Speedcast, a leading communications and IT services provider, today announced that the company has been selected by Hornbeck Offshore to extend its IT communications equipment and connectivity services contract for a multi-year term to a total of 32 vessels serving the offshore energy industry across North and South America. Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. is a leading provider of offshore service vessels to the energy industry.
Speedcast leverages very small aperture terminal (VSAT) connectivity to deliver communications to the remote offshore assets, supported by Speedcast’s 24×7 global Customer Support Centers (CSC), with field engineers available to provide local support across all operating regions.
“Hornbeck Offshore has trusted us to deliver reliable, critical communications services since 2009, and we are pleased to have been chosen to extend the delivery of our leading networking, management and support services for their fleet of vessels,” said Cary Bonds, Vice President, Energy – Americas at Speedcast. “As we continue to expand our portfolio offerings and leverage our strengths as the new Speedcast organization, we look forward to building upon the partnership established with Hornbeck Offshore to further digitalize their operations for years to come.”