Emerging Markets Communications Buys MTN; Abel Avellan Comments

SatelliteEmerging Markets Communications has purchased Maritime Telecommunications Network for an undisclosed amount as part of a push to expand broadband connections in remote locations.

EMC said Monday the combined company will work to provide terrestrial broadband and hybrid satellite communications services for land-based sites, maritime vessels and aircraft.

“We are excited to add the cruise, ferry and yacht markets to our targeted sectors, and will be merging our government, oil and gas, and commercial shipping business units, ” said Abel Avellan, founder and chief executive officer of EMC.

The new company will operate at MTN’s offices in Miramar, Florida under the EMC name.

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