Emergency Maintenance: GSPS Network — APAC — 24/06/21

24. June 2021 - 15:06:01 CESTVERÖFFENTLICHTMailversand: 2021-06-24 15:00:02

We would like to advise you of the forth­coming emergency mainte­nance on the APAC GSPS Network. During this period, Inmarsat engineers will perform verifi­cation and validation test where all APAC GSPS traffic will be routed through the Warkworth antenna. This mainte­nance includes four service outages of up to 20 minutes each during the RF cable re-patching, stop/start of the GSC process and up to 40 minutes of service degradation. 

The details and timeline of the changes are reported below:

Activity: APAC GSPS Verifi­cation Test with Warkworth antenna

Services affected: GSPS (iSatphone)

Regions/Spots affected: APAC

Date of outage: 24 June 2021 

Start of Mainte­nance period: 18:00 UTC 

End of Mainte­nance period: 20:30 UTC

Single or Multiple Outage(s) and duration(s): There will be multiple GSPS service outages for updating and restarting the GSC process

Outage Impact: APAC GSPS Service will be interrupted 

Actions needed by user: None

Abbreviations and their meaning

  • Americas I-4 = Satelite responsible for the region of North- and Southamerica
  • APAC = Asia Pacific
  • BGAN = Broadband Global Area Network. Inmarsat service for BGAN devices
  • CDR = Call Detail Record
  • EMEA = Satellite responsible for the region of European Middle East Africa
  • FB or FBB = FleetBroadBand. Inmarsat service for FBB devices
  • GSPS = Global Satellite Phone Service. Inmarsat voice service for IsatPhone
  • IRIS = Remote monitoring and control system
  • SB or SBB = SwiftBroadBand. Inmarsat service for SBB devices
  • TBC = To be confirmed
  • UTC = Universal Time Coordinated

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