RigNet deploys iDirect hub to expand VSAT services for oil and gas sector in Middle East

Telecom Lead Middle East: VT iDirect announced that
RigNet, a provider of managed remote communications solutions to the oil and
gas industry, has deployed a Series 15100 Universal Satellite hub in Doha,

The new Evolution hub will extend RigNet’s VSAT coverage
in the Middle East and enhance the company’s satellite service portfolio for
customers in the oil and gas sector. 

RigNet delivers turnkey solutions for installing and
managing VSAT networks. Using iDirect’s Intelligent Platform, RigNet supports a
range of applications such as broadband data, voice and video communications,
as well as real-time data management. 

Through RigNet, oil and gas companies can keep their
offshore sites connected with central offices to improve operational

The iDirect Evolution platform delivers exceptional
bandwidth efficiency and availability, enabling RigNet to meet the high Service
Level Agreements that its customers require to ensure critical enterprise
applications run smoothly. iDirect’s advanced mobility capabilities allow RigNet
to deliver total coverage for every location, user, and application.

“At RigNet, we work to give our customers the most
efficient, reliable and secure network solutions possible.  Because we are
responsible for managing every aspect of the network from end-to-end, it’s
important that we use the best technology and iDirect’s Evolution platform is
ideal for supporting the dynamic needs of the oil and gas industry,”
Morten Hagland Hansen
vice president, Global Engineering and Operations, RigNet.

“Oil and gas companies must increasingly support a
range of critical new bandwidth-heavy applications across their entire
organization.  iDirect’s technology solutions allow managed services
providers like RigNet to deliver more flexible and efficient communications
solutions to oil and gas companies, ensuring that their networks stay online
and available whenever they are needed,” Rob KILROY, regional vice
president of Sales, Americas, iDirect.

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