As Inmarsat was founded as a maritime communications operator, our first wholly-owned constellations – the Inmarsat-2 and Inmarsat-3 series – were positioned above the world’s sea-lanes to form four ocean regions:
The Inmarsat-2 satellites were decommissioned in 2013 and 2014 after more than doubling their expected lifespan of 10 years.
Following the full deployment of the Inmarsat-4 (I-4) satellite constellation in 2009, a further three satellite regions were created over the Earth’s major landmasses. They are:
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