02 October 2019
Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications, today signed a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) for phase two of the ground-breaking Iris air traffic modernisation programme, which will include important flight trials across Europe to assess the service in a real operational environment.
01 October 2019
Fleet Data from Inmarsat has received Approval in Principle (AiP) from leading classification society Bureau Veritas. This is a major milestone for the maritime industry’s leading secure sensor data and Internet of Things (IoT) platform. Conditions of approval by Bureau Veritas verify that Fleet Data can be installed safely on board, without its operation affecting existing navigation, safety and radio communication systems.
25 September 2019
New research has revealed that 80 per cent of superyacht professionals surveyed expect to use VSAT for more than half the time on-board within the next five years.
23 September 2019
Inmarsat will showcase its leading role in the UK space sector at the UK Space Conference from the 24 to the 26 September in Newport, Wales.
20 September 2019
Inmarsat today announced that its award-winning GX Aviation inflight broadband solution has entered commercial service with leading low-cost airline AirAsia.
19 September 2019
Inmarsat has won the Safety at Sea Award 2019 for Best Security Product of the Year, after recognition by a panel of judges from ship owner, marine insurance, maritime education, classification, crewing and training organisations.
10 September 2019
Inmarsat today announced that its award-winning GX Aviation inflight broadband solution is now available to customers onboard the first of Virgin Atlantic’s brand new Airbus A350 aircraft.
10 September 2019
New and original research into maritime startups conducted for Inmarsat by UK GovTech venture firm and research house, PUBLIC, concludes that more bandwidth connecting ships to shore at lower cost than ever before is empowering a new breed of single-minded innovators to bring the true benefits of digitalisation to the shipping and offshore sectors.
10 September 2019
Inmarsat today announced that it has joined the Mining Hub, an initiative that aims to generate opportunities and connections in the Brazilian mining industry. The move follows Inmarsat’s launch of the world’s first truly global real-time monitoring solution for tailings dams, and reflects its ongoing commitment to driving innovation in the mining sector.
09 September 2019
Airlines that have successfully installed connected cabins have an immediate opportunity to win $33 billion in market share from competitors. That is the conclusion of new economic modelling from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in association with Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications.
03 September 2019
Inmarsat, working with the Indonesian Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, its Department of Fisheries, the UK Space Agency and other partners today marked the successful closure of a three-year fisheries innovation project. Using low-cost, solar-powered satellite technology on smaller fishing vessels, the project aimed to enhance safety, efficiency, ship to shore contact and offer potential fish stock sustainability improvements.
14 August 2019
DSNA is the latest partner to join the ground-breaking Iris programme to improve the speed and accuracy of air traffic management across Europe’s congested airspace.
31 July 2019
Inmarsat has joined forces with RESOLVE, the Washington DC based non-profit environmental and health organisation, to develop a revolutionary, satellite-enabled solution to safeguard endangered wildlife across the African continent.
30 July 2019
Successful trials of Inmarsat Fleet Xpress off Western Australia have persuaded global tug operator KOTUG International to select the high-speed broadband solution for this area of the Asia Pacific region.
24 July 2019
The United States Government and Accountability Office (GAO) recently published a report confirming that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has committed to use enhanced Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Contract (ADS-C) technology to achieve reduced distances between aircraft, called minimum separation standards, in U.S. oceanic airspace as part of its commitment to implement new international standards by 2022.
18 July 2019
The European Aviation Network (EAN), the fastest inflight broadband service in Europe, is now being offered by airlines to more than 30,000 passengers across the continent each day, allowing them to seamlessly browse the internet, stream videos, check social media, enjoy real-time interactive gaming, and more during flights.
03 July 2019
Inmarsat is to introduce two new satellite payloads dedicated to the Arctic region in a partnership with Space Norway and its subsidiary Space Norway HEOSAT.
02 July 2019
Maersk Supply Service has reconfirmed its commitment to Fleet Xpress in a three-year contract extension which also sees the leading offshore support vessel operator sign up to Inmarsat’s new dedicated bandwidth service for charterers.
01 July 2019
Inmarsat today announced that its award-winning GX Aviation inflight broadband service has been selected by Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) for its brand new fleet of Airbus A350 aircraft.
26 June 2019
WWF, IGCP and satellite communications leader Inmarsat collaborate to pilot cutting-edge data gathering solution to benefit conservation
17 June 2019
Inmarsat today announced that Avionica, part of GE Aviation, will develop a new cost-effective, lightweight terminal for Inmarsat’s award-winning SB-S aircraft operations and safety platform.
05 June 2019
Inmarsat has signed a business cooperation agreement that allows Hyundai Global Service (HGS) to offer ship owners and managers a digital total care solution route to maritime digitalisation. HGS was established in 2016 by parent group Hyundai Heavy Industries as a digital transformation solutions provider to optimise ship operation and performance.
30 May 2019
Inmarsat today announced a contract with Airbus Defence & Space (Airbus) to develop a pioneering new generation of satellites for its Global Xpress (GX) network, which will mark a transformative step-change in inflight broadband capabilities for airlines across the world.
30 May 2019
Inmarsat announces that Airbus Defence & Space (Airbus) has been selected as its satellite manufacturing partner as part of a ground-breaking development of its Global Xpress (GX) network. The partnership will provide a step-change in GX’s capabilities, capacity and agility for the benefit of existing and future Inmarsat customers, partners and investors.
29 May 2019
Inmarsat has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Minas Gerais State Government in Brazil to explore the potential of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for monitoring the integrity of mine tailings dams in the region.
23 May 2019
Inmarsat has confirmed that it is renewing its support for London International Shipping Week (LISW) when the event returns for its fourth edition from 9th to 13th September 2019. Inmarsat will be holding two industry-shaping events at its City Road headquarters during LISW, focusing on the crucial industry topics of crew welfare and digitalisation.
22 May 2019
Inmarsat has announced a brand new top-end package for its Jet ConneX business aviation inflight broadband solution, with unlimited data usage and 33% higher speeds compared to the service’s previous fastest plan.
20 May 2019
Inmarsat has announced a new partnership with ApisProtect, an Irish agritech innovator, which deploys the Internet of Things (IoT) technology to monitor the health of honey bees. This collaboration aims to develop a globally scalable IoT solution for connected apiaries, to help stem the significant decline of bee populations and increase crop production worldwide.
07 May 2019
Inmarsat today announced that it has received final approval from the U.S. Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) for its SB-S digital airline operations and safety platform.
02 May 2019
GetSAT and Inmarsat have today announced that Inmarsat has type approved GetSAT’s MilliSAT-H-GX and MilliSAT-W-GX for use on its Global Xpress service.