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Tarpon Fever? Track Weather Patterns to Land the Silver King

South Florida Tarpon Season Increasing Charter Business Tarpon Time is heating up the waters of south Florida. Serious anglers from around the world are stacking the coastline from Fort Lauderdale to the Keys in hopes of catching the silver king. […]

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How To Update Your Optimizer and WiFi Extender Firmware

This tutorial walks through the firmware update for the RedPort Optimizer WiFi hotspot & satellite router and the RedPort Halo Long Range WiFi Extender. The step-by-step guide shows you exactly how to work with the configuration of the Optimizer satellite router and […]

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S/V Flyer Wins Newport-Bermuda Class Using XGate Satellite Data Services

Preparing Weather Forecasts for Your Next Sailing Race

Ever wondered what kind of weather and communication services a winning boat uses in a competitive sailing race? Last year S/V Flyer crew used XGate satellite data services provided by GMN for downloading weather with PredictWind, connecting with email, and […]

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Halo WiFi Extender Keeps Your RV Internet Connected

You just arrived at your campground after a 10-hour drive. You’re tired, need to unpack and settle in but you’re hungry. You reach for your laptop or iPad to look up a recipe and boom, a weak WiFi signal. We […]

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6 Industries Using Halo Long Range WiFi Extender System

With almost every industry needing wifi to share data, cost effective solutions are necessary. The Halo long-range Wifi extender system takes a weak wifi signal and boosts it, repeating it back to you up to 7 miles away in perfect conditions. […]

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Global Telesat Communications Now A Distributor for RedPort

Providing SATCOM systems for voice and data transmission, the family-run Global Telesat Communications (GTC) company has just been appointed as a European Distributor of RedPort’s satellite solutions. RedPort develops satellite products and services, including VoIP gateways (Voice-communication Internal Protocol), satellite […]

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Iridium Direct Internet Changes in 2016

Iridium is changing its legacy Direct Internet service in October of 2016. This change has no effect on users of XGate satellite data services or its many variations, including Iridium Mail & Web. Direct Internet is an older service, and […]

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Iridium Releases New Rebate Program

  Iridium is proud to announce the launch of our Disaster Preparedness Rebate Program.  Receive a $300 rebate with qualifying purchase of an Iridium 9555 or 9575, and a prepaid or postpaid airtime plan.  The offer is valid from October […]

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ISatPhone Airtime Changes

Effective June 1st, 2016, Inmarsat adjusted the pricing on their Isat Phone Prepaid and Postpaid plans. The good news is the prices have dropped on most plans! There are two changes that may affect you though: The Prepaid 25 unit […]

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S/V Flyer Wins Newport-Bermuda Class Using XGate Satellite Data Services

S/V Flyer Wins in Newport-Bermuda Race with GMN Satellite Data Services

S/V Flyer crew used XGate satellite data services provided by GMN for downloading weather, connecting with email, and staying in contact with race managers, to win first in Class 3 and second overall in the Newport-Bermuda Race. MARYVILLE, TN June […]

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