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Month: April 2017

Satellite industry sees opening in Pentagon’s emerging SATCOM policy

05 April 2017: The Pentagon has started examining its future wideband satellite needs, but for it to get the most of the commercial sector it will need to make some radical changes, Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Inmarsat’s Senior Vice President of Government

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1,000 aircraft milestone for Inmarsat’s next-generation inflight Wi-Fi

05 April 2017: Inmarsat has more than 1,000 expected aircraft under signed contracts, both installed and as a backlog, for its next-generation GX Aviation and European Aviation Network (EAN) inflight broadband services. The milestone was celebrated during an evening reception

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Expedition 5 heads to Papua New Guinea

05 April 2017: An ex-Royal Marine about to set out on the next leg of a gruelling world record attempt has spoken about how important Inmarsat satellite communications are to the Expedition 5 mission. Louis Nethercott and fellow Commandos veteran

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Inmarsat FleetBroadband takes major step to formal GMDSS approval

05 April 2017: The role of Inmarsat as the sole provider of satellite technology performing to Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) standards is set for advancement, after an International Maritime Organization (IMO) Sub Committee decided to greenlight consideration

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AirAsia signs Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Inmarsat to upgrade to GX Aviation inflight Wi-Fi

“GX Aviation’s market-leading capabilities represents a step-change in inflight connectivity that allows us to close the gap between the on-ground and on-board experience” Tony Fernandes, AirAsia Group CEO 04 April 2017: AirAsia, Asia’s leading low cost airline, today announced that

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A pathway to more resilient SATCOM

04 April 2017: In the April issue of SIGNAL Magazine, Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Inmarsat’s SVP Government Strategy and Policy, U.S. Government Business Unit, shares her perspectives on the opportunities available to the Department of Defense by implementing an end-to-end approach to satellite

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