MTN Communications (MTN) has launched Skytech BB75, a Ka-band-ready satellite solution for yachts.

Coupled with the MTN Maestro communications management solution, the company will offer customers the Skytech BB75 dual Ku/Ka-band satellite antenna. Complementing MTN Ku-band service optimized through MTN Maestro, MTM claims this is the first Ka-band satellite solution available for delivery to the yacht market.

MTN powers communications and content for the majority of the world’s superyachts. This new Ku/Ka-band offering will provide a smart transition to the proprietary high throughput multi-spot beam Ku-band satellite services (MTN HTMSTM) coming in the next year.

The solution will operate in Ku- and Ka-bands simultaneously for yachts that need the highest speeds with the most reliability and the ultimate value.

Derik Wagner, managing director, MTN Yacht Business Unit, comments: “We design the best system for each individual yacht by leveraging the latest technologies — now operable in all frequency bands — with the smartest applications. Not only is our Maestro platform set up for MTN HTMS — it is Ka-band-ready. This partnership with Skytech extends our platform with an antenna that can deliver Ku- and Ka-band service simultaneously — something the market has not yet experienced.”

MTN’s Skytech Ku/Ka-band satellite solution debuts at the Monaco Yacht Show this week.