Tag Archives: Inmarsat

Australian Defence Force extends contract with Inmarsat

ADF-Inmarsat Australia sign AUS$221m contract extension to 2027 New virtual satellite operations centre enables ADF to control satellite use and monitoring directly (PRESS RELEASE) CANBERRA, ACT, Australia, 29-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, … Read the full press release

Inmarsat participates in UK Space Agency project to develop telemetry services for rockets

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 19-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, announces that it has been awarded a National Space Innovation Programme (NSIP) contract by The UK Space Agency for the development of an in-orbit … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s outstanding support to airline and business aviation customers recognized at the Aviation Achievement Awards 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 11-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications, has been named ‘Satellite Network Provider of the Year’ at the Aviation Achievement Awards 2021. Judging panel hails Inmarsat’s outstanding support to airline and … Read the full press release

Chinese New Year 2021: seafarers get extra 33% talk-time on Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress and FleetBroadband ChatCards

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 3-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT), the owner and operator of the world’s most reliable global satellite networks, has announced it is offering seafarers an extra 33% talk-time on Fleet Xpress and FleetBroadband ChatCards in celebration … Read the full press release

FrontM becomes Certified Application Provider for Inmarsat’s Fleet Connect service dedicated bandwidth service

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 14-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, announces that FrontM has officially joined the fast-growing group of certified application providers to offer a dedicated application for Inmarsat’s Fleet Connect service. This … Read the full press release

Inmarsat announces shortlisted candidates of ‘Open Innovation Challenge’ for crew welfare

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, announces the three finalists to the ‘Open Innovation Challenge’, a global competition aimed at identifying new technologies to benefit crew safety, health and wellbeing … Read the full press release

Inmarsat and Cobham SATCOM to connect 732 fishing vessels active in the Maldives Economic Exclusion Zone to Inmarsat’s Fleet One maritime broadband services

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 15-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat, British mobile satellite telecommunications company, has announced that together with Cobham SATCOM, provider of mission critical products and services at the heart of sophisticated military and civil systems for over 75 years, … Read the full press release

Inmarsat devices and services now available in Virgin Megastores in UAE

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British satellite telecommunications company Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT) has announced that its distribution partner in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Global Beam Telecom has signed an agreement with Virgin Megastore in UAE to make … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s pioneering GX Aviation and EAN connectivity solutions for the airline industry recognised at the World Travel Awards

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 29-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat named the ‘World’s Leading Inflight Service Provider’ for the third year in a row at the prestigious World Travel Awards. The world leader in global, mobile satellite communications was recognised for its … Read the full press release

Inmarsat further extends global leadership in true broadband services with the launch of new GX5 satellite on 22 November

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 15-Nov-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat‘s new GX5 satellite will be launched on Friday 22 November 2019. The launch window is between 21:08 and 22:43 UK time / UTC. To be launched by Arianespace from Guiana Space Center … Read the full press release

Maersk Supply Service reconfirms commitment to Fleet Xpress; adds Inmarsat’s new dedicated bandwidth service for charterers

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 3-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Maersk Supply Service extends Fleet Xpress contract for three years. The contract extension also includes Inmarsat’s new dedicated bandwidth service for charterers, making the leading offshore support vessel operator among the first companies … Read the full press release

Agritech: Inmarsat, ApisProtect to deploy IoT to connect apiaries around the world

Inmarsat delivers highly reliable hybrid satellite/cellular and LoRaWAN technologies to ensure that ApisProtect can provide services to beekeepers no matter how remote their location is Severe food shortages can occur across the world without a healthy bee population (PRESS RELEASE) … Read the full press release

Inmarsat names Kai Tang as Senior Vice President of Business and General Aviation (BGA)

LONDON, 17-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat, the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, today announced the appointment of Kai Tang as Senior Vice President of Business and General Aviation (BGA). Kai joins the Inmarsat Aviation business from Inmarsat Government, … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s Fleet Safety maritime data service named winner in the Technology category at 2018 Safety4Sea Awards

New maritime safety service that paves the way for the modernisation of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) wins prestigious industry accolade LONDON, 05-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat’s new Fleet Safety maritime data service has been named winner in … Read the full press release

Inmarsat strengthens links with the superyacht community with the appointment of SSI-Monaco as a reseller of Fleet Xpress (FX) service

MONACO, 01-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At this year’s Monaco Yacht Show, Inmarsat, the world leader in mobile satellite communications, has announced that it is strengthening its links with the superyacht community with the appointment of its partner SSI-Monaco as a reseller … Read the full press release

Inmarsat launches Fleet Data IoT service for the maritime industry

Fleet Data fully utilises Voyage Data Recorder ship to shore connectivity infrastructure with dedicated bandwidth to offer a clear pathway to maritime digitalisation   LONDON, 05-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat today unveils Fleet Data, a new Internet of Things (IoT) … Read the full press release

Inmarsat published the fourth annual global Inflight Connectivity Survey

World’s largest survey of airline passengers also finds: 90% of travellers flying with children would use Wi-Fi to keep them entertained More than half of passengers would swap an inflight G&T for access to Wi-Fi Half of nervous flyers would … Read the full press release

Inmarsat Inflight Connectivity Survey: Inflight Wi-Fi is is a key driver in forming customer loyalty and satisfaction among airline passengers

Two thirds of passengers would be more likely to rebook with an airline if high-quality inflight Wi-Fi is offered LONDON, 13-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inflight Wi-Fi is is a key driver in forming customer loyalty and satisfaction among today’s airline passengers, … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s GX Aviation inflight broadband solution to be deployed on Indonesian airline Citilink’s 50 Airbus A320s

Inmarsat partners with Mahata Aero Teknologi, Lufthansa Systems and Lufthansa Technik to rollout award-winning connectivity service on 50 Airbus A320s LONDON, 31-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat, the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, has signed a contract with Mahata … Read the full press release

Shenzhen Airlines to equip its entire Airbus A320 fleet with Cobham’s cockpit connectivity solution and Inmarsat’s SB-S satellite IP platform

LYNGBY, Denmark, 16-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Shenzhen Airlines has selected Cobham’s cockpit connectivity solution and Inmarsat’s next-generation SB-S satellite IP platform to equip its entire Airbus A320 fleet enabling unprecedented visibility into operations through dedicated IP connectivity between the aircraft and … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s European Aviation Network (EAN) inflight wifi solution will be available for the business aviation market by January 2019

Award-winning solution developed with Deutsche Telekom will offer unprecedented connectivity to business jets, with commercial service expected by early 2019 LONDON, 02-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LON: ISAT), the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, announced today that its … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s market-leading Jet ConneX business aviation inflight wifi service now installed and activated on 275 business jets worldwide

Impressive milestone reached after next-generation service is selected by the world’s leading business jet manufacturers as a preferred linefit option LONDON, 02-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LON: ISAT), the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, announced today that its … Read the full press release

Inmarsat signs Global Xpress (GX) partnership contract to boost Turksat’s existing regional Ka-band capacity

New contract deepens relationship and boosts Turksat’s existing regional Ka-band capacity LONDON, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Global satellite communications provider Inmarsat is set to strengthen its relationship with Turksat by signing a Global Xpress (GX) partnership contract to boost the Turkish … Read the full press release

Inmarsat research: Internet of Things (IoT) to enable the transport and logistics sector reduce its carbon footprint and minimise any negative impact on the environment

Research suggests companies within transport and logistics are prioritising IoT to improve environmental sustainability and enhance their operational success  LONDON, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Internet of Things (IoT) will play a pivotal role in enabling the transport and logistics sector … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom, Inmarsat, Nokia complete key technological step in the development of the European Aviation Network (EAN)

First Europe-wide integrated LTE network created with 300 base stations European Aviation Network satellite launched, tested and ready for service Fast broadband access in the sky for passengers and airlines British Airways, part of IAG Group, first commercial customer BONN, 08-Feb-2018 — … Read the full press release

Inmarsat commissioned research reveals that agritech companies lack the staff and skills needed to take advantage of IoT solutions

New research finds that over 60% of agritech businesses need additional skilled employees to take full advantage of opportunities offered by IoT LONDON, 18-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The potential for Internet of Things (IoT) technology to drive innovation, efficiency, and increased … Read the full press release

Inmarsat opens new office in Ålesund, Norway to focus on driving digitalisation of the shipping industry

New Norway operation to focus on driving digitalisation of shipping LONDON, 23-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L), the world’s leading global mobile satellite communications company, has opened a new office, at the Norwegian Maritime Competence Center (NMCC) based in Ålesund, Norway, … Read the full press release

Inmarsat to share aviation cybersecurity information with the Aviation Information Sharing and Analysis Center (A-ISAC)

LONDON, 23-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat is pleased to announce it has recently joined the Aviation Information Sharing and Analysis Center (A-ISAC), the trusted international membership association for sharing cybersecurity information targeted at the aviation sector. As part of the A-ISAC, … Read the full press release

Inmarsat study: agritech businesses help food producers meet import requirements through the use of IoT

The use of IoT for environmental monitoring is helping businesses meet import requirements in more countries than ever LONDON, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new Internet of Things (IoT) research study from Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress recognised with Seatrade Award 2017 for Digital Technology

LONDON, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Fleet Xpress service from Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L) has secured the prestigious Seatrade Award 2017 for Digital Technology, one of the maritime industry’s leading honours, which recognises technical innovation. Given to acknowledge the most significant contribution … Read the full press release