Inmarsat and ESA sign Iris Precursor partnership

26 November 2014

SwiftBroadband Safety to play pivotal role in future of European air traffic management following signing at House of Commons.

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Legendary sailor proves age no barrier

25 November 2014

Third place for Route du Rhum solo transatlantic race’s oldest competitor Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, aided by Inmarsat satellite communications.

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Alcatel-Lucent partners Inmarsat on EU-wide aviation network

20 November 2014

Working together to develop the ground infrastructure for first fully integrated 4G telecommunications network for business and commercial aviation passengers.

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Cyclone warning for Volvo Ocean Race Leg 2

19 November 2014

Race crews can rely on Inmarsat satcoms as forecast points to tough conditions in Indian Ocean.

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Inmarsat opens new Sydney office

19 November 2014

Australian office will support all areas of the business and reflects growing market and commitment to the region.

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First Inmarsat Onboard Reporter award for outstanding storytelling

17 November 2014

Additional awards announced for each leg of the Volvo Ocean Race due to high-calibre of content being produced by the OBRs.

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Scientists use BGAN to share expedition data in real time

14 November 2014

Wildlife lovers can experience the thrill of African expedition and help Okavango Delta become as famous as the Amazon.

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ESA makes history with first landing on comet

13 November 2014

Inmarsat-operated satellite ground station receives first signals from Philae lander on surface.

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Video captures impact Inmarsat has on Volvo Ocean Race teams

12 November 2014

Skippers explain importance of staying connected and sharing the highs and lows of competing in the world’s most extreme sporting event.

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Inmarsat completes Global Xpress ground network

07 November 2014

Final four satellite access stations represent significant milestone in Ka-band service rollout.

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Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing wins first leg of Volvo Ocean Race

05 November 2014

Nail biting finish sees victorious team cross the line in Cape Town less than one mile ahead of Dongfeng Race Team.

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Comms on the move keep African entrepreneurs connected

05 November 2014

Partnership with Ampion sees Venture Bus road trips develop ICT solutions as they travel to benefit local communities.

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FleetBroadband helps Polynesian seafarers spread wisdom

05 November 2014

Hundreds of schoolchildren and university students across the world have learned about Polynesian seafarers’ traditions during live link ups.

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Low profile BGAN transforms future of discreet operations

05 November 2014

Government services can now benefit from the latest in real-time covert surveillance technologies.

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BGAN powers vote count in Brazilian presidential election

04 November 2014

More than 140 million people turned out to vote with over 1,460 satellite terminals deployed to remote electoral stations.

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SlingShot VHF device launches at Global MilSatCom

04 November 2014

New version of L-TAC service extends suite of BLOS satellite communications solutions using existing tactical radios.

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Vital comms remain intact despite race boat losing antenna

03 November 2014

Despite major deck damage, Dongfeng Race Team remains in second place as Volvo Ocean Race yachts sail towards Cape Town.

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Inmarsat helps fans follow legendary sailor’s transatlantic adventure

03 November 2014

Sir Robin has been busy testing FleetBroadband capability before leaving for Guadeloupe as Route du Rhum’s oldest competitor at 75.

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Inmarsat looks ahead to space in 2030

27 October 2014

A major exhibition in Brussels highlights Europe’s expanding space expertise and promotes Inmarsat S-band initiative.

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Inmarsat boosts Volvo Ocean Race teams’ morale

27 October 2014

Personal messages, live broadcasts and blogs are made possible by Inmarsat as seven teams race across the Equator to Cape Town.

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Fleet One app keeps Chinese fishermen in touch

27 October 2014

Fish Chat from MCN Beijing is the first Fleet One application for the Asian fishing market that has been tested and certified by Inmarsat.

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Brazilian seal of approval for IsatPhone portfolio

24 October 2014

Inmarsat and Globalsat Group expand regional footprint as IsatPhone Pro and IsatPhone 2 are approved for operation in Brazil.

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Critical cyclone simulation test for Inmarsat

23 October 2014

Cyclone-prone Madagascar runs full simulation to test vital telecommunications and ensure emergency procedures are in place.

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FleetBroadband helps vessel navigate safely through storms

13 October 2014

Colombian combat ship ARC Nariño arrives at its new home after braving 11,000-nautical-mile trip under severe weather conditions.

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Inmarsat scholarships help launch careers in space

13 October 2014

Two postgraduate students have been awarded Inmarsat scholarships at the International Space University in France.

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New President appointments

13 October 2014

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BGAN HDR’s quality helps film scoop major prize

13 October 2014

Documentary charting adventurer Tracey Curtis-Taylor’s recreation of Mary Heath’s landmark biplane journey is praised for high production values.

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The Volvo Ocean Race sets sail in Alicante

10 October 2014

Seven teams are ready and waiting to start the adventure of a lifetime as one of the toughest sailing events gets underway in Spain, made possible by Inmarsat.

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TECOM to manufacture Global Xpress government aviation terminals

08 October 2014

New Ka-5000 SATCOM antenna system delivers high-speed wideband capabilities in both the military and commercial Ka-bands.

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In-port race tests sea legs and Inmarsat technology

03 October 2014

As start of Ocean Volvo Race looms, in-port race gives fans chance to follow teams for first time.

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Intellian FB500 antenna approved for XpressLink

29 September 2014

Inmarsat and Intellian strengthen their partnership as antenna is approved for high-speed broadband services popular with maritime customers.

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Download Inmarsat’s app and brochure today

26 September 2014

Inmarsat’s new corporate brochure and augmented reality app bring 35 years of satellite communications to life.

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Inmarsat supports World Space Week 2014

22 September 2014

‘Space: Guiding Your Way’ events around the globe will celebrate crucial satellite communications and navigation systems.

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WiFi takes to the skies with Inmarsat and roKKi

16 September 2014

Inmarsat teams up with inflight entertainment solutions brand to offer revolutionary connectivity service for passengers flying over Asia Pacific region.

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Announcement of Non-Executive Chairman

16 September 2014

Inmarsat today announces that Andrew Sukawaty, currently Executive Chairman of the Company, will become the Company’s non-executive Chairman as from 1st January, 2015.

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IsatHub brings global connectivity for smart devices

16 September 2014

Now available, Inmarsat’s revolutionary service means smartphone and tablet users can access the internet and their apps no matter where they are.

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Hawaiian Airlines pioneers SwiftBroadband Safety

16 September 2014

First commercial airline to install Inmarsat’s aviation service for flight deck applications including safety communications.

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Partners’ Global Xpress land terminals reach significant testing milestone

15 September 2014

Terminals developed by Paradigm Communications and Skyware Technologies signifies step towards worldwide commercial service introduction of GX.

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Crisis rehearsals underway ahead of the Volvo Ocean Race

12 September 2014

Inmarsat’s safety services on hand to ensure crew welfare as two-day Leg Zero race tests the fleet in crisis scenarios ahead of the Race start.

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Volvo Ocean Race ‘most connected sporting event in history’

10 September 2014

Each boat in the nine-month challenge has access to Inmarsat’s 24/7 connectivity to take its audience on an amazing adventure.

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Inmarsat solutions to public safety showcased in Brazil

09 September 2014

Delegates at the IACP Interseg 2014 conference can discover how satcoms may be the missing link for Brazil’s public safety initiatives.

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TSF reconnects Iraqi children to education once again

05 September 2014

After being forced to flee Iraq, Inmarsat-sponsored telecoms agency, Télécoms Sans Frontières, is back to help children learn via BGAN.

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Inmarsat’s IsatHub makes debut in Latin America

29 August 2014

Inmarsat’s smart device connectivity service, which launches next month, is unveiled at a special launch event in Panama City.

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Inmarsat provides update on Cooperation Agreement with LightSquared

29 August 2014

Inmarsat has announced it has received payment of a Phase 2 quarterly payment from LightSquared within the specified contractual cure period.

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World Humanitarian Day commemorates brave aid workers

19 August 2014

Inmarsat-sponsored Télécoms Sans Frontières is among those remembering the people who have lost their lives in humanitarian service.

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SB Safety installation marks flight deck comms revolution

14 August 2014

In trials ACARS-capable SwiftBroadband Safety equipment consistently surpasses performance expectations.

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Inmarsat’s IsatPhone portfolio now available in Colombia

13 August 2014

Workers in remote areas can rely on IsatPhone Pro and IsatPhone 2 for reliability and peace of mind.

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Rugby charity Africa tour relied on IsatPhone Pro

13 August 2014

As the six-month Bhubesi Pride expedition ends, rugby players tell how having satellite phone helped them feel safe.

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WiFi Winston brings internet access to remote Africa

12 August 2014

Satellite comms on the move help NGO introduce WiFi to under-served communities and encourage local governments to introduce it.

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TSF pulls out of Iraq camp as rebel forces approach

12 August 2014

Displaced families evacuated from Khazar refugee camp where telecoms agency provided children with access to eLearning.

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London students graduate from Inmarsat placement scheme

11 August 2014

City and Islington College’s top STEM students successfully complete a six-week strategy placement on aviation connectivity.

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Inmarsat expands operations in China

06 August 2014

Opening of Beijing office marks another important milestone, cementing more than three decades of partnership.

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Inmarsat enables vital coordination efforts in Iraq

25 July 2014

As the number of internally displaced people in Iraq grows TSF is providing Inmarsat kit and training to allow the coordination of relief efforts.

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Inmarsat’s FleetBroadband takes audience on Polynesian adventure

23 July 2014

Students around the world see traditional Polynesian sailing techniques in real-time thanks to FB500.

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Buzz Aldrin backs Think Global Flight mission

18 July 2014

As the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landings approach, one of the world’s most famous astronauts helps highlight the importance of STEM education.

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Inmarsat helps sets new record on Rockall

17 July 2014

Inmarsat’s ‘excellent and reliable’ satcoms enabled Nick Hancock to break the existing record for solo occupation on inhospitable islet.

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Clipper fleet sails home safely with FleetBroadband

16 July 2014

Inmarsat’s services prove their worth as nine-month long Clipper Round the World race comes to an end.

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Career high-flyers head for Inmarsat

14 July 2014

Feature on careers in aviation safety and satellite communications at Inmarsat shows international opportunities for STEM graduates.

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Amelia Earhart touches down over 75 years later

14 July 2014

Inmarsat has helped Amelia Rose Earhart to stay connected and document the recreation of her namesake’s historic flight.

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Inmarsat announces new Chief Technology Officer

09 July 2014

Michele Franci is appointed to head up Inmarsat’s Development & Engineering division.

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Inmarsat helps Rockall adventurer half way to record

04 July 2014

As Nick Hancock reaches 30 day milestone of his 60 day record attempt, he praises Inmarsat for ‘being amazing’.

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Volvo Ocean Race OBRs learn about Inmarsat’s role

03 July 2014

Onboard Reporters (OBRs) will rely on satcoms to deliver race coverage from the heart of the race to a global audience of millions.

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Inmarsat appoints SpaceX for future satellite launches

02 July 2014

Agreement covers launch of Inmarsat’s S-band satellite and two further potential missions.

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New safety service for FleetBroadband

02 July 2014

Inmarsat looks to the future of safety communications at sea with a new enhanced Maritime Data Safety Service over FleetBroadband.

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Displaced Iraqi children access education via Inmarsat

01 July 2014

Télécoms Sans Frontières sets up extracurricular education centre for Iraqi refugees using BGAN Explorer 710 terminals.

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Inmarsat’s Global Xpress goes live with first customer

01 July 2014

The first Inmarsat-5 satellite has entered commercial service, with Inmarsat US Government customers becoming the first users of GX.

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London college names Inmarsat Employer of the Year

26 June 2014

City and Islington College recognises company’s placement programme for STEM students covering aviation connectivity.

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New Inmarsat service to support crucial emergency comms

25 June 2014

Inmarsat and Spectra Group UK launch L-TAC VHF to extend emergency services capabilities for the civilian government market.

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First successful connection for Global Xpress

24 June 2014

The first external testing of the Inmarsat-5 F1 GX satellite for global government use has been successfully completed by NSSLGlobal.

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L-3 Datron gains approval for Global Xpress products

24 June 2014

Inmarsat GX terminal development for government markets enters second phase with approval of L-3 Datron COTM products.

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Global Xpress set to boost French military operational capability

24 June 2014

MOA with Airbus’ satellite terminal contractor Actia Sodielec will see French armed forces use ground-breaking Ka-band service.

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Inaugural preview of IsatHub service at CommunicAsia

20 June 2014

The ground-breaking service demonstrated for the first time in Singapore offers new connectivity opportunities for smart device users, worldwide.

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Charity donates emergency satphones to remote Philippine islands

19 June 2014

Storm-hit islanders in Philippines given means to summon help if super typhoon like Haiyan strikes again.

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Staying connected helps Rockall solo adventurer keep going

19 June 2014

As Nick Hancock reaches two-week milestone on Rockall, the adventurer tells how crucial Inmarsat’s satellite communications have been.

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TSF brings lifeline to Iraqi people seeking refuge

17 June 2014

Télécoms Sans Frontières sets up communications hubs to serve up to half a million people forced to flee their homes in northern Iraq.

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Satcom Direct Communications becomes VAR for Global Xpress

11 June 2014

Inmarsat announces new Value Added Reseller for the US government business market of game-changing Global Xpress service.

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Adventurer faces Rockall solo occupation challenge

11 June 2014

Nick Hancock is using Inmarsat’s satcoms to share his experience living for 60 days on Britain’s loneliest outpost.

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eHealth initiative aims to boost medical care in Africa

06 June 2014

Agreement with Global eHealth Foundation fosters use of telemedicine to break down health barriers in underserved regions.

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Polynesian canoes set sail around the globe with FleetBroadband

06 June 2014

Audiences can keep up with crews’ progress as they use traditional navigational skills on worldwide voyage to spread ‘protect our planet’ message.

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Inmarsat to deliver in-flight connectivity across EU

05 June 2014

European Union-wide 4G mobile network will deliver rich mobile broadband services to commercial and business aviation passengers.

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Experts continue to review data to define MH370 search zone

29 May 2014

International group refines existing information and analysis to determine new search area extending up to 60,000 square kilometres of southern Indian Ocean.

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Honeywell to supply Jet ConneX connectivity for Airbus

28 May 2014

MoU signed with Haitec Aircraft Maintenance for delivery of JetWave in-flight hardware for two ACJ319 aircraft.

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IsatPhone Pro brings peace of mind to Bhubesi Pride

27 May 2014

Rugby players tell how Inmarsat’s satellite phone keeps them safe as they travel through wild terrain on their six-month charity expedition.

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Be prepared: Haiti scouts trained for disaster

27 May 2014

Aid agency Télécoms Sans Frontières tests Inmarsat’s satellite equipment as it continues to train local responders in the wake of 2010 earthquake.

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Malaysia DCA releases flight MH370 data communication logs

27 May 2014

Malaysia's Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) has released the data communication logs relating to missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

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Australians to focus fresh search for MH370 in narrow arc

26 May 2014

Australian Transport Safety Bureau plans intensified underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane based on review of data by expert satellite working group, says ATSB Chief Commissioner.

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The spirit of Amelia Earhart lives on

20 May 2014

Amelia Earhart’s historic round the world flight is about to be recreated more than 75 years after her disappearance over the South Pacific.

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Joint press statement by Inmarsat UK and DCA Malaysia

20 May 2014

Inmarsat and Malaysia’s Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) have issued a joint press statement regarding the satellite data provided to Malaysia Airlines after the loss of flight MH370.

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‘Office in the sky’ provider Satcom1 becomes aviation distribution partner

19 May 2014

High-end providers of cabin and cockpit solutions appointed as distribution partner for SwiftBroadband.

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Inmarsat to provide free global airline tracking service

11 May 2014

Inmarsat has confirmed it has proposed a free global airline tracking service over the Inmarsat network to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) following the loss of flight MH370.

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Fleet One brings broadband to small vessels

07 May 2014

Small leisure and fishing vessels can access satellite connectivity with specially designed broadband voice and data service.

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Inmarsat placements inspire next generation of scientists

06 May 2014

Twenty-two students from a central London school were offered a unique opportunity to visit Inmarsat and take part in a series of research placements.

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Documentary captures drama of the Dakar Rally

01 May 2014

Film follows the exploits of Inmarsat-sponsored Race2Recovery team of amputee ex-servicemen as they tackle the world’s most challenging off-road event.

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Inmarsat helps boost maternal healthcare in the Amazon

30 April 2014

The Amazon’s first ever eHealth network aims to reduce high infant and maternal mortality rates among indigenous mothers and their babies using BGAN.

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Telemar announced as Global Xpress VAR for Government market

29 April 2014

Specialised managed satellite services provider Telemar will supply mission-critical GX services in Europe.

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Inmarsat powers Sir Robin Knox-Johnston’s new challenge

28 April 2014

45 years after becoming the first man to sail around the globe single-handed, the veteran sailor describes how satcoms have transformed sailing.

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Set sail with Hollywood and Fleet Media for high drama at sea

10 April 2014

Inmarsat signs globally exclusive contract with NT Digital Partners to launch Fleet Media and bring the latest Hollywood releases and programming to commercial ships at sea this summer.

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Thales joins growing list of GX Aviation VARs

10 April 2014

Leading inflight entertainment and connectivity provider extends partnership with Inmarsat to become a Value Added Reseller for GX Aviation.

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Journalists can always be connected with IsatPhone 2

10 April 2014

Journalists and broadcasters are shown how Inmarsat’s next generation of handheld satellite phone can offer a communications lifeline at NAB Show in Las Vegas.

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Inmarsat sets ‘pace of innovation’ with BGAN HDR

09 April 2014

The full potential of BGAN HDR’s live streaming capabilities is presented at this year’s NAB Show in Las Vegas.

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Inmarsat signs MoU with Rockwell Collins for GX Aviation

08 April 2014

Inmarsat extends long-term strategic relationship with Rockwell Collins by announcing it is to become a Value Added Reseller for GX Aviation.

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Inmarsat previews IsatHub to media and broadcasters at NAB Show

08 April 2014

A revolutionary new service powering satellite connectivity for journalists is unveiled at this year’s NAB Show in Las Vegas.

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Offshore contractor equips fleet with XpressLink

08 April 2014

EMAS migrates from FleetBroadband to fully-integrated Ku-band and L-band solution to deliver enhanced services.

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Flying tour aims to inspire next generation of aviators

03 April 2014

Inmarsat is supporting the Think Global Flight mission to highlight opportunities in aviation and aerospace.

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FleetBroadband used in rescue of Clipper competitor

01 April 2014

Rescue of London-based crew member overboard in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race highlights importance of communications at sea.

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Rugby charity stays on the road in Africa with IsatPhone Pro

01 April 2014

Bhubesi Pride reaches Rwanda and finds that IsatPhonePro comes into its own after vehicle’s brakes start to fail.

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Inmarsat executives share insights in new videos

28 March 2014

Inmarsat leaders convey their insights on the future opportunities in satellite communications in a series of videos filmed at Satellite 2014 in Washington, USA.

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Malaysian government publishes MH370 details from UK AAIB

25 March 2014

Air accident investigation team presented Inmarsat's calculations of southerly flightpath based on analysis of satellite 'pings'.

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Malaysia PM announces loss of flight MH370

24 March 2014

The Prime Minister of Malaysia, Mr Najib Razak, has announced at a press conference that missing Malaysia Airways flight MH370 was lost and there were no survivors.

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Washington Post tracks Inmarsat role in hunt for MH370

24 March 2014

US newspaper reports on how Inmarsat satellite data was used in search for missing Malaysian Airways plane.

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The next-generation IsatPhone 2 satellite phone has arrived

24 March 2014

A tough phone for a tough world, Inmarsat’s new IsatPhone 2 extends Inmarsat’s mobile satellite phone offering for customers.

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FAQ Inmarsat aircraft safety and communications’ services

21 March 2014

Inmarsat aircraft safety and communications services are transmitted to and from aircraft globally via 10 wholly-owned satellites located in geosynchronous orbit 35,786km (22,236 miles) above the Earth.

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Inmarsat appointed technical adviser to UK AAIB on flight MH370

15 March 2014

Inmarsat has been appointed as a technical adviser to the UK Air Accident Investigation Branch on Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 to support the Malaysia investigation.

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Inmarsat statement on Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

14 March 2014

Routine, automated signals were registered on the Inmarsat network from Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 during its flight from Kuala Lumpur.

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Retired United States Air Force General to join Inmarsat Board

20 March 2014

General C. Robert Kehler will bring huge breadth of knowledge to non-executive director role.

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Satellite communications ‘moving into the mainstream’

19 March 2014

Satellite 2014 expert panel debates rapidly growing opportunities as technology transforms satellite broadband from back-up to first choice solution.

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Telespazio signed as GX VAR for government and enterprise

12 March 2014

Telespazio appointed as Global Xpress Value Added Reseller for government and enterprise markets.

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Inmarsat partners with Gilat to develop GX opportunities

12 March 2014

Gilat Satellite Networks is selected as Global Xpress service partner to address additional market opportunities in the fixed, land-based VSAT sector.

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Airbus Defense and Space extends GX partnership

12 March 2014

World’s second largest space company extends Global Xpress agreement to become Value-Added Reseller for all key vertical markets.

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NSSLGlobal to meet customer demand using GX

11 March 2014

Inmarsat signs NSSLGlobal as Value Added Reseller for Global Xpress, providing solutions and services to European military and government markets.

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BGAN helps Indonesia’s disaster response

11 March 2014

Earthquake-prone Indonesia adopts a new interactive communication system to share images and video with disaster recovery teams to enable rapid assessment.

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Inmarsat’s first GX satellite passes in-orbit testing

10 March 2014

New Ka-band satellite is on course to start commercial service by mid-2014 after it successfully passed its first phase of testing.

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International Women’s Day 2014 celebrates space scientists

07 March 2014

Opportunities for women with science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) skills are highlighted in Beyond Earth Festival.

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Inmarsat appoints IEC Telecom as GX Value-Added Reseller

05 March 2014

IEC Telecom Group will focus on media, energy and NGO sector opportunities for Global Xpress high-throughput satellite services.

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Inmarsat joins new M2M trade association

04 March 2014

Inmarsat has joined a new trade association to build awareness of satellite networks among companies looking to deploy new business models.

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New Australian distribution partner to meet customer demand

04 March 2014

Pivotel will address increased demand for M2M bandwidth in Asia-Pacific region.

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Inmarsat-sponsored safety award goes to Maersk Line

28 February 2014

Danish container shipping giant wins major safety accolade sponsored by Inmarsat in first ever Lloyd’s List North America Awards.

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New video captures the lifeline Inmarsat provides when disaster strikes

26 February 2014

The lifesaving role that satellite communications play in the event of an emergency is demonstrated in Inmarsat’s compelling new video.

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RacoWireless to add IsatData Pro to its M2M service portfolio

25 February 2014

IsatData Pro will become one of RacoWireless’ primary network solutions for Latin America’s growing fleet management market.

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Globecomm extends worldwide VAR agreement for GX

25 February 2014

Globecomm extends its relationship with Inmarsat by becoming the worldwide Value Added Reseller for the Global Xpress Enterprise market.

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Inmarsat announces new CFO

21 February 2014

Inmarsat has announced that Tony Bates will join the company on 2 June as an executive director and its Chief Financial Officer.

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TSF supports aid efforts as Bolivia suffers severe floods

20 February 2014

Inmarsat-sponsored communications agency deploys with United Nations as state of emergency is declared in Latin American country.

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Inmarsat appoints manufacturing partners for Fleet One

19 February 2014

Addvalue Technologies and Cobham SATCOM will develop terminals for new satellite service targeting maritime leisure and fishing markets.

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Air China to test GX Aviation on A330 fleet

19 February 2014

Airline signs agreement with Honeywell Aerospace for testing programme of high-capacity passenger connectivity applications.

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Rugby charity carries IsatPhone Pro across Africa

18 February 2014

Community development initiative mobilises volunteer teams in 10 countries to help young leaders build valuable life skills.

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In-flight connectivity high on Aviation workshop agenda

14 February 2014

Exciting future of in-flight connectivity key message for delegates at the recent Americas regional workshop in Fort Lauderdale.

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ESL sees notable benefits for GX government customers

11 February 2014

ESL Group signs as Value Added Reseller for Global Xpress, providing solutions and services to European government market.

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‘Home equivalent’ in-flight connectivity takes step closer

11 February 2014

Home-equivalent in-flight internet stays on course as Honeywell and Inmarsat complete design review for GX Aviation

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Importance of satcoms recognised in aid agency review

06 February 2014

Inmarsat sponsored Télécoms Sans Frontières releases annual review and highlights the importance of satellite communications in the wake of a global disaster.

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Inmarsat Government formalises VAR agreement for Global Xpress

04 February 2014

Inmarsat’s wholly-owned subsidiary will deliver managed services and bandwidth leases on the Global Xpress system to the US government.

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Inmarsat-5 F1 completes orbital deployment

31 January 2014

Global Xpress is on schedule as the first satellite in the fleet begins extensive payload testing.

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Air passengers connect to in-flight broadband

31 January 2014

Passengers on board King Air 200 and 300 planes can now access in-flight broadband via their personal devices – opening the way for other aircraft.

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Payload testing begins as I-5 spacecraft arrives in geosynchronous orbit

29 January 2014

First Global Xpress (GX) satellite performs flawlessly during 48-day, 12 million kilometre journey through space.

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Inmarsat honoured with prestigious IVCA award

24 January 2014

Inmarsat’s ‘Timeline’ video takes the Bronze title at the IVCA Awards 2013 ceremony in London.

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FleetBroadband excels in 65 degree south Antarctic conditions

23 January 2014

FleetBroadband is tested to the extreme aboard a month-long sailing expedition from Cape Horn to the Antarctic Peninsula.

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Second success for Race2Recovery team

21 January 2014

Disabled military veterans complete Dakar Rally again after gruelling 5,000-mile drive through some of the world’s most inhospitable environments.

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Race2Recovery back to take on Dakar Rally challenge

16 January 2014

Team of injured ex-servicemen use BGAN and IsatPhone Pro to stay connected during the world’s toughest motorsport event.

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Extreme polar conditions no match for BGAN

03 January 2014

Passengers rescued after journalists defied the freezing cold to beam video from vessel trapped in Antarctic ice.

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Acquisition of leading maritime communications company complete

03 January 2014

Inmarsat closes deal on acquisition of Globe Wireless, the US-based provider of value-added maritime communication services.

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Pilot completes biplane flight celebrating forgotten aviator

02 January 2014

BGAN HDR powered coverage of 7,000 mile journey first achieved by Lady Mary Heath 85 years ago.

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Stranded explorers praise Inmarsat comms lifeline

31 December 2013

Russian research vessel carrying members of a scientific expedition remains trapped in ice off the coast of Antarctica.

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Astrium to offer GX through global distribution channels

20 December 2013

Agreement adds Astrium worldwide customer base to roll-out of Global Xpress, covering key markets, including maritime, government and defence.

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Gogo to equip Aeromexico with SwiftBroadband in-flight internet

20 December 2013

Mexican airline and leading provider of in-flight connectivity agree to put service on at least 75 aircraft.

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Epic biplane flight recreates historic achievement

18 December 2013

BGAN HDR is helping modern-day pilot celebrate flying pioneer Lady Mary Heath.

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First onboard reporter named for 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race

17 December 2013

Experienced multimedia broadcaster Tom Bushell wins coveted place with Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing after completing land and sea trials.

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Globe Wireless acquisition ‘offers exciting cross-selling opportunity’

17 December 2013

US-based provider of maritime communications services to bring unrivalled suite of products and value-added services.

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Successful launch for first Global Xpress satellite

09 December 2013

International Launch Services (ILS) has announced the successful launch of Inmarsat-5 F1 on board a Proton Breeze M rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome yesterday.

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Lift-off for first Global Xpress satellite

08 December 2013

A Proton Breeze-M rocket launched the Inmarsat-5 F1 satellite from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 12:12 UTC today.

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Proton stands ready to launch Global Xpress satellite

06 December 2013

Final tests and countdown rehearsal carried out ahead of Inmarsat-5 F1 launch on Sunday, 8 December.

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Inmarsat hosts maritime industry and parliamentary panel

05 December 2013

E-navigation, marine conservation, security at sea and illegal fishing among topics discussed by experts at London event.

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Thousands of families in Philippines use free call lifeline

04 December 2013

TSF helps 4,200 families connect with loved ones via IsatPhone Pro satellite phones in wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

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Globecomm appointed VAR for Global Xpress

04 December 2013

Globecomm signs as Value Added Reseller for GlobalXpress serving Inmarsat government markets in Africa and the Middle East.

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Inmarsat-5 F1 launch rocket fuelled for blast-off

04 December 2013

Final pre-flight stages get under way ahead of first Global Xpress satellite launch on 8 December.

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Final preparations for launch of first GX satellite

02 December 2013

The launch date for the first of Inmarsat’s Global Xpress satellites from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, is scheduled for 8 December.

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Network Innovations signed as Global Xpress VAR for Enterprise

27 November 2013

Inmarsat extends partnership with Network Innovations as it is announced it is to become the first VAR for Global Xpress Enterprise.

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ESL appointed distribution partner for Global Government markets

26 November 2013

The ESL group is signed as distribution partner for Inmarsat’s Global Government business, offering L-band services to European markets.

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Global shipping company MOL increases FleetBroadband usage

26 November 2013

More than 100 vessels are being upgraded to Inmarsat’s FleetBroadband 6GB data plan to enhance crew welfare and business operations.

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Satphone services migrate to Alphasat

22 November 2013

Alphasat has entered commercial service following the migration of Inmarsat satphone services.

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Inmarsat expands Global Xpress relationship with Boeing

22 November 2013

Formalised distribution agreement cements Boeing as first and largest Value Added Reseller for Global Xpress to the US Government market.

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Record Dubai Airshow sales to drive connectivity demand

21 November 2013

Record-breaking orders for new commercial aircraft at the Dubai Airshow set to boost market for fast, reliable inflight communications.

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TSF presents Inmarsat with special recognition award

21 November 2013

Inmarsat is honoured at an award ceremony for its continued support of emergency telecoms agency Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF).

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Station711 becomes distribution partner for Inmarsat BGAN

20 November 2013

RRsat division extends relationship with Inmarsat as it is announced Station711 is signed as a DP for the government and defence markets.

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Inmarsat supports TSF relief efforts in the Philippines

15 November 2013

Network Operations Centre working round the clock to provide top-level satcoms support to ensure coverage for devastated country.

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Tampa Microwave becomes Global Xpress terminals partner

14 November 2013

Inmarsat signs US government tactical satcoms supplier for military-grade solutions for Global Xpress network land satellite terminals.

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Inmarsat appoints KORE as M2M distribution partner

14 November 2013

KORE customers can now access reliable, always-on connectivity via one global Inmarsat SIM following its appointment as a distribution partner.

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TSF provides comms lifeline to stricken Philippines

12 November 2013

Inmarsat-sponsored telecoms agency Télécoms Sans Frontières is working with the United Nations to support disaster-stricken Philippines.

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First GX satellite will launch in early December

11 November 2013

The Global Xpress satellite has arrived at the launch site at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan from the manufacturer’s site in California.

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Network Innovations to be GX value added reseller

05 November 2013

Specialised satellite services provider Network Innovations will sell Global Xpress to governments in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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New FleetBroadband terminals approved for use with XpressLink

05 November 2013

Intellian FleetBroadband terminals given Inmarsat approval for use with XpressLink hybrid solution.

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Inmarsat and ORBCOMM in M2M alliance

05 November 2013

Collaboration set to accelerate growth in the satellite machine-to-machine market.

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Telecoms aid agency reconnects island devastated by quake

29 October 2013

TSF set up emergency communications centres to help relief efforts in the Philippines

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ARINC Direct to provide GX Aviation for business jets

23 October 2013

Honeywell signs agreement with ARINC Direct for GX Aviation services and applications.

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Water company turns to Inmarsat for emergency back-up

23 October 2013

Emergency teams at UK-based Wessex Water now have access to Inmarsat satellite communications.

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SwiftBroadband High Data Rate launched at NBAA

22 October 2013

New Inmarsat service offers significantly enhanced streaming IP data rates for SwiftBroadband.

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Aircell signs up for GX Aviation Services

22 October 2013

Business aviation satcoms provider Aircell is the latest company to be appointed as a GX Aviation distributor.

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Satcom1 becomes GX Aviation distribution partner

22 October 2013

Satcoms provider Satcom1 to deliver GX Aviation to VIP, government and business aircraft.

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Cabinet Office minister visits Inmarsat at Gitex

22 October 2013

The Rt Hon Francis Maude MP recognises Inmarsat's investment in satellite industry at Gitex event.

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First military terminals approved for Global Xpress

21 October 2013

L-3 Global Communications Solutions' satcoms equipment is used extensively all over the world.

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TSF rushes to the aid of earthquake victims in the Philippines

18 October 2013

Communications aid agency provides immediate help for victims of Philippines' earthquake.

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TSF supports UN earthquake emergency response training

15 October 2013

Inmarsat-sponsored emergency telecoms agency takes part in disaster simulation exercise.

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Best wishes from Inmarsat to Volvo Ocean Race crews

11 October 2013

Eight yachts line up for first in-port competition

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Congratulations to Inmarsat-sponsored World Solar Challenge team

10 October 2013

Celebrations are afoot as Inmarsat-sponsored team takes third place in World Solar Challenge.

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The race is on in the World Solar Challenge

08 October 2013

Day three of the World Solar Challenge Race sees Inmarsat-sponsored teams powering ahead.

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Inmarsat to purchase fourth Inmarsat-5 satellite from Boeing

08 October 2013

A fourth Inmarsat-5 spacecraft will be built by Boeing Satellite Systems International.

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Inmarsat-sponsored award recognises rescue efforts

04 October 2013

Crews of two vessels honoured for coming to assistance after container ship explosion.

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Satcoms support relief effort in storm-hit Mexico

03 October 2013

TSF uses vehicular BGAN as aid agencies head for communities cut off by floods.

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Global Xpress satellite access station milestone

27 September 2013

New Zealand's Telecom will establish one of six gateways for broadband traffic.

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TSF deploys as severe floods hit The Philippines

26 September 2013

Mobile satcoms vital as torrential rains leave Manila submerged

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Solar race competitors report successful satellite broadband trials

25 September 2013

Engineering students test BGAN during preparations for solar-powered road race across the Australian outback.

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Inmarsat Government campaigner is finalist in technology awards

24 September 2013

Work with autistic children puts Leslie Blaker-Glass in running for March of Dimes accolade.

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TSF team rushes to help Mexican storm victims

24 September 2013

Emergency telecoms agency deployed following an appeal from the Mexican Red Cross.

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I-5 satellite prepares to fly Boeing's giant nest

19 September 2013

US manufacturer undergoes final tests on first Global Xpress satellite at Los Angeles facility.

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Maritime president addresses close of London shipping event

13 September 2013

Inmarsat's Frank Coles tells dignitaries and industry leaders of pride in delivering global safety services.

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See BGAN HDR in action at IBC 2013

13 September 2013

High data rate service represents next revolution in satellite newsgathering.

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Honeywell survey confirms growing demand for in-flight connectivity

12 September 2013

Research presented at APEX 2013 reveals over 75% want Wi-Fi on all flights.

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'Global Xpress apps will tailor bandwidth to needs'

12 September 2013

Maritime service promises multiple benefits to ship owners and managers, industry leaders heard at LISW.

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Apex 2013: OnAir brings TV and live news to aircraft

12 September 2013

APEX 2013 launch for in-seat entertainment system powered by SwiftBroadband.

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100,000th order for popular global handheld IsatPhone Pro

12 September 2013

IsatPhone Pro reaches major milestone with 100,000 confirmed orders from distributors for the global handheld satellite phone.

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Inmarsat and Thales sign landmark aviation connectivity MoU

11 September 2013

Thales and Inmarsat sign MoU to promote connectivity solutions for the aviation market.

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Virgin Atlantic A330 passengers enjoy connectivity

11 September 2013

Apex 2013 hears ARINC trial is proving success on transatlantic flights.

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Change in mindset could reap major savings for maritime industry

11 September 2013

LISW told using satcoms to full potential reduces running costs.

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Inmarsat and Stream to deliver M2M anywhere

11 September 2013

Satellite communications now vital element of mainstream machine-to-machine services.

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Governments welcome Inmarsat's L-TAC technology

10 September 2013

New beyond-line-of-sight radio solution to be showcased at DSEI in London.

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Inmarsat helps launch London International Shipping Week

10 September 2013

Inmarsat Maritime President Frank Coles joins Transport Minister Stephen Hammond to open London Stock Exchange.

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Aid agency TSF deploys team after 7.6 Richter quake

10 September 2013

Communications experts from Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) are using satellite communications to support relief efforts following a huge earthquake.

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Inmarsat supports University of Michigan in solar challenge

09 September 2013

BGAN will enable students to send race-critical data in car race across Australia.

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Inmarsat and Onixsat power remote banking in Brazil

06 September 2013

Expansion of secure BGAN and M2M services targets regions without 3G coverage.

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Inmarsat and Telespazio to jointly develop energy services

05 September 2013

Oil and gas solutions on show at Offshore Europe in Aberdeen.

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First Global Xpress satellite passes significant test stages

04 September 2013

First spacecraft in the new network passes test stages with flying colours

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US deal creates first pre-paid global satellite network

30 August 2013

Inmarsat can now offer pre-paid services globally via the Inmarsat pre-pay platform for all our land and maritime services.

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New FleetBroadband 150 fax service ideal for smaller vessels

29 August 2013

Inmarsat has enhanced its FleetBroadband 150 service offering with a new fax capability, in response to fishing market requirements.

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Bermuda challenge record smashed with live footage online

28 August 2013

Video of record-breaking Bermuda Challenge beamed live to thousands of fans via Inmarsat FleetBroadband.

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TSF supports Mali refugees fleeing conflict

28 August 2013

Refugees fleeing conflict in Mali are using BGAN and IsatPhone Pro to keep in touch with loved ones.

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Inmarsat and Cisco to bridge healthcare gap

20 August 2013

Collaboration will deliver eHealth solutions to underserved and isolated communities.

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Fans given 'unprecedented' live access to yacht race

16 August 2013

Technologies win praise for bringing the Rolex Fastnet Race to life for fans.

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Inmarsat helps Volvo Ocean Race set new standard

15 August 2013

Next year's round-world yacht marathon will be most digitally connected in history.

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Japanese World Solar Challenge team stays connected

14 August 2013

Inmarsat partner supports university students in Australian road race.

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Congo refugees contact loved ones via Inmarsat

14 August 2013

Humanitarian calling aids homeless thousands

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Alphasat is propelled into temporary geostationary orbit

08 August 2013

Inmarsat's Alphasat satellite, I-4 F4, has successfully reached its temporary position in geostationary orbit.

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Fans to follow 2013 Rolex Fastnet Race via Inmarsat

07 August 2013

FleetBroadband satellite communications to power coverage of world-famous 608-mile yacht race.

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Inmarsat and Pearson to deliver eLearning solutions

07 August 2013

Collaboration to improve access to education and learning in remote communities.

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New strategic transaction targets the energy sector

07 August 2013

RigNet signs Global Xpress pre-purchase deal and acquires Inmarsat's retail energy operations.

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Alphasat reaches geosynchronous orbit and deploys solar arrays

02 August 2013

Inmarsat's Alphasat I-4A F4 satellite has achieved a major milestone with the successful deployment of its wing-like solar arrays.

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New launch date confirmed for Inmarsat-4 satellite

01 August 2013

Electrical component replaced on board Proton rocket

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Inmarsat supports London International Shipping Week

31 July 2013

Diamond sponsorship of inaugural event underlines vital role in global maritime industry.

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Watch live launch of Alphasat I-4A F4 satellite

25 July 2013

Mission scheduled for lift-off from French Guiana at 19:53 UTC today.

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Ariane 5 cleared for Alphasat launch

24 July 2013

Flight is confirmed ready for take-off from French Guiana on 25 July.

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Solar eclipse over Japan shared via FleetBroadband

22 July 2013

Video of a stunning solar eclipse over South East Asia was relayed via FleetBroadband by members of Japan's media.

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Alphasat takes its place in flight payload stack

16 July 2013

Final assembly under way at the European Spaceport in French Guiana for Inmarsat satellite.

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First Chinese airline flight equipped with Wi-Fi internet

12 July 2013

SwiftBroadband cabin Wi-Fi provides internet access for Air China passengers.

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Alphasat undergoes preparations for lift-off

11 July 2013

Satellite is being fuelled at the European Spaceport in French Guiana.

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New Inmarsat L-TAC service demonstrated at 70mph

09 July 2013

Successful demo showcases cost-effective satellite technology for military communication in the field.

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TSF rolls out crisis training across three continents

05 July 2013

Aid agency completes training programme for emergency workers engaged in humanitarian relief .

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IsatPhone Pro emergency calling available in Australia

01 July 2013

Australian customers can dial 000 or 112 for direct access to local emergency services.

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Fundraisers pack IsatPhone Pro for pan-continental rally

27 June 2013

Drivers will donate minibus to Mongolian charity following 10,000-mile trip.

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First Global Xpress satellite passes testing milestone

27 June 2013

Fully-assembled Inmarsat-5 spacecraft successfully withstands simulated launch.

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Solar Impulse prepares for final leg across US

27 June 2013

Sun-powered aircraft supported by Inmarsat prepares to enter record books

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Engineering students rely on Inmarsat during solar race

21 June 2013

Students harness the power of Inmarsat to help them compete in the World Solar Challenge.

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Crew rescued after container ship splits in two

21 June 2013

Coast guard uses Inmarsat to alert nearby vessels in Indian Ocean.

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Live video stream brings Volvo Ocean Race to life

20 June 2013

High-quality video footage beamed live and direct to fans via FleetBroadband is revolutionising coverage of the Volvo Ocean Race.

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FleetBroadband to power comms for Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15

14 June 2013

Cobham SATCOM will supply a full range of equipment for the round-the-world challenge yachts.

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Inmarsat welcomes IMO review of GMDSS provision

14 June 2013

International Maritime Organization Maritime Safety Committee to review safety service provision.

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Solo challenge sailor to tweet  via Inmarsat

11 June 2013

Yachtsman uses Twitter functionality on IsatPhone Pro to broadcast updates on his progress.

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TSF deploys to drought-stricken Niger

06 June 2013

TSF has sent a new team to Niger in support of aid agencies attempting to help up to eight million people affected by the worsening food crisis.

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Chemfleet chooses FleetBroadband to power vessel ops

05 June 2013

Chemical tanker company needs reliable comms to maximise efficiencies.

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Adventurer forced to postpone record-breaking Rockall attempt

04 June 2013

Bad weather scuppers Nick Hancock's solo occupation of Atlantic rocky outcrop.

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IsatPhone Pro full specification revealed for first time

01 June 2013

Handheld will offer best overall spec on market

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IsatPhone Pro first call and images released

01 June 2013

Global handheld on track for June launch

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Ex-marine plans record-breaking solo occupation of Rockall

30 May 2013

Nick Hancock will rely on Inmarsat for connection to outside world from remote, uninhabited outcrop.

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Everest Million climber tells of relief at reaching summit

28 May 2013

Daniel Hughes praises 'flawless' BGAN connectivity for historic video call to the BBC.

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Swire Pacific Offshore upgrades to FB Unlimited

28 May 2013

Offshore oil and gas service provider selects "all you can eat" package for vessel and crew communications.

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EBACE 2013 shows importance of connectivity to business aviation

23 May 2013

Announcements by Inmarsat partners at Geneva aviation show emphasise continued growth of airborne connectivity.

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Satcom Direct announced as GX Aviation distributor

22 May 2013

Inmarsat partner will deliver superfast broadband services and equipment to business aviation market.

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Scot becomes first deaf man to sail solo around the world

20 May 2013

Gerry Hughes relies on Inmarsat to stay connected during eight-month circumnavigation.

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Climber makes first live Everest summit video call

20 May 2013

Charity fundraiser Daniel Hughes uses Inmarsat BGAN to make first video call from peak.

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TSF rushes to aid flood relief efforts in Myanmar

20 May 2013

TSF experts support emergency teams in wake of havoc caused by Typhoon Mahasen.

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Comic Relief climber prepare for ascent of Everest

13 May 2013

Climber counts down the hours to the start of the top of the world challenge.

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New entry-level FleetBroadband service debuts in Miami

11 May 2013

Range of FB150 terminals offer voice and internet connectivity

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Stabilized Microwave service extends Gulf of Mexico network

10 May 2013

High- bandwidth, low- latency service now available to deep-water structures.

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TC Communications joins Inmarsat

09 May 2013

Purchase of award-winning Australian satcoms specialist will support take-up of Global Xpress.

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TSF trains Latin American aid workers in emergency comms

09 May 2013

Local organisations will be able to deploy fast and reliable internet and phone connections in a crisis.

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Climber's Everest ascent beamed using latest technology

07 May 2013

Charity fundraiser explains the technology being used to relay his climb up world's highest mountain.

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Charity climber Daniel Hughes interviewed live on Everest

03 May 2013

Fundraiser promotes Everest Million cause in BBC report at 17,700ft.

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Hughes launches 9502 BGAN M2M all-in-one terminal

24 April 2013

Ruggedised terminal with integral antenna is ideal for extreme environments.

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TV documentary relives disabled team's Dakar Rally adventure

24 April 2013

A two-part television documentary tells the incredible story of the first disabled team to complete the Dakar Rally - the world's toughest off-road race.

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De-orbit of Inmarsat-2 F1 satellite

19 April 2013

We commenced the de-orbiting of Inmarsat-2 F1, a satellite launched in 1990, on 18 April.

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Beltship deploys FleetBroadband Unlimited across fleet

17 April 2013

Mining company sails with Inmarsat "all you can eat" data package for operational and crew comms.

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OnAir signs connectivity deals with trio of MENA airlines

16 April 2013

OnAir has announced three major deals with MENA-based airlines for SwiftBroadband inflight connectivity.

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Telecoms agency sets up internet centre in Timbuktu

15 April 2013

TSF plays vital role supporting government and aid agencies in war-torn Mali.

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Honeywell and Boeing team up on GX Aviation technology

15 April 2013

New Ka-band satellites will advance global in-flight wireless connectivity.

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GX Aviation equipment unveiled at Aircraft Interiors Expo

15 April 2013

Global high-speed broadband service will offer airline passengers same internet experience they enjoy on ground.

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Virgin trials passenger internet system on transatlantic flights

10 April 2013

Three Virgin Atlantic A330s are set to trial a passenger connectivity solution powered by SwiftBroadband.

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Oman Air passengers rate SwiftBroadband in-flight internet

10 April 2013

Airline reports passengers enjoy staying connected to social media during flights.

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TSF expands emergency telecoms training in Haiti

10 April 2013

Scout leaders in Haiti can now train other locals how to use Inmarsat equipment

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Philippine Airlines to install connectivity on 27 aircraft

08 April 2013

PAL first airline from Philippines to offer passengers both GSM and Wi-Fi internet.

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High data rate BGAN terminal starts video revolution

08 April 2013

The first BGAN terminal capable of accessing Inmarsat's new high data rate (HDR) service is unveiled.

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Chinese sailor completes record-breaking around the globe sail

05 April 2013

Chinese sailor returns home in the smallest vessel to complete round the world feat.

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Air France in-flight mobile calls take-off

01 April 2013

More airlines unveil plans as voice trials start

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Fantastic response for Volvo Ocean Race reporters

27 March 2013

More than 1,500 people have applied for a coveted role during the next round-the-world event.

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Hughes BGAN M2M terminal accredited

27 March 2013

Hughes 9502 is the first BGAN M2M terminal to receive hazardous locations accreditation.

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Inmarsat wins contract for US disaster response

22 March 2013

Deal to provide mobile satellite services to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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TSF training for emergency responders extends to Africa

21 March 2013

Télécoms Sans Frontières expands training programme for humanitarian organisations.

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Intellian launches full FleetBroadband antenna range

18 March 2013

Intellian Technologies has designed three new marine antennas to support FleetBroadband.

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Spectacular content wins record coverage for Volvo Ocean Race

11 March 2013

High-quality multimedia content beamed via the Inmarsat satellite network attracted record audiences and media coverage for the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12.

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Stolen Bahamian boat recovered thanks to GOST and Inmarsat

11 March 2013

The 31ft Yellowfin boat was found after its GPS position was automatically relayed via satellite.

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Nordic Tankers migrate to XpressLink for enhanced reliability

06 March 2013

06 March 2013: Nordic Tankers is set to migrate the first of its vessels to Inmarsat’s XpressLink service.

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New L-TAC service delivers tactical satcoms from military radios

28 February 2013

Inmarsat expands availability of mobile Beyond-Line-of-Sight communications for government users.

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Inmarsat scoops award for top UK telecom company

25 February 2013

udges select Inmarsat for UK Stock Market Award based on performance, strategy and operational development.

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Telecoms Sans Frontieres deploys to Libyan border

24 February 2013

Team supports thousands fleeing violence in country

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Christchurch earthquake relief efforts trigger data surge

21 February 2013

New Zealand disaster disrupts terrestrial communication

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Ulvetanna adventurers relay Antarctic images via BGAN

12 February 2013

A team of mountaineers in the Antarctic used an Inmarsat BGAN terminal to relay their adventure.

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BGAN Converge offers higher data rates for mission-critical comms

07 February 2013

US government customers can now access significantly higher date rates through a new service, BGAN Converge.

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TSF set up emergency satcoms in Timbuktu

05 February 2013

Aid agency enables Malians to make phone calls to let loved-ones know they are safe

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Télécoms Sans Frontières deploys to Timbuktu in Mali

01 February 2013

Team leaves France with enough satellite communications equipment to set up four emergency telecom centres.

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Adventure equipment reviewers respond to real-life emergency

30 January 2013

Website bloggers use BGAN to summon coast guard after Mexican fishermen go missing

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Race2Recovery make history by finishing Dakar Rally

21 January 2013

First disability team celebrate as remaining Wildcat completes 'hardest race in the world'

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Race2Recovery's remaining vehicle survives stage 12

18 January 2013

Wildcat 'Joy' tackles perilous 392km mountain section on Dakar Rally and comes out unscathed.

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IsatPhone Pro helps keep Race2Recovery in running

15 January 2013

Team morale remains high despite the serious setbacks, Captain Tony Harris reports from Dakar Rally

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Race2Recovery 'soldiers on' in 2013 Dakar Rally

14 January 2013

Team's remaining Wildcat battles on after total of 45 vehicles forced out of race .

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Onboard reporters sought for 2014 Volvo Ocean Race

11 January 2013

Race organisers are searching for media storytellers for the next race.

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Race2Recovery support car in three-vehicle collision

10 January 2013

Charity issues press statement after team members involved in road traffic accident during Dakar Rally.

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Race2Recovery down to two vehicles as reality bites

10 January 2013

Two Race2Recovery vehicles have been forced to pull out of the Dakar Rally.

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Wolf's Tooth climbers relay Antarctic images via BGAN

07 January 2013

Six-strong team update blogs as they prepare to ascend continent's most challenging peak.

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Fault on Wildcat strikes Race2Recovery at start

07 January 2013

Support crew race to rescue as Dakar Rally vehicle halted twice with mechanical problems.

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Atmosphere 'electric' as Race2Recovery prepares for rally

05 January 2013

Race2Recovery team ready to tackle 15-day race across 9000km of extreme mountain and desert terrain.

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Inmarsat supports Race2Recovery team in the Dakar Rally

04 January 2013

Injured British and US service personnel compete in toughest event in motorsport.

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Guo Chuan battles Roaring Forties in circumnavigation challenge

02 January 2013

Meteorologist helped Chinese yachtsman to map route out of Typhoon Botha's path

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'One world, one number' for all Inmarsat services

31 December 2012

All numbers have now switched to single +870 dialling code

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Gogo signs as GX reseller for aviation market

21 December 2012

Leading provider of in-flight connectivity signs as value added reseller for Global Xpress.

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Typhoon responders work with families in evacutation camps

14 December 2012

Aid agency TSF leads national network of emergency teams based across the Philippines.

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Hunt for Genghis Khan's tomb takes new turn

07 December 2012

Fresh evidence from Mongolia may solve mystery of where Genghis Khan was buried.

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TSF deployed as Typhoon Bopha strikes the Philippines

05 December 2012

TSF rapidly deployed mobile satellite services to help the victims of Typhoon Bopha.

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Race2Recovery stop at Tedworth before Dakar Rally

01 December 2012

The Inmarsat-sponsored Race2Recovery stopped at Tedworth House en route for the Dakar Rally.

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Global Xpress heralds new era for military customers

27 November 2012

Government networks blend dedicated milsatcom systems with next-generation commercial satellite services.

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Alphasat reaches key ground-testing milestone

26 November 2012

New L-band satellite undergoes two months of tests to simulate extreme conditions in space.

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Race2Recovery relies on BGAN for Dakar training

19 November 2012

Team of injured ex-servicemen rely on BGAN during desert preparations for Dakar Rally.

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GX joins industry initiative for product quality assurance

19 November 2012

Inmarsat to align type approval testing with the GVF Product Quality Assurance Framework.

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Brazil counts on BGAN to deliver election votes

15 November 2012

Inmarsat helped the votes of thousands of Brazilians to be counted when 1,350 BGAN terminals were deployed.

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Powerful Volvo Ocean Race image could win award

15 November 2012

A powerful image capturing Volvo Ocean Race action could win Hamish Hooper a further accolade.

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Praise for UK government decision to invest in space

12 November 2012

CEO Rupert Pearce applauds UK government's decision to invest £1.2bn in ESA.

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TSF deploys to Guatemala after 7.5-magnitude earthquake

08 November 2012

Télécoms Sans Frontières is setting up emergency communications Guatemala following a 7.5-magnitude earthquake.

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GX partnership will supply land terminals for military

08 November 2012

Leading supplier of VSAT technology signs as initial launch partner for Global Xpress.

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SingTel signs as value added reseller for maritime Global Xpress

06 November 2012

SingTel becomes first Asian telco to sign as value added reseller for maritime Global Xpress.

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Spectacular content wins record coverage for Volvo Ocean Race

01 November 2012

High-quality  content beamed via Inmarsat attracted record audiences and media coverage for the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12.

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Network at the ready for Hurricane Sandy response

30 October 2012

Inmarsat is actively monitoring and managing satellite traffic over the US east coast in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

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Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 shortlisted for event technology award

24 October 2012

Stunning global media coverage delivered via FleetBroadband has seen the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12 shortlisted for a technology award.

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ITU presents Inmarsat with award for leadership in saving lives

22 October 2012

Inmarsat has been presented with the first International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Humanitarian Award for Lifesaving.

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Emirates passenger makes first in-flight cellphone call on A380

17 October 2012

SwiftBroadband is powering the world's first in-flight mobile phone service on board an A380 aircraft.

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Inmarsat and Cisco create satellite services alliance

10 October 2012

Inmarsat and Cisco have joined forces to deliver advanced services such as video and multimedia content over Global Xpress.

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Courageous crew wins Inmarsat-sponsored Amver award

28 September 2012

A cargo vessel that helped rescue 246 people has won a Lloyd's List Global Award sponsored by Inmarsat.

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TORM to streamline operations across fleet with XpressLink

28 September 2012

A Danish shipping company has chosen Inmarsat XpressLink to deliver high-speed broadband to its fleets.

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SBTV  launched to deliver on-demand video content to airlines

18 September 2012

Inmarsat has launched SBTV, a new platform to provide on-demand content to airline passengers.

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Global Xpress® land terminal manufacturing partners signed

14 September 2012

Inmarsat has signed three terminal manufacturing partners for its forthcoming Global Xpress service.

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Jumbo Shipping company equips fleet with XpressLink™ 

13 September 2012

Heavy-lift specialist Jumbo Shipping chooses fully-managed fixed-rate hybrid Ku and L-band service.   

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Inmarsat announces new strategic agreement with JRC

07 September 2012

Inmarsat has announced a strategic maritime partnership with JRC to develop connectivity solutions for Global Xpress.

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Anchor handling tug fleet signs up to XpressLink

05 September 2012

Transport and heavy lifting maritime services company Harms Bergung is to equip its tug fleet with Inmarsat XpressLink(tm).

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FleetBroadband supports solo world record sailing bid

11 July 2012

Chinese sailing star Guo Chuan will attempt a new world record by circumnavigating the globe single-handed - with support from Inmarsat.

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Groupama wins Volvo Ocean Race after epic battle

09 July 2012

Groupama crossed the final leg finish line to the roars of a late-night crowd to settle the closest ever contest and be crowned Volvo Ocean Race champions 2011-12.

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Hamish Hooper is Inmarsat Media Award Winner

09 July 2012

Star reporter Hamish Hooper has been crowned the overall Inmarsat Media Award Winner of the Volvo Ocean Race 2011-12.

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Voice Distress service scoops 'Safety at Sea' award

20 June 2012

Voice distress over FleetBroadband has won the 'Safety at Sea' magazine's Systems Award for helping mariners in difficulties.

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Volvo poised for Atlantic tussle after Puma's Miami win

19 May 2012

The Inmarsat-sponsored Volvo Ocean Race is set for an epic tussle across the Atlantic between the top four teams.

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Miami university lecture highlights  media crews' Volvo challenges  

17 May 2012

Miami university students learn how FleetBroadband is vital for media crews daily Volvo Ocean Race coverage.

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New FleetBroadband Multi-voice options enhance crew welfare

15 May 2012

Make up to nine simultaneous calls through a single FleetBroadband terminal with our new multiple-voice capability.

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BGAN beams award-winning news reports from Libyan conflict  

14 May 2012

Sky News correspondent Alex Crawford's use of BGAN to cover the Libyan uprising has won her a second industry award.

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TSF helps NGOs co-ordinate relief for refugees from Mali

11 May 2012

Aid agency sets up emergency comms centre for NGOs bringing relief to thousands of refugees from war-torn Mali.

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TSF provides telecommunications training in Northern Kenya

08 March 2012

Relief agency Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) has been training humanitarian aid workers in northern Kenya to use Inmarsat in emergencies.

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Inmarsat scoops industry leadership award for second year

06 March 2012

Inmarsat has received a major industry leadership award, being named Satellite Services Provider of the Year for the second consecutive year.

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Inmarsat launches free shore-to-ship voice calling for RCCs

01 March 2012

Inmarsat has launched free shore-to-ship priority voice calling for rescue co-ordination centres (RCC) over its FleetBroadband and existing and evolved services, including Inmarsat B, Fleet F77/55/33 and Mini M.

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Lifeline for Madagascar's victims of Cyclone Giovanna

24 February 2012

A team from Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) is in Madagascar providing a communications lifeline to aid agencies and victims of Cyclone Giovanna.

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Inmarsat helps competitors on gruelling Dakar Rally

06 February 2012

Competitors in the Dakar Rally and photographers covering the gruelling motorsports event relied on Inmarsat for critical connectivity.

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Baseball star scales Kilimanjaro in charity fundraiser

01 February 2012

A star player with the New York Mets swapped the baseball diamond for the slopes of Kilimanjaro to raise money for a charity supporting the victims of sex trafficking in India.

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New BGAN M2M lets machines talk across globe

26 January 2012

Inmarsat has launched BGAN M2M, a new two-way IP data service targeting the growing global market for machine-to-machine communications.

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Crude oil shipping fleet deploys Inmarsat XpressLink

26 January 2012

Frontline, the world leader in crude oil shipping, has selected Inmarsat XpressLink for more than 100 vessels from its existing fleet and its planned new builds.

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Students embark on solar challenge across Outback

19 January 2012

Students from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) put their solar-powered vehicle - plus BGAN and IsatPhone Pro - to the test when they drove 1,864 miles (3,000 km) across Australia's Outback.

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Launch of UK space academy will boost science skills

05 January 2012

A new National Space Academy has been launched to help boost the size and quality of the UK's science and engineering expertise.

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Inmarsat reorganisation focuses on partners and customers

03 January 2012

Inmarsat is reaching out to partners and customers like never before following a reorganisation within the company.

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