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Month: June 2017

Inmarsat confirms successful launch of S-band satellite

29 June 2017: Inmarsat has confirmed the successful launch of its S-band satellite (Inmarsat S EAN) for the European Aviation Network (EAN). The launch is a key milestone for Inmarsat’s unique EAN service, which is on course to commence commercial

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Seafarers Awareness Week promotes UK maritime jobs

24 June 2017: Inmarsat is once again sponsoring Seafarers Awareness Week, which from tomorrow until 30 June will be highlighting the opportunities the maritime industry offers in the UK. This year the focus is on maritime jobs both on shore

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Why Ka-band is critical for unmanned aircraft missions

22 June 2017: In an op-ed for MilsatMagazine, Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Inmarsat’s Senior Vice President of Government Strategy and Policy, U.S. Government Business Unit, discusses the economic and operational advantages that Ka-band delivers to manned and unmanned airborne missions. She outlines

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Avianca becomes first LATAM airline to adopt GX Aviation

22 June 2017: Avianca has become the first Latin American airline group to adopt Inmarsat’s GX Aviation service; the world’s most advanced, globally available in-flight connectivity solution delivered by a single operator. GX Aviation will initially be available to all Avianca

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IoT the top priority in driving digital transformation

21 June 2017: The Internet of Things (IoT) has become the leading technology for digital transformation and is the number one priority for 92 per cent of organisations, according to global research findings published today by Inmarsat. The Inmarsat Research

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Airbus to offer retrofit European Aviation Network solution

21 June 2017: Inmarsat today announced a strategic partnership for its new European Aviation Network (EAN) inflight broadband service with leading aircraft manufacturer Airbus. Strategic partners: left to right, Xavier Bertran, VP Head of Upgrades Services, ‎Airbus Group; Leo Mondale,

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Inmarsat Connected Car to lead workshop at European ITS Congress

19 June 2017: Inmarsat’s Connected Car group, provider of connectivity solutions and applications for connected vehicles, will host a workshop at the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Congress in Strasbourg to examine the role satellite communications can and will play in helping

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World first helicopter circumnavigation relies on SwiftBroadband

16 June 2017: A father and son team is marking Canada’s 150th anniversary by flying a helicopter around the world. With their C150 Global Odyssey (C150GO), Bob and Steven Dengler are aiming for two achievements – the world’s first Canadian around-the-world

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Fleet Xpress installation network expands to meet demand

15 June 2017: Inmarsat has boosted the number of ports where its ground-breaking Fleet Xpress service can be installed to meet extraordinary levels of demand. Customers can now choose from 33 ports around the world, up from six, for complete service installation

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Team Essence triumphs in Gobi Desert challenge

14 June 2017: After 1,132 exhausting miles (1,822km), the three Team Essence trekkers have completed their crossing of the Gobi Desert on foot. Former military policeman Mathew Bennett, fellow Atlantic rower Luke Richmond and his wife Elise Hoefsmit hope to

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