June 18, 2019
Energy CIO Insights

RigNet: Digital Proponents of the Modern Energy Sector

Oil and gas companies often had teams of people working on specialized IT solutions to support their business on and off-shore, across a diverse range of requirements. These teams were resolving the issues and risks associated with the extreme hazards of exploration and drilling. IT subteams for cybersecurity and remote communications helped enable the previous generation of data applications. As a result of rapidly declining oil prices, these teams had to be downsized, creating a situation where the industry needed the help of the collective expertise of a multi-discipline technology company like RigNet.

June 18, 2019
APAC Business Headlines

RigNet: Enabling Businesses to Realize the True Value of Digital Transformation

By offering a number of solutions across five core areas, the company is helping businesses that are at any stage on their digital transformation journey.

May 1, 2019
Market Watch

EchoStar Mobile and RigNet Partner to Promote Innovative Mobile Satellite Services

EchoStar Mobile, a mobile operator providing connectivity across Europe through a hybrid satellite and terrestrial network and a subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), and RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNET), the leading provider of ultra-secure, intelligent networking solutions, today announced an agreement to promote and distribute EchoStar Mobile IP-based Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) for voice and data to RigNet’s European customer base.

February 1, 2019
Upstream Intelligence

Brazil acquisition drives digital transformation

RigNet, which starting out offering VSAT connections to rigs offshore – it connects an estimated 31% of global offshore rigs through its private network – is keen to continue adding to its suite of oil and gas-focused data solutions.

January 8, 2019
Washington Technology

RigNet Tasks Retired Admiral to Build Govt Business

Broadband communications provider RigNet has appointed retired Navy Adm. James Arden “Jamie” Barnett to its leadership team with responsibility for building the company's government business.

September 12, 2018

Winner of the Shell GameChanger program

Intelie, a subsidiary of RigNet, Inc. was selected to receive funding from Shell GameChanger™ to further develop a virtual Digital Decision Assistant system, powered by natural language processing and artificial intelligence.

September 5, 2018
Satellite Today

RigNet to Enter Global Master Supply Agreement with McDermott

RigNet’s fast-track installation and highly differentiated end-to-end connectivity helped secure a global master supply agreement with a subsidiary of McDermott International.

April 18, 2018

RigNet Announces Acquisitions in Energy Sector

RigNet announced today it has acquired two separate, US-based, leading oil and gas services providers: Automation Communications Engineering Corp., a diversified telecommunications services company, and Safety Controls, Inc., a safety and security service provider.