MIRAMAR, Fla. – Sept. 27, 2010 – (Marine NewsWire) MTN Satellite Communications (MTN), the global provider of communications, connectivity, and content services to remote locations around the world, announced today that it has signed MESCO Limited, a leading marine electronics company in Korea, as an authorized reseller to provide sales, service, and technical support for MTN’s products and services for customers in the commercial maritime industry.
“MESCO has always been a leader in the service, manufacture and sales of marine communication products, including satellite solutions in Korea,” said Cheol-Hyan Park, MESCO general manager. “With MTN’s private, global network and infrastructure, committed information rates (CIR’s), and high level of customer support, our customers can expect best value products and services.”
“The appointment of MESCO in Korea will provide a major boost for MTN’s expanding business in the important Korean maritime market,” said Ian Maxson-Davies, MTN director of channel sales. “MESCO has a well-deserved reputation as one of the top companies in technical service and support for marine satellite communication systems, and the company will be an important addition to our growing sales and service network in the Asia-Pacific region.”
MESCO employs more than 50 specialists in marine electronics and is certified by major classification societies such as the Korea Register of Shipping, American Bureau of Shipping, Bureau Veritas, Germanischer Lloyd, Nippon Kaiji Kyokai, Det Norske Veritas, Lloyd’s Register, Registro Italiano Navale, and the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping, to perform shipboard radio inspections and maintenance.
MTN is expanding its sales and service capabilities through reseller agreements with leading marine electronics companies in major maritime centers in a move to ensure prompt and attentive shipboard service and technical support for its products around the world.
About MTN Satellite Communications
MTN Satellite Communications (MTN) is the 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 commercial ships, offshore drilling and production sites, cruise ships, government and military vessels, private yachts, 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.
About MESCO Limited
Founded in 1989, MESCO Limited is the market leader in the service, manufacture and sale of navigation and satellite communications equipment and systems in Korea. MESCO has its corporate headquarters and factory in Pusan, and also operates a branch office in China. For more information, visit www.mesco.co.kr.