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Month: March 2017

Inmarsat Government selected by AT&T for U.S. FirstNet network

31 March 2017: Inmarsat Government, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Inmarsat plc, has been selected by AT&T as a core team member for the U.S. FirstNet network. Inmarsat Government will work with AT&T to deliver satellite communication solutions as part of

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Inmarsat and Blue Maritime Cluster partner for digital disruption push

27 March 2017: Inmarsat is working with the Blue Maritime Cluster to formulate how digital disruption will transform the traditional shipping industry and open up new opportunities for ship owners, marine technology companies and others in the influential network for

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Fundraiser aims for sixth summit of Everest

23 March 2017: An inexhaustible fundraiser for UK children’s charity the NSPCC is to attempt to summit Mount Everest for the sixth time. David Tait has collected over £1m in sponsorship from his previous climbs of the world’s highest peak,

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U.S. government customers try out Global Xpress on test flight

22 March 2017: U.S. government customers witnessed the unique performance of Global Xpress in an aviation tour which highlights growing user interest in its SATCOM as a Service capability. Following the successful Global Xpress for Aviation world tour last year,

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COMSAT to deliver Global Xpress to U.S. military in Africa

20 March 2017: COMSAT, a value added reseller for Inmarsat’s Global Xpress, has been awarded a contract to deliver end-to-end managed high-throughput satellite communication (SATCOM) services for U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) users in Africa. Military users requiring highly mobile,

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Hapag-Lloyd commits to Fleet Xpress in five-year deal

20 March 2017: Inmarsat has signed a five-year contract with Hapag-Lloyd to migrate all ships directly managed by the shipping line to Fleet Xpress services. Hapag-Lloyd, the sixth largest container shipping operator in the world by Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit

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New study shows satellite communication saved airlines US$3 billion

7 March 2017: Satellite communication (satcom) in the cockpit has saved airlines more than US$3 billion thanks to safety and efficiency benefits, according to a study released today by Helios and Inmarsat. Satcom is the use of voice and data

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New Cobra-class terminals augment government satcom with Global Xpress

6 March 2017: Inmarsat Global Xpress (GX) is to be used by the Australian Border Force to provide reliable communications in even the most inhospitable maritime environments. Eight maritime vessels have recently been fitted with new Cobra-class satellite communications terminals,

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