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Month: May 2017

Inmarsat’s Jet ConneX selected by four major business jet manufacturers

22 May 2017: Inmarsat has announced a significant milestone for its Jet ConneX inflight broadband service, with four of the business aviation industry’s major private jet manufacturers now offering the next-generation solution to customers as a linefit option. Inmarsat achieved

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Success for Gurkhas as 13 climbers summit Everest

17 May 2017: An expedition to put the first serving Gurkha on the summit of Mount Everest has ended with success for a total of 13 climbers. The Gurkha Everest Expedition 2017 saw a team who survived the Nepal earthquake

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Inmarsat confirms successful launch of fourth Global Xpress satellite

16 May 2017: Inmarsat has confirmed the successful launch of the fourth, high-speed broadband communications satellite in its transformational Global Xpress (GX) constellation. Inmarsat GX is the world’s first globally available, broadband connectivity service and was created to enable communities across the world to benefit

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Expedition 5 completes Papua New Guinea trek

11 May 2017: Two former Royal Marines Commandos have completed a near 400-mile (over 630 km) trek across Papua New Guinea. Louis Nethercott and Anthony Lambert battled through jungles, swamps and crocodile-infested rivers, relying on maps made by the Australian

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Smart Africa Alliance and Inmarsat develop digital blueprint

10 May 2017:  Inmarsat, in conjunction with the government of the Republic of Rwanda, is launching a series of digital service projects across the capital, Kigali, to develop a smart city blueprint for Africa. As part of the initiatives, Inmarsat

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Inmarsat SwiftBroadband UAV to provide operational capability boost

8 May 2017: Inmarsat and Cobham SATCOM today announced the launch of the Inmarsat SwiftBroadband unmanned aerial vehicle (SB-UAV) satellite communications service, intended for use with the Cobham SATCOM AVIATOR UAV 200 terminal. UAVs are the fastest-growing sector of the aerospace

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Fleet Xpress exceeds 10,000 ship milestone at first anniversary

04 May 2017: Fleet Xpress, the ground-breaking service from Inmarsat, has secured commitments covering in excess of 10,000 ships within 12 months of launch. The milestone has been reached as a result of contracts with individual ship owners, commitments from strategic Partners, and transitioning agreements with existing Inmarsat customers in an extraordinary

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GX Aviation inflight broadband enters commercial service with Lufthansa Group

02 May 2017: Inmarsat is pleased to announce the commercial service introduction of GX Aviation with Lufthansa Group, the launch customer of its next-generation inflight broadband solution. Under a 10-year strategic partnership between Inmarsat and Lufthansa Group, approximately 300 Airbus

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