Shifts in government demand and Global Xpress

12 December 2017: In an interview with SpaceNews, Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Inmarsat’s Senior Vice President of Government Strategy and Policy, U.S. Government Business Unit, shares her perspectives on continuing maturation of government-industry relations, and Inmarsat’s role in the future of military satellite communications (MILSATCOM).

Cowen-Hirsch discusses how the relationship between the Department of Defense and the satellite communications (SATCOM) sector will be impacted by the administration transition, as well as government demand for satellite capacity worldwide. She also addresses how Inmarsat will meet the government’s future SATCOM needs.

To read Cowen-Hirsch’s Q&A with SpaceNews, visit