News and Views

This was stormy the scene over the back of the tender for our technician as he went ashore from a yacht anchored off Ao Po Grand Marina, Phuket, Thailand this week. The visit to complete a PM on dual TVRO and dual VSAT systems. ...

Congratulations to our customer Beau Geste and all the team, for their 5th place finish yesterday in the Sydney Hobart! https://www.facebook.com/BeauGesteRacing/ ...

To all our friends, thank you for your support this year and from everyone at Acutec, we hope you have a very Happy Christmas!!! ...

Welcome to the opening ceremony of the Thailand Yacht Show attended by the Deputy Prime Minister. — at AO PO GRAND MARINA ...

From the helicopter window today, our communications engineer will see the Southern Hemisphere’s most powerful radio transmitter, on his flight offshore, supporting the oilfields off North West Cape. The Harold E Holt station operates in the Very Low Frequency (VLF) band, bouncing its signals between ocean and ionosphere to reach vessels 10,000 Km or more away. VLF ship antenn ...

It's great to be attending the Future Frigate Industry Briefing in Sydney today. A number of government initiatives aim to maximise Australian industry involvement in this exciting program to replace the Anzac class frigates. ...

Everyone who makes things for a living understands compromise. Building a super yacht is no different. You might have the biggest budget for the best boat ever, but a yacht is an engineering project and engineers know how to compromise.Today I was looking at this photo of the new junk-inspired sailing yacht A on its first sailing sea trial near Kiel. As a self-confessed sat-com ...

Some of our team at last night's Hands Across the Water ball in Sydney's beautiful town hall. This fantastic charity provides food, accommodation and education for hundreds of Thai children and their families. The event was all about raising funds for 43 young Thai people to attend University. ...

So you're paying thousands each month for your superfast, superyacht internet connection, but when you check in with speedtest.net or testmy.net you find it's slower than dial-up. One problem could be the test itself. Accurate for shore-based connections, these speed testing pages can be misleading if your important Facebook posts have to travel 35,000 Km to the nearest satell ...

Acutec has installed its dual C-Band VSAT Solution on Australia's Marine National Facility research vessel Investigator. The C-Band VSAT Solution will provide broadband VSAT communications to the state-of-the-art ship based in Hobart for its research work in the seas and oceans around Australia. The requirements called for a system that could maintain high availability and ser ...

Do you want better internet at sea?

Find out how we can help maximise your return on investment by getting your communications working perfectly. Call us now.