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Month: September 2019

Maiden Factor crew rely on Inmarsat for global mission

26 September 2019: From emotional phone calls and emails with friends and family to critical access to live weather forecasts and interaction with the world’s media, the skippers and crew on board The Maiden Factor yacht have shared their personal

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Superyacht connectivity report forecasts surge in VSAT usage

25 September 2019: New research has revealed that 80 per cent of superyacht professionals surveyed expect to use VSAT for more than half the time on-board within the next five years. Published in the newly launched 2019 Inmarsat Superyacht Connectivity

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World’s first live broadcast onboard commercial airliner

24 September 2019 – Singapore Airlines (SIA) has become the world’s first airline to host a live TV news broadcast onboard a commercial A380 flight, powered by SITAONAIR’s Internet ONAIR over Inmarsat’s high-speed GX Aviation broadband service. The broadcast by

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Inmarsat demonstrates innovation with UK space industry

23 September 2019: Inmarsat will showcase its leading role in the UK space sector at the UK Space Conference from the 24 – 26 September in Newport, Wales. As well as supporting UK small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) as

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AirAsia introduces GX Aviation inflight broadband

20 September 2019: Inmarsat’s award-winning inflight broadband solution has entered commercial service with leading low-cost airline AirAsia. AirAsia is currently offering GX Aviation to passengers onboard a number of initial aircraft through its RedBeat Ventures subsidiary, ROKKI, marking a significant

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Live video transmitted via Inmarsat scoops IBC award

20 September 2019: Live video transmitted via Inmarsat from the depths of the Indian Ocean has won a prestigious broadcasting award. The IBC Innovation Award for Content Distribution was presented to news agency Associated Press (AP) at the IBC Innovation

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Fleet Secure Endpoint wins Safety at Sea Award

19 September 2019: Inmarsat has won the Safety at Sea Award 2019 for Best Security Product of the Year, after recognition by a panel of judges from ship owner, marine insurance, maritime education, classification, crewing and training organisations. Peter Broadhurst

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Next gen inflight Wi-Fi upgrade for All Nippon Airways

13 September 2019: All Nippon Airways (ANA) is to offer passengers seamless, reliable and secure internet connectivity, anywhere in the world, powered by GX Aviation. The airline has begun equipping selected Boeing B777-300ER aircraft with SITAONAIR’s Internet ONAIR Wi-Fi portal.

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Hurricane Dorian victims offered satellite call lifeline

12 September 2019: As the search continues for hundreds of people still missing nearly two weeks after Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas, emergency communications agency Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) is helping stranded survivors get in touch with their families. Inmarsat-sponsored

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Aircalin offers cabin connectivity with GX Aviation

12 September 2019: New Caledonia airline Aircalin has partnered with aviation technology company SITAONAIR to offer passengers and crew inflight connectivity for the first time, powered by GX Aviation. The airline’s passenger connectivity is offered through SITAONAIR’s popular Internet ONAIR

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