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L-Max is a wideband streaming L-band service developed in response to government specific Communications-On-The-Move (COTM) requirements for high throughput connectivity and small aperture capability.

This award-winning capability (marketed in the USA as WiSL) has delivered record-breaking data rates as high as 10 Mbps x 10 Mbps.

L-MAX Aero is an enhanced L-band lease service that bridges the gap between Inmarsat’s ELERA L-band and Global Xpress (GX) broadband services, through existing SwiftBroadband hardware.

Specifically developed for Government requirements

Launched in response to increasing demand from military and civilian governments for wider bandwidth in the air – especially for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), battlefield surveillance, border patrol, fishery, forestry detection and protection missions.

High-speed data over low SWAP terminals

L-MAX allows government users to connect via Inmarsat’s I-4 and Alphasat satellites, whether static or on the move. Until now, ISR aircraft have had to choose between the exemplary SWAP (size, weight, power and price) features of SwiftBroadband or the throughput advantages of the larger terminals of Global Xpress for operational capability. L-MAX bridges the gap between these two services, offering GX type speeds over L-band sized terminals.

True flexibility enabling greater capability

L-MAX reserves bandwidth and power over a geographic region for a specified duration, using higher order modulation and coding (MODCOD) to deliver Internet Protocol (IP) data efficiently. This provides a high data rate, cost effective, end-to-end communication solution over a secure, highly resilient and reliable Inmarsat private network. L-MAX requires minimal aircraft modification to achieve these significant throughputs, ensuring not only more effective sorties, but also much less downtime.

In keeping with operational requirements for government users, the lease duration is flexible and can be tailored to specific mission requirements.

Guaranteed bandwidth, guaranteed costs and guaranteeing flexibility for better decision-making.

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Our team dedicated to the US Government is always available and look forward to hearing from you. 

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