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Month: March 2019

First superyacht gains Fleet Xpress advantage

29 March 2019: Inmarsat Value Added Reseller (VAR) e3 Systems has installed the first dual antenna Fleet Xpress solution on a performance superyacht. The state-of-the-art 150ft/46m Ganesha, built by Vitters Shipyards, now boasts advanced global connectivity after switching to Inmarsat’s

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Satellite connectivity supports Cyclone Idai relief effort

28 March 2019:  Satellite communication is supporting the ongoing disaster relief efforts in south eastern Africa two weeks after Cyclone Idai left a trail of destruction. After heavy rains hit Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe on 14 March, the Emergency Telecommunications

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Gurkha aims high in mountaineering marathon

22 March 2019: A veteran British Army Gurkha is setting out to scale the 14 highest mountains in the world in just one seven-month climbing season. Through Project Possible – 14/7, Nirmal “Nims” Purja aims to raise awareness of mental

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Seafarers vote for their welfare heroes

21 March 2019: Inmarsat is once again sponsoring the International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards 2019. Organised by the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN), the annual awards celebrate those who do most to ensure the wellbeing of all those who make

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Orbit and Inmarsat Government unveil aviation terminal

20 March 2019: Orbit Communication Systems and Inmarsat Government have announced a long-term agreement to offer end-users a new modular, multi-role aviation terminal, optimised for use over Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) high-throughput wideband network. The new terminal will deliver Inmarsat’s

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What government leaders need to know about managed services

14 March 2019: In an article for Via Satellite, Inmarsat Government’s Senior Vice President of Government Strategy and Policy, Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, highlights the benefits of moving forward with a managed services model for satellite communications (SATCOM) acquisition. Cowen-Hirsch addresses the

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Mount Everest up next for 65 Degrees North

14 March 2019: 65 Degrees North (65DN) is making final preparations for its toughest challenge yet – climbing Everest. The Inmarsat-sponsored organisation seeks to help in the rehabilitation of wounded and damaged current or ex-servicemen and women by offering the

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Safer skies Iris programme enters implementation phase

13 March 2019: The research phase of Inmarsat’s Iris air traffic management (ATM) programme has successfully concluded and work on commercial implementation has now commenced. In partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA), the programme is being developed to deliver

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Double win for The Maiden Factor sailors

08 March 2019: The Maiden Factor’s Tracy Edwards and Nikki Henderson are celebrating being the first ever joint winners of the Yachting Journalists’ Association Yachtsman of the Year award. Tracy is the driving force behind The Maiden Factor, a campaign

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First Descent begins unique exploration of Indian Ocean

06 March 2019: Inmarsat technology is enabling an ambitious marine science project to broadcast live from the deep ocean via deep space. Nekton Deep Ocean Research Institute has launched First Descent to explore and conserve the Indian Ocean – the

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