AST and Wright Technologies announce joint venture

AST and Wright Technologies announce joint venture

Global provider of intelligent remote communication solutions, Applied Satellite Technology (AST) has announced a joint venture with Wright Technologies, a provider of marine electronics services to the South Pacific markets.

The newly formed company, AST Wrights, has its headquarters in Wellington and offices in Auckland and Christchurch. The combined companies bring expertise in remote monitoring and control of fixed and mobile assets, extension of coverage beyond GSM, integration of radio and satellite networks. These managed services will bring cost reduction and real-time information on which customers will be able to make business-critical decisions.

“We are delighted to bring two well established and capable companies together and look forward to offering remote data applications through new technology and software proven in many global locations to improve our customers’ operational effectiveness,” said AST Group managing director, Gregory Darling.