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DDK strategic partnership enhanced to government

  • DDK Positioning’s precise GNSS positioning solution provides an accuracy of less than 5cm
  • Partnership enhances NSSLGlobal’s full-service solutions portfolio for government and defence customers

PRESS RELEASE Tuesday 29th June 2021: NSSLGlobal, the award-winning satcom and IT solutions provider, has expanded its strategic alliance with DDK Positioning (DDK), to incorporate enhanced Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) positioning navigation and timing (PNT) solutions into NSSLGlobal’s portfolio of solutions for government customers.

NSSLGlobal will provide, install and service DDK’s GNSS Precise Point Positioning (PPP) solution to government and defence customers, which will enhance their ability to precisely locate and track their assets. DDK’s independent GNSS technology is provided exclusively through Iridium’s global satellite constellation, and creates a robust, resilient and completely independent GNSS solution that has an enhanced accuracy of less than 5cm, compared to the standard GPS accuracy of 10m.

Kevin Gaffney, DDK Positioning CEO based in Aberdeen, said: “This partnership continues to be a fantastic fit for DDK Positioning and we’re pleased to be able to expand the joint offering to NSSLGlobal’s long and established list of government customers. We look forward to continuing the journey with such a strong and well-respected company as NSSLGlobal.”

Neil Fraser, Director of Defence and Space Programmes, NSSLGlobal, says: “We are pleased to expand our partnership with DDK to bring improved resilience, assurance and positioning accuracy to deployed defence platforms on land, at sea and in the air and to small teams globally, developing tailored solutions where required.  This is an exciting service offering, coming to the market at a time where resilient PNT is a key demand and forces are expected to operate at greater reach and with greater dispersion”.

DDK Press Release PDF here


Notes to Editors

NSSLGlobal Group is a leading independent provider of satellite communications and IT solutions with innovation and customer service at the core of its DNA. With over 50 years of experience in the government and maritime mobility markets, NSSLGlobal provides best-in-class satellite solutions working in partnership with some of the largest MSS and VSAT satellite operators.

Headquartered in the United Kingdom, the company employs 230+ staff worldwide and has offices across Germany, Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands, Sweden, Poland, Israel, Singapore, Japan, and the United States.

NSSLGlobal Technologies, its technical and engineering Research and Development division based in Norway is focussed on developing and delivering market competitive satellite-based solutions for IPTV products and VSAT technology including Hubs and VSAT modems for mobility and fixed applications globally.

NSSLGlobal has strong values and is committed to working ethically, with integrity and always lawfully wherever it operates and with everyone it does business with. It is certified to Information Security Management Systems 27001:2013, Quality Management 9001:2015, Environmental Management 14001:2015 and Health and safety management 45001:2018.

DDK Positioning offers truly global, resilient delivery of precise GNSS positioning services to a number of markets, including; offshore survey & construction, marine, agriculture, renewables, automotive, aviation and IoT.

The Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) augmentation solution, delivered exclusively via the Iridium satellite communications network, provides a positioning accuracy of less than 5cm, compared to the standard GPS accuracy of ≈10m.

DDK Positioning was formed in Aberdeen, UK in 2016 and has an exclusive partnership with Iridium. DDK Positioning is committed to working ethically, with integrity and always lawfully wherever it operates and with everyone it does business with. It is certified to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 accreditation.

NSSLGlobal press contact:

Alex Kent, Berkeley Communications,  nsslglobal@berkeleypr.com,   +44 (0)1189 09 09 09

DDK Positioning press contact:

Cara Lewis, DDK Positioning, clewis@ddkpositioning.com, +44 (0)7720 216073

29th June 2021

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