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Month: April 2018

Qatar Airways commences rollout of Inmarsat GX Aviation

30 April 2018: Inmarsat’s GX Aviation inflight broadband service is currently being rolled out on more than 130 of Qatar Airways’ Boeing 777 and Airbus A350 aircraft. Qatar Airways is the first airline in the Middle East and North Africa

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All-female team completes world first river expedition

26 April 2017: Three female British adventurers have successfully completed a world-first expedition – paddling the entire length of the Essequibo river in South America from source to sea. The adventurers celebrate reaching the Atlantic with representatives of the Wai

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Satellite connectivity powers volcano relief effort

26 April 2018: Inmarsat satellite communications supported relief efforts during a three-month evacuation of over 60,000 people living near an erupting volcano in the Philippines. Reliable connectivity helped the government coordinate moving people to safety and monitor over 70 evacuation

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Inmarsat signs CTTIC and ADCC as China distribution partners

24 April 2018: Inmarsat has signed a contract with China Transport Telecommunication Information Group Company Limited (CTTIC) to build a local SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S) satellite communication operation platform in China. In addition, Inmarsat, CTTIC and Aviation Data Communication Corporation (ADCC) will

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Inmarsat launches Superyacht Connectivity Report

24 April 2018: Superyacht skippers and crew are reporting increasing demand for satellite-delivered bandwidth to drive vessel management, address higher than anticipated usage of internet of things (IoT) applications onboard and to deliver navigation optimisation. These are the initial findings

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Vestas 11th Hour Racing scoops Inmarsat Communication Award

23 April 2018: Congratulations to Vestas 11th Hour Racing, winners of the Inmarsat Communication Award for Leg 7 of the Volvo Ocean Race. The team faced one of its toughest sailing challenges in the middle of the Southern Ocean when

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Leadership and industry developments pave new path for unified SATCOM

20 April 2018: In a contributed article for MilSatMagazine’s April issue, Inmarsat Government’s Senior Vice President of Government Strategy and Policy, Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, highlights the cultural shift taking place within the government as it embraces commercial satellite communications (COMSATCOM) as

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Oldendorff Carriers selects Inmarsat Fleet Xpress through partner Navarino

20 April 2018: Oldendorff Carriers, one of the world’s largest dry bulk shipping companies, has chosen Fleet Xpress, Inmarsat’s high-speed broadband service, through partner Navarino. Throughout 2018, all Oldendorff Carriers’ owned vessels will be fitted with Fleet Xpress, Navarino’s Infinity

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Inmarsat introduces SB-S into commercial service

17 April 2018: Inmarsat has entered commercial service with SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S). The next-generation satellite IP platform is designed to meet the needs of aviation data communications in the digital age and offers airlines game-changing visibility into their airline operations. It

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Volvo Ocean Race: Rounding Cape Horn

13 April 2018: The Volvo Ocean Race is one of the most extreme offshore racing events – 45,000 nautical miles of challenging and exciting sailing around the world, that’s over twice the distance of Inmarsat’s satellites 36,000km away in space!

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