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January

Inmarsat wins the Mining Magazine Editor’s Award 2019 accolade for its innovative Tailings Dam Monitoring solution which is helping the mining industry address some of its key challenges.

March

Inmarsat Government wins two Mobile Satellite User Association Mobility Innovation Awards – Top Government Mobility Satcom Innovation with its L-band Advanced Communications Element (LACE) II solution and Best Mobility Marketing Campaign.

December

Inmarsat is named the World’s Leading Inflight Internet Service Provider for a fourth consecutive year at the World Travel Awards 2020 for GX Aviation and European Aviation Network.

January

Inmarsat Maritime Senior Vice President Peter Broadhurst is recognised for his role in leading the transformation of maritime safety and security with the 2019 SMART4SEA Personality Award.

February

GX Aviation wins Inflight Middle East’s Connectivity Enablement Award as the inflight broadband solution of choice for the second consecutive year

September

Inmarsat wins the Safety at Sea Award 2019 for Best Security Product of the Year with Fleet Secure Endpoint, a key element of the Fleet Secure portfolio of solutions for tackling the threat of cyber crime.

November

For the third consecutive year, Inmarsat is named the world’s leading inflight service provider at the World Travel Awards, for GX Aviation and European Aviation Network connectivity.

January

An independent panel of judges selects GX Aviation as winner of the Connectivity Enablement category at the Inflight Middle East awards.

March

Inmarsat Government L-TAC service wins MSUA Mobility Innovation Award for a third consecutive year at Satellite 2018.

March

Inmarsat is honoured as a sustainability champion at the WSIS Prizes 2018 for it UK Space Agency International Partnership Programme work.

March

Inmarsat’s flight deck connectivity solution SB-S wins the technology category in the prestigious 2018 Jane’s ATC Awards.

June

Inmarsat and Deutsche Telekom are jointly awarded the prestigious German Innovation Award for the European Aviation Network (EAN).

June

The long partnership between Inmarsat and Télécoms Sans Frontières sees them win a Gold Corporate Engagement Award.

October

Inmarsat’s Fleet Safety service is named Best Safety Service of the Year in the prestigious IHS Safety at Sea Awards 2018 Awards 2018.

October

The public votes Inmarsat’s new Fleet Safety service as the winner in the Technology category for the highly regarded Safety4Sea Awards.

November

Inmarsat is named World’s Leading Inflight Internet Service Provider for the second year in a row at the World Travel Awards.

December

The Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) awards a Better Satellite World Award to the signatories of the Crisis Connectivity Charter, who include Inmarsat.

January

SMART4SEA Award Fleet Xpress wins the inaugural SMART4SEA Excellence Award 2017 for demonstrating technological excellence in smart maritime activity during 2016.

July

Fleet Xpress secures one of the maritime industry’s leading honours, the prestigious Seatrade Award 2017 for Digital Technology on recognition of technical innovation.

September

The European Aviation Network (EAN) is named Best Inflight Connectivity Innovation by APEX (Airline Passenger Experience Association).

September

Inmarsat’s commitment to maritime cyber security is recognised with an International Maritime Club Excellence (IMC) award, presented to organisations which advance the marine insurance industry.

November

The inaugural Inflight Magazine Asia Pacific Connectivity Enablement award goes to GX Aviation for delivering outstanding inflight internet to airline passengers.

December

Inmarsat is crowned the World’s Leading Inflight Internet Service Provider at the World Travel Awards for GX Aviation and European Aviation Network Wi-Fi solutions.

January

Inmarsat nominated as a finalist in the space category of the Aviation Week 2016 Laureate Award, together with partner Honeywell Aerospace for achieving key 2015 milestones for GX for Aviation. (Did not win)

March

Global Xpress wins Government Mobility Satcom Innovation award at the Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA) Mobility Satellite Innovation Awards at SATELLITE 2016.

March

Joseph Teixeira, Inmarsat’s Vice President of Aviation Safety and Cybersecurity, was awarded one of the highest accolades in aviation safety at the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA)’s Communicating for Safety conference - the James L. Oberstar Sentinel of Safety Award.

July

Fleet Xpress shortlisted for Lloyds List Global Awards by a panel of 11 highly regarded maritime industry judges for the Maritime Digital Innovation Award category. (did not win)

July

The Inmarsat team that worked on the search for the missing Malaysian airliner MH370 has been awarded the prestigious Michael Richey Medal by the Royal Institute of Navigation.

September

Inmarsat is named Global Satellite Operator of the Year at Euroconsult’s 13th Annual Awards for Excellence in Satellite Communications.

November

Vladimir Maksimov wins posthumous H.E.R.O. Lifetime Achievement Award for maritime safety at inaugural International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) H.E.R.O. (Honouring Excellence in Rescue Operations) Awards 2016.

December

HSA 2016 winner USG wins 2016 Homeland Security Award for Best Satellite Based Broadband Communications Solution for Global Xpress.

June 2010: Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert Award

The groundbreaking BGAN service won Inmarsat the UK's top prize for engineering innovation. The judging panel praised the company for having the vision to see the demand for a global broadband service, the courage to invest significant time and money in developing it, and the ability to overcome formidable engineering challenges to reach their objective.

May 2011: Innovator of the Year

The Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise presented Inmarsat Maritime (formerly Ship Equip) with an award from its More and Romsdal Region. The accolade was reward for taking the initiative, showing persistence and promoting innovation.

June 2011: Al-Iktissad Wal-Aamal Achievement Award

An award recognising Inmarsat's exceptional contribution to the development of satellite services in the Middle East was presented at the 10th Arab Telecommunications and Internet Forum in Beirut, Lebanon.

September 2011: Global Satellite Operator of the Year

A panel of industry experts at World Satellite Business Week 2011 in Paris presented Inmarsat with the highest accolade in the satellite sector.

December 2011: CommsMEA 2011 'Most Innovative Non-Voice Service'

BGAN was recognised for its outstanding contribution to the telecoms sector in the Middle East and Africa at an awards ceremony in Dubai. The award highlighted BGAN's broadband data capabilities following an assessment by a panel of industry experts.

February 2012: Satellite Services Provider of the Year

The Digital Studio Industry Leadership Awards in Dubai honoured Inmarsat with its major award for the second year running at its eighth annual event attended by professionals from the media, TV and film production industries.

June 2012: Safety at Sea Systems Award

Inmarsat's Voice Distress (Non-SOLAS) service won Safety at Sea magazine's Systems Award for helping mariners in difficulties. The FleetBroadband service was launched in 2011 to enhance safety communication on commercial and leisure vessels.

October 2012: ITU Humanitarian Award for Lifesaving

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) presented Inmarsat with the first Humanitarian Award for Lifesaving – recognising its commitment and consistent leadership in supporting the use of telecommunications to save lives during emergencies.

February 2013: Best Telecoms PLC in the UK Stock Market Awards

The UK Stock Market Awards recognise publicly quoted companies that are 'truly creating shareholder value'. They are judged by a 10-strong panel of City of London investment firms and personal advisors who look for excellence in financial performance, strategic and operational development, and robust shareholder return.

March 2013: Innovation award for improving space safety

Inmarsat's role in making operations in space safer and more reliable was recognised with an industry innovator award from the Society of Satellite Professionals International. The society presented the Space Data Association (SDA) with its Innovation in Industry Collaboration on the Safe Use of Space award. SDA was founded by Inmarsat, Intelsat and SES in 2009 to address the increased crowding of the Earth's orbit and the lack of industry-wide data on satellite positioning.

November 2013: CSR recognition award for humanitarian support

Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF), the world-leading emergency telecommunications organisation, acknowledged Inmarsat’s continued support at the 2013 Global Carrier Awards with a Corporate Social Responsibility Special Recognition award. Inmarsat sponsors TSF’s vital work through the provision of free BGAN terminals, IsatPhone Pro satellite phones and airtime to enable first responders at the scene of an international disaster or emergency to offer crucial support and help save lives.

January 2014: Prestigious IVCA award for corporate communications

Inmarsat was honoured by the International Visual Communications Association (IVCA) with a Bronze title in the Best International Film category at the IVCA Awards 2013 for its Timeline video, which powerfully charts the company’s landmark achievements throughout its 34-year history against a backdrop of global news stories and events. The awards are renowned internationally as a mark of excellence for corporate and public sector communications in video, interactive projects, business television and digital media.

February 2015: AFCEA WEST Women's Appreciation Award

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Inmarsat Senior Vice President, U.S. Government, received the Women’s Appreciation Award by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) WEST. The AFCEA Northern Virginia (NOVA) chapter nominated Rebecca for this award specifically for her work leading the Women in NOVA (WIN) programme over the past three years, expanding their participation and creating new opportunities for women in the Chapter – the largest of AFCEA International, with approximately 7,000 members in industry, government and academia.

April 2015: Women in Technology Award for top U.S. Government SVP

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Inmarsat Senior Vice President, U.S. Government, received a prestigious Women in Technology (WIT) Award at the 16th Annual Leadership Awards. The awards honour outstanding women who work in the Greater Washington, D.C. region and have exemplified unique vision, leadership and great success in the technology industry. Rebecca won the Corporate Public Sector category for her unstinting work helping to mentor and develop the careers of women in her profession, and for pioneering change in the technology community.

December 2015: Winner of SSPI Better Satellite World Awards.

Inmarsat was the winner of the first annual Better Satellite World Awards, organised by the Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI). It was one of only four organisations to receive an award in celebration of the enormous contributions of satellite technology to human welfare, the economy, safety, security, and the extension of knowledge. The award recognises Inmarsat’s role in providing critical satellite communications across land, at sea and in the air.