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About Livewire Connections

Livewire Connections is a UK-headquartered satellite communications service provider with focus on superyacht customers.

Livewire Connections Headquarter Location

Unit 41, Barwell Business Park Leatherhead Road, Chessington

Surrey, England, KT9 2NY,

United Kingdom


Latest Livewire Connections News

Marlink Acquires Livewire Connections, Targeting Superyachts

Dec 12, 2017

Marlink Acquires Livewire Connections, Targeting Superyachts Marlink Acquires Livewire Connections, Targeting Superyachts Superyacht as seen from above. Photo: OmniAccess. Marlink has signed a definite agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares in Livewire Connections, a UK-headquartered satellite communications service provider with focus on superyacht customers. The move follows the recent announcement that Marlink intends to acquire a majority stake in the Spanish superyacht service provider OmniAccess. With its headquarters in Chessington, Surrey and an office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Livewire Connections has been satellite airtime provider and solutions integrator to the marine market since 2004. In addition to supplying satellite and terrestrial communications services and hardware, Livewire Connections focuses on providing custom IT and networking installations to meet the range of requirements found in the superyacht sector. According to Marlink, OmniAccess and LiveWire Connections “make a great fit,” and will allow Marlink to more adequately deliver bandwidth, flexibility and functionality to its superyacht customers. Closing of the transaction is expected to happen in next coming weeks. Receive the latest satellite industry news right to your inbox Kymeta could be years away from bringing its products to the aviation market, although it made big strides developing relationships with train and bus operators in 2017. Steve Sybeldon, the company’s vice president of business development and sales, told Via Satellite that while Kymeta still has its eye on aviation it does not expect to […] Arianespace launched four additional Galileo satellites this afternoon from Kourou in French Guiana, aboard an Ariane 5 rocket. These are all carrying a control and data unit from RUAG Space, as well as further electronics and mechanical products designed and manufactured at sites in Sweden, Switzerland and Austria. OHB System, which is the prime contractor for […] The dream of hybrid sat-cell connectivity in moving vehicles lives on in the commercial vehicle space with satellite connections providing tracking and some communications capability and cellular providing dispatching and emergency coms. The applications for satellite connections have expanded as the variety of satellite players has grown and interest in the automotive market has increased… […] The Algerian Space Agency (ASAL) announced that the China Great Wall Industry Corp. (CGWIC) successfully launched the country’s first telecommunications satellite, Alcomsat 1, just after midnight on Sunday, Dec. 10. A Chinese Long March 3B rocket carried the satellite into orbit from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province. ASAL engineers will control and monitor […] Satellite communications technology has reached a “zero delta position,” says Envistacom’s Vice President of Business Operations Nelson Santini. According to Santini, the industry has matured to a point where the key differentiators in the future will be new social engineering practices, as well as how satcom manufacturers embed security in the design process from inception, […]

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