Avionica to offer cost-effective aircraft terminal for Inmarsat’s operational and safety services

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.

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Inmarsat and Hyundai Global Service sign agreement to fast-track maritime digitalisation

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.

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Inmarsat to reshape global aviation connectivity with groundbreaking next-generation GX satellites

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.

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Inmarsat partners with Airbus to deliver ground-breaking transformation of Global Xpress network

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.

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Inmarsat signs Memorandum of Understanding with Minas Gerais State Government to offer smart tailings dam monitoring to mines within the state

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.

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Inmarsat announces digital and crew welfare events at London International Shipping Week

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.

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Inmarsat launches fastest-ever Jet ConneX inflight broadband package for business aviation customers

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.

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Inmarsat partners with ApisProtect to save bees and increase global crop production

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.

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Inmarsat SB-S approved by U.S. Federal Aviation Administration for operations and safety communications

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.

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GetSAT and Inmarsat Introduce Market’s Smallest Ruggedized Terminal for Global Xpress

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.

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Smart4Aviation’s Electronic Flight Bag application certified for Inmarsat’s SB-S platform

24 April 2019

Inmarsat has certified Smart4Aviation’s Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) application, Smart MOBILE, for use on its award-winning SB-S digital aircraft operations platform.

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NAPA signs up to become first certified application provider for Inmarsat’s IoT service

24 April 2019

Inmarsat and NAPA, the leading provider of maritime software, services and data analysis, have signed an agreement to enable ship owners and ship managers to access and analyse real-time onboard data more efficiently through a dedicated application hosted on Inmarsat’s new Fleet Data IoT service.

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Virgin Atlantic to enhance passenger experience with Inmarsat’s GX Aviation inflight broadband

11 April 2019

Inmarsat today announced that its award-winning GX Aviation inflight broadband solution will be available to passengers onboard Virgin Atlantic’s brand new Airbus A350-1000 aircraft.

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BSNL granted authorisation to provide Inmarsat’s in-flight and maritime GX services in India

03 April 2019

Inmarsat today announced that its Indian telecommunications partner, BSNL, has received an In-Flight and Maritime Connectivity (IFMC) license from the Government of India’s Department of Telecommunications.

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Inmarsat celebrates 1,000th installation of next-generation inflight broadband solutions

02 April 2019

Inmarsat today announced that more than 1,000 terminals have now been installed for its next-generation inflight broadband solutions by customers in the global airline and business aviation markets.

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Orbit Communication Systems and Inmarsat Government announce airborne satcom terminal agreement

20 March 2019

Orbit Communication Systems and Inmarsat Government have today announced a long-term agreement to offer end-users a new modular, multi-role aviation terminal, optimized for use over Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) network.

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Iris programme to modernise European air traffic management enters implementation phase

13 March 2019

Inmarsat today announced that the research phase of its Iris air traffic management programme has successfully concluded and work on commercial implementation has now commenced.

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Inmarsat brings Crew Xpress to market with unique ‘Fleet Hotspot’ for seafarers

04 March 2019

Inmarsat is staying ahead of fast-changing dynamics in ship connectivity by launching Crew Xpress, a new service for crew available as part of an ever increasing number of services on Fleet Xpress.

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Inmarsat and Knight Piésold collaborate to deliver remote tailings dam monitoring with real-time analysis

28 February 2019

Inmarsat today announced it will be joining forces with Knight Piésold UK to deliver highly accurate tailings dam monitoring, analysis and real-time management capabilities for the mining industry.

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Inmarsat and Microsoft Azure IoT join forces to deliver cloud services via satellite

25 February 2019

Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications services, today announced that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Microsoft, which will enable Inmarsat’s customers to transfer data collected through their Industrial IoT solutions to the Microsoft Azure IoT Central platform.

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Fleet Xpress powers new Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic ship

21 February 2019

Inmarsat is providing connectivity through Fleet Xpress for Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic’s new adventure cruiseship, National Geographic Venture.

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Inmarsat announces new initiatives to support maritime, ports and logistics start-ups with Rainmaking and Bluetech

14 February 2019

Inmarsat has joined forces with two leading start-up programmes, Rainmaking’s Trade and Transport Impact (T&TI) and Bluetech Accelerator, to create initiatives that directly support start-ups focused on IoT and big data innovation in the maritime, ports and logistics supply chain.

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Inmarsat crowned winner at Inflight Middle East Awards for second consecutive year

13 February 2019

Inmarsat has been named winner of Inflight Middle East’s Connectivity Enablement Award for the second consecutive year. The prestigious accolade was announced in Dubai yesterday, after an independent panel of industry experts voted for Inmarsat’s GX Aviation as the inflight broadband solution of choice for airline passengers in the Middle East and beyond.

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Global supply chain vulnerable to cybersecurity risks by failing to secure their Industrial IoT deployments

31 January 2019

Enterprises across the global supply chain recognise their approaches to cybersecurity must be strengthened, but are not yet taking the practical steps to safeguard their Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) deployments, according to a study undertaken on behalf of Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications.

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Inmarsat signs contract to provide Indonesian national carrier Garuda with GX Aviation inflight broadband

30 January 2019

Inmarsat today announced a contract to provide its award-winning GX Aviation inflight broadband solution to Indonesian national carrier Garuda, in partnership with wireless technology provider Mahata Aero Teknologi, Lufthansa Technik and Lufthansa Systems.

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Vistair airline document management application certified for Inmarsat’s SB-S broadband platform

24 January 2019

Inmarsat has certified Vistair’s Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) application, DocuNet™, for use on its SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S) digital aircraft operations platform. The application offers airlines a ‘live’ set of manuals that improve compliance, proficiency and safety.

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Fleet Xpress momentum continues as MOL introduces world’s fastest growing maritime VSAT service on new vessel types

17 January 2019

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), one of Japan’s largest shipping companies, is to increase the roll-out of Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress Service, across the remainder of its owned and managed fleet. This underlines the confidence placed in the high-speed satellite service by major shipping lines and reinforces the scope of the digital transformation sweeping the industry.

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Inmarsat’s GX Aviation inflight broadband now live on Indonesian low-cost carrier Citilink’s first aircraft

17 January 2019

Inmarsat announced today that its award-winning GX Aviation inflight broadband solution is now available to passengers onboard Indonesian low-cost airline Citilink’s first aircraft.

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Competition Appeal Tribunal rules comprehensively in favour of Ofcom’s EAN authorisation decision

07 December 2018

The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) in London today handed down its judgment dealing with ViaSat’s challenge to Ofcom’s January 2018 authorisation of Inmarsat’s UK complementary ground component (CGC) forming part of Inmarsat’s European Aviation Network (EAN).

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Inmarsat to be first commercial customer for the new H3 launch vehicle provided by MHI

06 December 2018

Inmarsat has today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) to be the first commercial customer to place an order for the new H3 launch vehicle. The maiden flight of H3 is scheduled for 2020 with Inmarsat planning to deploy the new launch vehicle after 2022.

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