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

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

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

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

The closest Volvo Ocean Race in history

15 June 2018: After a very closely fought 1,500 nautical mile race from Cardiff to Gothenburg, Team Brunel has won Leg 10 of the Volvo Ocean Race taking it to equal first place on the leaderboard with just one Leg

BGAN M2M helps optimise fish farm production

13 June 2018: Inmarsat BGAN M2M (machine-to-machine) connectivity is supporting the fast-growing aquaculture industry in Chile. Inmarsat’s regional partner Tesacom has provided the reliable remote monitoring and control service to a company which specialises in developing oxygen and ozone solutions

Alliance delivers connectivity to Monaco superyachts

13 June 2018: Inmarsat and its regional partner SSI-Monaco have signed a strategic agreement with the Yacht Club de Monaco (YCM) to deliver Inmarsat services for superyachts in the region. Left to right: Rob Myers, Bernard D’Alessandri and Dr Ilhami

Three is the magic number for Dongfeng Race Team

11 June 2018: Dongfeng Race Team has a lot to celebrate holding three coveted titles in the Volvo Ocean Race – at the end of nine out of 11 Legs, it is currently leading the scoreboard for the overall race

Conflict zone runner highlights children’s plight

08 June 2018: Fundraiser Jordan Wylie has completed the second in a series of running challenges to help educate children growing up in war zones. The soldier-turned-entrepreneur tackled blistering 44°C heat and rising local tensions to run a half marathon

European Aviation Network wins German Innovation Award

07 June 2018: Deutsche Telekom and Inmarsat have been awarded the prestigious German Innovation Award for their highly successful joint venture, the European Aviation Network (EAN). EAN, the world’s first inflight broadband solution that combines dedicated satellite coverage with a