Inmarsat, Viasat combination recognised in Euroconsult Awards


Inmarsat, together with Viasat, has been awarded the Strategic Transaction of the Year at Euroconsult’s Annual Awards for Excellence in Satellite Business.

The award, presented to Barry French, Inmarsat’s Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at the World Satellite Business Week in Paris on 14 September, recognises the companies’ combination, which will create a global powerhouse in satellite communications and connectivity.

The annual awards honour the most forward-thinking businesses shaping the future of the global space sector. They celebrate space companies that have distinguished themselves during the year, achieved exemplary results and made a contribution to the industry.

Winners are chosen by a panel of industry experts, who assess stakeholders and projects on several qualitative and quantitative criteria, including innovation, strategic decisions, market impact and financial and commercial indicators.