HOUSTON, April 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RigNet, Inc. (Nasdaq:RNET), a leading global provider of managed remote communications solutions to the oil and gas industry, today announced it has entered into a global value-added reseller agreement with SnapTV AS, a Norwegian specialist in maritime and offshore infotainment and collaborative media.
In order to evolve and accommodate the high standard the market demands, a natural step in the continuously product development within IPTV has been focusing on the use of rich media as a business tool. The result of our research and development is a fully managed storage & distribution platform to best serve locations with or without bandwidth restrictions.
The UK Marine business of SELEX Elsag, a Finmeccanica company, is to supply an Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) based entertainment solution to the Lancelot accommodation work barge operated by Intership Ltd of Singapore. The system, manufactured by SnapTV, provides television and 20,000 hours of video on demand to over 140 cabins on the barge.