Swift Wins Material Contract with INPEX Offshore Project
- Swift Networks wins material contract to provide entertainment, connectivity, maintenance and support services to the INPEX operated Ichthys LNG
- This bolsters Swift’s healthy growth into 2017 with the contract to run for an initial period of three
- The broad range of Swift services deployed enhances Swift’s expansion and market position in new and existing markets in Australia and
Perth, Australia — Leading digital entertainment and communications service provider Swift Networks Group Limited (ASX: SW1, “the Company”) is pleased to announce that it has won a material contract to supply a broad suite of services including entertainment content, connectivity and related support to the INPEX operated Ichthys LNG Project.
Located about 220 kilometres offshore Western Australia and 820 kilometres southwest of Darwin, the project is expected to have an operational life of at least 40 years.
This agreement will see Swift provide and manage the vessels’ suite of connectivity, digital entertainment and related support and ongoing maintenance services for an initial period of three years.
Swift Networks Chief Executive Officer, Xavier Kris, said:
“We are delighted to support the INPEX operated Ichthys LNG Project where Swift has helped to design and construct the systems that keep INPEX’s offshore personnel entertained, informed and connected.”
“Through a successful tender process, Swift has proven itself to have the skills, experience and resources required to be engaged as a provider of high-quality telcommunication and entertainment solutions to locations as remote and challenging as the INPEX operated Ichthys Project.”
“We are proud to support INPEX for the next 3 years and look forward to helping workers at Ichthys to stay in touch with their friends and families, enjoy great entertainment and benefit from an ultra high speed communications link.”
Swift will deliver the following content, services and support to all accommodation and common facilities for the INPEX operated Ichthys LNG Project’s Central Processing Facility (CPF) and Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) facility:
- Wireless internet via subsea optical fibre cable
- Digital entertainment including movies, pay tv and free-to-air content
- Maintenance and support with 24×7 helpdesk
Swift looks forward to maintaining its position as the diversified telco and digital entertainment service provider of choice to the resources industry, while it simultaneously pursues its planned expansion into the hospitality, aged care and retirement village sectors.
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