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EMC completes acquisition of MTN


Miami-based EMC has acquired MTN (Maritime Telecommunications Network). The combined global company retains the name EMC and is now headquartered at MTN’s Miramar, Fla., offices.

The EMC global mobility platform combines satellite and terrestrial broadband, creating seamless and reliable connectivity and access to live worldwide TV, on-demand video content, Internet, voice, cellular and 3G services, globally.

With the acquisition, EMC adds the cruise, ferry and yacht markets to its targeted sectors, and will merge its government, oil and gas, and commercial shipping business units, according to a news release.

The new entity provides remote connectivity to about 8,000 on-land sites and 1,600 vessels.

EMC operates in 140 countries and runs 52 worldwide field support centers.

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