MTN to Preview “Maestro Media” at the Monaco Yacht Show and Announce Maestro-Certified Partners
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Posted by: MTN
Maestro Enhancement the Industry’s Only
Globally-Available Full-Scale Media Suite
MIRAMAR, FLA. – September 22, 2015 — At the upcoming Monaco Yacht Show, MTN - An EMC Company will give an exclusive preview of the “Maestro Media” service offering. This yacht industry first – a high-definition (HD) entertainment platform – can bring together core content sources anywhere in the world:
- MTN-TV: Live TV channels and special events available globally.
- MTN Library: Hundreds of on-demand movies and shows updated every month.
- “My Channels”: Worldwide private subscription streaming.
The company launched MTN Maestro in 2014 to simplify and improve onboard communications. The Maestro solution minimizes bandwidth consumption and optimizes performance. Maestro Media will feature an enhanced user interface, and new capabilities to further streamline network management and boost content delivery.
“Maestro Media delivers live TV and other key entertainment services globally -- an industry first in yachting,” said Derik Wagner, senior vice president and president, Yacht Services, MTN. “It delivers our customers more of what they want—more content, more efficiency and more ways to give onboard users a connected experience consistent with their lifestyle.”
The MTN team will be showing Maestro Media at its “PoP Lounge” at the Black Legend Restaurant during the Monaco Yacht Show. MTN also will show Maestro Media at the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) (booth #632, yachting tent) and at the Marine Equipment Trade Show (METS) (booth #09.502).
Maestro-Certified Partners Announced
MTN also announces three key service providers have successfully completed its Maestro Partner Certification Program. All three certified partners have completed extensive classroom and field training on the installation, configuration and ongoing management of Maestro hardware and software. They are Van Berge Henegouwen (VBH), serving the European region; Great Circle Systems (GCS), serving the U.S. and Caribbean markets; and Acutec Systems serving the Asia/Pacific region.
According to Ameet Sarvaiya, chief technology officer (CTO) at VBH, “Being Maestro-certified enables us to more fully support our clients and offer the best possible service and remote support. In the future, we envision jointly developing applications with MTN on the Maestro platform to even better serve our clients.”
For Andy Levy, co-founder and CTO of GCS, “Maestro delivers ‘an elegant solution’ that blends perfectly with other MTN products and services, directly aligning with GCS’s mission to be the superyacht industry’s standard of quality in network system design and integration.”
Scott Galloway at Acutec said, “I share the belief that new technologies are key to future growth, and look forward to further expanding by working closely with MTN to deploy and support Maestro across our current and future client base.”
About MTN – An EMC Company
MTN has led the evolution of communications at sea and other remote locations, delivering reliable and secure connections to owners, guests, captains and crew in port or sailing around the world. Yachts in need of constant connections rely on the advanced EMC hybrid satellite and terrestrial network all operated, owned and supported by the company.
EMC (Emerging Markets Communications) specializes in mission-critical communications and content for organizations and people on the move in the most remote locations. At sea, on land and in the air, the company provides seamless, reliable connectivity and access, leveraging its wholly-owned and operated satellite and terrestrial broadband network with fully meshed Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) interconnected teleports. EMC delivers live TV, on-demand video, Internet, voice, cellular and 3G services worldwide. The company operates in 140 countries and runs 52 worldwide field support centers. The established EMC team, in business for 35 years, with unprecedented infrastructure and 20+ patented technologies, delivers industry firsts time and again. EMC hires and trains its own field engineers to flexibly deploy support quickly around the world. The company tailors its services for the most demanding users of mission-critical applications for the following sectors -- energy, cruise & ferries, yachts, commercial shipping, mobile network operators, government, The United Nations (UN) & non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and global enterprises. For more information, visit www.emc-corp.net.
About Maestro-Certified Partners
For more information on each partner, please visit their web sites:
· Van Berge Henegouwen: www.bergehenegouwen.com
· Great Circle Systems: www.greatcirclesys.com
· Acutec Systems: www.acutec.com.au
Juliette Warter, +33-675-192-836, firstname.lastname@example.org (on-site at Monaco Yacht Show)
Liz DeCastro, +1-954-672-4539, email@example.com