Marlink has more than 75 years of experience in developing business critical solutions for customers operating in remote environments at sea and on land. We are an early adopter of mobile satellite services (MSS), have founded maritime VSAT services 25 years ago and have pioneered the first land VSAT networks in Africa more than 20 years ago. Today, we are the number 1 maritime VSAT provider and offer our customers best-fit bundled solutions combining L, C, Ku and Ka-band services with our innovative suite of value added services.
Airbus decides to identify more suitable owner to develop commercial satcom business
Apax Partners sells Vizada to Astrium.Creation of Astrium Services Business Communications combining Vizada, Marlink, Vizada Networks, TDCOM and London Satellite Exchange
Inmarsat partner award as a solutions innovator for the merchant shipping market
Apax Partners acquires FTMSC and Telenor Satellite Services and forms Vizada
France Telecom creates France Telecom Mobile Satellite Communications and acquires DeTeSat, GloCal and TDCom
Creation of Taide Network with Land VSAT operations in Europe.
Telenor developed and launched first maritime VSAT service
Aussaguel Teleport established
Creation of the International Maritime Satellite Org. (Inmarsat) with Telenor, Comsat and France Telecom as founding partners
Eik teleport established to provide comms to oil platforms in the North Sea
COMSAT was created by Comms Satellite Act, with founding board appointed by President Kennedy.
COMSAT helped create the International Telecommunications Satellite Consortium (INTELSAT).
Operator of radio communication network and traffic accounting authority for maritime communication
Number One Maritime VSAT
Marlink and business communications group of Airbus DS nominated N1 VSAT Provider (Comsys Report, NSR Report)
New Terralink land VSAT service launched.
VSAT Plus Packages launched as first package in the industry combining Ku-band VSAT with MSS back-up