ICT vendor World Reach has announced that its subsidiary Beam Communications has been contracted to develop docking units for Inmarsat’s upcoming IsatPhone Pro satellite phone.
As well as a standard docking unit, Beam will also produce vehicular an maritime versions, and one to accommodate indoor use.
Inmarset will lend Beam up to US$3.2 million ($3.5 million) to fund product development and working capital costs as part of the deal.
World Reach said it expected initial sales of US$7 million over a two-year period.
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