht tents and along the super yacht dock. Everyone I spoke with was eager to see an end to the recession and do whatever was necessary to encourage recovery............
e3 Antigua is now open for business 12 months of the year
22nd October, 2010. As from the 1st November 2010, e3's seasonal office in Antigua will be open for business throughout the year. e3 have appointed a new full-time manager Mark Smith to run their office in Antigua...........
Post Monaco Yacht Show Blues
5th October, 2010. It's taken a whole week to get our feet back on the ground since the Monaco Show finished on 25th September. The Show is clearly the best super yacht show on the circuit, it is always packed from start to finish with business being transacted and nets being worked right into the early hours of each morning.
Our Marine Broadband Apps Store booth was a great success and it attracted very favourable comments from a number of observers..............
Marine Broadband Apps Store at the Monaco Yacht Show
Monday 20th September. In just over 24 hours time the Monaco Yacht Show will be open from Wednesday morning until end of Saturday and you will have the first opportunity to visit the Marine Broadband Apps Store presented by e3...........
e3 to launch “eCell@Sea powered by MCP” at the Monaco Yacht Show
e3 Systems (e3s) and Maritime Communications Partners AS (MCP) are delighted to announce the launch of their new system called “eCell@Sea powered by MCP” that allows anyone on board a yacht to make and receive calls using their own cell phones, send and receive text messages and use GPRS data when over the horizon............
The Monaco Yacht Shows kicks off the Autumn Show Season in September
30th August, 2010. The autumn round of shows starts next month with the Monaco Yacht Show. We will all be there in force ...............
Did you know that having marine broadband may help save your life?
27th August, 2010. Well if you didn't then take a look at what we can offer you with our new partnership with Guardian 24/7 Presidential Medicine..................
New job opportunities
24th August, 2010. New job opportunities in Palma.
Dates for VSAT Training Courses
19th August, 2010. Dates now set for the autumn training courses. Early booking is advised as places get booked up quickly...........
Inmarsat to provide global VSAT on 20cm dishes
6th August, 2010. Incredible news! Inmarsat have announced a $1bn order with the Boeing Group for 3 VSAT Ka band satellites................
NEW Sea Tel antennas
26th July, 2010. Sea Tel have launched a new 30" VSAT KU band antenna called the USAT30 and have introduced a complete new range of .................
Farsounder 3D Colour Sonar Videos
Monday 19th July, 2010 . Have you ever considered forward looking sonar then you need to look at these videos from Farsounder............
New WOWee One Website
Take a look at the new WOWee One website and get your very own WOWee One to turn surfaces into sound and at the same time support the restoration of the S/Y Hispania.
Inmarsat IsatPhone launch with offers
2nd July, 2010. We are excited to announce that the revolutionary IsatPhone Pro from Stratos is now commercially available........
VSAT & IT next training course planning
No cowboys to be seen anywhere on MTN booth at the Super Yacht Cup
Our favourite VSAT service provider MTN sponsored the Super Yacht Cup in Palma last week and.....
MTN AND PARTNERS PROVIDE GLOBAL VSAT SERVICES TO THE WORLD'S LARGEST YACHT
MIRAMAR, Fla. – June 21, 2010 – MTN Satellite Communications (MTN), the global service provider of communications, connectivity, and content services to remote locations around the world, with its partners Jetstream and e3 Systems, announced today after successful sea trials that it is the chosen VSAT services provider for the 557-foot MY Eclipse, the world’s largest yacht.
It's all happening in Palma next week!
Palma de Mallorca will become the focus of some stunning events in the super yacht world from this weekend for the next week and e3 are involved with sponsoring all the events starting with .....
New Stratos Iridium 9555 firmware update
New firmware for the Iridium 9555 handheld can be downloaded from the Stratos Gateway...
Gary Ryland joins e3 Systems as Regional Sales Manager
We are pleased to announce that on 8th June, 2010, Gary Ryland joined our team as our Regional Sales Manager based in Antibes........
eVSAT Installation in Antigua
Nelson's historic dockyard in Antigua was the site for the installation of the very latest eVSAT technology on a super yacht in May........
Next generation iPhone unveiled
At the Californian vendor's Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday 7th June Apple CEO Steve Jobs used his two-hour opening keynote address to unveil their next generation iPhone .............
Mercury free gyro conversions required due to ban on exporting mercury
As of 31st March 2011 new European legislation will become effective that bans the export of mercury. Thus any vessels with mercury based gyros will need .......
New partnership with Da Gama Ltd
We are delighted to announce the recent signing of a new partnership with Da Gama Ltd.
Excellent article in Grandes Esloras
The leading Spanish super yacht magazine Grandes Esloras has published an excellent article describing well the issues in Spain that the nautical industry is ................
World Cup TV
It's World Cup year. If you have owners or guests who want to watch the World Cup, make sure you will be able to......
WOWee one - Power Bass Portable Speaker
This is an intriguing device. It is a small, rechargeable, portable device that you plug into your iPod, laptop or PC and place it on a nearby flat surface. It then turns that resonant flat surface into a speaker, with a phenonmenal bass frequency of 40Hz to 20kHz .........
B&G HV Display Special Offer
Special Offer from e3 and B&G- a little something before the Super Yacht Cup - exchange your old B&G mast displays.....
New Website Live
Today Tuesday 18th May, 2010, our new website has gone live with many great new features....
Commendations from Superyacht Services Guide
email received today 10/05/2010 from Andrew Blatter of Super Yacht Publications.
NEW - eDSC 3G Detector on YouTube
eDSC 3G Detector on YouTube
Launch of eDSC
The eDSC, e3's new Data Service Controller has been launched. It is based on their original Service Selector and has had two new features added to it. The first is unique in that when used in conjunction with an Option 3G router it detect when the 3G service being used on the vessel is roaming and send automated warnings to select email addresses and alarms locally. This feature has been designed to avoid Bill Shock etc etc
Commercial Marine VSAT contract
We are delighted to report that we have been recently awarded contracts to supply VSAT services to a growing number of commercial ships from various lines. This follows the successful work carried out on the P&O Cruise Ship Fleet and the prestigious QM2 and continues to demonstrate that e3 are at the forefront of marine VSAT services in both the yachting and commercial sectors.
Show season will shortly be upon us and we are busy preparing our booths. We will be at Monaco from 23rd - 26th September (Stand QS 87), followed by Fort Lauderdale at the end of October, METS in the Super Yacht Pavillion (Hall 10, Stand10.614) and the Super Yacht Forum in November, and the Antigua Charter Show in early December. Do please come and see us. We also have free tickets for some of these events so contact us early if you would like one. Contact us for further details.
VSAT/TVRO Sat TV Operators' Training Course
Following the success of our first course in May we will be running a second course at the beginning of November. The course is aimed at engineers and ETOs and will focus on developing an understanding of satellite concepts and theory, hands on familiarisation of antenna components, and programmimg, operating, controlling and troubleshooting the equipment. The course will be led by an MTN and e3 certified training instructor and successful completion will lead to delegates being awarded an operator's certificate. Due to popular demand we have added on an extra day to this course to cover TVRO satellite TV issues. Places are limited so please contact as soon as possible for further details Contact us for further details
We have recently signed a collaborative agreement with Melita Marine in Malta and will soon be opening a new office there. This is a result of many years spent working in Malta and is in line with our business plan to extend our services into major yachting areas. It also follows the opening of our Antigua office last winter.
The office in Antigua will be opening its doors again at the end of November ready to welcome all clients visiting the Caribbean. We will also be working closely with our new Partner in Martinique, Douglas Associates, who is ideally situated to meet the yachts arriving on Dock Express to provide immediate satellite TV and VSAT conversions.
NEW FLEXIBLE VSAT SERVICE
Together with partner MTN e3 has designed one of the most flexible VSAT services on the market - FlexNet. In response to client demand this new service is only available from e3 or our partners and offers variable and fixed term contracts, bandwidth options and upgrades, guaranteed or shared, coverage options and buy or lease packages. Click here for further details.