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Month: April 2017

Gurkha team back on Everest to reattempt summit

28 April 2017: A team of Gurkhas who survived the Nepal earthquake in 2015 are back on Mount Everest to reattempt their summit bid. Exactly two years after the 8.1 magnitude earthquake struck, triggering a huge avalanche that killed 22

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Team Essence takes on Gobi Desert challenge

27 April 2017: Inmarsat is supporting the latest Team Essence world record challenge with critical communications throughout a gruelling 1,400 mile (2,253 km) trek across the Gobi Desert. Former military policeman Mathew Bennett, who last year skippered the first team

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Shenzhen Airlines begins evaluation of next-generation SwiftBroadband-Safety

26 April, 2017: Shenzhen Airlines will launch its in-flight evaluation of SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S), Inmarsat’s next generation IP-based broadband service for the flight deck at the beginning of May. The SB-S platform, which will be installed on Shenzhen’s Airbus 320 aircraft

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Qatar Airways activates real-time global flight tracking solution from Inmarsat

25 April 2017: Leading international airline Qatar Airways has activated an advanced new space-based system, supplied by Inmarsat, to track all of its flights across the world. Inmarsat worked exclusively with Qatar Airways to develop this cutting-edge solution, which covers

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Inmarsat launches BGAN Standard+ pricing

25 April 2017: Inmarsat has announced a new pricing structure for its Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) satellite communication terminals – BGAN Standard+. The dynamic pricing structure caps additional monthly subscription charges at 30GB to take advantage of unused capacity

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Inmarsat’s Mark Dickinson elected as new chairman of SDA

25 April 2017: Inmarsat Vice President of Satellite Operations, Mark Dickinson, has been elected as the new Chairman of the Space Data Association (SDA). SDA, established in 2009, is an international non-profit association of satellite operators that supports the controlled, reliable

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Qatar Airways confirms intention to adopt Inmarsat’s GX Aviation for inflight passenger connectivity

24 April 2017: Inmarsat (ISAT:L) is pleased to note that Qatar Airways has today announced its intention to install Global Xpress (GX) Aviation across its flagship fleet. Image shows HE Akbar Al Baker, CEO, Qatar Airways with Leo Mondale, President,

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Commercial satellite industry essential element of mission assurance

18 April 2017: In a broadcast interview, Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Inmarsat’s Senior Vice President of Government Strategy and Policy, U.S. Government Business Unit, discusses the latest developments around SATCOM as a Service and the growing importance of a government-industry partnership in

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Jet ConneX shortlisted for business aviation award

11 April 2017: Jet ConneX, Inmarsat’s global, high-speed Wi-Fi service for the business aviation industry, has been nominated for a prestigious award. The Sapphire Pegasus Awards recognise outstanding performance by companies or individuals in the international business aviation sector. Jet

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Paradigm’s Swarm45 terminal Type Approved for Inmarsat Global Xpress

06 April 2017: Paradigm’s unique flat panel Swarm45 terminal can now add full worldwide coverage on Inmarsat Global Xpress (GX) to its features. In use on multiple platforms and missions today, Global Xpress complements military satellite communications and delivers a

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