RigNet renews deal with ‘global offshore driller’

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RigNet, a Houston-based provider of technology solutions, has renewed a contract to provide remote communication services and Software as a Service (SaaS) for a global offshore driller’s entire marketable fleet.

RigNet said on Tuesday that, under the multi-year contract, it will deliver a VSAT managed service for the customer’s fleet to optimize their operations around the world. No other details about the contract were disclosed by the company.

Steven Pickett, RigNet’s CEO and president, said: “We are pleased that this global offshore driller has reinforced their confidence in RigNet by extending our contract and leveraging our SaaS offerings that improve crew welfare and operational performance.”

The end-to-end connectivity solution includes RigNet’s deployment of CrewWifi, a SaaS offering, over the existing managed services. Additionally, RigNet will provide VoIP and Internet access services that are supported by RigNet’s global Network Operation Centers.

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