Fugro AORE Service End of Life Notice

Fugro has been informed by satellite service provider Inmarsat that the Inmarsat i3 satellite hosting Fugro'’s AORE service will reach end of life during Q4 2018. Consequently, Fugro’'s AORE service will cease broadcasting on 18 December 2018.

There is currently no alternative satellite L-band capacity available in AORE location, and Fugro will as an interim alternative, provide the content known as AORE on the satellite that hosts the ESAT service (Alphasat (25°E)). The interim alternative is named AORET. The AORET broadcast has exactly the same data content as the AORE broadcast. Click here to see the technical bulletin.

Posted: 2018-10-24

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