Satcom Direct has signed a deal with Skytrac, a Canada-based provider of connectivity solutions for aviation, to become a global reseller of Skytrac Iridium Certus hardware and data services to business aviation jet owners and operators and business aircraft manufacturers.
Skytrac offers broadband solutions to meet cabin and flight deck communication requirements for a range of business aviation platforms. The agreement brings more flexibility to Satcom Direct’s Xperience portfolio to support “internet browsing, email, voice, and text services in the cabin, even on smaller turbine aircraft. Flight-deck tools include improved situational awareness through flight tracking, weather alerts, and [Future Air Navigation System] capabilities,” according to Skytrac.
Satcom Direct “has gained impressive global market share of the business aviation sector and is dedicated to empowering owners by harnessing the full potential of data connectivity. This new relationship immediately broadens our potential customer base,” said Jan van der Heul, Skytrac vice president of sales.
Skytrac is a “full-service, data-driven solutions provider serving the fixed-wing, rotorcraft, and unmanned aviation markets.”
Satcom Direct’s “proprietary technologies span business aviation, maritime, defense and telecommunications sectors with the singular goal of leading connectivity industry standards.”