Superyacht comms provider e3 gains Tier 1 status

26 September 2018: Superyacht communications provider e3 Systems has been awarded Tier 1 Value Added Reseller (VAR) status by Inmarsat for Fleet Xpress and FleetBroadband.

Technical support for connections through the flagship services will be provided by e3’s Support Operation Centre, with the full back-up of Inmarsat’s Network Operations Centre.

“We have been working with Inmarsat for many years and are delighted that our service and support has been recognised by being awarded Tier 1 status,” said Roger Horner, Group MD at Palma, Mallorca-based e3.

Natural fit

“We have been supplying these market-leading services for a number of years and they are a natural fit to our portfolio of communications solutions for yachting clients. They are perfect for customers who travel globally, want to get off the beaten track, and require a stable, reliable connection particularly where conventional services do not reach.”

Drew Brandy, Senior Vice President, Market Strategy, Inmarsat Maritime said: “e3 has been a long-standing Inmarsat partner and has vast experience in the large yacht market with a talented team of specialists to support the evolving needs of yacht owners, crew and passengers.

“Fleet Xpress is more than just a satellite communications service – the double award-winning service is powering a data revolution, bringing unrivalled efficiency for large yachts and communication benefits to crew and passengers. We are setting a new standard in maritime communications and we’re excited e3 is joining our Fleet Xpress and FleetBroadband partner network.”

Inmarsat and e3 are at the Monaco Yacht Show this week, showcasing superyacht solutions. Inmarsat is co-sponsor of e3’s VIP party on board luxury yacht White Rose of Drachs during the event.

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