NSSLGlobal partners with DDK Positioning to offer enhanced GNSS positioning to its maritime customers

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

PRESS RELEASE – 28th Wednesday April 2021: NSSLGlobal, the award-winning satcom and IT solutions provider, has entered a strategic alliance with DDK Positioning (DDK), to incorporate enhanced Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) positioning navigation and timing solutions into NSSLGlobal’s maritime portfolio.

NSSLGlobal will now provide, install and service DDK’s GNSS Precise Point Positioning (PPP) solution which enhances the ability of NSSLGlobal’s customers 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 is a fantastic fit for DDK Positioning. We are now in a place to provide our clients with our precise positioning solutions globally and we are delighted to formalise our working relationship with NSSLGLobal with the signing of this new strategic alliance. To continue the journey with such a strong and well-respected company such as NSSLGLobal, and with their reach in the market, makes great sense and we are looking forward to the journey that we will have together.”

Paul Rutherford, Service Director, NSSLGlobal, says: “DDK Positioning is leading the field in advanced GNSS positioning. We’re pleased to partner with such an innovative company and to be able to add this technology offering on top of the already extensive navigation and communication portfolio we offer our customers. The system will provide greater location accuracy, along with the ability to help detect and mitigate spoofing,”

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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 ISO9001:2015, ISO45001 as well as Environmental Standard ISO14001.

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.

NSSLGlobal press contact

Alex Kent

Berkeley Communications


+44 (0)1189 09 09 09


DDK Positioning press contact

Cara Lewis

DDK Positioning


+44 (0)7720 216073