MIRAMAR, Fla., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MTN Satellite Communications (MTN), the global provider of communications, connectivity and content services to remote locations around the world, and Sensory International, a leading architect, designer and installer of complex and sophisticated automation systems for the marine and residential markets, today announced a partnership to provide integrated VSAT services and connectivity to superyachts. As a result of this partnership, customers now have a single source for procuring all of their onboard automation requirements supported by the most reliable VSAT connectivity available.
"Over the past 10 years, we have honed and perfected our craft in the most challenging and critical environments of all: aboard superyachts. Our systems include audio-visual, security, lighting control, IT networking, communications and any other type of demand customers may have," said Nigel Sherlock, Business Development Manager for Sensory International. "MTN has built a reputation as being the VSAT provider of choice in the larger yacht market and we know that they will provide our customers with the most reliable connectivity to ensure their services are 'always on.'"
Sensory will provide MTN's reliable VSAT services and support to its customers that own yachts 50 meters or more in length. In addition, MTN's VSAT systems will serve as the cornerstone product in Sensory's new Communications Division. The companies are beginning to work together on projects and training Sensory's staff to provide technical support for MTN's VSAT solutions to ensure that customer service is consistent around the globe.
"Sensory International was founded by two former superyacht captains, so they have an intimate understanding of the connectivity requirements for these vessels," said Kerry Pettitt, Head of Business Development for MTN's yacht division in EMEA and Asia. "This knowledge, coupled with MTN's expertise in the satellite communications market, will provide the industry with leading connectivity on some of the world's most luxurious yachts."
MTN continues to expand sales and service capabilities through its tiered partnership program and agreements with leading marine electronics companies in major maritime centers. These relationships ensure prompt and attentive shipboard service and technical support products around the world. For more information on MTN's global network of Maritime Service Providers, visit http://www.mtnsat.com.
About Sensory International Ltd
Sensory International brings a "can do" passion and imagination to every project, marrying unrivalled expertise with leading edge technology to bring clients' dreams to life. Working closely with clients, designers and shipyards and using our own creativity Sensory can design, install, commission and support a range of technologies essential to modern Superyachts. These include audio-visual, lighting control, security, IT networking, and system control integration. Via the in-house Communications Division, Sensory provides all the vital communication systems modern yachts need and demand including high-bandwidth VSAT, Crew GSM, Satellite TV, Picocell On-Board GSM, Daily Digital Newspapers, Iridium, Inmarsat and the Oculus Passenger Information System. For all these services Sensory are able to supply both the hardware and relevant airtime contracts and the necessary technical support. The Company was founded by two ex-Superyacht Captains who, along with their team of over 35 experienced staff, have a real 'first hand' understanding of the Superyacht industry requirements. Combined with an ability to really "deliver the goods" Sensory is totally committed to providing top level service in the most professional manner on a global basis. Sensory is the only ever company to twice win the prestigious award "Best Marine Installation" from the industry world trade association, CEDIA.
About MTN Satellite Communications
MTN Satellite Communications (MTN) is the leading global provider of communications, connectivity, and content services to remote locations around the world. MTN's maritime VSAT solutions and global satellite communications network offer the reliability that only "Always On – Always Available" systems can provide. More than 600 vessels and land-based terminals worldwide, including private yachts, cruise ships, commercial ships, offshore drilling and production sites, government and military vessels, and ferries depend on MTN's voice and data networks to allow them to "be in the middle of nowhere and at the center of everything." Premium services include remote access for Internet, fixed and mobile phones, fax, television, onboard newspapers, banking services, direct payroll deposit for crew, and other enterprise solutions. MTN is based in Miramar, Fla. and has offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.mtnsat.com.
SOURCE MTN Satellite Communications