What: Clipper Tankers uses the TracPhone V7® and mini-VSAT Broadbandsm service on 22 of their ships to increase their functionality in a variety of ways, including reduced maintenance costs and crew morale.
Business Implications: â€œWe chose to switch to mini-VSAT Broadband because it is a more affordable solution and also offers us more advantages for support and crew retention,â€ – Michael Mark, vessel IT manager for Clipper Group. The TracPhone V7 and mini-VSAT Broadband service are a cost-effective addition to the Clipper fleet’s communications solution. Clipperâ€™s crew members enjoy the luxury of reliable communication with the outside world and the security of an always-on broadband connection. Clipper benefits from enhanced business communications tools along with significant savings and other improvements over their previous solution.