Transpetrol will extract more value from Marlink VSAT through an increased Committed Information Rate
(CIR) and Maximum Information Rate (MIR), enabling it to use new digital applications and provide more access for crew.
'While the government has the funds to pay the subscription costs for say 50 Mbps CIR (committed information rate
) bandwidth in state universities and colleges and other public places, our telecommunication industry just can't deliver in many of these locations.'
During the flight, Global Xpress supported mission-critical voice, data and streaming applications to include video teleconferencing, high-speed Internet access and file transfer, VPN as well as phone calls, and fully delivered or exceeded the committed information rate
Internet subscriptions of medium-sized businesses and enterprises would typically involve a committed information rate
(CIR), which already serves as the minimum speed that an ISP is compelled to provide them based on the service-level agreement (SLA) between the two parties.
In addition, it provides tiered Committed Information Rate
(CIR) plans that mean Intelsat distribution partners can offer unique and tailored services to the air transport sector.
A ramp test for each service is performed to verify the Committed Information Rate
(CIR), and Excess Information Rate (EIR).
With a suggested retail price of $2,999/month for 60 months, it offers: * Ku-band hardware, approved by Inmarsat as upgradable to Ka-band * FleetBroadband (FB500) hardware * Airtime at 512kpbs/512kbps, with a committed information rate
(CIR) of 128kbps * Inclusive FleetBroadband airtime where the VSAT service is not available * The complete range of Ship Equip and Stratos applications and support products * Guaranteed free upgrade from the Ku-band hardware to Ka-band Global Xpress * Guaranteed double bandwidth upgrade on Global Xpress: 1Mbps/1Mbps and 256kbps CIR.
YPFB Transporte can establish minimum Committed Information Rate
and Quality of Service settings for high priority SCADA applications while allowing spare capacity to be utilized for applications such as Voice over IP and corporate data network access.
"The committed information rate
(CIR) was only 256 bits per second," explains Bird.
"Unlike the committed information rate
in frame relay, IP services have no inherent mechanism for regulating the bandwidth on a connection unless CoS capability is invoked," said Steve Hindman, executive vice president of product management and marketing at Visual Networks.