Inmarsat reinforces commitment to international development

22 February 2017

Inmarsat has been awarded further UK government funding to utilise satellite capabilities to address social needs in emerging economies.

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First Fleet Xpress installation completed for Hyproc SC’s tanker fleet

21 February 2017

Inmarsat partner Singtel has installed the high-speed broadband service on LNG and LPG tanker vessel, Tessala.

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Fishermen rescued from Pacific by cruise ship

16 February 2017

Crew of six drifted for three days with no water after vessel’s battery ran flat.

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Inmarsat teams up with military veterans to aid disaster relief

16 February 2017

Team Rubicon UK volunteers will deploy with satcoms kit to set up connectivity lifeline.

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Tototheo Group commits over 1,500 vessels to Fleet Xpress

14 February 2017

Delivering significantly enhanced operational and crew welfare benefits is turning the concept of the ‘connected ship’ into a reality.

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Inmarsat partners with Geoscience Australia for SBAS Testbed

13 February 2017

Inmarsat’s L-band APAC region satellite will be utilised to support collaborative research project to enhance positioning accuracy & integrity.

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Inmarsat and Actility deliver world’s first global LoRaWAN™ IoT network

08 February 2017

Early applications in Asset Tracking, Agribusiness and Oil & Gas demonstrate power of collaboration to accelerate IoT solutions worldwide.

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Inmarsat completes testing of key EAN satellite infrastructure

06 February 2017

European Aviation Network (EAN) Satellite Access Station in Greece has been successfully validated to deliver in-flight broadband on European flights.

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Fleet Xpress wins prestigious SMART4SEA Excellence Award

01 February 2017

Fleet Xpress scoops inaugural award in recognition of Inmarsat's ability to demonstrate technological excellence in smart maritime activity.

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Inmarsat hosts Seafarers Awareness Week launch

25 January 2017

Annual event highlights maritime job opportunities at sea and ashore.

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes evacuated from Aconcagua

18 January 2017

IsatPhone 2 used to call for help after back problem prevents push for summit.

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IsatHub enables live Facebook feed from the bottom of the world!

17 January 2017

Extreme challenge team 65 Degrees North share successful summit climb of Mount Vinson with the world thanks to Inmarsat's satcoms.

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Register your interest in Inmarsat LISW seminars

13 January 2017

Topical debates are part of packed London International Shipping Week agenda.

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes interviewed live on Aconcagua

11 January 2017

Veteran explorer tells BBC Breakfast audience about his fundraising motivation.

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Inmarsat welcomes the IMO’s Secretary-General

11 January 2017

Kitack Lim from International Maritime Organization, joins Inmarsat's Maritime team to cement 35 year relationship saving lives at sea.

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Trek success for Expedition 5

11 January 2017

Former Commandos celebrate after crossing jungles and mountains of Borneo on foot.

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Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines go online with GX for Aviation

10 January 2017

Passengers on selected short haul and mid-range flights to be offered free inflight Wi-Fi during next test phase.

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Inmarsat and Continental cooperate for holistic vehicle connectivity

06 January 2017

Capabilities of satcoms and OTA updates for the Connected Car are demonstrated at the world’s largest tech show.

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes faces next summit challenge

05 January 2017

Summit attempt is part of latest record bid for inexhaustible mountaineer.

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65 Degrees North team sets sights on Antarctica

04 January 2017

Wounded veterans aim to challenge perceptions by climbing Mount Vinson, supported by Inmarsat.

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Inmarsat supports maritime cyber security campaign

04 January 2017

Be Cyber Aware at Sea initiative offers training and shares best practice to mitigate risk.

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Inmarsat partners with Global Beam and Virgin Megastore in UAE

04 January 2017

Inmarsat's IsatPhone 2 satellite phones and IsatHub terminals are now available for purchase at three of the largest Virgin Megastores in UAE.

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Inmarsat helps capture the action at Dakar Rally

03 January 2017

As Red Bull Content Pool Technology Partner for Extreme Events, Inmarsat will power worldwide distribution of video and images.

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Eurowings is first low-cost carrier to offer Inmarsat’s GX Aviation

22 December 2016

Initial installations of Inmarsat’s inflight broadband service already completed for latest Lufthansa Group airline customer

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Global Xpress wins Best Satellite Broadband Communications Solution

21 December 2016

Inmarsat Global Xpress wins prestigious Government Security News 2016 Homeland Security Award.

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Command Center

21 December 2016

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, SVP, U.S. Government BU, shares DoD experience and insights on industry/government collaboration with MilsatMagazine.

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Leading the way for SATCOM partnership

21 December 2016

Peter Hadinger outlines the major developments of 2016 on the impressive partnership between government and SATCOM industry.

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Inmarsat and ESA complete first test flights for Iris Precursor

20 December 2016

Air traffic modernisation project aims to significantly optimise European airspace capacity.

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Inmarsat to host demos at SIA’s DoD Commercial SATCOM Workshop

14 December 2016

Live Global Xpress and L-band demos will be held for partners and U.S. government executives.

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Sir Ranulph conquers highest mountain in Antarctica

14 December 2016

Three peaks down, three to go as explorer attempts new world record in aid of cancer charity.

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Shifts in government demand and Global Xpress

12 December 2016

Inmarsat SVP Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch speaks to SpaceNews about her confidence in the continuing improvement of government-industry relations.

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Inmarsat signs contract to launch EAN satellite with Arianespace

08 December 2016

Inmarsat’s S-band satellite for the European Aviation Network scheduled to launch in mid-2017.

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Record Channel crossing for charity paramotorist

07 December 2016

’Human swan’ Sacha Dench back in UK after following perilous 4,500 mile migration.

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Air New Zealand signs contract for Inmarsat’s GX Aviation

07 December 2016

Inmarsat Aviation’s high speed broadband a “world-class” solution to be used on leading carrier’s long and short-haul aircraft fleet.

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Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband-Safety selected by Hawaiian Airlines for new Airbus A321neo fleet

05 December 2016

Selection expands historic partnership to supply next generation broadband solutions to the flight deck to enhance safety and optimise fleet performance.

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European Aviation Network is airborne!

28 November 2016

Ground-breaking broadband solution for airline passengers achieves key milestone as test flight is successfully conducted in UK.

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes sets his sights on Antarctic peak

25 November 2016

The veteran explorer will use Inmarsat connectivity to share his experiences climbing four mountains in aid of Marie Curie charity.

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Inmarsat shortlisted for SMART4SEA Excellence Award

22 November 2016

Fleet Xpress is nominated for inaugural award fostering technological innovation in smart shipping.

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Inmarsat selected as Volvo Ocean Race Global Satellite Communications Partner

21 November 2016

The 2017-18 partnership creates the world’s most digitally connected competitive sailing event for the fifth consecutive time.

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Inmarsat safety pioneer remembered at IMRF H.E.R.O Awards

16 November 2016

Regional SAR coordinator Mohammed Drissi is named winner of the first Inmarsat Vladimir Maksimov Award for Outstanding Achievement.

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Inmarsat supports schools project in South Africa

16 November 2016

Partners for Possibility aims to give every child access to a quality education.

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Fleet Xpress gets onboard Speedcast’s global maritime service network

14 November 2016

SpeedCast announces operational readiness of Inmarsat’s high-speed service for roll-out to approximately 2,000 vessels.

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Inmarsat to provide Austrian Airlines with GX Aviation

11 November 2016

The new agreement to provide high-speed broadband passenger services forms part of Inmarsat’s cooperation with Lufthansa Group.

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Inmarsat delivers record-breaking data rates for global C4ISR

08 November 2016

Inmarsat announces the operational availability of enhanced aeronautical services via Inmarsat’s unique globally available L-band constellation.

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Télécoms Sans Frontières completes mission in Haiti

04 November 2016

Nearly 2,500 people in towns cut off by Hurricane Matthew offered satellite phone lifeline.

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Inmarsat and Cobham enable in-air EFB connectivity for first time

03 November 2016

Hawaiian’s Boeing 767-300 fleet equipped with AVIATOR 300D and SwiftBroadband-Safety to enable Electronic Flight Bag apps, voice and data simultaneously.

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Former commandos tackle five island challenge

03 November 2016

World record attempt will raise awareness of mental health issues faced by military veterans.

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IAG commits to Inmarsat’s EAN service for short-haul fleets

02 November 2016

International Airlines Group confirms its intention to install Inmarsat's European Aviation Network passenger connectivity service on up to 341 narrowbody aircraft.

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Search and rescue heroes shortlisted for safety accolades

02 November 2016

The Vladimir Maksimov Award recognises outstanding contribution to maritime SAR.

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Inmarsat’s Jet ConneX enters service

01 November 2016

The only global high-speed broadband platform for business aviation has been launched.

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Safeguarding the ultimate high ground

31 October 2016

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch shares her perspectives on the DoD integrating commercial SATCOM when securing U.S. military satellite advantage.

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Jet ConneX available on Gulfstream large-cabin aircraft

31 October 2016

Retrofit of Inmarsat’s global, high-speed inflight broadband solution for business aviation commences 2017.

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Inmarsat celebrates achievements of iconic sailor Guo Chuan

27 October 2016

‘Brave and generous’ yachtsman lost at sea one week into latest record-breaking challenge.

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Rockwell Collins confirms significant order for GX Aviation

26 October 2016

Inmarsat partner to supply in-flight entertainment and connectivity solution to in excess of 125 aircraft.

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Inmarsat’s GX Aviation enters service

25 October 2016

High-speed broadband now a reality for airline passengers as advanced global in-flight connectivity solution goes live.

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Inmarsat’s LISW17 events set stage for the digital future of maritime

20 October 2016

Digital disruption, maritime safety and maritime cyber security high on agenda at London International Shipping Week.

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Inmarsat to provide satellite connectivity to Vodafone’s IoT platform

20 October 2016

The roaming agreement marks a first for Inmarsat to allow Vodafone to extend its services beyond terrestrial networks for remote areas.

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Rupert Pearce describes satellites’ role in digitized society

19 October 2016

Terrestrial networks alone cannot support the millions of connections required, MEPs hear.

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TSF offers satellite phone lifeline to Haitians

13 October 2016

Telecoms experts set up voice and data links to coordinate hurricane relief efforts.

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Charity paramotor pilot battles injury and bad weather

12 October 2016

Flight of the Swans is dogged by delays – but bird migration continues apace.

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TSF on the ground in the wake of Hurricane Matthew

05 October 2016

Satellite is the only form of communication in Haiti after 145mph winds knocked out land networks.

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Flight of the Swans highlights birds’ plight

05 October 2016

Paramotor pilot uses BGAN for live TV interviews as she tracks Bewick swans’ migration.

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World Space Week focuses on Earth observation

04 October 2016

Annual celebration of space technology looks at how remote sensing is enabling our future.

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Inmarsat President elected to Board of CVTA

03 October 2016

Gregory Ewert has become a member of the Connected Vehicle Trade Association Board of Directors.

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UK Chamber of Shipping video highlights industry’s vital role

29 September 2016

Inmarsat features in programme illustrating shipping’s importance in growing the UK economy.

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Celebrating World Maritime Day

29 September 2016

The IMO annual event focuses on the maritime industry’s crucial role in transporting the goods we rely on and how shipping affects us all.

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Singtel completes one of the first FX installations in Asia

28 September 2016

“K” Line chooses high-speed Fleet Xpress to improve operational efficiency and support crew welfare on Asia-US route.

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Inmarsat strengthens strategic partnership with Turksat

27 September 2016

Further details around strategic partnership with Turkish state-owned operator announced in Ankara.

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Search for next generation of ‘space pioneers’ is on

22 September 2016

Inmarsat launches its 3rd Technology Development Programme at New Scientist Live in London with British ESA astronaut Tim Peake.

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How SATCOM as a Service is helping to modernise the DoD

19 September 2016

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch discusses how the government is redefining how it employs and acquires commercial satellite communications.

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Inmarsat prices successful offering of $400 million Senior Notes

16 September 2016

Inmarsat plc announces the pricing of an offering of debt securities by Inmarsat Finance plc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company.

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Inmarsat to sponsor safety H.E.R.O. award

15 September 2016

Thee Vladimir Maksimov Award honours our Director of SOLAS Services who passed away this year.

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Inmarsat is named Global Satellite Operator of the Year

14 September 2016

Prestigious title awarded to Inmarsat by Euroconsult at its 13th Annual Awards for Excellence in Satellite Communications.

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Inmarsat and MCN/ADCC sign aviation safety services agreement

14 September 2016

New MoU to provide Classic Aero and SwiftBroadband-Safety services to fast-growing Chinese market.

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Global Xpress put to the test in the Alaskan Northern Slope

12 September 2016

Inmarsat VAR partner L-3 GCS has successfully used GX in extreme conditions for a U.S. military Arctic Circle field test.

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Global Xpress ‘SATCOM as a Service’ successfully demonstrated

12 September 2016

Inmarsat's high-performance and seamless wideband connectivity service is ready for U.S government aero applications worldwide.

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First Fleet Xpress installation for Globecomm Maritime

08 September 2016

Helikon Shipping Enterprises selects next-generation connectivity for two new bulk carriers.

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Paramotor flight set to join Bewick swans’ migration

08 September 2016

Conservationists aim to discover why population is in steep decline – with the help of Inmarsat.

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Intellian introduces Fleet Xpress global delivery programme

06 September 2016

New partnership will enable speedy transition of entire fleets of vessels in any global location.

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UN workers in Costa Rica trained for disaster response

02 September 2016

Télécoms Sans Frontières shows how to use Inmarsat's BGAN service to coordinate humanitarian response in critical first hours.

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South American enterprises witness the power of Global Xpress

18 August 2016

Roadshow gives target customers the opportunity to try Inmarsat’s high speed broadband service.

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Inmarsat extends Fleet Xpress in Northern Europe

16 August 2016

New commitment to offer high-speed, high capacity connectivity for fishing and offshore support vessel markets.

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Navarino commits over 1,200 vessels to Fleet Xpress

04 August 2016

Leading provider of satcoms to the merchant marine market unlocks potential of the ‘Connected Ship’.

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Smart Africa and the digital economy

03 August 2016

Inmarsat attended recent Smart Africa board meeting to see how satcoms can enable socio-economic growth.

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How Inmarsat is meeting connectivity needs of the military

03 August 2016

Inmarsat Global Government’s Todd McDonell discusses how we’re leveraging our networks for military users with Talk Satellite magazine.

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Inmarsat awarded Royal Institute of Navigation medal

28 July 2016

The Inmarsat team that analysed ‘ping’ data to help with search for missing Malaysian aircraft receives prestigeous award.

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Lufthansa Technik certified to install GX Aviation on Airbus A340 aircraft

28 July 2016

Momentum continues for new airline passenger broadband solution following latest approval by European Union's aviation safety agency.

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MOL makes fleet-wide migration to Fleet Xpress

26 July 2016

Fleet Xpress will deliver data intelligence to drive smarter and greener shipping operations.

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STEM students complete Inmarsat environmental challenge

22 July 2016

City and Islington College sixth formers looked at ways to tackle the annual Indonesia haze.

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Just click, fold and go

21 July 2016

The first Global Xpress terminal packaged in a single check-in bag, has been certified for use on GX global subscription services.

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Key milestone achieved for European Aviation Network

21 July 2016

Satellite constructed on schedule for Inmarsat’s ground-breaking network for European air travellers.

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Interactive map will show real-time pollution levels in London

20 July 2016

Inmarsat will track bicycle couriers equipped with Drayson Technologies’ carbon monoxide sensors to help address pollution issue.

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The importance of cyber protection

19 July 2016

Gary Gagnon discusses why a secure, resilient infrastructure for customers is a top priority in an article for MSUA Mobility News.

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes embarks on another epic challenge

15 July 2016

The veteran explorer will use Inmarsat connectivity to share his experiences climbing four peaks in aid of Marie Curie.

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Fleet Xpress shortlisted for Lloyd’s List Awards

15 July 2016

Inmarsat’s high-speed broadband service reaches finals of prestigious awards for demonstrating step-change in communication at sea.

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Inmarsat given approval for IsatPhone 2 in China

14 July 2016

Inmarsat is the only international operator authorised to provide mobile satellite voice services in the country.

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New R&D partnership will develop next generation services

13 July 2016

New venture with VT iDirect supports Inmarsat ‘building block’ development strategy.

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Alaskan Leader Fisheries takes Fleet Xpress to Bering waters

12 July 2016

Commercial fishing company to maximise sales with new high-speed broadband maritime communications service.

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End in sight for solar-powered plane in round the world flight

08 July 2016

Solar Impulse 2 relies on SwiftBroadband connectivity for pilot voice and data comms and flight tracking.

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Airbus selects Inmarsat for cockpit safety communications

30 June 2016

SwiftBroadband-Safety agreement means airlines will benefit from new digital applications such as ‘Black Box in the Cloud’.

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Power of Global Xpress demonstrated in New Zealand

29 June 2016

A series of GX events for defence and maritime puts Inmarsat’s high-speed Ka-band service at the top of the agenda.

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Inmarsat welcomes BSNL to its London HQ

29 June 2016

Strategic partnership with one of India's largest public sector organisations supports increased demand for satellite connectivity.

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GX Aviation certified for Airbus A320 aircraft

27 June 2016

Latest STC supports expected go-live of GX Aviation on first Lufthansa aircraft in October 2016.

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International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards recognise excellence

24 June 2016

Support delivered by companies, organisations and individuals provides a lifeline to crew during long periods away from family.

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Connectivity lifeline supports over 1,600,000 people

23 June 2016

TSF annual report highlights emergency and long-term telecoms operations in 20 countries.

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Fleet Xpress demos in Latin America for the first time

22 June 2016

Inmarsat joined forces with Partners Cobham SATCOM and MultiSAT - Globalsat Group to showcase capabilities of the new high-speed broadband maritime solution.

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Inmarsat opens new Tokyo office

21 June 2016

The new office opening reflects the growing importance of the Asia-Pacific region to Inmarsat's business.

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STEM students invited to take on Inmarsat Summer Challenge

17 June 2016

Sixth formers will look at solutions to prevent the annual environmental hazards caused by Indonesian agricultural fires.

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Mexican Navy’s ambassador vessel upgrades to Fleet Xpress

16 June 2016

ARM Cuauhtémoc took advantage of an official visit to London’s historic East India wharf to be fitted with Inmarsat’s new-generation system.

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Inmarsat to support London International Shipping Week

15 June 2016

The 2017 event will attract government and shipping industry leaders from the UK and around the world.

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New Satellite Access Station opens in Russsia

14 June 2016

Morsviazsputnik, the Russian Federation state licensed operator of mobile satellite communication systems, has opened a new BGAN SAS.

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Inmarsat enters into a key strategic partnership with SpeedCast to deliver Fleet Xpress to global maritime market

13 June 2016

SpeedCast International has entered into an important strategic partnership with Inmarsat.

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Inmarsat and Marlink enter strategic alliance for Fleet Xpress

10 June 2016

Marlink will bring more than two thousand vessels to Inmarsat’s new Fleet Xpress service over a five-year period.

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Superyacht success for Fleet Xpress

09 June 2016

First superyacht owner signed up for high-data speed service through Inmarsat distributor e3.

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Bringing the news to the world’s most remote locations

09 June 2016

PressReader joins Inmarsat’s Certified Application Partner Program to bring remote workers the world’s first and largest all-you-can-read newspaper and magazine service.

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Inmarsat supports Operation Deep Freeze 2016

08 June 2016

Inmarsat delivers team members on board U.S. Coast Guard “Polar Star Heavy Icebreaker” with vital communication support in Antarctic Ocean

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Inmarsat Government connects Antarctic Heard Island expedition

06 June 2016

Inmarsat’s BGAN service plays a critical role in expedition success in extreme remote Polar Region.

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Inmarsat makes key appointment to Indian market

03 June 2016

Gautam Sharma becomes managing director for a market of significant strategic importance to Inmarsat.

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Fleet One Global brings flexibility and choice to vessels

01 June 2016

Basic maritime voice and data service means never being out of range for calls, emails, and internet.

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Demand for in-flight broadband hits new heights

24 May 2016

New survey conducted by Inmarsat and GfK shows 92% of passengers want access to onboard connectivity.

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COMSAT and Inmarsat successfully support U.S. Marine Corps Forces

23 May 2016

Global mobility, ease-of-use and high-throughput of Global Xpress supports U.S. military – Philippine bilateral training exercise.

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Inmarsat appoints new non-executive director

19 May 2016

Pip McCrostie, Global Vice Chair of Transaction Advisory Services, one of EY’s four global businesses, will join the Board on 1 September.

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Seamless operation for U.S. Government boot camp

18 May 2016

Partners and government users take part in hands-on demos that showcase innovation of Global Xpress and L-band services.

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Optimal Space Protection

09 May 2016

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch and DoD leaders discuss importance of the Commercial Integration Cell (CIC) to improve space situational awareness.

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Inmarsat backs campaign to improve education in South Africa

05 May 2016

Partners for Possibility sees business leaders work with school principals to develop leadership skills.

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Critical ‘first in/last out’ connectivity for first responders

03 May 2016

In an article for MilsatMagazine, Kai Tang discusses Inmarsat’s role as the ‘first in, last out’ choice of SATCOMS for first responders and NGOs.

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Inmarsat appoints new Maritime Partner

27 April 2016

Satlink Satellite Communications Ltd comes on board as a Maritime Partner for Fleet Xpress and FleetBroadband.

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Aid workers rescued as new tremors hit Ecuador

26 April 2016

Red Cross workers use IsatPhone Pro to call for help after they are trapped by a mudslide.

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TSF Americas deploys in response to Ecuador Earthquake

18 April 2016

Télécoms Sans Frontières sends emergency response team into disaster-struck country to establish satcoms.

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New satcom strategy to support the mobile journalist

18 April 2016

Global Xpress service launch offers ‘new opportunities’ for newsgathering, broadcasters and content creators worldwide.

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Skyware’s Global Xpress terminal receives Type Approval

15 April 2016

Inmarsat has granted full Type Approval for the largest flyaway GX terminal to date, which will be showcased at NAB.

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Smart shipping enabled for Nanjing Tankers Corporation

14 April 2016

Inmarsat and Cobham have secured the largest contract for new Fleet Xpress t date, equipping 70 ships with the service.

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Paving a pathway to resilient satellite operations

13 April 2016

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch on how Inmarsat is successfully responding to U.S. government’s call for improved space asset protection.

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New agreement brings inflight connectivity solutions to China

07 April 2016

Inmarsat and MCN sign Heads of Terms agreement to establish joint venture for aircraft cabin and cockpit connectivity solutions in China.

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Inmarsat VP receives prestigious aviation safety award

31 March 2016

Joseph Teixeira, Inmarsat VP of Aviation Safety and Cybersecurity, is awarded highest NATCA accolade.

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Fleet Xpress launch marks new era of ‘smart’ ship operations

31 March 2016

Ground-breaking new high-speed broadband maritime service delivers major commercial and crew-welfare benefits.

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Command Centre

30 March 2016

Inmarsat U.S. Government President Peter Hadinger discusses his path into the SATCOM industry in leading publication, MilsatMagazine.

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Armed forces pack Inmarsat equipment for Dhaulagiri ascent

29 March 2016

Joint services medical expedition will transmit real-time data on effects of high altitudes, using Inmarsat's connectivity.

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Team Essence row into world record book for Atlantic crossing

29 March 2016

Fundraisers used Inmarsat to tell their story throughout 3,308 nm challenge and stay connected in the middle of the ocean.

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First GX conversion for major European Government customer

23 March 2016

Network Innovations and Intellian announce first major XpressLink conversion and Global Xpress Maritime service activation.

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Bombardier WAVE receives Transport Canada certification

21 March 2016

The high-speed inflight WiFi business aviation solution using Inmarsat’s Ka-band Jet ConneX service takes to the Canadian skies.

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World Water Day focuses on global need for safe source

21 March 2016

Planet Water Foundation will erect 24 water towers on five continents in 24 hours.

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Atlantic rowers past halfway point in fundraising challenge

14 March 2016

Team Essence survive three capsizings in atrocious conditions but stay in touch thanks to Inmarsat connectivity.

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MapTasking wins Space Prize at Seedstars Summit

09 March 2016

Inmarsat and AP-Swiss have awarded a technology startup finalist with a $50,000 Space grant at the competition finale in Lausanne.

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Global Xpress wins MSUA Award for government mobility

09 March 2016

Inmarsat honoured to accept the ‘Top Government Mobility Satcom Innovation’ award at the MSUA ceremony during Satellite 2016.

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Strategic partnership signed with Turksat

09 March 2016

Inmarsat formalised its relationship with the Turkish state-owned regional satellite operator during Satellite 2016.

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The push for Satcom as a Service

08 March 2016

Inmarsat SVP discusses how Global Xpress delivers the resilience US government missions demand on NewsChannel8 'Government Matters'.

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Inmarsat and ESA enhance ATM in Europe

08 March 2016

Iris Service Evolution is the new joint initiative with European Space Agency to bring data link communications to 21st century.

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It’s Hell on High Seas for Sport Relief!

07 March 2016

British Volvo Ocean Race skipper Ian Walker and six celebrities have set sail around the UK and will be using our connectivity for live TV updates.

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Inmarsat C celebrates 25 years saving lives at sea

01 March 2016

Inmarsat achieves 25th anniversary of the only GMDSS-approved maritime satellite safety service in the world.

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Inmarsat hosts Industry and Parliament Trust workshop

25 February 2016

Digital inclusivity in the UK and developing world on the agenda when Parliament’s only registered charity met at Inmarsat HQ.

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Startups in emerging markets take a leap into space

25 February 2016

Inmarsat and AP Swiss partner to offer space technology startups at the Seedstars Summit a Space Prize grant worth USD 50,000.

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Thales selected to develop critical infrastructure for EAN

25 February 2016

Inmarsat announces Thales will manufacture a complementary ground component terminal for its European Aviation Network.

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Fleet Xpress successfully trialled in Antarctic waters

22 February 2016

Adventure cruise ship orders Fleet Xpress following trail with Inmarsat partners Global Marine Networks and Network Innovations.

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New partnership delivers global IoT platform

19 February 2016

Inmarsat and Actility have joined forces to provide a single, global solution to meet evolving Internet of Things requirements.

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One Net appointed as global partner for the maritime sector

10 February 2016

Inmarsat has announced the appointment of the fixed and mobile distribution provider as global partner for its L-band portfolio.

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Most connected rowing boat to ever cross the Atlantic

08 February 2016

Inmarsat is supporting Team Essence with connectivity as five men take on the 3,308 nm real Atlantic row from Portugal to Venezuela.

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Inmarsat joins the LoRa® Alliance

08 February 2016

Inmarsat to provide Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity while contributing to development of global standard.

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New development opportunities revealed at IDC 16

29 January 2016

Development opportunities for space-enabled communications to be showcased at the 2016 Inmarsat Developer Conference.

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Inmarsat to sponsor Seafarers Awareness Week

27 January 2016

Inmarsat has announced its gold sponsorship of the annual initiative in June, promoting maritime careers and crew welfare.

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Inmarsat granted a UAE Public Satellite Service License

27 January 2016

The TRA licence gives Inmarsat permission to offer mobile satellite communication services to public and private sector users.

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The GX Aviation high-speed Wi-Fi revolution has begun

21 January 2016

Honeywell confirms certification of its JetWave in-flight connectivity system to be used on Boeing 757s to connect to GX Aviation.

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Inmarsat opens new Singapore office

20 January 2016

Inmarsat has opened an expanded facility in Toa Payoh to support its growing Asia Pacific customer base.

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Chasing the 2016 Dakar Rally

19 January 2016

Hear Red Bull photographer Flavien Duhamel explain how Inmarsat powers mobile journalism to help deliver all the Dakar race action first.

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When does LPTA work for the military community?

13 January 2016

Inmarsat SVP outlines why the Lowest Price Technically Acceptable model (LPTA) can't be applied to satellite communications.

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Modern-day aviator journeys into history

11 January 2016

Inmarsat's connectivity helped share successful recreation of Amy Johnson's epic 1930s flight adventure from UK to Australia.

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Powering the maritime data revolution

08 January 2016

Watch our video to see how Inmarsat is setting a new standard in maritime communication with Fleet Xpress.

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Global Xpress nominated for prestigious aviation award

06 January 2016

Inmarsat and partner Honeywell Aerospace are selected as a finalist for Aviation Week’s Laureate Awards.

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2015: A year of transformation

18 December 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, watch our short video to discover what an exciting year it’s been for Inmarsat.

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Red Bull Content Pool – made possible by Inmarsat

17 December 2015

Inmarsat is partnering with Red Bull to become its Content Pool Technology Partner for Extreme Events, starting with the Dakar Rally.

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Inmarsat ushers in new era of satcom with live demos

14 December 2015

Inmarsat U.S. Business Unit to demonstrate Global Xpress capabilities at SIA’s DoD Commercial Satcom Workshop.

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Bringing the Amazon adventure to you

11 December 2015

Inmarsat’s IsatHub service proved a hit with adventurer James Ketchell when he visited Brazil looking for Rare Adventures.

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Inmarsat and Turksat sign MoU

11 December 2015

New Memorandum of Understanding with Turkish state-owned satellite operator will explore defence and aviation opportunities.

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World’s first MilSatCom/Global Xpress maritime terminal

11 December 2015

Inmarsat partners with EM Solutions to develop first combined maritime terminal that will be submitted for WGS certification.

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Satcom Direct achieves Jet ConneX milestone over I-5 F2

09 December 2015

Important milestone achieved for first Inmarsat distribution partner to transmit data using Jet ConneX over Inmarsat-5 F1 and F2 satellites.

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Inmarsat honoured with satellite industry award

09 December 2015

Inmarsat is named as a winner in the Better Satellite World Awards, organised by the Society of Satellite Professionals International.

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AEROSATCOM appointed GX VAR for government aero market

09 December 2015

A new joint venture from Eclipse and NSSLGlobal has been appointed as a Value Added Reseller for Global Xpress.

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New software to deliver broadcast-quality live video worldwide

09 December 2015

Inmarsat’s global network enables Quicklink’s new software to deliver high-quality live video from wherever news is breaking.

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NSSLGlobal adds Enterprise to Global Xpress VAR status

08 December 2015

Leading independent satcoms provider is appointed Value Added Reseller for Inmarsat Global Xpress enterprise customers.

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Industry accolade for top communicator

04 December 2015

Inmarsat SVP once again named in the prestigious PR Week Power Book for his global communications work at the company.

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Arctic explorer kept safe and connected thanks to Inmarsat

03 December 2015

Inmarsat’s connectivity helped artist Cory Trépanier remain safe and in touch as he crossed Canadian Arctic to capture landscape on canvas.

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Inmarsat Global Xpress full global coverage completion

03 December 2015

Inmarsat-5 F3 has successfully completed all its in-orbit testing and is now fully operational and station-kept in its final orbital position.

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Connecting ‘Aussie Family Nicholson’ at sea

30 November 2015

A former Volvo Ocean Race skipper and his young family stay connected on a round-the-world sailing adventure thanks to Inmarsat.

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Developers invited to join new ‘space race’ at IDC 16

26 November 2015

Ford and SpaceX to join Inmarsat Developer Conference 2016 where developers meet to build innovative solutions over our networks.

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Celebrating 15 years of humanitarian partnership

19 November 2015

Inmarsat is proud to continue its support of NGO agency Télécoms Sans Frontières with vital connectivity in times of a disaster.

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Transforming the future of the connected ship

19 November 2015

Inmarsat and Ericsson have signed a strategic maritime agreement to help streamline the maritime supply chain.

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Bombardier to offer high-speed Wi-Fi for its Global aircraft

17 November 2015

New Bombardier WAVE service will be powered by next-generation Inmarsat and Honeywell Aerospace satellite technology.

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Singapore Airlines to adopt GX Aviation

09 November 2015

Long-haul passengers will be able to take advantage of Inmarsat’s high-speed connectivity service from partners SITA OnAir and Honeywell.

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Jazeera Airways gets connected with GX Aviation

09 November 2015

Inmarsat partner Rockwell Collins offers airline customers new IFEC solution delivered over Inmarsat’s high-speed connectivity service.

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Inmarsat partner signs first Jet ConneX service agreement

05 November 2015

Rockwell Collins has signed VistaJet as it first business aviation customer to adopt Inmarsat’s high-speed Ka-band broadband service.

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New STARHub platform champions UK space sector

04 November 2015

Inmarsat and Satellite Applications Catapult to help emerging economies benefit from world-leading satellite applications and services.

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Inmarsat continues pace of innovation for Government users

03 November 2015

Inmarsat Global Government President outlines how we're empowering governments across the world at Global MilSatCom, London.

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New satellite access station for European Aviation Network in Greece

02 November 2015

The new SAS, under with OTE, marks significant milestone in development of Inmarsat’s high-speed inflight connectivity solution.

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Inmarsat welcomes President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China

22 October 2015

Prestigious visit to Inmarsat's global headquarters in London forms part of the President’s historic State Visit to the UK.

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Inmarsat and Lufthansa Group sign ten year contract

20 October 2015

A contract for the provision of inflight connectivity services has been agreed following the announcement of an MOU in September.

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EUKOR choose Inmarsat connectivity across its fleet

20 October 2015

Inmarsat and Intellian sign major deal with one of the world’s largest shipping companies for new Global Xpress service.

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Inmarsat powers Land Rover Experience Tour 2015

19 October 2015

Share the adventure thanks to Inmarsat’s satellite communications, keeping the teams connected from the middle of the Australian outback.

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Important requirements for safety in space

15 October 2015

Inmarsat SVP calls for SATCOM industry and government to jointly develop strategies to ensure our safety in space.

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Life at sea with Inmarsat

14 October 2015

Inmarsat was proud to sponsor the annual Nautilus photography competition to raise awareness of seafarers and the shipping industry.

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Inmarsat signs Crisis Connectivity Charter

14 October 2015

World-leading satellite operators step up support for the global humanitarian community with UN OCHA charter signing.

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Inmarsat Supports Pacific Endeavor 2015

08 October 2015

Multi-national event focuses on communications and interoperability in a humanitarian aid and disaster response situation.

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European Aviation Network terminal manufacturer selected

07 October 2015

Cobham SATCOM is to design and produce an advanced MSS terminal for Inmarsat’s aviation connectivity network over Europe.

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Fleet Media set to entertain Maersk Tankers’ crew

06 October 2015

One of the world’s largest independent fleets has chosen to install Inmarsat’s innovative maritime entertainment service.

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Inmarsat supports World Space Week 2015

05 October 2015

The event on 4-10 October celebrates deep space discovery and aims to encourage young people to consider a career in space technology.

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Meeting the satellite needs of servicemen and women

02 October 2015

Inmarsat SVP discusses how the military communications demands of the DoD are paving the way for ‘SATCOM as a Service’.

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Journey into history

01 October 2015

Inmarsat’s connectivity will be sharing British aviator’s 13,000 mile journey from the UK to Australia in a vintage open cockpit biplane.

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Inmarsat survey reveals sky-high demand for in-flight Wi-Fi

01 October 2015

New In-flight Connectivity survey demonstrates 80% of European passengers are eager for high-speed internet on flights.

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Inmarsat appoints new VP of Aviation Strategy and Communications

30 September 2015

Frederick van Essen will oversee planning and strategic projects, marketing communications and analysis for fast-growing aviation business.

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North American market to fly with new appointment

25 September 2015

Inmarsat appoints Sam Matar as Director of Airline Market Development dedicated to growing the strategically important North American market.

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Inmarsat powers new CapetoCape world record

22 September 2015

Rainer Zietlow has set a new world record driving 19,000 km in just nine days, sharing the adventure along the way via BGAN.

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Why Ka-band best supports the modern military mission

21 September 2015

Inmarsat U.S Government SVP outlines benefits of Ka-band as a dependable and affordable SATCOM option in MilsatMagazine article.

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Inmarsat partners with Deutsche Telekom

21 September 2015

Inmarsat announces strategic partnership to deliver European Aviation Network and bring unprecedented connectivity across Europe.

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New world record for Guo Chuan Racing

16 September 2015

Inmarsat is proud to have supported iconic Chinese offshore sailor on his successful voyage across the Arctic Northeast passage.

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The design, implementation and activation of a global Ka-band network

14 September 2015

New AIAA paper provides insight into Global Xpress space and ground architecture, plus band selection and system design processes.

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Join world-record chaser as he journeys on the ‘Road of Hell’

11 September 2015

Follow Rainer Zietlow’s bid to drive 18,000 km, Cape to Cape, in just 10 days thanks to Inmarsat’s connectivity.

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Successful evaluation of oceanic flight tracking

10 September 2015

Important trial conducted with Airservices Australia, Qantas Airways and Virgin Australia meets ICAO’s new global standard.

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Powering the Internet of Everywhere

09 September 2015

Inmarsat shows how it's leveraging its reliable, global satellite network to provide unparalleled worldwide connectivity.

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Autonomous shipping moves closer to reality

08 September 2015

Inmarsat announces new Rolls-Royce led partnership on €6.6 million project that could pave the way for autonomous ships.

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Defining connectivity at sea

07 September 2015

Inmarsat Maritime President discusses big data apps, greater bandwidth and Fleet Xpress in new Maritime CEO supplement.

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Inmarsat is Diamond sponsor of London International Shipping Week

03 September 2015

Ship Efficiency: The Event on 8-9 September is part of the week looking at how vessel operations can be made more profitable.

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Is connectivity a human right?

03 September 2015

College students taking part in Inmarsat’s Summer Strategy Challenge presented their findings on the digital divide.

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Federal News Radio goes one-on-one with Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch

02 September 2015

Hear about current trends in the U.S. government satcoms industry and learn how Inmarsat leads the way through technology innovation.

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Successful launch of third Global Xpress satellite confirmed

29 August 2015

Globally available GX services on course to start before the end of 2015 as I-5 F3 powers towards geosynchronous orbit.

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Media note: Watch the countdown and launch of Inmarsat’s Global Xpress satellite live at 12:44 today

28 August 2015

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World Humanitarian Day recognises aid workers’ sacrifice

19 August 2015

Inmarsat-sponsored Télécoms Sans Frontières joins commemoration of all those affected by global crises.

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Launch date confirmed for third Global Xpress satellite

17 August 2015

Inmarsat-5 F3 is scheduled for launch on 28 August at 12:44 BST from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

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Inmarsat set to transform lives in emerging markets

13 August 2015

Installation stage of Inmarsat’s UKSA initiative to deliver data connectivity solutions in Sub-Saharan Africa is completed.

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Inmarsat enables emergency mHealth in Nepal

06 August 2015

Télécoms Sans Frontières continues to provide vital satellite communications support from the heart of the crisis zone in Nepal.

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Boeing tests confirm military-signal capabilities for GX

21 July 2015

First demos to securely transmit high-speed data over the Global Xpress commercial network prove successful for military Ka-band service.

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ESA signing supports Inmarsat’s ICE initiative

15 July 2015

Public Private Partnership agreement will identify technologies required to create next generation of space-enabled communications services.

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World’s most advanced aviation safety infrastructure moves step closer

14 July 2015

Inmarsat and ESA successfully complete Phase 1 of Iris Precursor, Europe’s ambitious ATM communications programme.

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Historic race brought to life by Inmarsat

07 July 2015

Inmarsat connects competitors and fans of the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac for the first time.

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Volvo Ocean Race – Made possible by Inmarsat

29 June 2015

Hear from the skippers, including Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing's Ian Walker, to see why our connectivity was so important.

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Matt Knighton wins Inmarsat Onboard Reporter Award

28 June 2015

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing makes a clean sweep at this year’s Volvo Ocean Race winning prestigious award for toughest job in sports journalism.

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Inmarsat signs agreement with World-Link Communications

25 June 2015

Satellite service provider becomes Inmarsat partner for FleetBroadband and plans to integrate with Inmarsat network through PoP build.

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Inmarsat supports Seafarers Awareness Week

24 June 2015

Seafarers Awareness Week aims to raise the profile of seafarers in the UK and inspire a new generation in to the maritime industry.

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STEM students take on second Inmarsat challenge

23 June 2015

Six-week programme will see City and Islington College students produce presentations on the digital divide and critical connectivity.

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Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing win Volvo Ocean Race

23 June 2015

UK skipper Ian Walker leads the Emirates boats to victory in the 2014-15 edition lifting the trophy for first time in Gothenburg.

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Victory for Team Alvimedica in Leg 9 win

22 June 2015

US team takes first Volvo Ocean Race leg win in Gothenburg but overall glory goes to 2014-15 trophy winners Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing.

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Fleet One keeps Sailing World editor in touch

19 June 2015

Lisa Gabrielson is relying on Inmarsat’s Fleet One service to stay connected during the Marion to Bermuda Cruising Yacht Race.

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The toughest media job in the world

17 June 2015

Prestigious panel of judges named for the Inmarsat Volvo Ocean Race Onboard Reporters Award, to be presented in Gothenburg on 27 June.

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Mission accomplished for 65 Degrees North

16 June 2015

Veteran armed forces amputee achieves new world record with successful unsupported crossing of Greenland ice cap.

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Race tracker goes live in final Volvo Ocean Race leg

16 June 2015

Race fans around the world will be able to follow all the boats’ progress live on a mobile-app thanks to Inmarsat’s connectivity.

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GX Aviation achieves key milestone

16 June 2015

Inmarsat and Honeywell successfully completes in-flight testing to bring high-speed Wi-Fi to airplanes over land and water.

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New distribution agreement for Inmarsat and KVH

15 June 2015

Inmarsat and KVH to act as reciprocal distribution partners for complementary maritime satellite communications markets.

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Calling operations connect 7,000 people in Nepal

15 June 2015

Télécoms Sans Frontières has offered thousands of IsatPhone Pro calls to those affected by the devastating earthquake in Nepal.

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Historic all-women crew win in Volvo Ocean Race

11 June 2015

Team SCA victory in Lorient for Leg 8 of the world’s most extreme sailing adventure, the first all-women crew win in 25 years.

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Inmarsat to create fourth full-service L-band region

10 June 2015

Enhanced connectivity capacity to be available for Middle East and Asia (MEAS) customers when I-4 F2 satellite flown to new orbital position.

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SwiftBroadband Safety takes flight for first time

09 June 2015

Hawaiian Airlines has become the first commercial airline to fly with Inmarsat's SwiftBroadband Safety service on its Boeing 767-300 fleet.

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Team Vestas Wind back in the Volvo Ocean Race

08 June 2015

As Leg 8 to Lorient, France gets underway shipwrecked team joins the adventure on penultimate leg of the nine-month race.

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U.S. forces need unified satcom, not status quo

05 June 2015

Inmarsat SVP Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch presents in-depth profile of satcom procurement history in a newly published SpaceNews article.

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First mobile BGAN M2M terminal type-approved

04 June 2015

New Hughes 9450-C11 terminal enhancing Inmarsat’s portfolio with high-performance M2M connectivity on-the-move

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Paradigm’s GX terminals earn approved status

03 June 2015

The Connect series of fixed land terminals are among first to receive Type Approval from Inmarsat.

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Inmarsat confirms type approval for GX terminals

03 June 2015

Range of Skyware Technologies fixed land terminals among first to earn approved status for use over Global Xpress network.

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Fixed VSAT operators utilise power of Global Xpress

02 June 2015

Fully managed, high-speed satellite solution now accessible in selected regions following partnership with Gilat Satellite Networks.

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Inmarsat engineers support media in Nepal

29 May 2015

Two Inmarsat engineers equipped with Global Xpress terminals flew to Kathmandu to help broadcasters covering devastating earthquake.

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Triumph for Team Brunel in Leg 7 of Volvo Ocean Race

27 May 2015

Near faultless 2,800nm stage from Newport to Lisbon puts a podium place in the sights of the Dutch boat.

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New lightweight antenna for smaller business jets

21 May 2015

Small, compact antenna will bring the best connectivity experience to business aviation and deliver high-speed in-flight broadband service.

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Think Global Flight promotes STEM education

21 May 2015

IsatPhone Pro will help mission create interest in aviation and aerospace careers for children around the world.

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How to tackle satellite interference

21 May 2015

Inmarsat is hosting a Satellite Interference Reduction Group webinar to help broadcasters tackle satellite interference.

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Chancellor salutes Greenland ice cap challenge team

19 May 2015

65 Degrees North fundraisers update George Osborne in satellite call at the top of the world.

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SwiftBroadband High Data Rate service testing complete

19 May 2015

New aircraft connectivity service doubles in-flight Wi-Fi speeds through a simple software upgrade.

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Launch of Inmarsat’s third Global Xpress satellite delayed

18 May 2015

Inmarsat provides an initial update following launch failure of the Centenario satellite from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan on 16 May.

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Victory for MAPFRE in Newport, USA

18 May 2015

Spanish entry dominated the Volvo Ocean Race weekend in Newport winning the in-port race and taking lead on Leg 7 to Lisbon, Portugal.

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65 Degrees North team face challenges on ice cap crossing

13 May 2015

The dangers and delights of the record attempt at the top of the world are being shared on social media via Inmarsat.

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Humanitarian calling operations continue in Nepal

08 May 2015

Communities living in the foothills of the Himalayas cut off by the earthquake have been offered IsatPhone Pro calls for first time.

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Triumphant win for Dongfeng Race Team in Newport

07 May 2015

Volvo Ocean Race fleet arrived in the US under cover of night to a warm welcome as Dongfeng Race Team celebrates second leg win.

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Army veteran in bid to set Greenland ice cap record

07 May 2015

Inmarsat supports amputee Peter Bowker and team with vital comms for 65 Degrees North challenge for world’s first unsupported crossing.

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World’s first combined portable/mobile BGAN terminal launched

07 May 2015

Hughes Network Systems has announced arrival of the Hughes 9211-HDR BGAN terminal to support comms-on-the-move capabilities.

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Inmarsat plc reports first quarter results 2015

06 May 2015

Inmarsat has provided unaudited information for three months ended 31 March 2015.

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Inmarsat-5 F3 arrives at launch site in Kazakhstan

01 May 2015

The third Global Xpress satellite has been shipped from Los Angeles to the Baikonur Cosmodrome for anticipated launch later this month.

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Aircraft Interiors Expo – a leap into the future

30 April 2015

The rising demand for in-flight passenger connectivity dominated this year’s aviation show in Hamburg.

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Comms-on-the move now possible for IsatPhone 2

30 April 2015

Inmarsat has launched its first vehicular antenna for IsatPhone 2 to enable uninterrupted voice connectivity for users while travelling.

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Inmarsat continues partnership with Bhubesi Pride Foundation

29 April 2015

Charity uses rugby to unite communities and teach life skills to thousands of children in Africa.

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TSF re-establishes communications in Nepal

29 April 2015

Inmarsat’s BGAN service has been installed within NGO camp to enable life-saving coordination of search and rescue relief efforts.

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New Distribution Partner appointment for IEC Telecom Group

28 April 2015

Satellite distribution provider becomes global Distribtion Partner for Inmarsat’s L-band portfolio, including BGAN, IsatHub and IsatPhone.

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TSF deploys emergency teams to Nepal

28 April 2015

Inmarsat-sponsored Télécoms Sans Frontières has arrived in Nepal to offer vital satellite communication support for relief efforts.

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Inmarsat SVP wins Women in Technology (WIT) Award

27 April 2015

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch honoured with the Corporate Public Sector award at prestigious 16th Leadership Awards in Washington D.C.

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And they’re off! Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race is underway

20 April 2015

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing hopes to extend its lead; Team Alvimedica wants a home win - get all the race news via our satellite connectivity.

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First GX vehicle-mounted land terminal approved

17 April 2015

Cobham SATCOM EXPLORER 7100GX Global Xpress terminal earns ‘approved’ status over Inmarsat Global Xpress network.

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Selfie-satellites, the great British space race and planes with a view

15 April 2015

Fourteen teams of coders at Inmarsat’s HQ in London battled it out for a place in NASA’s Space Apps Challenge.

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New collaboration for fast in-flight connectivity system

14 April 2015

Inmarsat is working with Honeywell Aerospace and Kymeta to develop small, compact antenna for commercial aircraft and business jets.

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes oldest Brit to complete Marathon de Sables

14 April 2015

Inmarsat’s connectivity enabled Sir Ranulph to share his experience via live TV interviews as he ran the ultra-marathon in aid of Marie Curie.

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Inmarsat-5 F2 successfully deployed into geostationary orbit

14 April 2015

The second satellite in the Global Xpress constellation commences payload testing following completion of orbital deployment.

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Global Xpress showcase for maritime customers in Korea

07 April 2015

Joint Inmarsat and manufacturing partner Intellian event highlights value of Ka-band service.

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Victory for Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing in dramatic race leg

07 April 2015

Inmarsat’s satellite connectivity captured extreme conditions and epic challenges of Leg 5 of Volvo Ocean Race from Auckland to Brazil.

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Follow veteran explorer’s Sahara ultra-marathon challenge

01 April 2015

Inmarsat will keep Sir Ranulph Fiennes connected with the media and followers as he attempts to run over 150 miles for Marie Curie cancer charity

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Interactive Inmarsat Annual Report and Accounts now online

01 April 2015

2014 review features augmented reality-enabled video content to bring story alive.

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Global Xpress is coming to China

01 April 2015

New agreement to bring Inmarsat’s superfast global mobile broadband service to Chinese users.

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Drama as Volvo Ocean Race boats round Cape Horn

31 March 2015

Celebrations for four crews but disaster strikes for Dongfeng Race Team as their mask breaks in Southern Ocean.

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Space Apps London comes to Inmarsat

27 March 2015

Inmarsat hosts NASA’s 48-hour hackathon on 11-12 April which finds solutions to global challenges on Earth and in space.

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Closer to astronauts in space than anyone on Earth

27 March 2015

The Volvo Ocean Race YouTube show discovers how Inmarsat keeps the boats connected even in the most remote place on Earth.

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Chinese gybes, finding Nemo and icebergs

26 March 2015

Volvo Ocean Race crew will be relying on Inmarsat's connectivity and safety services as they navigate the roaring forties and Cape Horn.

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Telecoms support continues for cyclone hit Vanuatu

25 March 2015

Following the devastation of Cyclone Pam, Inmarsat’s satellite connectivity is restoring vital broadband and voice communications.

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Key services successfully transitioned to Alphasat

25 March 2015

Inmarsat has successfully completed the transition of key voice and broadband data services for the EMEA region from Inmarsat-4 F2 to Alphasat.

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Project 24 brings clean water to 24 Cambodian communities

24 March 2015

On World Water Day live footage of Planet Water Foundation’s challenge to build 24 AquaTowers in 24 hours was shared over BGAN.

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New collaboration delivers broadcast quality Skype over BGAN

23 March 2015

Quicklink TX, a broadcast quality solution for Skype, has been tested and approved under Inmarsat’s Certified Application Partner programme.

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Entertainment on the high seas

20 March 2015

New Inmarsat Fleet Media service will bring all the latest Hollywood and international blockbuster films, news, sport and TV to crews at sea.

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Full marks for Honeywell GX Aviation hardware tests

19 March 2015

Successful testing signals that Inmarsat's next generation of in-flight connectivity for passengers, airlines and operators is becoming a reality.

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Toughest leg of Volvo Ocean Race underway

18 March 2015

After a delayed start due to Cyclone Pam, the boats finally set sail from Auckland to Brazil in Leg 5 of world’s most extreme sailing competition.

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Emergency telecoms provided in wake of Cyclone Pam

18 March 2015

Inmarsat-sponsored Télécoms Sans Frontières is deployed to Vanuatu to provide vital connectivity in aftermath of tropical storm.

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Inmarsat supports Planet Water Foundation campaign

17 March 2015

BGAN X-Stream enables live streaming of the Project 24 challenge to build 24 water towers in 24 hours in Cambodia on World Water Day.

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First land terminals approved for Global Xpress

17 March 2015

Two Cobham SATCOM terminals become first to meet Inmarsat standards and achieve full type approval over Global Xpress network.

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Inmarsat helps support Solar Impulse 2 mission

13 March 2015

World challenge to circumnavigate the globe in an aircraft fuelled by the sun relies on satellite connectivity for operational support.

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Inmarsat announces sponsorship of 2015 seafarer awards

11 March 2015

Prestigious International Seafarers’ Welfare Awards recognise importance of crew welfare and safety at sea within shipping industry.

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BGAN-powered Parrot Bebop Drone takes off

10 March 2015

First remote drone with live-streaming video capabilities approved under Inmarsat’s Certified Application Partner programme.

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Inmarsat plc reports Preliminary Full Year Results 2014

05 March 2015

Major steps towards delivering transformational growth opportunities.

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Successful airborne testing of L-Band LAISR service

05 March 2015

Inmarsat is pioneering new L-band broadband data-rate transmissions for AISR missions up to 10 Mbps with ground-breaking new service.

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Inmarsat invests in careers of future space engineers

04 March 2015

Inmarsat’s new Technology Development Programme graduate scheme supports the next generation of world-class engineers.

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Inmarsat connectivity improves medical care for refugees

03 March 2015

Télécoms Sans Frontières utilises satellite connectivity to help thousands of Burmese refugees in camps along the Thai-Burma border.

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Leg 4 victory for MAPFRE in Volvo Ocean Race

02 March 2015

In a tightly fought contest, the Spanish team crosses the line first in Auckland, New Zealand, on Leg 4 of the world’s most extreme sailing race.

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Australian Deputy PM announces flight tracking trial with Inmarsat

01 March 2015

Warren Truss formally announces Inmarsat’s partnering with the Australian aviation industry to trial improved flight tracking services.

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Listen to Inmarsat CEO on BBC Radio 4

27 February 2015

Rupert Pearce discusses satellites, the space industry and James Bond on the Today programme's ‘Friday Boss’ slot.

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Leave the rocket science to us, what will you build?

13 February 2015

Find out what happened when Inmarsat opened up its technology building blocks to the developer community at IDC2015.

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Cowen-Hirsch receives prestigious AFCEA International Award for 2015

13 February 2015

Award recognises Inmarsat SVP, Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, for furthering opportunities for women in STEM-related careers and education.

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Satellite technology continues to ‘save lives’ in Syria

11 February 2015

Inmarsat supports work of Télécoms Sans Frontières nearly four years on with vital connectivity for medical and mLearning initiatives.

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Treacherous seas ahead for Volvo Ocean Race

10 February 2015

Leg 4 of the toughest sailing event in the world sees competing teams set sail to Auckland, New Zealand.

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New life-saving emergency response facility for IsatPhone 2

04 February 2015

Inmarsat introduces GEOS Worldwide Emergency Response Coordination service for post-pay IsatPhone 2 users.

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Successful launch confirmed for Inmarsat-5 F2

02 February 2015

Inmarsat’s second Global Xpress satellite achieves successful spacecraft separation 15 hours and 31 minutes after launch.

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Inmarsat-5 F2 – ready for lift-off

29 January 2015

Following arrival at Pad 39 at Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, I-5 F2 is lifted to vertical position ready for launch on 1 February.

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New Inmarsat non-executive director announced

29 January 2015

Dr Hamadoun Touré to bring a wealth of telecommunications industry knowledge and expertise to his Nominations Committee role.

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First ever Volvo Ocean Race leg win for China team

27 January 2015

Dongfeng Race Team crosses the finish line in home port of China 50 nautical miles ahead of nearest rivals.

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Inmarsat-5 F2 satellite launch preparations underway

23 January 2015

Spacecraft is enclosed in payload fairing that will protect it in the first minutes after lift-off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

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Launch date confirmed for second Global Xpress satellite

22 January 2015

Inmarsat-5 F2 will provide superfast broadband services to the Americas and the Atlantic Ocean Region

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Inmarsat launches open technology strategy

20 January 2015

The first Inmarsat Developer Conference invites developer community to use Inmarsat technologies to harness culture of innovation.

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Two maritime services for Global Xpress unveiled

15 January 2015

FleetBroadband Xtra and Fleet Xpress are hybrid solutions operating over the Ka-band with L-band back-up.

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Royal Navy joins Volvo Ocean Race in Abu Dhabi

14 January 2015

Stopover was an opportunity to thank sailors for the work they do in countering threat of pirate attacks.

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Stories made possible by Inmarsat

13 January 2015

Our Volvo Ocean Race video gets inside the incredible experience of being a storyteller at the extreme– all made possible by Inmarsat.

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OnAir connectivity line fitted on Qatar’s A350 fleet

08 January 2015

Passengers on brand new planes can stay online in the air thanks to SwiftBroadband-powered service.

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New Inmarsat non-executive director is announced

07 January 2015

Rob Ruijter brings financial experience from broad range of companies to audit committee role.

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Volvo Ocean Race sets sail for China

02 January 2015

Leg 3 of the 38,739 nautical mile challenge sees the six remaining boats leave Abu Dhabi for Sanya.

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Volvo Ocean Race boat recovered from reef

23 December 2014

Team Vestas Wind yacht is now en route to Europe ahead of decision on possible return to the Inmarsat-sponsored round-the-world challenge.

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Inmarsat transmits record-setting 10Mbps in L-band

23 December 2014

Successful testing over Inmarsat-4/Alphasat demonstrates the potential of small L-band terminals to meet emerging intelligence and media needs.

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IsatHub features on BBC Click

22 December 2014

Popular gadget programme demonstrates how smartphones can be used via satellite communications in a Moroccan desert.

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Inmarsat-5 F2 satellite arrives at launch site

18 December 2014

The second Global Xpress satellite has been transported to Kazakhstan in preparation for 2015 launch

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Inmarsat helps TSF connect worst-hit Philippine towns

17 December 2014

Emergency telecoms agency uses BGAN to reconnect three towns devastated by Typhoon Hagupit to enable aid operations.

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IsatPhone Pro boosts morale of solo female sailor

16 December 2014

Dilek Ergül praises Inmarsat’s handheld satellite phone as she attempts to become first Turkish female sailor to cross the Atlantic.

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Team Brunel celebrate Leg 2 win in Volvo Ocean Race

15 December 2014

Once again Team Dongfeng Racing are pipped to the post into second place after an eventful 23 days at sea.

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BGAN service verified as Citrix Ready for Citrix CloudBridge

11 December 2014

Inmarsat’s channel and technology partners can deploy the tens of thousands of Citrix partner applications.

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Inmarsat welcomes ITU sustainable development report

09 December 2014

Report looks at role of telecommunications in driving sustainable development through resuse of comms infrastructure.

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Inmarsat brings life-saving connectivity to West Africa

09 December 2014

Telemedicine project helped 16 patients with serious conditions get hospital treatment in its first month.

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TSF on standby to provide crucial satellite communications in Philippines

08 December 2014

As Typhoon Hagupit hits landfall, leaving hundreds of thousands homeless, the telecoms aid agency helps to plan humanitarian response.

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Inmarsat appoints Citrix as CAP for CloudBridge

04 December 2014

Certified application will give BGAN users optimised real-time access to corporate applications, securely and globally.

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Team Vestas Wind race crew finally en route to mainland

03 December 2014

Volvo Ocean Race competitors picked up by supply vessel after being forced to abandon their boat on a remote reef.

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SpeedCast appointed as maritime distribution partner

02 December 2014

Inmarsat Maritime strengthens sales network with new partner for FleetBroadband, Fleet One, and Fleet Xpress.

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World’s smallest and lightest BGAN HDR-capable terminal approved

01 December 2014

Next generation terminal provides connectivity in demanding environments for journalists, first responders, NGOs, government agencies and mobile healthcare.

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Team Vestas Wind abandon ship in Volvo Ocean Race

30 November 2014

Coastguards on high alert all evening safely rescue crew following collision on reef in Indian Ocean.

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Ocean racing bought to life for US students

27 November 2014

Inmarsat’s satellite connectivity brings the excitement of the Volvo Ocean Race to fifth graders in Massachusetts.

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Inmarsat Developer Conference to showcase open technologies

27 November 2014

London event will introduce the powerful tools available to build innovative satellite communication products and solutions.

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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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