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Month: December 2017

Final Volvo Ocean Race boat makes it to Melbourne

28 December 2017: All seven boats in the Volvo Ocean Race fleet have now finished Leg 3 in Melbourne, with team AkzoNobel crossing the line just before 10.30am local time today. Photo by Jesus Renedo/Volvo Ocean Race. It was a

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Paving a clear path to interoperable SATCOM

22 December 2017: In a contributed article to SpaceNews, Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Senior Vice President of Government Strategy and Policy, Inmarsat U.S. Government Business Unit, highlights the progress made this year towards an entirely integrated architecture approach that considers military and

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A path forward to unified SATCOM

19 December 2017. A unified SATCOM approach in establishing and investing in a future satellite communications architecture will yield optimal results for missions, Senior Vice President of Government Strategy and Policy for Inmarsat’s U.S. Government Business Unit, Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, explains

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch moderates 2017 SIA U.S. government workshop session

18 December 2017: Inmarsat’s Senior Vice President of Government Strategy and Policy, Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, led the “Business Models and the Future of Integrated SATCOM” panel at the 2017 DoD Commercial SATCOM Workshop. Hosted by the Satellite Industry Association (SIA), the

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First ever inflight mobile call reaches 10th anniversary milestone

18 December 2017: On 17 December 2007, working in partnership with Inmarsat, SITAONAIR’s first Mobile ONAIR inflight call was made onboard an Airbus A318, delivered over Inmarsat’s global voice and data service SwiftBroadband. Over the past decade, more than 550

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Agritech in race to protect farmers from cyber threats

14 December 2017: The Internet of Things (IoT) is set to revolutionise the farming and agricultural sector, but many agritech companies are concerned by the cyber threats associated with the technology, according to independent research commissioned by Inmarsat. This found

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Inmarsat Global Xpress supports Hurricane Maria relief efforts

13 December 2017: Following the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, Inmarsat partners Satcom Direct and COMSAT worked together to ensure highly reliable satellite communications were immediately available for first responders. Inmarsat’s Global Xpress service enabled first responders

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Expedition 5 duo complete third island crossing

13 December 2017: Two former Royal Marines Commandos are celebrating after completing the most brutal challenge yet in their bid to trek unsupported across the five biggest islands in the world. Desperately short water supplies made Louis Nethercott and Anthony

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Inmarsat voted World’s Leading Inflight Internet Service Provider

11 December 2017: Inmarsat has been crowned the ‘World’s Leading Inflight Internet Service Provider’, marking the end of another breakthrough year for its next generation GX Aviation and European Aviation Network (EAN) Wi-Fi solutions for airline passengers. Frederik van Essen,

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Dongfeng Race Team wins Inmarsat Communication Award

11 December 2017: Content that captured the fun and frustration of competition won Dongfeng Race Team the Inmarsat Communication Award for the second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. The 7,000 nautical mile marathon from Lisbon to Cape Town presented

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