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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Inmarsat crowned ‘World’s Leading Inflight Internet Service Provider’ for second consecutive year

05 December 2018

Inmarsat has been named ‘World’s Leading Inflight Internet Service Provider’ for the second year in a row at the World Travel Awards. The prestigious accolade was announced at a gala ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal last weekend, following a vote by travel and tourism executives across the world, who were impressed by Inmarsat’s continued success in transforming the airline passenger experience with game-changing inflight broadband solutions.

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Inmarsat to provide connectivity for IMDEX drilling intelligence solution

29 November 2018

Inmarsat and IMDEX, a leading mining equipment, technology and services (METS) provider to the global minerals industry, are working together to enhance IMDEX’s drilling intelligence solution, IMDEXHUB-IQ, with satellite connectivity. The solution now combines IMDEXHUB-IQ and Inmarsat’s reliable L-band satellite connectivity as standard, removing the need for mining and drilling companies to provide their own connectivity.

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Avianca commences free passenger trial of Inmarsat’s GX Aviation inflight broadband on selected aircraft

29 November 2018

Inmarsat today announced that its GX Aviation inflight broadband service is now being offered by leading Latin American airline Avianca as part of a free trial period on selected aircraft.

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Inmarsat signs agreements with Europe’s leading Air Navigation Services Providers for Iris programme

21 November 2018

Inmarsat has signed agreements with five major Air Navigation Services Providers (ANSPs) in support of the Iris programme to modernise air traffic management (ATM) across Europe.

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Inmarsat enhances cyber security offering for Maritime industry

15 November 2018

Inmarsat has introduced two new components to its maritime cyber security service, Fleet Secure, as it continues to develop solutions that combat ever-increasing cyber threats faced by ship owners and ship managers.

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Inmarsat signs Honeywell Aerospace as global reseller of GX Aviation inflight broadband solution

14 November 2018

Inmarsat has expanded its global network of Value Added Resellers (VARs) for its GX Aviation inflight broadband solution with the addition of Honeywell Aerospace.

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Industrial IoT a key force in reducing the environmental impact of global supply chain, finds Inmarsat

01 November 2018

Improving the environmental sustainability of their operations through the adoption of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies is a crucial priority for organisations engaged in the global supply chain, according to a new a study undertaken on behalf of Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications.

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Inmarsat wins Best Safety Service of the Year Award 2018

25 October 2018

Inmarsat's new Fleet Safety service has been named Best Safety Service of the Year in the prestigious IHS Safety at Sea Awards 2018 by a judging panel of recognised authorities in ship ownership, insurance, crewing and training.

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Inmarsat celebrates 400th installation of Jet ConneX business aviation global inflight Wi-Fi solution

17 October 2018

Inmarsat announced today that its market-leading Jet ConneX (JX) business aviation inflight Wi-Fi solution has now been installed and activated on 400 business jets worldwide.

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Inmarsat appoints new Senior Vice President of Business and General Aviation

16 October 2018

Inmarsat today announced the appointment of Kai Tang as Senior Vice President of Business and General Aviation (BGA). Kai joins the Inmarsat Aviation business from Inmarsat Government, where he held the role of Chief Commercial Officer.

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Demand for inflight Wi-Fi is driving loyalty amongst passengers in MEASA

08 October 2018

Inflight Wi-Fi is a key driver in forming customer loyalty and satisfaction among today’s airline passengers across Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA), according to the industry’s largest poll of passenger attitudes. The fourth annual global Inflight Connectivity Survey is published today by Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L), the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, in association with market research company Populus.

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Fleet Safety wins Safety4Sea Technology Award

03 October 2018

Inmarsat's new Fleet Safety maritime data service has been named winner in the Technology category for the highly regarded Safety4Sea Awards, 2018. The award win, by public vote after shortlisting from a judging panel, acknowledged Fleet safety as 'a significant technological breakthrough' that will continue to improve the safety of mariners and vessels worldwide.

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Cobham and Inmarsat solution extended to United Airlines’ Boeing 737NG

02 October 2018

LYNGBY, Denmark: Cobham Aerospace Communications, the leading manufacturer of satellite communications solutions, and Inmarsat (LON: ISAT), the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, have announced entering into a contract for the certification of the AVIATOR 300D satellite communication system on Boeing 737NG aircraft. The new STC for the Cobham solution will enable United Airlines to extend Inmarsat’s SB-S satellite IP platform to more of its fleet, bringing the airline more operational efficiencies from the connected flight deck.

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Inmarsat Strengthens Presence in Monaco Superyacht Community with SSI Fleet Xpress Agreement

28 September 2018

At this year’s Monaco Yacht Show has announced that it is strengthening its links with the superyacht community with the appointment of its partner SSI-Monaco as a reseller of Inmarsat’s ground-breaking Fleet Xpress (FX) service.

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Inmarsat offers new insight into on-board satellite communications

27 September 2018

Inmarsat today announced the publication of the 2018 Superyacht Connectivity Report, which highlights the crucial role that satellite communications is playing in addressing connectivity issues within the Superyacht market.

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