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Month: October 2017

Vestas 11th Hour Racing wins first Volvo Ocean Race leg

30 October 2017: Congratulations to Vestas 11th Hour Racing, winner of Leg 1 of the Volvo Ocean Race, crossing the finish line in Lisbon, Portugal on 28 October 2017. As official Satellite Communications Partner to the Race for a fifth

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Arianespace to launch fifth Global Xpress satellite

26 October 2017: Inmarsat and Arianespace today announced the signing of the launch contract for Inmarsat’s Global Xpress-5 (GX-5) very high throughput communications satellite. The satellite will be orbited by an Ariane 5 heavy-lift launcher from the Guiana Space Center,

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Inmarsat response to IOActive claims

26 October 2017: Inmarsat is aware of the IOActive report but it is important to note AmosConnect 8 (AC8) is no longer in service. Inmarsat had begun a process to retire AmosConnect 8 from our portfolio prior to IOActive’s report

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Over 1,000 hurricane victims helped by TSF

26 October 2017: Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) supplied a communications lifeline to over 1,000 residents of Dominica and enabled essential relief coordination following Hurricane Maria. A mission report details the response of the Inmarsat-sponsored emergency telecoms agency when the Category

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Inmarsat and Deutsche Telekom conduct EAN flight trials

26 October 2017: Inmarsat and Deutsche Telekom have successfully completed the first flight trials to test both the satellite and complementary ground network for their European Aviation Network (EAN) service. EAN is the world’s first dedicated aviation solution to combine

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IoT will play leading role improving environmental monitoring of mining

26 October 2017: The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to dramatically reduce the impact of mining operations on the environment, according to new research from Inmarsat. The research shows that environmental monitoring is the number one driver of

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Thrilling start to the Volvo Ocean Race

24 October 2017: Spectator boats watching the start of the Volvo Ocean Race in Alicante on 22 October had a much closer view than expected when the Volvo Ocean 65 boats sailed right through them. The 2017-18 edition got off

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Inmarsat sponsors Land Rover Experience Tour 2017

19 October 2017: Inmarsat and partners Cobham SATCOM and CPN Satellite Services will help keep participants in the gruelling Land Rover Experience Tour 2017 safe and connected with a full range of satellite communication services. The biannual off-road challenge invites

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Inmarsat joins international aviation cybersecurity association

19 October 2017: Inmarsat is pleased to announce it has recently joined the Aviation Information Sharing and Analysis Center (A-ISAC), the trusted international membership association for sharing cybersecurity information targeted at the aviation sector. As part of the A-ISAC, Inmarsat

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Mackay Communications and Inmarsat sign Fleet Xpress partner agreement

17 October 2017: Marine electronics and airtime service provider Mackay Communications has partnered with Inmarsat to distribute Fleet Xpress to the global maritime market – including deep sea vessels, commercial fishing, oil and gas, defence, and cruise-passenger lines. Mackay will

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