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Month: June 2018

IDRS is game changer for satellite operators

28 June 2018:  An agreement signed today by Inmarsat and flight hardware manufacturer Addvalue, together with a leading satellite operator, is set to streamline the way that commercial and research operations for small, near earth orbit satellites are conducted. Chairman

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Marking a decade of COMSATCOM advancements

27 June 2018: In a contributed article for Via Satellite, Inmarsat Government’s Senior Vice President of Government Strategy and Policy, Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, highlights the commercial satellite communications (COMSATCOM) advancements made by the industry a decade after the cancellation of the

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Inmarsat and TSF win award for disaster comms partnership

27 June 2018: Inmarsat and disaster communications agency Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) have been honoured for their long and successful collaboration. The partners won a joint Gold Corporate Engagement Award for best charity, NGO or NFP programme at a ceremony

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Study highlights importance of crew connectivity

25 June 2018: A new crew connectivity report reveals the impact on seafarers of being away at sea for months at a time with little or no internet access. International maritime charity Sailors’ Society, which helps seafarers and their families

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65 Degrees North conquers Denali

25 June 2018: Five climbers are celebrating the latest successful 65 Degrees North (65DN) expedition. The military veterans made it to the top of 20,310ft (6,190m) Mount Denali in Alaska after an exhausting and at times frustrating climb. A vicious

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Dongfeng Race Team wins the Volvo Ocean Race

25 June 2018: In the closest fought edition of the Volvo Ocean Race’s 45-year history, Dongfeng Race Team secured the overall race title in the closing minutes of the final 700 nautical mile (nm) Leg from Gothenburg to The Hague,

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Closest-ever Volvo Ocean Race starts final leg

21 June 2018: After nine months of gruelling competition, the Volvo Ocean Race boats have started the final leg of the closest-ever contest in the round-the-world event’s 45-year history. As the seven competing Volvo 65s passed the Inmarsat-branded start line

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Team Sun Hun/Scallywag wins the Inmarsat Team Communication Award

19 June 2018: Team Sun Hung/Scallywag may have come last in Leg 10 of the Volvo Ocean Race, but the crew went on to win the Inmarsat Team Communication Award for outstanding storytelling during the 1,300 nautical mile (nm) journey

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Connected aircraft set to save industry $15 billion per year

19 June 2018: The connected aircraft, enabled by satellite communications, has the potential to save airlines $14.9 billion annually in operational efficiencies and 21.3 million tonnes of CO2 emissions by 2035, according to first-of-its-kind research from the London School of

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Inmarsat and KDDI sign landmark Fleet Xpress agreement

15 June 2018: Inmarsat and Japanese telecommunications giant KDDI have signed a partner agreement to distribute Fleet Xpress to the Japanese maritime market – including deep sea vessels, commercial fishing, oil and gas, and cruise lines. From 1 July, KDDI will offer

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