Team Rubicon in Sri Lanka

Diary of a rookie Greyshirt with Team Rubicon UK

21 June 2017

Barry Cox, Pre Sales Engineer, Inmarsat Global Government

When he joined 31 Inmarsat colleagues signing up as Greyshirts with military veterans’ disaster response charity Team Rubicon UK, Barry Cox had no idea he would be called into action so soon.

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  • enterprise
  • global-government
  • broadband
  • voice

Digital fog ahead – seeing through the complexity of maritime cybersecurity

16 June 2017

Professor Paul Dorey Ph.D. CISM F.Inst.ISP

In the first of a series of blogs, Professor Paul Dorey looks at the cyber security issues facing the maritime industry and how Inmarsat is helping to lead the change by offering risk assessment for the new Joint Working Group formed by the International Association of Classification Societies.

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  • global-xpress

Enlisting as a Greyshirt

06 June 2017

James Grisbrook, External Communications Manager, Inmarsat Enterprise

Following Inmarsat's sponsorship of Team Rubicon UK, the emergency response charity that enlists the help of military veterans both in the UK and internationally, Inmarsat's James Grisbrook explains how 32 new Inmarsat recruits were signed up as Greyshirts to pledge their support.

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  • broadband
  • voice

‘Climbing a mountain is a great metaphor for PTSD’

01 June 2017

Guest blog: Danny Claricoates, 65 Degrees North

Ex-Royal Marine Danny Claricoates, who with 65 Degrees North successfully climbed Mount Vinson in Antarctica earlier this year, describes what it is like to reach the top of the bottom of the world.

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  • government
  • broadband
  • voice

For peat’s sake…

26 May 2017

Shoji Koike, Business Development Director APAC, Inmarsat Enterprise

Shoji Koike, Business Development Director APAC, Inmarsat Enterprise, spoke at CommunicAsia 2017 about how satellite communications and IoT can make a valued contribution to climate change by helping to restore peatland. Read his blog to find out more.

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  • enterprise
  • broadband

Presidents, press interviews and possibilities

24 May 2017

Phil Meyers, Head of Innovation, Inmarsat Enterprise

Following the launch of our smart city initiative at the Transform Africa Summit in Kigali, Phil Meyers, Head of Innovation, Inmarsat Enterprise looks at the importance of improving lives through ICT and IoT and the impact our activity had on one local taxi driver.

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  • enterprise
  • broadband
  • m2m

I-5 F4 launch underscores Inmarsat’s commitment to resilience

18 May 2017

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, SVP, Government Strategy & Policy, Inmarsat U. S. Government Business Unit

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, SVP, Government Strategy & Policy, Inmarsat U. S. Government Business Unit, looks at how the latest Inmarsat satellite launch advances the capabilities of the Global Xpress fleet – all to the benefit of expanded, resilient and interoperable communications offerings to the U.S. government customer.

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  • government
  • us-government
  • global-xpress

Global Xpress: designed as an enabler for all

17 May 2017

Rupert Pearce, CEO, Inmarsat

CEO Rupert Pearce describes the essential role Inmarsat’s GX network plays in opening up access to the emerging global digital society.

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  • maritime
  • enterprise
  • aviation
  • government
  • global-xpress

3, 2, 1…liftoff…separation….what comes next?

16 May 2017

Mikael Eriksson, Inmarsat Senior Spacecraft Platform Engineer

Inmarsat Senior Spacecraft Platform Engineer Mikael Eriksson describes the fascinating journey the Inmarsat-5 F4 satellite will undertake to reach its final geostationary orbit.

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  • maritime
  • enterprise
  • aviation
  • government
  • global-xpress

The making of a satellite

12 May 2017

Graham Johnson, Senior Engineer, Spacecraft Platform and Operations, Inmarsat

As we gear up for our Inmarsat-5 F4 satellite launch at SpaceX on Monday 15 May, Graham Johnson, Senior Engineer, Spacecraft Platform and Operations at Inmarsat, explains what it takes to get a communications satellite to the launch pad - a process that typically starts at least four years before the rocket bursts into life.

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  • maritime
  • enterprise
  • aviation
  • government
  • global-xpress

Transforming Africa through seamless connectviity

10 May 2017

Rupert Pearce, CEO, Inmarsat

As the Transform Africa Summit in the Rwandan capital Kigali commences this week, Inmarsat CEO Rupert Pearce considers the part connectivity plays in the continent’s economic growth.

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  • enterprise
  • government
  • broadband
  • m2m

From satellite operator to digital services enabler

06 April 2017

Michiel Meijer, Senior Director Sector Development, Inmarsat Maritime

In the second of his blogs on digital disruption in shipping, Michiel Meijer, Senior Director Sector Development for Inmarsat Maritime, describes how we are enabling the transformation of the industry.

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  • maritime
  • global-xpress
Lapubesi school

Chocolate? Balloon? Satellite communications?

31 March 2017

Del Ashley, Director of Sales Engineering, Inmarsat Enterprise

Inmarsat Enterprise Director of Sales Engineering, Del Ashley, is a former Royal Marines Commando who volunteers with the military veterans’ charity Team Rubicon UK. Recently returned from an ongoing project in Nepal, he explains why it is important to him to give something back and see Inmarsat equipment making a real difference.

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  • enterprise
  • broadband
European Space Generation Workshop

Hear the voice of space’s future pioneers

29 March 2017

Mansoor Shar, Asset and Investment Analyst, Inmarsat

Inmarsat Asset and Investment Analyst Mansoor Shar reports on a UN workshop where he joined other young space professionals debating topics including the impact of down-to-earth data services on the European economy.

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  • enterprise
  • broadband
  • m2m

Riding the wave of digital disruption

22 March 2017

Michiel Meijer, Senior Director Sector Development, Inmarsat Maritime

In the first of a series of blogs on the new era of ultra-connectivity at sea, Michiel Meijer, Senior Director Sector Development for Inmarsat Maritime, explains that digital disruption is an unstoppable tide.

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  • maritime
  • global-xpress

How satellite connectivity bridges the digital divide

15 March 2017

Rupert Pearce, CEO, Inmarsat

On 16-17 March, the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, of which Inmarsat CEO Rupert Pearce is a commissioner, will be discussing the role of satellite technology in widening access to the modern digital world. Here he considers the incredible impact that reliable connectivity has on people’s lives.

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  • broadband

New adventures in Wi-Fi (and other communications technologies)

10 March 2017

Phil Meyers, Head of Innovation, Inmarsat Enterprise

What have monkeys got to do with setting up a LoRa network? Read our latest blog from Rhil Meyers, Head of Innovation, Inmarsat Enterprsie, to see how we're connecting Kigali in Rwanda for the Smart Africa Summit in May as we continue on our Internet of Things adventure.

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  • enterprise
  • broadband
  • m2m

Phish and ships: Understanding cyber risk at sea

01 March 2017

Jordan Wylie, Founder, JWC International

As a member of the ‘Be Cyber Aware At Sea’ campaign, Inmarsat is committed to helping raise awareness of cyber risks and threats to international shipping. In our guest blog, Jordan Wylie, founder of the initiative, provides insight and advice for the shipping industry and looks at why cyber-attacks are on the rise as the demand for smart, connected shipping increases.

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  • maritime
  • broadband

Continental and Inmarsat team up on the Connected Car at CES 2017

16 January 2017

Greg Ewert

Greg Ewert, Inmarsat President, Connected Car Program, reports back from world's largest tech show, CES, and explains how our satcoms are enabling updates from space to power the Connected Car.

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  • enterprise
  • m2m

Government-focused SATCOM Innovation – Presenting Real Alternatives

12 January 2017

Peter Hadinger

Peter Hadinger, President, U.S. Government Business Unit, Inmarsat takes a look at how Inmarsat is constantly focused on innovation to introduce satellite advancements that benefit government customers.

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  • us-government
  • global-xpress
A C17 aircraft

Honeywell partnership and four critical elements to providing the world’s best government aviation services

14 November 2016

Peter Hadinger

Peter Hadinger, Inmarsat President, U. S. Government Business Unit, Inmarsat, on how Inmarsat Global Xpress ‘SATCOM as a Service’ is positioned to expand the flexibility and bandwidth needs of government aero platforms.

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  • us-government

The stubborn streak that drives a courageous climber

10 November 2016

Nick Talbot, CEO, Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors

Mountaineer Nick Talbot reflects on the determination that saw him become the first person with cystic fibrosis to summit Everest, and the reassurance Inmarsat connectivity gave his concerned family.

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  • enterprise
  • broadband
  • voice

Honouring Excellence in Rescue Operations

08 November 2016

Bruce Reid, CEO, IMRF

With just a week to go until the International Maritime Rescue Federation H.E.R.O. Awards, including the Inmarsat-sponsored Vladimir Maksimov Award, its CEO Bruce Reid looks at the importance of honouring the life-saving work done in Search and Rescue across the world.

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  • maritime

How Global Xpress is emerging as a top option for VIPSAMs

03 November 2016

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch

Rebecca M. Cowen-Hirsch, Inmarsat Senior Vice President for Government Strategy and Policy, U. S. Government Business Unit, describes how Very Important Person Special Air Missions (VIPSAM) are taking advantage of Global Xpress Ka-band.

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  • us-government
  • global-xpress

How can innovative communication technology support servicemen and women?

27 October 2016

Jim Mitchell, vice president, Boeing Commercial Satellite Services

In our guest blog, Jim Mitchell, VP, Boeing Commercial Satellite Services, discusses why Global Xpress stood out for its superior performance during an extensive military exercise earlier this year.

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  • us-government
  • global-xpress

Six essential qualities of Global Xpress

25 October 2016

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Inmarsat’s SVP, Government Strategy & Policy, U. S. Government Business Unit, discusses the game-changing qualities of Global Xpress, the first and only commercial high-throughput network that spans the globe, through one operator.

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  • us-government
  • global-xpress

Blazing a trail for passenger connectivity

21 October 2016

Leo Mondale, President of Inmarsat Aviation

As we prepare for what should be a trail-blazing APEX Expo in Singapore next week, Leo Mondale, President of Inmarsat Aviation. takes stock of what has been accomplished so far and reflects on the massive opportunity ahead with GX for Aviation.

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  • aviation
  • global-xpress

When reliability matters

20 October 2016

Paul Gudonis, President of Inmarsat Enterprise

Paul Gudonis, President of Inmarsat Enterprise, outlines why the Vodafone partnership is about so much more than preventing dropped calls or patchy Wi-Fi.

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  • enterprise
  • broadband
  • m2m

Global Xpress SATCOM as a Service: Moving at the speed of modern missions, wherever they go

19 October 2016

Dylan Browne, Chief Commercial Officer, COMSAT, Inc

Dylan Browne, Chief Commercial Officer at COMSAT, describes how they have been demonstrating the high-performing capabilities of GX to US government users across three different countries, in his guest blog.

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  • us-government
  • global-xpress

Unified communications and the security needs of VVIPs

06 October 2016

Andy Start, President, Inmarsat Global Government

In the final blog in a series considering how government organisations can deliver more for less, Andy Start, President of Inmarsat Global Government, looks at the highest level of protection communications.

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  • global-government
  • broadband
  • voice
  • global-xpress

Cows and their part in the Internet of Things

04 October 2016

Phil Myers, Head of Innovation, Inmarsat Enterprise

As World Space Week looks at how remote sensing is enabling our future, Inmarsat Enterprise Market Development Lead Philip Meyers details just one of the projects Inmarsat is developing in agritech.

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  • enterprise
  • broadband
  • m2m

Laying the foundations for the EAN

23 September 2016

David Fox, Vice President, Deutsche Telekom

David Fox, Vice President of Deutsche Telekom’s Inflight Services and Connectivity unit, explains an important milestone in the development of the European Aviation Network.

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  • aviation
  • broadband
  • voice

Working at the forefront of space telecommunications

22 September 2016

Guillaume Marrakchi

As Inmarsat launches its search for space engineers of the future for a third year in a row, Guillaume Marrakchi, an aerospace engineering graduate on the first Technology Development Programme, explains how he has been given an opportunity to take an active part in the new space era at Inmarsat.

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  • global-xpress

Why the first 48 hours is so critical in a disaster

16 September 2016

Andy Start, President Inmarsat Global Government

In the latest of his series of blogs on how Inmarsat is helping government customers achieve more for less, Andy Start, President of Inmarsat Global Government, talks about disaster preparedness and relief.

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  • global-government
  • broadband
  • m2m
  • voice

How to protect the planet – even in the back end of beyond

08 September 2016

Paul Gapes

In the next of a series of blogs by solution developers in our Certified Applications Partner community, General Manager of Pacific Data Systems, Paul Gapes, explains how harnessing satellite connectivity means mining companies can demonstrate good environmental practice wherever they operate.

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  • enterprise
  • m2m

Around the World in 38 Days

05 September 2016

Leo Mondale

Leo Mondale, Inmarsat's President of Aviation looks back at the GXperience tour aboard Honeywell's Boeing 757 flying testbed 35,000 feet in the air and discusses how our next generation GX Aviation broadband service is bringing high-speed Wi-Fi to the skies.

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  • aviation
  • global-xpress

Helping governments make a bigger difference

01 September 2016

Andy Start, President Inmarsat Global Government

In his second blog about the demand on government customers to achieve more on smaller budgets, Andy Start, President of Inmarsat Global Government, looks at how Inmarsat technology can help by giving them the digital edge.

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  • global-government
  • broadband
  • voice
  • global-xpress

The A list that can help military customers meet objectives

18 August 2016

Andy Start, President Inmarsat Global Government

In the first of a series of four blogs looking at ways government customers can deliver more for less, Andy Start, President of Inmarsat Global Government, comes up with his own list of Five As for the digital world.

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  • global-government

Beating my nemesis: the mobile blackspot

16 August 2016

Don Cameron

In the first of a series of blogs by solution developers in our Certified Applications Partner community, Don Cameron describes how StaySafe tackled the issue of phone signal loss for lone workers in remote locations by harnessing satellite connectivity.

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  • enterprise
  • voice

Setting the pace for 5G – the future of global digitisation

08 July 2016

Rupert Pearce

In a meeting hosted by Commissioner Gunther Oettinger and all the leading telecoms CEOs on 7 July, Rupert Pearce signed the European Commission’s 5G Manifesto, a key initiative to support European competitiveness, innovation, economic and societal growth. Read his full blog here. 

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  • broadband

Government-industry partnership essential for resilience in space

20 June 2016

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch

Rebecca M. Cowen-Hirsch, Inmarsat Senior Vice President for Government Strategy and Policy, U. S. Government Business Unit, discusses the urgency for more collaboration between commercial satellite service providers and federal agencies, especially in the interest of resiliency in space.

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  • us-government
  • broadband
  • voice
  • global-xpress

How we’re putting London on the international maritime map

15 June 2016

Sean Moloney, Shipping Innvoation

In our guest blog Sean Moloney, Director of Shipping International and organiser of London International Shipping Week, discusses how the event firmly positions London as the global maritime centre and why Inmarsat’s support is instrumental to its success.

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  • maritime
  • broadband
  • safety
  • voice

L-TAC: Tactical Beyond Line of Sight communications for military users

06 June 2016

Steve Gizinski

Steve Gizinski, Inmarsat Vice-President Special Programs for U.S. Government, details how users benefit from greater connectivity, mobility and capability using our L-TAC service.

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  • us-government
  • broadband
  • voice

Global Xpress: Ascending to the next level of unmanned AISR performance

01 June 2016

Rebecca M. Cowen-Hirsch

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Inmarsat’s SVP, Government Strategy & Policy, U. S. Government, discusses how Inmarsat Global Xpress is positioned to expand the flexibility and bandwidth needs of unmanned Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (AISR) platforms.

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  • us-government
  • global-xpress

Satisfying the always-connected traveller

26 May 2016

Leo Mondale

Leo Mondale, President of Inmarsat Aviation, talks about the unrelenting passenger appetite for connectivity.

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  • aviation
  • broadband

Team Essence: what satcoms meant to us

20 May 2016

Aldo Kane

Fresh from Team Essence’s record-breaking row across the Atlantic, Aldo Kane reflects on the amazing achievement of five men in a (very small) boat.

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  • broadband
  • m2m
  • voice

The shared economy in space

19 May 2016

Rod Burns

Rod Burns, Inmarsat's Community Manager for the Inmarsat Developer Program, looks back at the highly successful NASA Space Apps hackathon held at our London HQ and how openness is an important element in encouraging innovation.

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  • broadband
  • m2m
  • voice
  • global-xpress

With 246 piracy attacks reported to the ICC in 2015, how do you keep seafarers safe at sea?

11 May 2016

As we continue to celebrate the 25th anniversary of our GMDSS-approved Inmarsat C service saving lives at sea, our guest blog from Cyrus Mody at the International Maritime Bureau Piracy Reporting Centre talks about the crucial service they provide and why Inmarsat SafetyNET plays a key role in helping to combat piracy attacks at sea.

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  • maritime
  • safety

Is the maritime industry ready for a digital revolution?

04 May 2016

Ronald Spithout

Inmarsat Maritime President, Ronald Spithout, explains how Fleet Xpress is setting a new standard in maritime communications and unlocking the benefits of big data and ‘smart’ shipping.

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  • maritime
  • global-xpress

Mobile SATCOM: Why an industry partnership is critical to the government’s future in satellite communications

25 April 2016

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch

Rebecca M. Cowen-Hirsch, Inmarsat Senior Vice President for Government Strategy and Policy, U. S. Government Business Unit, describes how partnerships between government leaders and commercial industry can best support the military community and other government customers.

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  • us-government
  • broadband
  • voice

Where do the innovators and disruptors of the space industry gather?

21 April 2016

Rod Burns

As we prepare to once again host the London event of the world’s largest 48-hour hackathon, Rod Burns, Inmarsat Developer Program Community Manager, explains why NASA’s International Space Apps Challenge is the hub for new satellite-enabled applications.

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  • broadband
  • voice

What is it like to be responsible for ‘life or death’ communications across 50 million sq km of ocean?

24 March 2016

James Lamb, New Zealand Maritime Operations Centre

In 2015, 67% of responding vessels for long range incidents in the South Pacific reported receiving the distress alerts on their Inmarsat C terminals. New Zealand Maritime Operations Centre’s Senior Radio Operator, James Lamb, describes the challenges of being the first point of call for ships in distress for 12.5% of the earth’s total water surface.

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  • maritime
  • safety

The four “must have” qualities of airborne satellite services

21 March 2016

Peter Hadinger

Peter Hadinger, President, U.S. Government Business Unit, Inmarsat, on how worldwide Global Xpress is positioned to bring essential wideband satellite services to government customers conducting airborne operations, anywhere around the globe.

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  • us-government

‘If you are agoraphobic then this is no place for you.’

14 March 2016

Aldo Kane

Successfully past the halfway point on their world record-making 3,308 nautical mile Atlantic crossing, Team Essence crew member Aldo Kane looks back on the high and low points so far.

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Inmarsat C ‘fundamental’ to UK Coastguard Search and Rescue

01 March 2016

Mark Lawson

As Inmarsat C reaches its 25-year milestone, Maritime Coastguard Agency Search & Rescue Communications Manager Mark Lawson describes the safety service’s impact.

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  • maritime
  • safety

Developing with Satellite Network Integration? Not as hard as you think

29 February 2016

Jerome Soumagne

Inmarsat has tasked itself with making its networks more open and easier to work with for developers and network providers over the past two years. Today we open our doors to the developer community for a second time at IDC16, so for those that can’t attend, Inmarsat’s Jerome Soumagne provides a low-down of how Inmarsat is helping Internet OTT players enter the satellite arena.

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International lifeline saves lives at sea – every single day

26 February 2016

Ronald Spithout, President, Inmarsat Maritime, talks about Inmarsat’s ongoing commitment to safeguarding lives at sea and its history as the only GMDSS-approved satellite safety service provider.

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  • maritime

Can you imagine a world with 50 billion connected objects?

25 February 2016

David Bath

David Bath, Inmarsat’s Senior Director, System Architecture Strategy, looks at the potential explosion of remote automisation and connected platforms with the introduction of our credit-card sized BRM hardware, enabling the Internet of Everywhere

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  • m2m

SATELLITE 2016 spoiler alerts

22 February 2016

In our guest blog, Jeffrey Hill, Co-Chairman of SATELLITE 2016 looks ahead to the annual Conference and Exhibition in Washington DC on 7-10 March to see what he thinks will be the most important topics discussed and the most noticeable changes this year.

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  • us-government
  • broadband
  • voice
  • global-xpress

Earth Stations in Motion in FSS Ka-band

19 February 2016

Michele Franci - Inmarsat CTO

In the aftermath of ITU WRC-15, Michele Franci, Inmarsat CTO, looks at how some key conference decisions will leverage the deployment of advanced technology for broadband applications for Earth Stations in Motion (ESIMs).

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  • broadband
  • global-xpress

Ushering in the Next Age of Innovation in Space

16 February 2016

Rebecca M. Cowen-Hirsch

Rebecca M. Cowen-Hirsch, Inmarsat Senior Vice President for Government Strategy and Policy, U. S. Government Business Unit, on how proposed space policy shifts could empower military users with unprecedented SATCOM services and solutions.

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  • us-government
Chris Nicholson's family by the sea

Life’s a beach! Sailing the world’s oceans with Inmarsat

02 February 2016

Chris Nicholson

We caught up with Volvo Ocean Race skipper, Chris Nicholson, currently on a round-the-world sailing adventure with his family, to see how Inmarsat is keeping the ‘Aussie Family Nicholson’ connected at sea during his 12-month journey.

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How to conquer the Dakar Rally – and media deadlines!

25 January 2016

Flavien Duhamel – Red Bull Content Pool

As the 2016 Dakar Rally comes to a close, Red Bull Content Pool photographer, Flavien Duhamel, talks about the toughest-ever sporting event he covers and why his smallest, but most essential piece of kit comes from Inmarsat.

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Dakar Rally photography: the race against time

15 January 2016

Marcelo Marangi and Flavien Duhamel

Red Bull photographers, Flavien Duhamel and Marcelo Margani, have an enviable job, trailing the Dakar Rally shooting stunning images of the race. As Red Bull Content Pool Technology Partner for Extreme Events, we asked them how Inmarsat has helped them get the first images of each stage to the world’s media.

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Government collaboration – and milestones – made for a memorable 2015

11 January 2016

Rebecca M. Cowen-Hirsch

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Inmarsat’s SVP, Government Strategy & Policy, U.S. Government, on how Inmarsat’s many milestones in 2015 – along with ongoing, collaborative efforts with federal decision-makers – is positioning the company as a top government partner in 2016.

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  • us-government

Finding a way to deliver results with SATCOM of the future

17 December 2015

Jim Mitchell, VP of Boeing Satellite Services

In a guest Inmarsat Partner blog, Jim Mitchell, VP of Boeing Satellite Services, discusses how Global Xpress is meeting the mission needs and capabilities of U.S. government customers

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  • aviation
  • global-xpress

What will it be like to fly in a new connected world?

15 December 2015

Francois Rodriguez, Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer, SITA OnAir

As we prepare to announce the introduction of global GX commercial services, Inmarsat Partner SITA OnAir looks at how GX Aviation is opening up a world of applications for crews to offer an even better passenger experience.

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  • aviation
  • global-xpress

Realising the digital dividend; the Internet of Everywhere in 2020

11 December 2015

James Cemmell, Inmarsat Head of Government Affairs

In a guest blog for Tech UK’s Telecoms 2020 Week, James Cemmell, Inmarsat Head of Government Affairs, discusses the growing importance of satellite communications as an enabler to drive development and growth of remote and disadvantaged societies.

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  • government

Connecting a window to the Arctic

03 December 2015

Cory Trépanier

Renowned wildlife artist Cory Trépanier writes about his latest Canadian Arctic journey, painting and filming the wild landscapes seldom seen by the world and sharing this incredible part of the planet, thanks to our connectivity.

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  • enterprise
  • broadband

Disruptive technologies in satellite

26 November 2015

Rod Burns, Developer Program Community Manager

Following the announcement of our second Inmarsat Developer Conference, Rod Burns discusses why the developer community is set to take satellite communications onto a whole new level.

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What is a key driver for an ‘Intelligent Oilfield’?

24 November 2015

Cameron Wallace - Director of Communications, Rignet

In the first of a series of guest blogs from our distribution partners, Cameron Wallace at Rignet discusses why the introduction of high-throughput bandwidth with Global Xpress, will enable a smarter, data-driven oilfield.

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  • enterprise
  • global-xpress

Smart thinking for smart ships

20 November 2015

Konstantinos Katsoulis, Commercial Director for Fleet Xpress VAR Navarino, considers how the new Inmarsat service meets the needs of shipping operators.

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  • maritime

What does the future of the Internet look like?

29 October 2015

Michele Franci

On International Internet Day, Michele Franci, Inmarsat CTO, looks at how far the internet has already come and where it is going next.

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One Belt One Road One Inmarsat

22 October 2015

Rupert Pearce

Following this week’s state visit from President Xi Jinping of The People’s Republic of China to our global headquarters in London, Inmarsat CEO Rupert Pearce talks about the key element for the visit: to show how our technology can support his strategic vision of re-opening China’s former trade routes.

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So what exactly does an Inmarsat Spacecraft Analyst do?

08 October 2015

John Burley

As we celebrate World Space Week, which encourages young people to learn about space technology and the exciting career opportunities available, we caught up with John Burley, Inmarsat Satellite Systems Analyst, to discover exactly what his role entails and how he came to be a guardian of Inmarsat’s fleet of satellites.

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One former soldier, one goal, one world record – powered by Inmarsat

06 October 2015

Richard Morgan, Project Manager & Expedition Lead

As we celebrate World Space Week and its theme of Discovery, see how our satellite connectivity took a global audience on a world record expedition across the Greenland Ice Cap, to discover determination and true heroic spirit.

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How Inmarsat’s connectivity was a lifeline for new world record on the ‘Road of Hell’

01 October 2015

Sam Roach

Inmarsat’s connectivity helped to power a new Cape to Cape world record chase across 19 countries in just nine days. Team driver and blogger Sam Roach explains we helped share their adventure and ensure their safety in some of the most remote and inhospitable locations.

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  • broadband

What happens when a rocket disappears from view?
Meet the satellite gatekeepers

29 September 2015

Lasse Thorbro-Steenberg, LEOP Team

Many will have watched the recent launch of Inmarsat-5 F3 from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, but how many have wondered exactly what happens to the satellite once it disappears out of sight? Lasse Thorbo-Steenberg from the LEOP Team explains.

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  • global-xpress

Inmarsat-5 F3: Mission success

29 August 2015

"Today is the day that Global Xpress truly became a reality." Words from Inmarsat CEO, Rupert Pearce on the successful launch of Inmarsat-5 F3

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  • global-xpress

Behind the scenes at Baikonur – part 4

26 August 2015

The spacecraft and the launch vehicle are back on the train for their first and last trip together from the integration hall out to the launch pad on the Steppes of Kazakhstan, travelling on the world’s largest industrial railway.

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  • global-xpress

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