Communications and network service provider Speedcast has announced a contract to supply new IT communications equipment and cloud-based connectivity services to oil, natural gas and geothermal drilling contractor Nabors Industries. Under the terms of the deal, SpeedCast will provide connectivity services to 40 remote land-based sites in Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela and Argentina via satellite Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSAT).
The cloud-based service will be aided by Speedcast’s global customer service centres, with local field engineers in the region to provide support at all times. Speedcast is currently supporting Nabors for similar networks both onshore and offshore in multiple locations around the world.
Source: oil drilling contract