Iridium Global Connectivity
Iridium is the only satellite network to provide 100% global coverage for voice and data services.
Today's yacht racing is big business with multi-million dollar sponsors requiring the world to live and breathe every wave slamming moment on the ocean race track. Livewire Connections can provide a selection of products and services to bring this exhilaration ashore, either for yacht safety and tracking or to feed the media and public with valuable video, audio and race data.
Livewire Connections has a proven track record providing services to competitors and race management in some of the world's top yacht races including the Volvo Ocean Race and the VELUX 5 Oceans.
Communications - "Always on" data connections up to 432Kbps at some of the lowest rates in the industry
Tracking - Inmarsat C tracking with web based fleet viewer and on-demand polling
Video - Live video conferencing and efficient video store & forward with Livewire's MLink Voyage H.264
We are one of the most experienced satellite communication companies in the yacht racing industry with experience onboard Volvo 70, Volvo 60, Open 60, Open 50 etc as well as many custom racing yachts.