Inmarsat signs Global Beam Telecom as UAE’s first Enterprise distribution partner

Further reaffirming Inmarsat’s plans for growth in region

08 March 2016: Inmarsat, the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, today announced the signing of its first UAE Enterprise distribution partner for its L-band communications services, Global Beam Telecom, following a signing ceremony held at CABSAT in Dubai.

Global Beam Telecom, headquartered in Dubai, is a fixed and mobile satellite communications solutions provider with more than 12 years’ experience in the satellite market, and operates throughout the Middle East, Africa and parts of Asia.

“The signing of Global Beam Telecom is a critical step in our plans for growth in the region,” Paul Gudonis VP, Enterprise, Inmarsat said. “We chose Global Beam Telecom as our first in-region partner because their wealth of experience and understanding of the local markets, coupled with the strength and reliability of our services, are a powerful combination that we feel will provide and excellent foundation for growth in the region, and we welcome Global Beam Telecom to the Inmarsat family.”

“We are excited to bring Inmarsat’s global services to UAE,” said Abdullah SULAIMAN CEO of Global Beam Telecom. “This partnership with Inmarsat allows us to meet our customer’s stringent needs for MSS and we are proud to serve them through the most reliable L band Satellite in the industry. Our depth understanding of the distribution channel will also make a major impact on the customers in the region”.


For further information:

Inmarsat
Jonathan Sinnatt
Director of Corporate Communications
jonathan.sinnatt@inmarsat.com
+44 (0)20 7728 1935
Inmarsat
Anthony Wilkinson
Marketing Manager, Enterprise
anthony.wilkinson@inmarsat.com
+44 (0)20 7728 1064
Global Beam Telecom
Shabeer Mohammad
Regional Director
smohammad@globalbeamtelecom.com
+97155 4701 666

About Inmarsat

Inmarsat plc is the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services. Since 1979, Inmarsat has been providing reliable voice and high-speed data communications to governments, enterprises and other organizations, with a range of services that can be used on land, at sea or in the air. Inmarsat employs around 1,600 staff in more than 60 locations around the world, with a presence in the major ports and centres of commerce on every continent. Inmarsat is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:ISAT.L).

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About Global Beam Telecom

Global Beam Telecom (GBT) is a satellite telecommunication solutions provider based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Their world-class portfolio of products and services covers the entire spectrum of secure satellite communications, including fixed and mobile turnkey solutions to meet the connectivity and communication needs of diverse industry sectors.  With their strategically located Head Office in Business Bay, GBT provide best-in-class remote and mobile connectivity solutions to clients across the MENA region.

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