The unit offers ADSL speed broadband up to 20miles of shore with speeds on average of over 2Mbps download and 1Mbps upload. Creating a WiFi hotspot on board and can also be wired via an Ethernet port, to connect multiple devices such as iPads and laptops.
With an IP67 rating the unit is designed specifically for marine use both at sea and inland waterways.
The Hubba (internal) and HubbaX (external) marine broadband units were showcased on the SMG stand at the 2011 Southampton Boat Show, attracting keen interest from end users, retailers, and satellite communications companies.
With the internal Hubba retailing at under £300+vat, with a £9.95+vat monthly data plan giving 1Gb of data use, the units are set to reduce the cost of marine broadband.
Supporting VoIP and camera security systems, the units are extremely versatile providing communications and security as well as an internet connection for downloading maps and software updates for onboard systems.
The HubbaX has patented antennas and alignment algorithms built in which give the unit the ability to reach shore based transmitters and deliver an ADSL speed connection to boats. Say goodbye to expensive satellite costs, add VoIP telephony and enjoy UK national calls of typically 1p per minute. Protect your boat by adding a camera surveillance service.
Utilising 3G networks via an integrated data SIM the unit creates a WiFi hotspot instantly and can also be wired via an Ethernet port, to connect multiple devices such as iPads and laptops.
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