08 March 2016: Inmarsat today announced that Global Xpress was awarded “Top Government Mobility Satcom Innovation” in the first annual Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA) 2016 Mobility Satellite Innovation Awards presented at Satellite 2016. Global Xpress is the industry’s first end-to-end commercial Ka-band network that spans the world, bringing the benefits of seamless, consistent, high-throughput access to the U.S. government to meet mobile, interoperable communication needs, at an affordable price.
MSUA judges selected Global Xpress for this award based on the numerous benefits being delivered to meet the demands of government end users, including:
“Through Global Xpress, Inmarsat brings the capabilities of fully-managed worldwide wideband SATCOM solution that is fully interoperable with MILSATCOM,” said Peter Hadinger, President, U.S. Government Business Unit, Inmarsat, Inc. “This award further validates Global Xpress is truly an industry game changer and delivers unmatched mobile capabilities and benefits to the government.”
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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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Mobile Satellite Users Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the interests of users and providers of satellite mobility solutions worldwide. The Association fosters the exchange of news, information and education among providers and users of satellite mobility solutions including those focused on communications, navigation and safety. MSUA celebrates and promotes mobility innovations and provides discussion forums and panel opportunities for mobility solution providers and users to exchange development ideas and usage requirements.
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