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Month: September 2019

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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GX Aviation live on Virgin Atlantic’s new Airbus A350

10 September 2019: Inmarsat’s GX Aviation inflight broadband solution is now on offer to customers onboard the first of Virgin Atlantic’s brand new Airbus A350 aircraft. The service was available today on the airline’s inaugural Airbus A350-1000 flight from London

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Landmark study identifies critical role for maritime startups

10 September 2019: New and original research into maritime startups, conducted for Inmarsat by UK GovTech venture firm and research house PUBLIC, concludes that more bandwidth connecting ships to shore at lower cost than ever before is empowering a new

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Inmarsat supports drive for innovation in Brazilian mining

10 September 2019: Inmarsat has joined the Mining Hub, an initiative that aims to generate opportunities and connections in the Brazilian mining industry. The move follows Inmarsat’s launch of the world’s first truly global real-time monitoring solution for tailings dams,

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Immediate $33 billion ‘on the table’ for airlines

09 September 2019: Airlines that have successfully installed connected cabins have an immediate opportunity to win $33 billion in market share from competitors. That is the conclusion of new economic modelling from the London School of Economics and Political Science

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