Inmarsat’s Global Xpress the winner of 2016 Homeland Security Awards for “Best Satellite-Based Broad Band Communications” solution category

Winner of the “Best Satellite-Based Broad Band Communications” solution category

LONDON, 27-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L) today announced that Government Security News (GSN) has selected Global Xpress as the winner of the 2016 Homeland Security Awards for “Best Satellite-Based Broad Band Communications” solution category. These awards recognize the most innovative, important technologies and strategies by U.S. and international IT and cybersecurity companies, physical security companies and federal, state, county and municipal government agencies.

Inmarsat’s Global Xpress is the first and only end-to-end high throughput commercial Ka-band network from a single operator that provides worldwide service. Government-tested and in operation today, Global Xpress complements U.S. government military satellite communications and delivers a flexible, scalable solution that enables high-throughput, seamless wideband connection and easy-to-use terminals, wherever and whenever needed. Purpose-built for government users, Global Xpress allows the U.S. government and its allies to cost-effectively augment MILSATCOM systems without an up-front commitment or additional infrastructure investments.

“As the U.S. government seeks to adopt an enterprise-level, integrated architecture to fulfil their requirements and enhance the flexibility of operations, they are turning to Inmarsat and our Global Xpress solution to address these mission-critical needs and augment their military satellite resources,” said Peter Hadinger, President, U.S. Government Business Unit, Inmarsat. “This award from Government Security News is a testament to our ongoing partnership with the U.S. government to meet their current and future demands, as well as the hard work of our team.”

To view the complete list of 2016 GSN Homeland Security Award winners visit:,0&c=security_services

For further information

Alena Koci
Vice President, Marketing
Inmarsat U.S. Government Business Unit
+1 202-248-5183

About Inmarsat
Inmarsat plc is the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services. Since 1979, Inmarsat has been providing reliable voice and high-speed data communications to governments, enterprises and other organizations, with a range of services that can be used on land, at sea or in the air. Inmarsat operates in more than 60 locations around the world, with a presence in the major ports and centres of commerce on every continent. Inmarsat is listed on the London Stock Exchange (ISAT.L). For more information, please visit

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