Global Xpress services now available for governments in the North, Central and South America and the Atlantic Ocean
3 November 2015: The pace of innovation in commercially-operated satellite constellations is enabling governments to increase their satcom capabilities more cost-effectively, according to Andy Start, President of Global Government at Inmarsat. In his presentation at Global MilSatCom today in London, Mr Start outlined how Inmarsat is empowering governments across the world, announcing that Global Xpress services are now available for government users across North, Central and South America and the Atlantic Ocean.
“Increasingly, we are finding our government customers around the world need to do more with highly challenged budgets. The most efficient way to do this is often to leverage advanced communications and IT infrastructure to make better use of people, vehicle, aircraft and ships. We’re proud to help them achieve best-value by partnering with leading commercial suppliers to develop bespoke government solutions on top of their commercial networks”, said Mr Start.
Inmarsat is at the forefront of this trend, now offering Global Xpress services across North, Central and South America and the Atlantic Ocean in addition to Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia which has been operation since summer 2014. Having successfully launched the third satellite in its next generation, Ka-band constellation in August 2015, Inmarsat’s new satcom network is on course to enter global commercial service by year-end.
During Global MilSatCom, Inmarsat will be highlighting the latest innovations from Inmarsat, which include:
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