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Month: May 2018

Team Brunel celebrates Volvo Ocean Race leg win

30 May 2018:  The top three teams in the Volvo Ocean Race are within three points of each other at the end of Leg 9. Brunel in the final miles of Leg 9 Team Brunel won the transatlantic crossing from

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Inmarsat celebrates 275th Jet ConneX installation

30 May 2018: Inmarsat’s market-leading Jet ConneX business aviation inflight Wi-Fi service has now been installed and activated on 275 business jets worldwide. The impressive milestone has been reached less than 18 months after Jet ConneX entered commercial service, highlighting

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EAN set to rollout in business aviation market

29 May 2018: Inmarsat’s European Aviation Network (EAN) inflight Wi-Fi solution is set to enter commercial service in the business aviation market by early 2019. EAN is the world’s first inflight service that integrates connectivity from a satellite, operated by

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FLYHT Aerospace Solutions app first to be certified on Inmarsat’s SB-S platform

24 May 2018: FLYHT Aerospace Solutions, a leader in real-time aircraft intelligence and cockpit solutions, has become the first partner on Inmarsat’s recently-launched Aviation Certified Application Provider (CAP) Programme. The Aviation CAP Programme provides a catalogue of connected safety and

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Inmarsat receives IMO approval for Fleet Safety

22 May 2018: The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) has formally recognised Inmarsat’s ‘Fleet Safety’ solution as a new service to support the Global Maritime Distress & Safety System (GMDSS). Ship owners and operators will now be

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Inmarsat signs UN Crisis Connectivity Charter

17 May 2018: Inmarsat is among the signatories to a new United Nations Crisis Connectivity Charter, guaranteeing access to vital communications support as part of humanitarian responses to disaster. TSF set up communication lifelines in the Dominican Republic last year

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Denali is next challenge for 65 Degrees North

16 May 2018: Extreme challenge group 65 Degrees North (65DN) is preparing for its latest endeavour – climbing Denali. Towering 20,310ft (6,190m) above sea level, the Alaskan peak is the tallest mountain in North America, and reaching the summit is

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Charity challenge is opportunity for STEM promotion

11 May 2018: A science broadcaster taking part in a celebrity charity challenge aims to inspire school children through a satellite-powered experiment. Astronomer Mark Thompson is joining fellow Barnardo’s ambassadors Sam Thompson, James Dunmore and Lydia Bright, from TV shows

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All-in-one Network Service Device for Fleet Xpress

11 May 2018: The first satellite device to combine the Inmarsat Fleet Xpress Network Service Device (NSD) with a satellite router and VoIP gateway has been launched by RedPort Global. The single rackmount appliance will manage ship networks with satellite

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Vessel connectivity project highlights fishing dangers

09 May 2018: Three Indonesian fishing vessels taking part in a satellite communications pilot scheme have been rescued thanks to onboard connectivity. They are among 200 small boats fitted with a vessel monitoring system (VMS) powered by Inmarsat’s low data

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