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Month: October 2017

Jet ConneX inflight Wi-Fi approved for Gulfstream G550 aircraft

12 October 2017: Inmarsat’s Jet ConneX business aviation inflight Wi-Fi service has received a Supplement Type Certificate (STC) for the popular Gulfstream G550 aircraft. The certificate, awarded by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), approves Gulfstream G550 business jets to be

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Trusted commercial and government partnership leads to MILSATCOM augmentation

11 October 2017: Inmarsat’s U.S. Government Business Unit President, Peter Hadinger, participated on the “Government as Innovators: Incubators, Investors and Customers” panel of this year’s Satellite Innovation Symposium. In the session, moderated by Tom Stroup, Satellite Industry Association (SIA) President,

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IoT set to fuel next Green Revolution in farming

11 October 2017: With pressure on land and food resources set to increase, the Internet of Things (IoT) will play an increasingly important role in helping the agriculture sector become more efficient, productive and sustainable. This is according to new

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Dassault business aviation customers offered Jet ConneX Wi-Fi service

11 October 2017: New data plans are now available for Inmarsat’s Jet ConneX inflight Wi-Fi solution on Dassault business jets. The expanded offering gives Dassault customers five tiered data plans to choose from using their existing non-Ka-band radomes. The highest

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New solution to deliver SwiftBroadband-Safety to business jet market

09 October 2017: Inmarsat partner Cobham SATCOM and Avionica, the leading aircraft data collection and data transmission manufacturer, have joined forces to provide the industry’s smallest and lightest solution for simultaneous cockpit and cabin communications using Inmarsat’s connectivity. Segregating safety

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TSF uses Global Xpress to bring internet access to Dominica

09 October 2017: Inmarsat-sponsored Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) is providing calls and internet access to families in Dominica who have been cut off from outside communication since category five Hurricane Maria hit on 19 September. Due to the sheer scale

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Over 100 business jets flying with Inmarsat-Honeywell Wi-Fi solution

09 October 2017: Inmarsat and Honeywell have reached a major milestone with the 100th installation of the JetWave™ system, which powers Jet ConneX, the only high-speed, global inflight Wi-Fi service for the business aviation industry available today. The rapid adoption

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Air New Zealand begins GX Aviation inflight Wi-Fi rollout

09 October 2017: Air New Zealand has started trialling its new inflight Wi-Fi service on one of its long-haul Boeing 777-300 aircraft, powered by Inmarsat’s high-speed GX Aviation. The airline is rolling out Wi-Fi capability across its international jet fleet,

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Why LPTA has no place in SATCOM contracts

03 October 2017: Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Senior Vice President of Government Strategy and Policy for Inmarsat’s U.S. Government Business Unit, discusses how the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017 supported a real promise of change, with a call

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TSF – connecting hurricane-hit Dominica

02 October 2017: When the Caribbean was hit with a second category five hurricane within weeks, Inmarsat-sponsored Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) was on the ground in Dominica to provide emergency telecoms support. Hurricane Maria hit landfall on 19 September and

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