Tampnet to acquire Broadpoint GoM communications services

Offshore staff

STAVANGER, Norway – Tampnet Inc. has agreed to acquire Broadpoint LLC.

With the acquisition, Tampnet plans to offer Gulf of Mexico-wide 4G/LTE coverage to the oil and gas industry in the region, its resellers, and its roaming partners by upgrading the existing 2G network.

Broadpoint provides offshore communications services for the GoM, and has a network of about 50 base stations on rigs and platforms. It also provides roaming services to telecommunications carriers.

7/24/15

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