MetOcean Telematics Awarded Contract to Supply Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) with Iridium Satellite Airtime

Dartmouth, NS, Canada (December 18, 2018) MetOcean Telematics is pleased to announce it has signed an extensive ten-year renewable contract to supply global satellite communications to the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) for the Argo Australia ocean observation program, exclusively through the Iridium satellite network.

The agreement features MetOcean Telematics advanced hardware and access to the Iridium satellite network, the only satellite constellation to offer 100 per cent global coverage. As a leading global Iridium reseller and manufacturer of satellite communication and hardware solutions, MetOcean Telematics will deliver reliable global satellite communications and support to CSIRO.

“We are excited to be awarded the contract to supply CSIRO with Iridium satellite airtime. With our recently opened Australian office we have the right people in place to provide unparalleled assistance to CSIRO as well as support our growth in the region,” said Emily MacPherson, Director of Sales and Marketing, MetOcean Telematics.

As Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO pushes the boundaries of what is possible in innovation, science and technology. CSIRO delivers impact nationally & globally through collaboration with industry, governments and communities. Its chief role is to improve the economic and social performance of industry for the benefit of the community. CSIRO works with leading organizations around the world and maintains more than 50 sites across Australia, France, Chile and the United States.

MetOcean Telematics corporate headquarters, including the research and development and production facilities, are located in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. The company develops and manufactures state-of-the-art data acquisition and end-to-end telematics solutions, with a focus on niche MetOcean solutions and custom Defense and Security products. As a prominent global Iridium Satellite, Value-Added Reseller focused on hardware solutions, data services, and support, MetOcean Telematics is a leader in the satellite communications industry.

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