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Month: June 2017

United Airlines to evaluate SwiftBroadband-Safety service

14 June 2017: United Airlines is to take part in a technology evaluation of SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S), Inmarsat’s next generation flight deck communications platform offering global, high-speed, secure connectivity. SB-S will be evaluated on four United Airlines’ Boeing 767 aircraft, which

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Speedcast boosts commitment to Inmarsat’s Ka-band services

13 June 2017: Speedcast International, one of the world’s leading providers of high-speed broadband connectivity to the global maritime industry, has signalled growing industry acceptance for Global Xpress-powered services by adding more than 350 ships to the service roll-out plans

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Inmarsat and MarineFields collaborate on improving port call process

8 June 2017: Inmarsat and digital services developer MarineFields have signed an MOU to partner in investigating how sea traffic management and satellite connectivity can make port calls more efficient. Picture shows from left to right: Socrates Theodossiou, Managing Director,

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Inmarsat awards contract for additional Global Xpress satellite

02 June 2017: Inmarsat has awarded the contract for the construction of an additional Global Xpress (GX) broadband communications satellite to Thales Alenia Space. Photograph shows (left to right) Jean-Loic Galle, President and CEO of Thales Alenia Space and Rupert

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Qatar Airways to offer GX Aviation in-flight broadband

02 June 2017: Qatar Airways has become the first Middle East megacarrier to select Inmarsat’s advanced new GX Aviation in-flight broadband solution. In a landmark agreement, the next generation service will initially be available to Qatar Airways passengers on board

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SafetyNET II makes Safety at Sea Awards shortlist

01 June 2017: Inmarsat’s SafetyNET II has been shortlisted for a Safety at Sea award. Finalists in the annual awards, which recognise innovation in protecting seafarers’ lives, were announced at leading maritime event Nor-Shipping in Oslo today. Inmarsat has made

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