The RigNet Fixed Satellite Services (FSS) based on VSAT technology are cost-effective, IP-based satellite solutions that provide high-speed, always-on connections to the Internet, the international Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) and worldwide corporate intranets.
FSS services from RigNet combine secure, reliable connectivity with unmatched coverage in a flexible package, which is scalable to meet almost any requirement. As a technology-neutral provider of Ku-band, C-band, and L-band services, RigNet FSS services are excellent choices for your primary communications platform or as a completely independent backup solution for existing networks.
Whether you have a few sites or hundreds, RigNet two-way, high-speed satellite services provide a single-product solution that is scalable for all your IP-based communications requirements in remote areas worldwide. Combining the solution with an L-band terminal for back-up service achieves availability and reliability levels unsurpassed in the industry.
RigNet provides iDirect-based, Ku-band and C-band VSAT and Inmarsat L-band BGAN services as part of its FSS solutions suite. Services are available as contended or dedicated, single channel per carrier (SCPC). RigNet’s underlying network technology is based on a robust, IP-optimized platform that has been proven throughout the world. A typical remote site is equipped with a satellite antenna and associated radio equipment for two-way, send-and-receive communications, and as an indoor unit that connects seamlessly to your PC’s on a LAN using a standard Ethernet interface—several remote site configurations are available.
For permanent or semi-permanent installations, Ku-band and C-band antennas are typically 1.2 to 2.4 meters and are installed with wall, post, or non-penetrating roof mounts. Standard L-band BGAN terminals provide temporary services during exploration and production site setup and for use as FSS backup solutions.
Available in three categories: trailer, flyaway and auto-acquire.
- Trailer mounts feature a satellite dish, pre-mounted on a single-axel, tow-hitch trailer. They include a GPS and an antenna-pointing assembly that can be made operational in 15 minutes.
- Flyaway terminals can be transported in lightweight cases and are designed for repeated assembly—setup takes approximately 30 minutes.
- Auto-acquire terminals can be mounted on light trucks or SUVs for mobility and are capable of automatically deploying and acquiring a satellite within minutes.