L-TAC: Global access for tactical radio users

15 October 2019: Inmarsat Government has published a new white paper by Chief Technology Officer Steve Gizinski on the company’s L-band Tactical Satellite (L-TAC) service. Inmarsat’s L-TAC provides global, satellite-based, beyond-line-of-site (BLOS) communications on the move for military Ultra High

First for Vietnam as leading carrier offers onboard Wi-Fi

10 October 2019: Vietnam Airlines has become the first airline in the country to offer inflight connectivity (IFC) to its passengers. Through a partnership with SITAONAIR and Inmarsat service provider VISHIPEL, the airline will offer onboard internet across its fleet.

Inmarsat releases guide to ICT best practice at sea

09 October 2019: Inmarsat has published a new and authoritative guide to the information and communication technology (ICT) that plays an increasingly critical role in the safety, efficiency and environmental performance of ships. The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) best

Inmarsat signs up new Fleet Data application provider

08 October 2019: Inmarsat is pleased to welcome IB Influencing Business as a dedicated application provider for Fleet Data, the first and only IoT platform for shipping from a satellite operator. Developed in association with Danelec Marine, Fleet Data collects

Inmarsat signs agreement to start Iris commercial flight trials

02 October 2019: Inmarsat today signed a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) for phase two of the ground-breaking Iris air traffic modernisation programme, which will include important flight trials across Europe to assess the service in a real

Inmarsat shortlisted for World Travel Awards 2019

01 October 2019: Inmarsat has been nominated as the World’s Leading Inflight Internet Service Provider in the World Travel Awards for the third year in a row. The awards were created to reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors

Fleet Data secures decisive approval from Bureau Veritas

01 October 2019: Fleet Data from Inmarsat has received Approval in Principle (AiP) from leading classification society Bureau Veritas. This is a major milestone for the maritime industry’s leading secure sensor data and Internet of Things (IoT) platform. Conditions of

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

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

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