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Inmarsat signs Global Beam Telecom as UAE’s first Enterprise distribution partner

10 March 2016

Inmarsat today announced the signing of its first UAE Enterprise distribution partner for its L-band communications services, Global Beam Telecom, following a signing ceremony held at CABSAT in Dubai.

Inmarsat and Turksat form a strategic partnership to extend availability of mobile satellite services in Turkey, MEA, Caucuses and Central Asia

08 March 2016

Inmarsat and Turksat, the Turkish state-owned regional satellite operator, today formalized their partnership at a contract signing ceremony held during Satellite 2016 at National Harbor, MD USA.

Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Wins Mobile Satellite Users Association Award for Government Mobility

08 March 2016

Inmarsat today announced that Global Xpress was awarded “Top Government Mobility Satcom Innovation” in the first annual Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA) 2016 Mobility Satellite Innovation Awards presented at Satellite 2016.

Inmarsat and European Space Agency (ESA) to enhance air traffic management in Europe with Iris Service Evolution

08 March 2016

Inmarsat has been awarded a contract by the European Space Agency (ESA) to enhance Air Traffic Management (ATM) in Europe with a new generation of satellite-based data link communications.

Global Xpress top of the agenda for Satellite 2016

07 March 2016

Inmarsat will be highlighting its latest technologies and services, including the benefits of its cutting edge Global Xpress (GX) worldwide constellation, at Satellite 2016, the leading and largest global forum for satellite communications.

Inmarsat C marks quarter century of saving lives at sea

01 March 2016

Inmarsat has marked the 25th anniversary of Inmarsat C by revealing that more than 600 distress alerts from vessels in urgent need were broadcast over the service in 2015.

Startups in emerging markets take a leap into space

25 February 2016

As part of the third edition of the Seedstars World competition, designed to celebrate entrepreneurialism and technology in emerging markets, Seedstars, Inmarsat and AP-Swiss will be presenting a Space Prize at the competition finale, Seedstars Summit on 3rd March 2016.

Inmarsat selects Thales to develop critical infrastructure for European Aviation Network

25 February 2016

Inmarsat has selected Thales to develop and manufacture a Complementary Ground Component (CGC) terminal for its European Aviation Network (EAN) high-speed inflight connectivity solution.

Inmarsat, Global Marine Networks and Network Innovations deliver successful trial of Fleet Xpress in challenging Antarctic conditions

22 February 2016

Inmarsat together with Global Marine Networks and Network Innovations, today announced the successful trial and subsequent commercial order for Fleet Xpress in Antarctic waters.

Inmarsat and Actility partner to deliver single, global platform for Internet of Things (IoT)

19 February 2016

Inmarsat today announces its partnership with Actility, the industry leader in Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN), and a founding member of the LoRa Alliance, to enable an end-to-end IoT solution to connect assets over public and private networks, anywhere in the world.

Inmarsat joins the LoRa® Alliance

08 February 2016

Inmarsat today announced that it has joined the LoRa Alliance, dedicated to developing a global standard for IoT.

Inmarsat appoints new Senior Vice President of Group Security

01 February 2016

Inmarsat today announced that Gary Gagnon has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Group Security.

Eleven new development opportunities to be revealed at Inmarsat’s 2016 Conference

29 January 2016

Inmarsatis inviting application, hardware and software developers to join its growing community of technology companies at the second annual Inmarsat Developer Conference (IDC 16), being held in London (29 February - 1 March).

Federal Aviation Administration approves Honeywell’s hardware for Inmarsat Global Xpress in-flight wireless network

21 January 2016

Honeywell Aerospace’s JetWave™ wireless in-flight connectivity system has received U.S. Federal Aviation Administration approval for the Boeing 757.

Inmarsat expands presence in Singapore to support growing Asia Pacific customer base

20 January 2016

Inmarsat has today opened its new Singapore office, which is the company’s largest facility in Asia Pacific region

Inmarsat confirms global commercial service introduction (CSI) for Global Xpress constellation

04 January 2016

Inmarsat today confirmed that global Commercial Service Introduction (CSI) was achieved during December 2015 for its new Global Xpress (GX) constellation, which is formed of three Ka-band, high-speed mobile broadband communications satellites.

Inmarsat awards contract to Airbus for two sixth-generation mobile communication satellites

23 December 2015

Inmarsat plc today announced that Airbus Defence and Space (Airbus) has been awarded the contract to build the first two mobile communications satellites for Inmarsat’s sixth-generation fleet.

Inmarsat ushers in new era of satcom with live demonstrations at SIA’s DoD Commercial Satcom Workshop

14 December 2015

At the Satellite Industry Association’s (SIA) 11th Annual DoD Commercial Satcom Workshop in Arlington, Virginia (Crystal Gateway Marriott), Inmarsat will provide attendees with live, interactive demonstrations of Global Xpress, the first commercial Ka-band network from a single operator to span the world as well as its new line of innovative L-band services that support the U.S. government’s ongoing mobile communication requirements.

Inmarsat and Turksat sign Memorandum of Understanding

11 December 2015

Inmarsat and Turksat, the Turkish state-owned satellite operator, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore opportunities through the formation of a strategic partnership, initially focussed on the defence and aviation sectors.

Inmarsat partners with EM Solutions to develop world’s first MilSatCom/GX maritime terminal

11 December 2015

Inmarsat today announced a new partnership with EM Solutions to develop the world’s first combined MilSatCom/Global Xpress (GX) maritime satcom terminal.

Eclipse/NSSLGlobal joint venture company appointed as GX VAR for government aero market

09 December 2015

AEROSATCOM, a new joint venture company formed in September 2015 by aeronautical satcom specialist Eclipse and independent satcom provider NSSLGlobal, has been appointed as a Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Inmarsat’s new Global Xpress (GX) service, focusing on the rapidly expanding commercial market for government aviation satellite communication services.

Inmarsat certifies new Quicklink software to deliver broadcast-quality live video worldwide

09 December 2015

Inmarsat today announced that the Quicklink Windows Bonded Live Software is ‘ready to use’ over its global fleet of L-band satellites.

NSSLGlobal extends Inmarsat Global Xpress Value Added Reseller status

08 December 2015

Inmarsat has signed an agreement with NSSLGlobal, appointing the award winning independent service provider of satellite communications and IT as a Global Xpress (GX) Value Added Reseller (VAR) for enterprise customers.

Developers invited to join the new ‘space race’ at Inmarsat’s 2016 Conference

26 November 2015

Inmarsat today confirmed the second annual Inmarsat Developer Conference 2016 (IDC 16) will take place in London 29 February to 1 March 2016, following its highly successful inaugural event this year.

Ericsson and Inmarsat sign a strategic agreement that will transform the future of the connected ship

19 November 2015

Inmarsat and Ericsson have signed a strategic maritime agreement that is intended to facilitate the sharing of cargo, logistics and vessel operational data to help streamline the maritime supply chain.

Singapore Airlines to adopt GX Aviation to deliver high-speed connectivity for long-haul passengers

09 November 2015

Inmarsat today confirmed that Singapore Airlines is to deploy its GX Aviation high-speed connectivity service for passengers on-board its long-haul fleet.

Inmarsat to showcase next generation of aviation connectivity solutions at leading Asian trade events

09 November 2015

Inmarsat will showcase its ground-breaking new Global Xpress (GX) inflight connectivity service at two of Asia’s leading aviation trade shows this month.

Inmarsat plc reports Third Quarter Results 2015

06 November 2015

Inmarsat plc (LSE: ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today provided the following information for the three months ended 30 September 2015.

Inmarsat continues pace of innovation for Government users

03 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.

Inmarsat to locate satellite access station for European Aviation Network in Greece under partnership with OTE

02 November 2015

Inmarsat will locate the Satellite Access Station (SAS) for its European Aviation Network (EAN) high-speed inflight connectivity solution in Greece, under an agreement with OTE, the largest telecommunications provider in Greece and member of the Deutsche Telekom Group.

Inmarsat welcomes President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China to London headquarters

22 October 2015

Inmarsat today welcomed the President of the People’s Republic of China, Mr Xi Jinping to its London headquarters, as part of the President’s historic State Visit to the UK.

Inmarsat and Lufthansa Group sign ten year contract for the provision of inflight connectivity services

20 October 2015

Inmarsat has signed a contract to provide high-speed inflight connectivity services for passengers onboard Lufthansa’s European continental fleet.

EUKOR choose Inmarsat and Intellian to enable high-speed connectivity across its fleet

20 October 2015

Inmarsat and Intellian, a global leader in satellite communication antenna systems, have announced a significant deal with EUKOR Car Carriers. The deal will enable EUKOR, one of the world’s largest shipping companies specialising in the transportation of cars and other rolling cargo, to take advantage of the latest technology offered by Intellian and Inmarsat’s new high-speed broadband Global Xpress (GX) network.

Inmarsat announces partnership with Land Rover Experience Tour 2015

19 October 2015

With their shared attributes of reliability, robustness and endurance, Inmarsat and Land Rover are teaming up for the 2015 Land Rover Experience Tour.

Inmarsat appoints Vice President of Inflight Services

16 October 2015

Inmarsat has appointed Mario Franci as Vice President of Inflight Services. As part of the aviation management team, he will focus on developing the aviation cabin business for Inmarsat, working with airlines to jointly commercialise the services.

Inmarsat Supports Pacific Endeavor 2015

08 October 2015

Inmarsat demonstrated its ongoing commitment to support government communications needs worldwide by providing essential capability for both real-time crisis as well as emergency response preparedness and training in the recent Pacific Endeavor exercise.

Inmarsat selects Cobham SATCOM to deliver advanced MSS terminal for aviation connectivity network over Europe

07 October 2015

Inmarsat has signed an agreement for Cobham SATCOM to design and produce an advanced Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) terminal as part of its recently announced European Aviation Network high-speed inflight connectivity solution.

Inmarsat’s Fleet Media maritime entertainment service selected by Maersk Tankers

06 October 2015

Inmarsat today announced that Maersk Tankers, the owner and operator of one of the world’s largest fleets of product tankers, has chosen to install Inmarsat’s Fleet Media maritime entertainment service on 30 of its vessels as part of a pilot scheme.

RigNet Signs Agreement to Offer Inmarsat Fleet Xpress to the Energy Maritime Industry

02 October 2015

RigNet, Inc., a leading global provider of remote managed offshore communications solutions, telecoms systems integration services and collaborative applications to the oil and gas industry, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Inmarsat to offer Fleet Xpress to the oil and gas maritime sector.

New survey highlights sky-high demand for in-flight broadband

01 October 2015

A new survey of more than 6,000 airline passengers reveals the very strong demand for in-flight broadband services that exists among Europe’s aviation passengers. This demand is seen across all age groups and those travelling for either business or leisure.

Inmarsat appoints new Vice President of Aviation Strategy and Communications

30 September 2015

Inmarsat has announced the appointment of Frederik van Essen as Vice President of Aviation Strategy and Communications, based in Nyon, Geneva.

Inmarsat appoints Sam Matar as Director of Airline Market Development for North American market

25 September 2015

Inmarsat has announced the appointment of Sam Matar as Director of Airline Market Development, with responsibility for expanding the company’s airline customer base and revenues in the strategically important North America market.

Deutsche Telekom and Inmarsat partner to deliver European Aviation Network

21 September 2015

Deutsche Telekom and Inmarsat today announced a strategic partnership bringing unprecedented passenger connectivity to Europe’s aviation industry and its customers.

Inmarsat concludes successful evaluation of oceanic flight tracking to meet ICAO’s new global standard

10 September 2015

Inmarsat has finalised an important safety evaluation alongside Airservices Australia. The evaluation assessed improved flight tracking services on commercial airline flights operated by Qantas Airways and Virgin Australia to and from Australia using existing satellite communication capabilities.

Inmarsat and Securiport partner to deliver new border security service

10 September 2015

Inmarsat and Securiport LLC today announced a new partnership to develop new solutions for civil aviation security, immigration control and border management, which will be made available to government customers around the world.

Inmarsat introduces the Internet of Everywhere; a new vision for extending the reach of the Internet of Things

09 September 2015

Inmarsat today unveiled its new machine-to-machine (M2M) and the Internet of Things (IoT) strategy – the ‘Internet of Everywhere’, powered by Inmarsat - at the CTIA Super Mobility 2015 show in Las Vegas.

Inmarsat partners with Rolls-Royce on autonomous ship project

08 September 2015

Inmarsat announced its participation in the Advanced Autonomous Waterborne Applications Initiative (AAWA) recently launched by Rolls-Royce.

Inmarsat confirms successful launch of the third Global Xpress (GX) satellite

01 September 2015

Inmarsat has confirmed the successful launch of its third satellite in the transformational Global Xpress (GX) constellation.

Inmarsat confirms launch date for its third Global Xpress satellite

17 August 2015

Inmarsat today confirmed that the third satellite in the transformational Global Xpress (GX) programme – Inmarsat-5 F3 (I-5 F3) – has been scheduled for launch at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 12:44pm (BST) on Friday 28 August.

Satellite communications initiative set to transform lives in Emerging Markets

13 August 2015

A project that will revolutionise e-commerce and maternity services in remote communities across Nigeria and Kenya through the delivery of reliable, space-based internet connectivity services has completed its installation stage and is ready to be rolled out.

Inmarsat plc reports Interim Results 2015

06 August 2015

Inmarsat plc (LSE: ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today provided the following unaudited information for the half year ended 30 June 2015

Inmarsat and ESA sign Public Private Partnership to explore the future of mobile satellite communications technologies

15 July 2015

The European Space Agency (ESA) and Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, today signed a Public Private Partnership (PPP) agreement that will support the Inmarsat Communications Evolution (ICE) initiative, which aims to identify the new technologies necessary to create the next generation of space-enabled communications services.

World’s most advanced aviation safety infrastructure moves a step closer for Europe

14 July 2015

Europe’s ambitious programme to create the world’s most advanced and secure air traffic management (ATM) infrastructure moved a step closer with the announcement today by Inmarsat and the European Space Agency (ESA) of the successful completion of Phase 1 of ESA’s Iris Precursor.

Historic freshwater distance race brought to life in real-time by Inmarsat

07 July 2015

Inmarsat will serve as the official broadband provider for the 107th running of the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac.

Inmarsat announces award for the ‘toughest job in sports journalism’

27 June 2015

Celebrating the most challenging sports journalism job in the world, the Inmarsat Onboard Reporter (OBR) award for the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 has gone to Matt Knighton of Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing.

World-Link strengthens its market position with a new Inmarsat agreement

25 June 2015

Inmarsat has signed an agreement with World-Link Communications, Inc. appointing the innovative satellite services provider as a Partner for FleetBroadband, serving the maritime market globally.

Honeywell and Inmarsat achieve key milestone to bring high-speed Wi-Fi to airplanes over land and water

16 June 2015

Paving the way for a new era of in-flight wireless connectivity similar to what is available at home or in the office, Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE:HON) and Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L) have successfully completed the first phase of hardware and satellite network flight tests for GX Aviation broadband services.

Inmarsat and KVH announce reciprocal distribution agreement

15 June 2015

Inmarsat and KVH Industries, Inc. today announced the signing of a reciprocal distribution agreement with immediate effect. Under the agreement, KVH becomes a non-exclusive, global distributor of Inmarsat’s Fleet One and FleetBroadband services, and Inmarsat becomes a non-exclusive distributor across all vessel types for KVH’s VideotelTM Basic Training Package, as well as for its NEWSlinkTM newspapers within the leisure and non-passenger merchant vessel segments, which will be offered as enhancements to Inmarsat’s Fleet Media service.

Inmarsat to create fourth full-service L-band region

10 June 2015

Inmarsat today confirmed that it will be flying its Inmarsat-4 F2 (I-4 F2) communications satellite to a new orbital position above the Indian Ocean, creating a fourth full-service L-band region, which will offer enhanced connectivity capacity for customers in the Middle East and Asia (MEAS).

First flight of an Inmarsat SwiftBroadband Safety equipped aircraft with Hawaiian Airlines

09 June 2015

Inmarsat today announced that Hawaiian Airlines is now the first commercial airline to fly with its SwiftBroadband Safety service on its Boeing 767-300 fleet.

Inmarsat appoints Globecomm as Value Added Reseller for Maritime Global Xpress Services

09 June 2015

Inmarsat has signed an agreement with Globecomm, appointing the specialised managed satellite services provider as a Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Global Xpress (GX), serving the Maritime market globally.

Inmarsat type-approves the first mobile BGAN M2M terminal, enhancing its portfolio with high-performance M2M connectivity on-the-move

04 June 2015

Inmarsat today announced that it has expanded its Machine-to-Machine (M2M) portfolio by type approving the Hughes 9450-C11 terminal, the first mobile BGAN M2M-enabled terminal.

Inmarsat confirms type approval of Skyware Technologies Global Xpress terminals

03 June 2015

Inmarsat is pleased to announce that after extensive testing on Inmarsat-5 F1, the Skyware Technologies SKY 98 GX, SKY 180 GX, and ATOM 65 GX with Assisted Pointing terminals have received full type approval for use over the Inmarsat Global Xpress (GX) network.

Inmarsat confirms Type Approval of Paradigm’s Global Xpress land terminals

03 June 2015

Inmarsat is pleased to announce that after extensive testing on the Inmarsat-5 F1 satellite, Paradigm’s complete Connect terminal series - Connect70, Connect100, Connect100T and Connect180 – is among the first set of fixed land terminals to receive full type approval for use over the Inmarsat Global Xpress (GX) network.

Fixed VSAT operators can now take advantage of Inmarsat’s wholesale service, powered by Gilat Satellite Networks and Global Xpress

02 June 2015

Inmarsat and Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd today announced that, in selected regions, fixed VSAT operators can now access a new wholesale, fully-managed, high-speed satellite broadband service, delivered over Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) Ka-band network in partnership with Gilat Satellite Networks.

Inmarsat showcases satellite technologies that enable the ‘Internet of Everywhere’

01 June 2015

At the 26th annual Information and Communications Technology (ICT), conference in Asia-Pacific, CommunicAsia, Inmarsat will showcase its latest innovative technologies and services, which are enabling the ‘Internet of Everywhere’.

Think Global Flight brings aviation to life for students across the world

21 May 2015

Inmarsat is continuing its support for Think Global Flight in 2015. It will provide satcom equipment for Captain Judy Rice’s round-the-world tour as she continues her mission to promote greater interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

Inmarsat, Honeywell and Eclipse Develop New High Data Rate Aircraft Connectivity for SwiftBroadband Service

19 May 2015

Inmarsat, Honeywell Aerospace and Eclipse have successfully completed flight and lab tests of High Data Rate (HDR) capabilities for SwiftBroadband, an aircraft connectivity service provided through Inmarsat-4 (I-4) satellites.

Launch of Inmarsat’s third Global Xpress satellite delayed following launch failure of Centenario satellite

18 May 2015

Inmarsat plc today provided an initial update on the launch schedule for Inmarsat-5 F3 (I-5 F3) following the failure of the preceding Proton Breeze M launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Saturday 16 May.

MVS USA appointed as Inmarsat Global Xpress Value Added Reseller

12 May 2015

Inmarsat today announced the appointment of MVS USA, a leader in mobile satellite communications and a founding Inmarsat Distribution Partner, as a Global Xpress (GX) Value Added Reseller (VAR) for the Maritime market, selling FleetBroadband Xtra and Fleet Xpress.

Inmarsat to support 65 Degrees North team

07 May 2015

Inmarsat will be supporting the 65 Degrees North adventure team with critical communications as they attempt the world’s first unsupported crossing of the Greenland ice cap by an amputee.

Inmarsat plc reports First Quarter Results 2015

06 May 2015

Inmarsat plc (LSE: ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today provided the following unaudited information for the three months ended 31 March 2015.

Third Global Xpress (GX) satellite arrives in Kazakhstan

01 May 2015

Inmarsat has today confirmed that its third Global Xpress (GX) satellite – Inmarsat-5 F3 – has safely arrived at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan in anticipation of its launch later this month.

IEC Telecom Group appointed as Inmarsat global Distribution Partner for Media, Energy and Humanitarian sectors

28 April 2015

Inmarsat today announced that IEC Telecom Group, a Global Xpress (GX) Value-Added Reseller (VAR), has additionally been appointed as a global Distribution Partner (DP) for Inmarsat’s L-band portfolio, including BGAN, IsatHub and IsatPhone.

Inmarsat confirms Type Approval of Cobham SATCOM’s EXPLORER 7100GX Global Xpress terminal

16 April 2015

Inmarsat is pleased to announce that after extensive testing on Inmarsat-5 F1 from Cobham SATCOM’s facility in Denmark, the Cobham EXPLORER 7100GX (E7100GX) terminal is the first vehicle-mounted terminal to receive full type approval for use over the Inmarsat Global Xpress (GX) network.

Honeywell, Inmarsat and Kymeta collaborate on advanced, fast in-flight internet connectivity system

14 April 2015

Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE: HON), Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L) and Kymeta, a company that develops innovative flat-panel antennas for satellite communications, are working together to design, create and test a new, higher-speed Ka-Band wireless antenna for business and commercial aircraft customers around the globe.

Inmarsat-5 F2 successfully deployed into geostationary orbit

14 April 2015

Inmarsat-5 F2 (I-5 F2), the second Global Xpress (GX) satellite, has successfully completed its orbital deployment stages on schedule.

Global Xpress is coming to China

01 April 2015

Beijing Marine Communication Navigation Company (MCN), a company owned by China Transport Telecommunication & Information Center (CTTIC), has signed four new Value Added Reseller (VAR) agreements with Inmarsat to bring Global Xpress, the world’s first globally available, superfast mobile broadband service, to commercial and public sector organisations across China.

Inmarsat completes successful transition of key services to Alphasat

25 March 2015

Inmarsat today announced the successful transition of key voice and broadband data services for the EMEA region from Inmarsat-4 F2 (I-4 F2) to Alphasat, Europe’s largest and most sophisticated telecommunications satellite.

Inmarsat teams up with Quicklink to deliver broadcast quality Skype over BGAN

23 March 2015

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L) is pleased to announce that, in collaboration with Quicklink, the Quicklink TX solution has been certified and approved for use over the Inmarsat network as part of its Inmarsat Certified Applications (CAP) programme.

Entertainment on the high seas

20 March 2015

Those on commercial shipping vessels will no longer have to wait until they reach dry land to catch-up on the latest films, sports and news as Inmarsat has today launched its latest service, Fleet Media, which will bring the most recent viewing content to those at sea.

Honeywell’s GX Aviation hardware successfully completes high-speed data performance tests

19 March 2015

Inmarsat and Honeywell (NYSE: HON) have successfully tested over-the-air performance for Honeywell’s JetWave MCS 8200 onboard aircraft hardware on Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) satellite network on 4 March 2015.

SpeedCast is appointed an Inmarsat Global Xpress Value Added Reseller for Enterprise Customers

18 March 2015

Inmarsat today announced the appointment of SpeedCast (ASX:SDA), a leading global network and satellite communications service provider, to its Enterprise Global Xpress (GX) Value Added Resellers (VARs) program.

Global Xpress (GX) strengthens sales channel with new GX VAR appointment

18 March 2015

Inmarsat has appointed Applied Satellite Technology Ltd (AST) as a Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Global Xpress (GX), serving the Enterprise and Maritime markets.

Inmarsat Confirms Type Approval for Cobham SATCOM’s EXPLORER 3075GX and EXPLORER 5075GX Global Xpress Terminals

17 March 2015

Following extensive live testing on Inmarsat-5 F1 from Cobham SATCOM’s facility in Denmark, Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L) today announced that the Cobham EXPLORER 3075GX (E3075GX) and EXPLORER 5075GX (E5075GX) terminals have received full type approval for use over the Inmarsat Global Xpress (GX) network.

New appointment for Inmarsat Aviation in Latin America

16 March 2015

Inmarsat today announced that Raymundo (Ray) Villar has joined the company as Regional Director, Aviation, Latin America.

New appointments to the Inmarsat Enterprise leadership team

12 March 2015

Inmarsat today announced the appointment of Tim Johnson as head of the Enterprise Market Strategy group and David Wigglesworth as leader of the M2M division.

Inmarsat takes off with BGAN-powered Bebop drone from Parrot at CABSAT

10 March 2015

As part of its open technology strategy announced in January, Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, is pleased to announce that the Parrot Bebop Drone has been certified for use over the Inmarsat network, joining the CAP (Certified Application Partners) programme.

Inmarsat plc reports Preliminary Full Year Results 2014

05 March 2015

Inmarsat plc (LSE: ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today provided the following information for the twelve months ended 31 December 2014.

Successful airborne testing of groundbreaking L-Band LAISR service

05 March 2015

Inmarsat Government today announced that its new L-band Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (LAISR) service has completed successful customer airborne testing and will be available for U.S. government customers by June of this year.

Inmarsat partners with Australian aviation industry to boost global flight tracking

01 March 2015

Inmarsat today announced that it is partnering with Airservices Australia and other key aviation industry stakeholders to trial improved flight tracking services on commercial airline flights to and from Australia.

Inmarsat supports ICAO’s commitment to urgent implementation of live flight tracking

06 February 2015

Following the conclusion of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Second High Level Safety Conference in Montreal this week, Inmarsat has announced its support of the regulatory body’s recommendations to enhance aviation safety, saying it is ready to participate in the adoption of a performance-based standard for global tracking of commercial aircraft.

Inmarsat and IDG Europe announce L-TAC agreement for Sweden

06 February 2015

Inmarsat today announced that IDG Europe, an Inmarsat service provider that has been serving the Swedish government market since 1992, has been appointed an L-TAC Services distributor.

Inmarsat and GEOS bring life-saving emergency response facilities to the IsatPhone 2

04 February 2015

Inmarsat is offering all post-pay IsatPhone 2 customers free-of-charge access to GEOS’ Worldwide Emergency Response Coordination service. The service takes advantage of the IsatPhone 2's one-press assistance button, located at the top of the handset.

Successful launch confirmed for Inmarsat’s second Global Xpress satellite (Inmarsat-5 F2)

02 February 2015

Inmarsat announces the successful launch of its second Global Xpress (GX) satellite (Inmarsat-5 F2) on board an International Launch Services (ILS) Proton Breeze M rocket launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan yesterday (Sunday 1 February) at 12:31 GMT.

Ready, Set, Live! Sky News first live broadcast on Inmarsat Global Xpress service

30 January 2015

Reaching the latest milestone, Britain’s Sky News successfully broadcasts the first live, on-air transmission via Inmarsat’s new Ka-band satellite network, Global Xpress (GX). Partnering with Network Innovations (NI) and Inmarsat, Sky News was able to live stream HD video over the GX satellite (Inmarsat-5 F1) broadband network from Athens for the 25th January Greek election news coverage.

NED appointed to Inmarsat Board

29 January 2015

Inmarsat today announced that Dr. Hamadoun Touré will join the Board on 1 March 2015 as a non-executive director.

Inmarsat confirms launch date for 2nd Global Xpress satellite

22 January 2015

Inmarsat will complete another significant milestone in the delivery of its transformational Global Xpress (GX) service with the scheduled launch of Inmarsat-5 F2 (I-5 F2) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 12.31pm (GMT) on Sunday 1st February.

Satcom Direct is named a Value Added Reseller for Inmarsat Global Xpress for Enterprise

22 January 2015

Satcom Direct's Land Mobile group, which focuses on satellite communications solutions for their land-based enterprise customers, is now authorised to provide Global Xpress (GX) products and services.

Inmarsat launches open technology strategy

20 January 2015

Open technology platforms have revolutionised the technology industry, increasing levels of innovation and opening up new opportunities for developers and businesses alike. Inmarsat will harness this culture of innovation by opening up its platforms to developers to encourage new ideas that will change the way satellite communications are implemented on land, at sea and in the air.

Inmarsat announces enhanced Maritime product roadmap

15 January 2015

Inmarsat today announced its enhanced Maritime product roadmap consisting of two new services designed specifically for Inmarsat’s Global Xpress network: Fleet Xpress and FleetBroadband Xtra.

Additional NED appointed to Inmarsat Board

07 January 2015

Inmarsat today announced that Robert (Rob) Ruijter will join the Board on 1 February 2015 as an additional non-executive director.

Inmarsat Transmits Record-setting 10Mbps in L-band

22 December 2014

Inmarsat confirmed the U.S. Government Business Unit’s successful testing of its on-demand lease service using the prototype L-band Advanced Communications Element (LACE) terminal. The experimental terminal established a record-setting 10Mbps return link connectivity from a small L-band antenna, bringing high-speed real-time video from the Middle East and Africa regions across the Alphasat satellite.

Inmarsat-5 F2 arrives at launch site

18 December 2014

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L) has today confirmed that its second Global (GX) satellite – Inmarsat-5 F2 – has arrived at Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, in anticipation of its launch early in 2015. The satellite left the Boeing El Segundo facility on 16th December, and was flown from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Kazakhstan in an Antonov AN-124 heavy transporter.

Inmarsat welcomes ITU report on driving sustainable development through telecommunications

09 December 2014

Inmarsat has welcomed a report examining the role of telecommunications in driving sustainable development through the reuse of communications infrastructure designed to support communities in the event of a natural disaster.

Inmarsat brings life-saving connectivity to remote African village

09 December 2014

Families in areas of Benin, West Africa, and more than 1,000 children dispersed across the community are now able to receive enhanced medical care. Working in conjunction with Safe Triage Ltd and SOS Children’s Village Benin, Inmarsat has deployed loan BGAN terminals and a three month BGAN Link GEO service at no cost, to connect local co-workers of SOS Children’s Villages with specialists at an urban hospital and allowing for the sharing of medical data.

Inmarsat appoints Citrix as Certified Applications Partner for Citrix CloudBridge solution

04 December 2014

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L) today announced that Citrix, a leader in business mobility solutions, has been appointed as an Inmarsat Certified Applications Partner (CAP) for its Citrix CloudBridge™ application.

Inmarsat Aviation strengthens management team to support growth strategy

04 December 2014

Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L) has announced the appointment of Jeffrey Sare as Vice President of Airline Market Development.

Inmarsat Maritime strengthens distribution network with new partner appointment

02 December 2014

Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L) has appointed SpeedCast International Limited (SpeedCast), a leading global network and satellite communications service provider, as a Distribution Partner (DP) for its flagship maritime service, FleetBroadband, and Fleet One, its new voice and broadband data service for leisure yachts and near-shore fishing boats.

Hughes Receives Inmarsat Type Approval for its 9211-HDR Portable BGAN Terminal

01 December 2014

Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, and Inmarsat today announced that Hughes’ latest generation portable BGAN terminal, the Hughes 9211-HDR, has received Inmarsat type approval. The 9211-HDR terminal provides a range of asymmetric high data streaming rates, with an average speed of 650 kbps and speeds as high as 800 kbps over Inmarsat’s BGAN HDR service.

30-year aviation veteran joins Inmarsat Aviation as head of safety services

28 November 2014

Inmarsat has announced the appointment of Captain Mary I. McMillan as Vice President, Aviation Safety and Operational Services. A 30-year veteran of the aviation industry, Captain McMillan has recorded over 12,000 hours flight time in aircraft ranging from B747, B767 and Airbus 320.

European Space Agency contracts Inmarsat to develop space-based aviation data link for European airspace

26 November 2014

Inmarsat has today announced that SwiftBroadband Safety will play an integral part in the future European air traffic management (ATM) infrastructure. The announcement follows the signing of a contract between Inmarsat and the European Space Agency (ESA) for the Iris Precursor partnership at the House of Commons in London.

Inmarsat provides update on Cooperation Agreement with LightSquared

26 November 2014

Inmarsat today announces that it has received payment of US$17.5 million from LightSquared, due under the Cooperation Agreement between the two companies. This payment was received within the 60 day contractual cure period triggered by a notice of default issued to LightSquared on 1 October 2014.

Alcatel-Lucent joins Inmarsat as technology partner for the development of the first EU aviation network

20 November 2014

Inmarsat today announced that Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) has become a technology partner for the development of a new, fully integrated telecommunications network to deliver high-speed broadband services to commercial and business aviation passengers across the European Union. The unique network, which places Europe at the forefront of passenger aviation connectivity, is scheduled to enter commercial service by the end of 2016.

Brian Carlin takes Onboard Reporter top spot in leg one of the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15

17 November 2014

Celebrating the most challenging sports journalism job in the world, the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 Onboard Reporter (OBR) award, sponsored by Inmarsat, recognises and showcases the extraordinary work of the OBRs in one of the most extreme sporting events. The first OBR award of the 2014-15 edition of the Volvo Ocean Race has been awarded to Brian Carlin of Team Vestas Wind. Delivering engaging, humorous and emotional photographs, videos, blogs and social media posts during leg one makes Brian a well-deserved winner of the 1,000 Euro prize and one to watch for the duration of the race.

Inmarsat completes construction of the Global Xpress ground network

07 November 2014

Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L) today announced that it has completed construction of the final four satellite access stations (SAS) for its Global Xpress (GX) fleet. This represents a significant milestone in the rollout of GX, the world's first, global high-speed broadband Ka-band network, which is scheduled for global commercial service introduction early in the second half of 2015.

Inmarsat enhances M2M opportunities after sale of SkyWave to ORBCOMM

07 November 2014

Inmarsat plc (LSE: ISAT.L) confirmed that it has entered into binding agreements to sell its 19% holding in SkyWave Mobile Communications, Inc. (SkyWave) to ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC) for total expected proceeds at closing of $32.2m. ORBCOMM has in turn entered into binding agreements to acquire 100% of SkyWave subject to regulatory approvals. Closing is expected in early 2015.

Inmarsat plc reports Third Quarter Results 2014

06 November 2014

London, UK: 6 November 2014. Inmarsat plc (LSE: ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today provided the following information for the three months ended 30 September 2014.

Low Profile BGAN transforms the future of discreet operations

05 November 2014

Government departments and police forces around the world can now benefit from the latest in discreet communications with the launch of Low Profile Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN). Consisting of a rapidly deployable lay-flat antenna and a robust, remotely operable BGAN terminal which will work even when buried under sand, Low Profile BGAN is the only solution which allows unmanned, concealed surveillance in real-time.

Inmarsat supports ITU Plenipotentiary action on global flight tracking

01 November 2014

Yesterday, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) adopted a Resolution at the Plenipotentiary 2014, to urge expedited consideration of the matter of global flight tracking. Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications safety services, welcomes and supports this timely action.

Connecting Fishermen to shore: first application for Inmarsat Fleet One now available

27 October 2014

Fishermen on board Chinese coastal fishing vessels can now keep in constant contact with friends, family and colleagues thanks to a brand new application developed exclusively for Inmarsat's Fleet One service.

Inmarsat and Globalsat Group Expand Regional Footprint

23 October 2014

Inmarsat today announced that its IsatPhone portfolio is now approved for operation in Brazil. The handheld satellite phones provide reliable voice, data and GPS location services globally whether at sea or on land, ensuring seamless and reliable communications in areas where terrestrial and mobile networks cannot reach.

Colombian Combat Ship ARC Nariño Arrives Home After Braving 11,000-Nautical-Mile Trip Under Severe Weather Conditions

13 October 2014

Bahia Malaga, Colombia, October 13, 2014 –Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos welcomed on Saturday the new combat ship ARC Nariño, and as a former naval officer, he probably recognized instantly the treacherous journey the vessel had braved on its trip halfway around the world. The ship was commissioned by the Colombian Navy from South Korea, and thanks to Inmarsat and its flagship maritime communications system FleetBroadband, the ship was able to navigate safely around typhoons and hurricanes without ever losing voice and data connectivity.

Inmarsat signs MOA with TECOM for Global Xpress government aviation terminals

08 October 2014

Inmarsat and TECOM, a part of Smiths Microwave and a leader in innovative design and manufacturing of high-performance antenna systems, have established a Memorandum of Arrangement (MOA) to manufacture Global Xpress aviation terminals for the government market.

Inmarsat’s L-TAC Delivers ‘Line-of-Sight’ through satellite to U.S. Government customers

07 October 2014

Inmarsat is expanding the availability of mobile tactical Beyond-Line-of-Sight (BLOS) communications to actively deployed U.S. and coalition forces through the skills of its partners and the capabilities of its powerful Inmarsat-4 satellite constellation.

Global Xpress Delivers to the U.S. Government

07 October 2014

Inmarsat, in partnership with its Value Added Resellers, has begun providing wideband communications capability to U.S. government customers through its Global Xpress service carried over the first Inmarsat-5 satellite

Inmarsat reports non-payment by LightSquared under Cooperation Agreement

01 October 2014

Inmarsat today announces that a payment due from LightSquared under the terms of the Cooperation Agreement between the two companies has not been received.

Intellian FB500 approved for Inmarsat XpressLink

29 September 2014

Inmarsat today announced that Intellian, a leading global provider of stabilised satellite antenna systems, has been selected to deliver XpressLink services across its FB500 antenna.

Inmarsat plc Investor Day 2014

24 September 2014

Inmarsat plc is today hosting a presentation for investors and analysts at the company’s headquarters in London.

Inmarsat Supports World Space Week

22 September 2014

Whether out at sea, on land or in the air, satellite communications and navigation systems have evolved so far that we now live in a globally connected world. This crucial and often life-saving technology is being celebrated during this year’s World Space Week 4-10 October 2014 under the theme of 'Space: Guiding Your Way'.

SingTel extends Global Xpress® VAR relationship with Inmarsat

22 September 2014

Inmarsat today announced that it has signed an agreement with SingTel, appointing the specialised managed satellite services provider as a worldwide Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Global Xpress (GX), serving vertical markets, including media, energy and NGO.

Inmarsat and Thales conclude GX Aviation Reseller agreement

17 September 2014

Inmarsat today confirmed Thales, the leader in inflight entertainment and connectivity, as a Value Added Reseller for GX Aviation.

Inmarsat showcases remote healthcare technologies at Digital Healthcare Week 2014

17 September 2014

Inmarsat is showcasing its portfolio of solutions for the healthcare sector at Digital Healthcare Week 2014, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.

roKKi brings WiFi to the skies

16 September 2014

Inflight entertainment solutions brand, roKKi and Inmarsat have together launched the first low-cost inflight connectivity service in the Asia Pacific region.

Hawaiian Airlines pioneers SwiftBroadband for safety services

16 September 2014

Hawaiian Airlines and Inmarsat today announce that Hawaiian Airlines will become the first commercial airline to install SwiftBroadband for flight deck applications, including Safety Services on its Boeing 767-300s. Hawaiian Airlines will use Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband Safety for ACARS data messages, live Electronic Flight Bag updates and Airline Operational Communication (AOC) voice and data.

Inmarsat and ThinKom Solutions agree on development plan for Global Xpress® Terminals

16 September 2014

Inmarsat is beginning the second phase of Global Xpress® terminal development for the government and enterprise markets around the world through the signing today of a Memorandum of Arrangement (MOA) with ThinKom Solutions (ThinKom).

IsatHub brings global connectivity for smart devices

16 September 2014

Global connectivity for smartphones and tablets is today a reality with the worldwide launch of IsatHub from Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services.

Inmarsat partners complete Factory Acceptance and Over The Air Testing for land GX terminals

15 September 2014

Inmarsat today confirmed that its technology partners Paradigm Communications and Skyware Technologies have successfully completed Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) and Over The Air Testing (OTAT) of their Global Xpress® (GX) terminals. Operating in the Ka-band, the Paradigm and Skyware terminals are designed for enterprise and government users, ranging from civil government and defence forces to banking and finance, and NGOs. Successful completion of FAT and OTAT allows both manufacturers to complete actions for final Type Approval.

Inmarsat unveils three new services for the mobile journalist

12 September 2014

Inmarsat is introducing a step-change in global connectivity services for journalists with three new solutions at IBC 2014 - IsatHub, IsatPhone 2 and Bonded BGAN – which combine to offer the company’s most powerful ever portfolio of mobile voice and broadband data services.

Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 – the most ‘connected race in history’

10 September 2014

Every aspect of life during the world’s toughest yacht race will be available for the world to experience thanks to the robust, reliable global connectivity services being provided by Inmarsat. Beginning on 4 October, each boat taking part in the Volvo Ocean Race will be able to share pictures, videos and stories of their gruelling journey via TV, websites and across all social media channels using the award-winning Inmarsat network throughout the nine-month long challenge.

Rockwell Collins signed as Value Added Reseller of Inmarsat GX Aviation to the commercial air transport market

09 September 2014

Inmarsat and Rockwell Collins, a pioneer in communications, aviation electronics and information management, have signed the final agreement to make Rockwell Collins a Value Added Reseller (VAR) of GX Aviation to the commercial air transport market.

Satellite communications may be the missing link for Brazil’s public safety initiatives

08 September 2014

Inmarsat will be showcasing its latest technologies used by government departments around the world at IACP Interseg 2014 in Florianópolis September 9 to 11.

Inmarsat’s ground-breaking IsatHub service makes Latin American debut in Panama

29 August 2014

Panama is to become one of the first countries in Latin America to offer Inmarsat’s transformational IsatHub service; the most powerful, personal smart device connectivity service, which enables users beyond the reach of terrestrial mobile and fixed networks to talk, text, access the internet and apps using their own smartphones and tablets.

Inmarsat provides update on Cooperation Agreement with LightSquared

29 August 2014

Inmarsat provides the following update with regard to its Cooperation Agreement with LightSquared. Inmarsat today announces that it has received payment of a Phase 2 quarterly payment from LightSquared. This payment was received within the 60 day contractual cure period triggered by a notice of default issued to LightSquared on 2 July 2014.

SwiftBroadband flight deck services take to the skies

14 August 2014

Inmarsat has today announced the first successful installation and on-going trials of its ACARS1-capable SwiftBroadband (SB) Safety equipment on an Airbus A319.

IsatPhone 2 and IsatPhone Pro now approved for operation in Colombia

13 August 2014

Inmarsat today announced that its IsatPhone portfolio of global handheld satellite phones are now approved for operation in Colombia.

Inmarsat expands operations in China

06 August 2014

Inmarsat today marks another important milestone in China with the opening of its first office in the capital city of Beijing. Located at the Konggang Industrial Park in Shun Yi District, the new office demonstrates Inmarsat’s commitment to the Chinese market and cements more than three decades of partnership with the world’s second largest economy.

Inmarsat plc reports Interim Results 2014

05 August 2014

London, UK: 5 August 2014. Inmarsat plc (LSE: ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today provided the following information for the half year ended 30 June 2014.

Inmarsat appoints SpaceX for future satellite launches

02 July 2014

Inmarsat plc (LSE: ISAT.L) today announced that it has selected SpaceX to provide launch services for its S-band satellite and up to two further Inmarsat missions.

Inmarsat reports non-payment by LightSquared under Cooperation Agreement

02 July 2014

Inmarsat plc today announces that a payment due from LightSquared under the terms of the Cooperation Agreement between the two companies has not been received. As a result Inmarsat has issued a notice of default to LightSquared in accordance with the terms of the agreement.

ORBIT Communication Systems and Inmarsat sign MOA for Global Xpress® government aero terminals opportunities

02 July 2014

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services and ORBIT, a leading provider of satellite communication, Earth observation, tracking & telemetry and communication management systems, have entered into a Memorandum of Arrangement (MOA) regarding the manufacture of aviation terminals for Global Xpress (GX) serving the government market.

Airbus Defence and Space, Inmarsat sign MOA to deliver high speed broadband airborne Global Xpress terminals

01 July 2014

Airbus Defence and Space and Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, have signed a Memorandum of Arrangement (MOA) covering high-throughput airborne Global Xpress (GX) terminals, confirming Airbus Defense and Space’s leading airborne satcom expertise.

Global Xpress® Service Begins

30 June 2014

With the successful completion of extensive satellite and end-user tests, Inmarsat is pleased to announce that its first Inmarsat-5 Global Xpress (GX) satellite has achieved commercial service introduction (CSI), beginning with United States (US) Government customers within the satellite’s Indian Ocean Region coverage area.

NSSLGlobal first Global Government VAR to Test Inmarsat’s Global Xpress®

24 June 2014

NSSLGlobal Ltd, the independent service provider of satellite communications and Global Xpress (GX) Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Inmarsat’s Global Government business unit, focused on providing Inmarsat services to non-US government customers worldwide, has completed the first external global government test of the new Ka-Band network.

Actia Sodielec and Inmarsat Sign Global Xpress® MOA

20 June 2014

Inmarsat and Actia Sodielec have signed a Memorandum of Arrangement (MOA) to facilitate the type approval of tactical Ka-band satellite terminal systems for use by the French military on Inmarsat’s ground breaking, high-capacity Global Xpress (GX) service.

Inmarsat Approves L-3 Datron Communications-On-The-Move Products for Use on Global Xpress®

19 June 2014

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, is beginning the second phase of Global Xpress® (GX) terminal development for the US and other government markets around the world by approving L-3 Datron Advanced Technologies (L-3 Datron) Communications-On-The-Move (COTM) products for use on GX.

Inmarsat extends the capabilities of emergency services communications

19 June 2014

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services and Spectra Group UK, a leading provider of voice and data services, today announced the launch of L-TAC VHF for civil government.

Inmarsat endorses GVF certification of satcom operators and installers in support of Global Xpress deployments

18 June 2014

Committed to providing the best possible service for customers, Inmarsat is endorsing a training and certification programme designed specifically for the introduction of Global Xpress (GX), the high-speed mobile broadband satellite service.

Inmarsat unveils ground-breaking IsatHub service at exclusive global preview in Singapore

18 June 2014

Inmarsat is set to deliver a new lease of life for smart device users on every continent with the introduction of its innovative IsatHub service. Scheduled for commercial launch in August 2014, the new service will be the most powerful, portable solution available for connecting smart devices when beyond the reach of terrestrial mobile and fixed networks. However remote the location, the IsatHub service will enable a user to talk, text, access the internet and apps using their own smart device.

Satcom Direct Communications is named an Inmarsat Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Global Xpress®

11 June 2014

Satcom Direct Communications (SDC), the government/military services branch of Satcom Direct, will provide Global Xpress services to the U.S. government.

Inmarsat to lead EU-wide roll out of in-flight passenger broadband services

05 June 2014

Inmarsat plc today announces its decision to deploy an integrated telecommunications network to deliver aviation passenger connectivity services on a EU-wide basis. To achieve this ambition, Inmarsat confirms its order for a new S-band satellite, to be called Europasat, and expects to complement this satellite with a fully integrated air-to-ground network across the EU.

Inmarsat completes offering of Senior Notes

21 May 2014

Inmarsat plc announces the completion of an offering of debt securities through Inmarsat Finance plc, a wholly-owned subsidiary company. Inmarsat sold US$1,000,000,000 of 4.875% Senior Notes due 2022. The offering was completed at a price of 99.191% plus accrued interest.

Inmarsat – offering of Senior Notes for refinancing

20 May 2014

Inmarsat plc announces an offering of debt securities through Inmarsat Finance plc, a wholly-owned subsidiary company. Inmarsat is offering approximately US$1,000,000,000 of Senior Notes due 2022 (the "Notes").

Satcom1 accredited as SwiftBroadband Distribution Partner

19 May 2014

Satcom1 achieves the highest level of partnership with Inmarsat. Satcom1, the Copenhagen based satellite communication and connectivity solutions specialist for cockpit and cabin, has been appointed by Inmarsat to become a Distribution Partner for its SwiftBroadband services to the global business and ‘VVIP’ aviation market.

Inmarsat comments on Inmarsat-5 launch schedule

16 May 2014

Inmarsat plc (ISAT.L) has a contract with International Launch Services (“ILS”) for the launch of two Inmarsat-5 satellites (“F2” and “F3”) using the Proton launch vehicle.

Inmarsat to provide free global airline tracking service

11 May 2014

In advance of the conference on aircraft tracking being hosted by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal on Monday 12th May, Inmarsat has confirmed it has proposed to ICAO a free global airline tracking service over the Inmarsat network, as part of the anticipated adoption of further aviation safety service measures by the world’s airlines following the loss of flight MH370.

Bringing broadband to small vessels with Fleet One

07 May 2014

Accessing weather information and chart updates, keeping in contact with loved ones or simply checking the news are now as simple to do at sea as they are on land with the launch of Fleet One from Inmarsat Maritime. From today, yacht and fishing boat owners can take full advantage of maritime broadband services previously only available to much larger vessels.

Inmarsat plc Interim Management Statement

07 May 2014

Press release London, UK: 7 May 2014. Inmarsat plc (ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today provided the following information for the 3 months ended 31 March 2014.

Telemar SpA appointed as Value Added Reseller for Inmarsat Global Xpress for the Global Government

29 April 2014

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has signed an agreement with Telemar SpA, appointing the specialised managed satellite services provider as a Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Global Xpress, serving the Government market in Europe.

Inmarsat adds Thales to list of GX Aviation Value Added Resellers

09 April 2014

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has announced an agreement for Thales, a leader in inflight entertainment & connectivity (IFEC), to join the list of GX Aviation Value Added Resellers. This follows the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement signed in September 2013, which made SwiftBroadband and GX Aviation the primary and preferred satellite connectivity services for Thales' TopSeries IFEC system.

Inmarsat brings Hollywood to the high seas

09 April 2014

The latest Hollywood blockbusters will soon be available to commercial shipping companies across the world, delivered directly to vessels at sea via Inmarsat’s global satellite network.

Rockwell Collins to provide Inmarsat’s GX Aviation Ka-band service to airlines

08 April 2014

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services and Rockwell Collins, a pioneer in communications, aviation electronics and information management, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to make Rockwell Collins a Value Added Reseller (VAR) of GX Aviation Ka-broadband service.

EMAS migrates to Inmarsat’s XpressLink service

08 April 2014

EMAS, a leading global contracting group providing offshore/subsea construction, marine, production and well intervention services, has equipped 35 vessels with Inmarsat’s XpressLink service. The company took the decision to migrate its vessels from Inmarsat FleetBroadband to XpressLink to more efficiently deliver enhanced services to its customers.

Inmarsat’s portfolio of mobile satellite solutions for broadcasters on display at NAB 2014

07 April 2014

As NAB 2014 opens its doors, Inmarsat is on-hand showcasing its full portfolio of resilient L-band satellite services designed specifically with broadcasters and media organisations in mind

Inmarsat provides update on Cooperation Agreement with LightSquared

04 April 2014

Inmarsat provides the following update with regard to its Cooperation Agreement with LightSquared. On Monday 31 March 2014, in line with the terms of the agreement, LightSquared elected to restart Phase 2 which had been suspended since 20 April 2012. In connection with this election notice, a payment of US$5 million became due after 5 business days and was received on 3 April 2014.

Think Global Flight educating the world for the future of aviation

02 April 2014

Inmarsat is supporting the Think Global Flight mission to highlight the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, and the boundless worldwide opportunities in the aviation and aerospace industries.

Inmarsat launches next generation satellite phone

24 March 2014

Inmarsat today launched IsatPhone 2, an advanced handheld satellite phone, which offers dependable, high quality voice calls, text and email messaging outside of cellular and fixed network coverage. With a rugged handset design and an industry-leading eight hours of talk time (160 hours on standby), IsatPhone 2 joins Inmarsat’s top-selling IsatPhone Pro as the latest addition to the company’s handheld satellite phone portfolio, offering customers a choice of phone depending on their requirements and budget.

Additional NED appointed to Inmarsat Board General C. Robert Kehler (Rtd) to join in May 2014

20 March 2014

Inmarsat today announced that General C. Robert Kehler, United States Air Force (Retired) will join the Board on 6 May 2014 as an additional non-executive director.

Telespazio appointed as Global Xpress® Value Added Reseller for Global Government and Enterprise markets

12 March 2014

Inmarsat has signed an agreement with Telespazio SpA, a Finmeccanica/Thales company, appointing the international managed satellite services provider as a Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Global Xpress (GX), serving the Government and Enterprise markets.

Gilat Satellite Networks selected by Inmarsat as Global Xpress® Services Partner for new fixed land VSAT opportunities

12 March 2014

Inmarsat has today announced a new partnership with Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: GILT), which is designed to address additional market opportunities for the forthcoming Global Xpress service in the fixed, land-based VSAT sector.

Airbus Defense and Space and Inmarsat extend strategic Global Xpress® partnership with GX VAR agreement for the Enterprise markets

12 March 2014

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services has appointed Airbus Defense and Space, the world’s second largest space company, as a Global Xpress (GX) Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Inmarsat’s Enterprise Business Unit. Airbus Defense and Space will offer Inmarsat’s game-changing high-speed, globally available, broadband satellite service to its large partner and customer base across a range of market sectors, including NGO & humanitarian aid, oil & gas, mining, media and large corporates, among other segments.

Airbus Defense and Space adds military leases to its Inmarsat Global Xpress® strategic agreement

12 March 2014

Inmarsat has signed a further agreement with Airbus Defense and Space, appointing the international defence systems integrator as a Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Global Xpress (GX) military lease services, serving the Government market in Europe.

Inmarsat Global Government and Hughes join forces to manufacture a BGAN terminal for discreet operations

11 March 2014

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today announced that it has signed a contract with Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, to manufacture the new Low Profile BGAN terminal, which will equip police forces and other government departments around the world with a discreet communications terminal.

NSSLGlobal appointed as Inmarsat Global Xpress® Value Added Reseller for government sector in Europe

11 March 2014

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has signed an agreement with NSSLGlobal, appointing the service provider for satellite communications solutions as a Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Global Xpress (GX), serving the military and government markets in Europe.

Indonesia enhances disaster preparedness with pre-emptive deployment of AnsuR ‘ASIGN’ and Inmarsat BGAN

10 March 2014

The Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) has chosen AnsuR, a world leader in mission-critical visual communications solutions, and Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, to pre-deploy an emergency communications infrastructure, which will support the country’s disaster response in the event of a natural catastrophe.

First Global Xpress® satellite successfully completes In-Orbit Testing

07 March 2014

Inmarsat today confirmed that the first satellite in its game-changing Global Xpress (GX) constellation (Inmarsat-5 F1) is on course to achieve commercial service introduction (CSI) by mid-year 2014. The announcement follows the successful completion of Inmarsat-5 F1’s month-long in-orbit testing (IOT) programme, in conjunction with its partner Boeing, which saw the new Ka-band satellite pass key tests with flying colours.

Inmarsat plc Reports Preliminary Full Year Results 2013

06 March 2014

Inmarsat plc (ISAT.L) today reported consolidated preliminary financial results for the year ended 31 December 2013.

Inmarsat appoints IEC Telecom Group as Global Xpress® VAR for media, energy and NGO sectors

04 March 2014

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today announced that its ‘gold service provider’ IEC Telecom Group has been appointed as the latest Global Xpress (GX) Value-Added Reseller (VAR). IEC Telecom Group, a multi-regional fixed and mobile satellite services provider with a presence in Western and Northern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), sub-Saharan Africa and Central and South East Asia, will specifically focus on opportunities for Inmarsat’s GX high-throughput satellite (HTS) services in the energy, media and NGO sectors.

Australian provider Pivotel joins Inmarsat distribution network for M2M services in the Asia-Pacific region

04 March 2014

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today announced that Pivotel Group, Australia’s leading provider of satellite M2M services, has been appointed as an Inmarsat Distribution Partner for M2M services. Pivotel will begin offering Inmarsat’s portfolio of L-band M2M services, specifically IsatData Pro and BGAN M2M, to its customers in the Asia-Pac region.

Inmarsat becomes first satellite network for RacoWireless’ multi-network M2M service

25 February 2014

Inmarsat has further strengthened its rapidly expanding machine-to-machine (M2M) distribution channel through the appointment of RacoWireless as a global Distribution Partner for its award-winning IsatData Pro service.

Inmarsat announces new CFO

21 February 2014

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today announces that Tony Bates will join the company on 2 June as an executive director and its Chief Financial Officer.

Globecomm extends Global Xpress® VAR relationship with Inmarsat

20 February 2014

Inmarsat today announced that it has signed an agreement with Globecomm, appointing the specialised managed satellite services provider as a worldwide Value Added Reseller (VAR) serving the Enterprise market for Global Xpress (GX), the world’s first globally available Ka-band, high-speed broadband satellite network for mobile and fixed users.

GX Aviation Satcom to install on Air China A330s

19 February 2014

Inmarsat welcomes another important milestone in the GX Aviation timeline as Air China and Honeywell Aerospace sign a Memorandum of Understanding to install and test GX Aviation on Air China’s A330 aircraft, expected in the second quarter of 2015.

Inmarsat Maritime opens Smart Operations dialogue

18 February 2014

Inmarsat has staged the inaugural ‘Smart Operations’ conference, the first in a series of events seeking an open debate in the maritime industry over the operational benefits of integrated thinking on shore and ship communications.

Inmarsat appoints manufacturing partners for Fleet One

18 February 2014

Inmarsat today announced the appointment of Addvalue Technologies and Cobham SATCOM as manufacturing partners for Fleet One, the company’s new voice and data satellite service designed specifically for the maritime leisure and fishing community.

Inmarsat promotes SatComms Australia to Gold Service Provider Status

11 February 2014

Inmarsat today announced that SatComms Australia, a provider of mobile and fixed satellite solutions, has been appointed as a Gold Service Provider. An Inmarsat service provider since 2005, SatComms provides services primarily to the maritime sector and, in recent years, has extended its business to Land and Aviation users as well.

Inmarsat selects Northrop Grumman to provide spectrum monitoring for Global Xpress® government users

10 February 2014

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, announced today that it has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation to field its Spectrum Interference and Monitoring System (SIMS) to government users of Inmarsat’s Global Xpress service.

ESL Group appointed as value added reseller for Inmarsat Global Xpress

10 February 2014

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has signed an agreement with the ESL Group, appointing the specialised, managed satellite services provider as a Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Global Xpress®, serving the Government market in Europe

Honeywell, Inmarsat finalise avionics design to bring faster in-flight connectivity to the world

07 February 2014

The goal of delivering ‘home equivalent’ high-speed, consistent wireless internet connectivity for passengers and pilots on aircraft came a step closer today. In a joint announcement, Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L) confirmed that they have finalised the critical design review (CDR) of the GX Aviation aircraft avionics on schedule. It is anticipated that product certifications will be achieved later this year, followed by product introduction which is expected during the first half of 2015.

Inmarsat completes sale of Inmarsat retail energy operations to RigNet

03 February 2014

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today confirmed that, following regulatory and other approvals, it has now completed the sale of its retail energy operations to RigNet, Inc., a leading global provider of managed remote communications solutions to the oil and gas industry. The sale is part of a wide-ranging strategic transaction between the two companies, which also includes the appointment of RigNet as a Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Inmarsat’s game-changing Global Xpress® service and as a Distribution Partner for Inmarsat’s award-winning L-band services to the energy sector.

First Global Xpress® satellite achieves key milestone

31 January 2014

Inmarsat today announced that Inmarsat-5 F1, the first in its fleet of three Global Xpress® (GX) satellites, has successfully completed its orbital deployment stages on schedule. Inmarsat and Boeing engineers, working from Inmarsat’s GX teleport in Nemea, Greece, are now beginning a month of comprehensive payload testing, in preparation for commencing live end-to-end testing of the high-speed, mobile broadband GX connectivity services, scheduled to start in March.

Inmarsat closes deal on Globe Wireless

03 January 2014

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today confirmed that it had completed regulatory and other approvals in relation to its US$45 million purchase of Globe Wireless, the Florida-based leading provider of value-added maritime communications services to the shipping market.

Astrium signs strategic agreement on Global Xpress®

19 December 2013

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services and Astrium, the world’s second largest space company have reached a strategic distribution partnership agreement which will see Global Xpress services made available to Astrium Services’ large partner and customer base.

Inmarsat to acquire Globe Wireless

17 December 2013

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today announces the acquisition of the business and substantially all of the assets of Globe Wireless LLC ("Globe Wireless"). Headquartered in Palm Bay, Florida, Globe Wireless is a leading provider of value-added maritime communications services to the shipping market.

Successful launch confirmed for Inmarsat’s first Global Xpress® satellite (Inmarsat-5 F1)

09 December 2013

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, announces the successful launch of its first Global Xpress® (GX) satellite (Inmarsat-5 F1) on board a Proton Breeze M rocket launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan yesterday (Sunday 8 December) at 12:12 GMT.

Hughes receives ‘Hazardous Locations Accreditation’ for the 9502 integrated antenna BGAN M2M terminal

03 December 2013

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, and Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced that the Hughes 9502 integrated antenna BGAN (Broadband Global Area Network) M2M (machine-to-machine) terminal has received Hazardous Locations Accreditation.

Globecomm appointed as Value Added Reseller for Inmarsat Global Xpress®

02 December 2013

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has signed an agreement with Globecomm, appointing the specialised managed satellite services provider as a Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Global Xpress, serving the Government market in Africa and the Middle East.

Inmarsat confirms launch date for the first Global Xpress® satellite

02 December 2013

Inmarsat’s new game-changing high-speed satellite will mark the beginning of a new era in satellite broadband communications.

Inmarsat signs Network Innovations as Global Xpress® VAR for Enterprise

26 November 2013

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has announced the appointment of Network Innovations Inc, a specialised managed satellite services provider, as the first Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Global Xpress (GX) serving both the Enterprise Media and Enterprise Energy sectors on a worldwide basis.

Inmarsat appoints ESL as Global Government Distribution Partner

26 November 2013

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has announced the appointment of the ESL group, one of Europe’s leading integrators of mobile radio and satellite communication equipment for land and maritime use, as a Global Government Distribution Partner. In this capacity, ESL will focus on the Government and Defence markets in Europe, offering a range of L-band services including FleetBroadband, BGAN and GSPS.

MOL SHIP MANAGEMENT CO. LTD. increases FleetBroadband usage yet again and will migrate fleet to 6-gigabyte data plan

25 November 2013

Inmarsat today announced that global shipping company MOL SHIP MANAGEMENT CO. LTD has commenced migrating over 100 vessels to the FleetBroadband 6 gigabyte (GB) plan for the primary purpose of enhancing both crew welfare and business operations. The decision to upgrade was made following a trial period on several selected vessels.

Inmarsat expands Global Xpress relationship with Boeing

21 November 2013

Inmarsat and Boeing Commercial Satellite Services, a unit of Boeing Space & Intelligence Systems, today announced the formalisation of their partnership on Global Xpress (GX), Inmarsat’s next generation connectivity service and the world’s first globally available high-speed broadband network.

RRsat appointed as Inmarsat Distribution Partner for Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) services

20 November 2013

Inmarsat has appointed Station711, the Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) arm of RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd as a Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) Distribution Partner.

Inmarsat works around the clock to support Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) in the Philippines

15 November 2013

Inmarsat-sponsored organization Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) is continuing its critical battle to provide emergency phone and broadband services in the worst hit regions of the Philippines following the recent typhoon.

Inmarsat satellite services added to KORE’s Global Connect portfolio, offering M2M users truly global, always-on connectivity

13 November 2013

Inmarsat today announced that KORE, a wireless service provider specialising in M2M communications, has been appointed as an Inmarsat M2M Distribution Partner. KORE will begin offering Inmarsat’s M2M services as part of its Global Connect™ network portfolio.

Inmarsat well-placed to help drive economic development in Africa – innovation is showcased at AfricaCom

13 November 2013

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, is showcasing its latest innovations at AfricaCom (stand no. P27), which takes place at CTICC in Cape Town, South Africa.

Inmarsat signs Tampa Microwave as partner for Global Xpress terminals

13 November 2013

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today announced it has signed Tampa Microwave as a terminal partner for land satellite terminals for its forthcoming Global Xpress high-speed broadband service.

Inmarsat plc Interim Management Statement 2013

07 November 2013

Inmarsat plc (LSE: ISAT.L), today provided the following information for the three months ended 30 September 2013.

Network Innovations appointed as value added reseller for Inmarsat Global Xpress

05 November 2013

Inmarsat has signed an agreement with Network Innovations Inc, appointing the specialised managed satellite services provider as a Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Global Xpress, serving Government markets in Canada, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Inmarsat and ORBCOMM to form strategic alliance to collaborate on M2M opportunities

05 November 2013

Inmarsat and ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a leading global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, today announced a strategic alliance to collaborate on joint product development and distribution to address the needs of the rapidly growing satellite M2M market. In addition, they will investigate opportunities for future satellite network expansion and integration.

Inmarsat showcases market-leading innovations at Global MilSatCom

05 November 2013

Inmarsat is showcasing its latest innovations at Global MilSatCom (5th-7th November, Park Plaza Riverbank, London). Throughout the three-day event, Inmarsat and its partners will be demonstrating how, together, they work with governments across the world to seamlessly and cost-effectively enhance MILSATCOM investments.

Intellian FleetBroadband terminals achieve Inmarsat approval for use with XpressLink

04 November 2013

Inmarsat has announced that FleetBroadband terminals manufactured by Intellian are now approved for use with XpressLink, Inmarsat’s fully-integrated Ku-band and L-band solution that utilizes both VSAT and FleetBroadband terminals.

SwiftBroadband High Data Rate streaming service at NBAA

22 October 2013

Inmarsat is announcing the launch of SwiftBroadband High Data Rate streaming (HDR) at the NBAA Convention in Las Vegas. The new Inmarsat service offers significantly enhanced streaming IP data rates for SwiftBroadband, delivering a step-change in performance for customers requiring higher data throughput.

Inmarsat and Honeywell announce Satcom1 as distributor of GX Aviation for the Business Aviation Market

21 October 2013

GX Aviation will enable business aviation aircraft to offer passengers access to unprecedented broadband speeds, data rates and bandwidth

First military band type approval for GX terminals

21 October 2013

Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT) today announced that L-3 Global Communications Solutions (L-3 GCS), a specialist in the supply of deployable satellite communications solutions and turnkey systems, has received type approval from Inmarsat for its range of military Ka-band terminals, authorizing their use over the Global Xpress (GX) network.

Inmarsat showcases market leading innovations at InfoComm MEA 2013

20 October 2013

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L) is showcasing its latest innovations at InfoComm MEA 2013 (C-25 in Zabeel Hall), during GITEX Technology Week, taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 20-24 October.

Stellar performance from Inmarsat-sponsored Solar Team Twente in World Solar Challenge 2013

17 October 2013

Dutch team harnessing mobile satellite technologies crosses the finish line in third place in a race across the Australian Outback

Inmarsat to purchase fourth Inmarsat-5 satellite from Boeing

01 October 2013

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), today announces that it has triggered an option to purchase a fourth Inmarsat-5 satellite, under its existing contract with Boeing Satellite Systems International, Inc. ("Boeing"). The programme schedule from Boeing has a satellite delivery date of mid-2016.

Inmarsat announces departure of Rick Medlock, CFO

27 September 2013

The Inmarsat plc Board of Directors (LSE: ISAT.L) announces that Rick Medlock, Chief Financial Officer, has decided to leave the company in the coming months to take up a position with a private equity-owned business.

Inmarsat's market-leading technologies take centre stage at DistribuTECH Brazil 2013

25 September 2013

Inmarsat is supporting local partner OnixTec in showcasing its market-leading machine-to-machine (M2M) services and a full range of integrated solutions at DistribuTECH Brazil, the South American conference for the energy transmission and distribution industry.

Agreement with Telecom NZ completes Global Xpress satellite access station network

25 September 2013

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today announced that Telecom, New Zealand's largest telecommunications and IT services provider, has been awarded the contract to establish and manage one of Inmarsat's Pacific Ocean Region (POR) satellite access stations (SAS) for Global Xpress (GX).

Countdown to World Solar Race 2013

25 September 2013

Solar Team Twente prepare for race across the outback using Inmarsat technology

Inmarsat and Stream Communications partner to deliver 'machine to machine' anywhere

11 September 2013

Inmarsat has today announced the appointment of Stream Communications as an Inmarsat M2M Distribution Partner. The appointment of Stream, who are recognised for their technical strength in designing and developing end-to-end wireless connectivity for M2M devices within the mainstream M2M sector, reflects the growing convergence of satellite communications with existing GPRS, 3G and 4G technologies in connecting M2M applications worldwide.

Thales and Inmarsat sign Memorandum of Agreement for connectivity

10 September 2013

Thales, leader in In-flight Entertainment and Connectivity (IFEC) and Inmarsat, global provider of mobile satellite services, have today signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to add Thales as a partner in marketing Inmarsat's connectivity solutions to the commercial aviation market.

Inmarsat's L-TAC receives enthusiastic welcome from governments

10 September 2013

Cost-effective satellite technology launched just two months ago already enhancing military communications for two of the world's armed forces

Inmarsat and Telespazio to jointly develop mobile satellite services for the global energy sector

01 September 2013

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, and Telespazio (Finmeccanica/Thales), a leading satellite services company, are teaming up to develop joint offerings for energy and machine to machine (M2M) customers in the European Region.

Inmarsat and Jasnikom to host 'Energy Spotlight' Event

26 August 2013

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, and Jasnikom, Indonesia's leading wireless telecommunication service provider, will be hosting an 'Energy Spotlight' industry workshop at the XXI Club Djakarta Theatre Jl. in Jakarta on the 26th August.

Satellite Industry Veteran Susan Miller Appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Inmarsat Government

22 August 2013

Inmarsat Government, the leading provider of secure, global, mission-critical telecommunication solutions to the U.S. public sector, announced the appointment of Susan Miller as president and chief executive officer. In this role, Miller will be responsible for the overall business strategy and direction for Inmarsat Government, a wholly-owned, independent subsidiary of Inmarsat plc, responsible for all direct U.S. government business.

Inmarsat supports University of Michigan's students in the world's leading endurance race for solar powered cars

21 August 2013

Inmarsat announced today that it is sponsoring the University of Michigan's World Solar Car Team as they race across Australia this October in the World Solar Challenge.

Inmarsat and Cisco team-up to extend availability of eHealth Services

20 August 2013

Inmarsat's satellite network fills connectivity gap for the world's most isolated communities

Inmarsat helps Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 set new standards

15 August 2013

The Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 will be the most digitally connected around-the-world race in history, featuring the first purpose-built, one-design racing boat geared for 24/7 satellite communications to an audience of tens of millions. Inmarsat, has again been selected as the Race's official Satellite Communications Partner, providing global broadband data and voice communication services for the competitors and Volvo Ocean Race's support teams.

Inmarsat plc reports Interim results 2012

03 August 2013

Inmarsat plc today provided the following information for the six months ended 30 June 2012.

Alphasat reaches temporary geostationary orbit

01 August 2013

Inmarsat has announced that Alphasat, one of the most technically advanced telecommunications satellites ever constructed for civilian applications, has successfully reached its temporary post in geostationary orbit. Alphasat was launched on an Ariane 5 ECA launcher from French Guiana on 25th July.

Inmarsat and Pearson Collaborate on eLearning

01 August 2013

Developing Solutions for Remote Communities Lacking Adequate Internet Access

Inmarsat plc Reports Interim Results 2013

01 August 2013

London, UK: Inmarsat plc (LSE: ISAT.L), today provided the following information for the six months ended 30 June 2013.

Inmarsat Announces Strategic Partnership with RigNet Targeting the Energy Sector

01 August 2013

LONDON: Inmarsat plc (LSE: ISAT), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, and RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNET), a leading global provider of managed remote communications solutions to the oil and gas industry, today announced a wide-ranging strategic transaction involving the appointment of RigNet to distribute Inmarsat's Global Xpress and L-band services to the energy sector and the sale of Inmarsat's retail energy business to RigNet.

Successful launch for Inmarsat Alphasat satellite

25 July 2013

Inmarsat has confirmed the successful launch of Alphasat, the largest satellite, designated I-4A F4.

Inmarsat demonstrates L-TAC: TACSAT on-the-move at 70 mph

01 July 2013

Inmarsat has announced the successful demonstration of its L-TACTM service on-the-move in vehicles at speeds up to 70 mph [112 kph].

Inmarsat's First Fully Assembled Global Xpress Satellite Achieves Significant Testing Milestone

27 June 2013

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), announced that the first fully assembled Inmarsat-5 satellite has successfully completed mechanical testing at Boeing's manufacturing facility in El Segundo, CA. The satellite, one of three that will comprise Inmarsat's new Global Xpress Ka-band broadband network, will move to the next phase of testing as preparations continue for launch later this year.

Inmarsat's market-leading technologies take center stage at CommunicAsia 2013

18 June 2013

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), will showcase its market-leading technologies for enterprises and governments at this year's CommunicAsia, the largest annual Information and Communications Technology (ICT) event in Asia-Pacific.

Inmarsat appoints Dr Abe Peled and Simon Bax as additional non-executive directors

01 June 2013

Inmarsat plc (LSE: ISAT.L), today announced the appointments of Dr Abe Peled and Simon Bax as additional non-executive directors to its Board.

Chemfleet drives operational efficiency with FleetBroadband

01 June 2013

Robust, reliable, cost-effective communications key to ROI of new software solution

e3 Systems appointed first GX VAR for Super Yacht market

01 June 2013

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), has appointed e3 Systems as a Value Added Reseller (VAR) of Global Xpress (GX) for the maritime market, specifically serving the 'Super Yacht' market.

Swire upgrades to FleetBroadband Unlimited

28 May 2013

Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO), a Singapore-based leading service provider to the offshore oil and gas industry, is upgrading to Inmarsat's FleetBroadband (FB) Unlimited plan. The "all-you-can-eat" service will be provided on 65 of SPO's vessels by Inmarsat partner Station711, the mobile satellite arm of RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd (NASDAQ: RRST) and Inmarsat service provider SMTS.

Inmarsat announces Satcom Direct as Distributor of GX Aviation

20 May 2013

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), has today announced it will be working with Satcom Direct, the provider of satellite voice, fax, datalink and Internet communications solutions, to take its GX Aviation proposition to the business aviation market.

Inmarsat focuses on remote education at 'eLearning Africa'

07 May 2013

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), today announced its participation at 'eLearning Africa'. The 8th international conference on ICT for development, education and training, 'eLearning Africa' is being held in Windhoek, Namibia from 29-31 May.

Inmarsat launches new Stabilized Microwave service

01 May 2013

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), has extended the capabilities of its microwave backbone in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM) through the introduction of a new 'Stabilized Microwave' service. Designed to expand the reach of Inmarsat's industry-leading GoM network to include deep-water structures, the 'Stabilized Microwave' device will offer higher bandwidth and lower latency, enabling clients to experience the same quality of service as they would in their on-shore offices.

Inmarsat acquires TC Communications

01 May 2013

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), has acquired TC Communications Pty Ltd of Australia, the award winning satellite communications specialist. Inmarsat will integrate the company into its existing operations with a particular focus on supporting its expanding Global Government and Enterprise Business Units.

Inmarsat plc Interim Management Statement

01 May 2013

Inmarsat plc (LSE: ISAT.L), today provided the following information for the three months ended 31 March 2013.

Hughes 9502 BGAN M2M 'Integrated Antenna' Terminal Receives Inmarsat Type Approval

24 April 2013

Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) and the only approved North American manufacturer of Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) terminals, today announced that its new Hughes 9502 BGAN M2M (machine-to-machine) terminal with integrated antenna has been fully 'Type Approved' by Inmarsat, and commercial shipments have begun.

Beltship adopts FleetBroadband Unlimited for Vale

17 April 2013

Robust, reliable communications key to vessel efficiency and crew morale

Inmarsat congratulates Guo Chuan on world record voyage

04 April 2013

Inmarsat has sent congratulations to Guo Chuan, the 47 year old Chinese sailor, who today arrived safely back in the port city of Qingdao in Eastern China following his record breaking solo, non-stop circumnavigation of the globe.

NSSLGlobal appointed value added reseller for Inmarsat Global Xpress

01 April 2013

Inmarsat has signed an agreement with NSSLGlobal Ltd, appointing the independent service provider for satellite communications solutions as a Value Added Reseller (VAR) of Global Xpress (GX) for the maritime market.

Inmarsat premieres GX aviation equipment at Aircraft Interiors

01 April 2013

New connectivity service will enable airlines to offer broadband speeds, data rates and bandwidth that passengers are used to receiving on the ground

Inmarsat hosts APEX technical workshop on in-flight connectivity

27 March 2013

Inmarsat hosted the APEX Technical Workshop day (27 March) on connectivity at its London headquarters. The event attracted some 120 delegates from airlines and companies involved in the 'passenger experience' industry.

Imtech Marine appointed as value added reseller for Inmarsat Global Xpress

26 March 2013

Inmarsat has signed an agreement with Imtech Marine, appointing the full-service provider and systems integrator as a Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Global Xpress serving the worldwide maritime market.

Inmarsat extends partnership with Intellian

18 March 2013

Inmarsat has announced the extension of its strategic relationship with Intellian Technologies, the world's technological leader in marine satellite antennas.

Bill Peltola appointed by Inmarsat to expand Asia-Pacific aviation business

14 March 2013

Inmarsat has appointed Bill Peltola as Senior Director, Aviation Services in the Asia-Pacific region.

Inmarsat plc reports preliminary full year results 2012

07 March 2013

London, UK. Inmarsat today reported consolidated preliminary financial results for the year ended 31 December 2012.

Inmarsat and Kymeta partner to launch game-changing business aviation broadband solution

06 March 2013

Inmarsat have signed an agreement to develop a revolutionary satellite antenna - enabling business jets of any size to access high-speed broadband connectivity globally through Inmarsat's industry transforming Global Xpress (GX) service. The advanced and proprietary Kymeta Aero Antenna will only be available to GX users and opens up new opportunities for the two companies in the rapidly expanding business aviation market.

Nordic Tankers migrate to XpressLink for enhanced reliability

05 March 2013

Nordic Tankers A/S, a leading owner and operator of chemical tankers, is set to migrate the first of its vessels to Inmarsat's (LSE: ISAT.L) XpressLink service, the world's leading fully-integrated Ku-band and L-band solution with VSAT and FleetBroadband terminals.

Inmarsat appoints Regional Director of Global Government for Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa (CAMENA)

25 February 2013

Inmarsat has appointed Bashir Patel as its Regional Director of Global Government for the Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa (CAMENA) region.

Inmarsat announces new scalable L-TAC service for defence market

25 February 2013

Inmarsat is expanding the availability of mobile tactical Beyond-Line-of-Sight (BLOS) communications to a broad range of new government users through the innovative exploitation of the capabilities of its L-band satellites.

Satcoms Solutions portfolio showcase at AIDF Asia Pacific 2013

27 January 2013

AIDF 2013 - Thailand : Inmarsat is showcasing an extensive portfolio of voice and data solutions at the inaugural Asia Pacific Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF) 2013, together with Inmarsat partner Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) and applications development partner AnsuR Technologies (AnsuR).

Galaxy1 appointed as BGAN M2M distribution partner

25 January 2013

Has announced the promotion of its service partner Galaxy1 Communications to top-tier Distribution Partner status for BGAN M2M (Machine-to-Machine). The closer relationship provides Galaxy1 with priority access to Inmarsat resources, services and support, enabling the faster development of new solutions for customers in the utilities, oil & gas and mining sectors.

Inmarsat supports Race2Recovery

25 January 2013

Race2Recovery has made history by becoming the first team made up predominantly of wounded service personnel to complete the world's toughest off-road race - the Dakar Rally. Following what is arguably the toughest two weeks in motorsport; Race2recovery's last remaining 'Wildcat' vehicle - from an original fleet of four - crossed the finish line in Santiago, Chile, driven by Major Matt O'Hare and co-driver Corporal Phillip Gillespie.

Inmarsat appoints Managing Director for India

21 January 2013

Inmarsat is pleased to announce the appointment of Navin Kapila as its Managing Director for India.

Inmarsat supporting the Race2Recovery team in the Dakar Rally

04 January 2013

Inmarsat is backing a first ever attempt by injured British and US service personnel to complete the toughest event in motorsport, which starts on Saturday (January 5).

Gogo agrees partnership with Inmarsat for Global Xpress (GX)

20 December 2012

Gogo and Inmarsat have signed an agreement that sees Gogo become a value added reseller for Global Xpress® (GX) in the Commercial Air Transport market. The world's first global Ka-band network will be provided through a constellation of three satellites and GX is scheduled to deliver full global coverage available by late 2014.

Navarino signs as Global Xpress® Maritime reseller

16 November 2012

Inmarsat announced today that it has signed Piraeus-headquartered satellite communications organisation, Navarino as a Value Added Reseller (VAR) of Global Xpress ® for the maritime market.

Roadpost becomes distribution partner for IsatPhone Pro

15 November 2012

Inmarsat announced today that Roadpost, a Canadian-based provider of mobile satellite communications solutions, is now an official distribution partner for IsatPhone Pro, the popular global satellite phone that recently surpassed 100,000 orders.

Race2Recovery rely on Inmarsat for Dakar preparations

15 November 2012

Inmarsat is supporting the Race2Recovery team in its bid to complete the gruelling 2013 Dakar Rally in South America in January 2013, by providing vital satellite communications equipment and services.

Paradigm to provide GX-certified terminal integration

14 November 2012

Inmarsat today announced that Paradigm Communications ('Paradigm') will provide Global Xpress® land terminal integration services.

GX aligns quality assurance with VSAT forum framework

09 November 2012

Quality assurance is at the heart of Inmarsat's US$1.2 billion Global Xpress system. The launch of this new satellite service will be enhanced through the implementation of mandatory earth station testing requirements. This will be done in co-ordination with the Global VSAT Forum (GVF), the international association of the satellite communications industry.

SingTel signs Global Xpress® value added reseller agreement

06 November 2012

Inmarsat announced today that it has signed Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel) as a Value Added Reseller (VAR) of Global Xpress ® for the maritime market.

Interim management statement for third-quarter 2012

05 November 2012

Inmarsat today provided the following information for the three months ended 30 September 2012.

Canadian navy deploys 'FleetBroadband with assured access'

01 November 2012

Inmarsat today announced that Shared Services Canada (SSC) will deploy FleetBroadband and new Assured Access service that will provide worldwide coverage for 29 Canadian naval vessels.

SkyWave passes M2M sales milestone with IsatData Pro

24 October 2012

Inmarsat and its partner SkyWave Mobile Communications, a global provider of wireless data communications for the fixed and mobile Machine-to-Machine (M2M) market, today announced that SkyWave has secured sales of 12,000 IsatData Pro M2M terminals year-to-date.

New humanitarian aid packages help NGOs control costs

24 October 2012

Inmarsat has launched a new IsatPhone Pro humanitarian aid package that provides NGOs with a total of 3,000 minutes per month, shared between three SIMs, for one predictable, low monthly charge.

Inmarsat presented with Inaugural ITU humanitarian award

22 October 2012

Inmarsat announced that it has been presented with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) humanitarian award for lifesaving.

Honeywell commits to GX Aviation™ for business market

08 October 2012

Inmarsat today announced it has signed a master distribution agreement (MDA) with Honeywell for GX Aviation services.

Inmarsat and Cisco agree to a satellite services alliance

08 October 2012

Inmarsat and Cisco have announced the creation of a unique long-term alliance that will enable Inmarsat to deliver advanced services, from applications to business collaboration and video to multimedia content over Inmarsat's new high-throughput satellite broadband network, Global Xpress (GX).

TORM to streamline fleet operations with XpressLink™

20 September 2012

Inmarsat announces that Copenhagen-based TORM A/S, one of the world's leading carriers of refined oil products and dry bulk cargo, will deploy Inmarsat XpressLink to its owned bulk carrier and tanker fleets.

Singapore Airlines launches SwiftBroadband Wi-Fi and GSM

19 September 2012

Inmarsat announced that Singapore Airlines will provide Wi-Fi and GSM passenger connectivity on its long-haul fleets, using OnAir's connectivity services operating over Inmarsat's SwiftBroadband.

Inmarsat and iOra join forces to deliver content in Africa

18 September 2012

Inmarsat have joined forces to offer Inmarsat distribution partners and customers a new and better way of delivering content to the network edge. Tailored to meet the needs of customers operating in remote locations such as Africa, the combined Inmarsat and iOra BGAN Geo-Replicator offering enables organisations to more efficiently deliver content - whether it be email or bandwidth-hungry files transferred using SharePoint, or other applications - to branch offices, project sites and other remote users. With the BGAN Geo-Replicator, remote users benefit by having access to new applications and web portals that would otherwise only be available at the central or hub office.

SBTV brings in-flight on-demand TV to wireless devices

17 September 2012

Inmarsat has announced the launch of SBTV, a new platform that enables airlines to provide real-time and updated on-demand entertainment content to passengers' own devices. News, sports and other video content is transmitted to the aircraft over the SwiftBroadband network and then distributed wirelessly to passengers' own devices, which can include smartphones, laptops, tablets and other personal media players.

Inmarsat IsatPhone Pro achieves 100,000 order milestone

12 September 2012

Inmarsat has secured 100,000 confirmed orders from distributors for its global handheld satellite phone, IsatPhone Pro.

First land terminal manufacturers appointed for GX

06 September 2012

Inmarsat today announced it has signed Cobham Satcom, Paradigm Comm and Skyware Global as initial launch partners for land satellite terminals for its forthcoming Global Xpress service.

Inmarsat previews future of newsgathering at IBC 2012

06 September 2012

Inmarsat today announced the highlights to be featured on its stand - Hall 2.C28 - at IBC 2012 where it will demonstrate the capabilities of existing solutions and preview the revolutionary possibilities enabled by new satellites and services to be launched from next year.

GMPCS signs Global Xpress® value added reseller agreement

04 September 2012

Inmarsat announced today that it has signed Florida-based GMPCS Personal Communications, Inc. as one of the first Value Added Resellers of Global Xpress™ for the maritime market.

Telemar signs Global Xpress® value added reseller agreement

04 September 2012

Inmarsat announces strategic partnership with JRC, a leading communications provider headquartered in Japan. Hamburg, Germany: Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services announced today that it has signed Telemar Group as one of the first Value Added Resellers of Global Xpress for the maritime market.

JRC signs MoU to integrate connectivity solutions for GX

04 September 2012

Inmarsat announces strategic partnership with JRC, a leading communications provider headquartered in Japan.

Global pre-paid satellite voice and data services now available from Inmarsat

21 August 2012

Inmarsat announced that it now offers global pre-paid satellite services for both voice and data via the Inmarsat pre-pay platform with the introduction of support for voice calls originating in the US and its territories.

MISC Berhad chooses Inmarsat XpressLink™ for its fleet

08 August 2012

Inmarsat announces that leading Malaysian shipping conglomerate MISC Berhad (MISC) has signed up 46 of its vessels, comprised of chemical and LNG tankers, for Inmarsat's XpressLink™ service. Additionally, within the scope of the agreement, there is potential for future opportunities and new deployments with the MISC Group.

Inmarsat launches fax service for smaller vessels on FleetBroadband 150

08 August 2012

Inmarsat has enhanced its FleetBroadband 150 service offering with the new addition of fax capability, in response to fishing market requirements.

Inmarsat introduces BGAN link promotions designed for Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America

07 August 2012

Inmarsat has introduced new promotional initiatives for its BGAN Link service tailored to meet the needs of customers in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America. Available immediately, BGAN Link meets the needs of organisations requiring high monthly volumes of broadband data for sustained periods of operation in remote sites.

Inmarsat to unveil broadcast technology roadmap at IBC

03 August 2012

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, will be presenting its new technology roadmap at IBC 2012 stand 2.C28 as it expands its portfolio with innovations that help broadcasters meet the challenges of today's media landscape.

Launch of IsatPhone Pro™ in Japan

26 July 2012

Inmarsat announced the launch of its award-winning global satellite handheld IsatPhone Pro™ in Japan. The trusted IsatPhone Pro will be available to Japanese users from the beginning of August 2012.

Inmarsat's SwiftBroadband soars to new heights

10 July 2012

Inmarsat today announced that SwiftBroadband will be deployed as the satellite backbone for inflight internet services on two airlines in the Asia Pacific region.

Inmarsat showcases market-leading portfolio

19 June 2012

Booth 1S2-01, CommunicAsia, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore SINGAPORE, 18 June 2012 - Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, is showcasing its market-leading portfolio of voice and data services at this year's CommunicAsia, the largest Information and Communications Technology (ICT) event in the Asia Pacific region.

Miranda Mills appointed VP Aerospace for Global Xpress

19 June 2012

Inmarsat has appointed Miranda Mills as VP Aerospace for Global Xpress.

Bechtel Australia selects Inmarsat to provide permanent plant telecommunications

19 June 2012

Inmarsat today announced it has been selected by Bechtel Australia Pty. Ltd., with an award in March 2012, to provide the permanent plant telecommunication systems for the Australia Pacific LNG facility on Curtis Island in Gladstone.

Inmarsat enables live coverage of the 2011-12 Volvo Ocean Race

14 June 2012

LONDON - 12th June 2012 Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, brings live coverage of the penultimate leg of the 2011-12 Volvo Ocean Race direct into the homes of race followers around the world.

Ofer Ship holding deploys FleetBroadband™ multi-voice

13 June 2012

Inmarsat today announced that Ofer Ship Holding has adopted the new FleetBroadband Multi-voice capability.

Inmarsat FleetBroadband reaches 30,000 activations

07 June 2012

Inmarsat has announced reaching 30,000 active FleetBroadband terminals in service.

Andy Start appointed President of Inmarsat Global Government business unit

31 May 2012

Inmarsat has appointed Andy Start as President of its Global Government business unit, dedicated to serving the global government market, with the exception of the US government sector.

David Helfgott named President and Chief Executive Officer of Inmarsat Government

22 May 2012

Inmarsat Government, a leading provider of secure, global, mission-critical telecommunications to the U.S. public sector, announced that David Helfgott has been named president and chief executive officer. In this role, he will be responsible for the overall business strategy and direction for Inmarsat Government.

Inmarsat launches FleetBroadband Multi-Voice

17 May 2012

London, UK: Inmarsat today announced the launch of FleetBroadband Multi-voice, a new capability that will allow up to nine simultaneous telephone calls to be made through a single FleetBroadband terminal.

Inmarsat plc Interim management statement

09 May 2012

London, UK: Inmarsat today provided the following information for the three months ended 31 March 2012.

First appointments for XpressLink dealer network

23 April 2012

Inmarsat today announced the first appointments for its global network of XpressLink dealers. Twelve of the world's most-respected maritime communications specialists have been approved to sell XpressLink, providing access to shipping fleets worldwide through sales teams based in North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia.

Inmarsat and LightSquared agree amended terms for cooperation agreement

20 April 2012

Inmarsat today announces that it has reached agreement with LightSquared to amend certain terms of the Cooperation Agreement between the two companies. In connection with the amended terms, LightSquared has made a payment to Inmarsat of US$56.25 million, being the completion payment for Phase 1 transition which had previously been outstanding.

Honeywell and Inmarsat to modernize global in-flight connectivity

18 April 2012

Honeywell and Inmarsat have signed an exclusive agreement to provide global in-flight connectivity services to business, commercial, and government aviation customers around the world. Under the terms of the agreement, Honeywell will develop, produce, and distribute the onboard hardware that will enable users to connect to Inmarsat's Global Xpress¿ network. This exclusive agreement is estimated to represent $2.8 billion for Honeywell in sales of hardware, customer service, and maintenance to airlines, government entities and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) over the next two decades. Global Xpress is scheduled for launch in 2013, with global service for commercial, business aviation, and government customers available in 2014.

World's first global Ka-band network set to revolutionise digital newsgathering

16 April 2012

Inmarsat announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with GMPCS to appoint the broadcast media solutions specialist as a Value Added Reseller of Global Xpress™.

Imtech Marine to become Global Xpress® reseller

30 March 2012

Inmarsat announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Imtech Marine to become the first Value Added Reseller of Global Xpress™.

Inmarsat launches BGAN link

22 March 2012

Inmarsat today announced the launch of BGAN Link, a new broadband IP data service for users who need reliable connectivity over a sustained period from a permanent or semi-permanent site.

Inmarsat plc reports preliminary full year results 2011

06 March 2012

Inmarsat today reported consolidated preliminary financial results for the year ended 31 December 2011.

Thome ship management selects FleetBroadband

28 February 2012

Inmarsat and its distribution partner AND Group have announced a new deal to provide Inmarsat FleetBroadband and AND's IPSignature2 value-added communications software to the vessels of Singapore-based Thome Ship Management.

Inmarsat reports non-payment by LightSquared under cooperation agreement

20 February 2012

Inmarsat today announces that a payment due from LightSquared under the terms of the Cooperation Agreement between the two companies has not been received. As a result Inmarsat has issued a notice of default to LightSquared in accordance with the terms of the agreement.

Frontline commits to Inmarsat XpressLink for 100+ vessels

25 January 2012

Inmarsat today announced that Frontline, the world leader in the international seaborne transportation of crude oil, has committed to Inmarsat XpressLink for more than 100 vessels from its existing fleet and its planned new builds.

New BGAN M2M offers global IP data for M2M communications

25 January 2012

Inmarsat today announced the launch of BGAN M2M, a new end-to-end IP data service targeting the growing global market for machine-to-machine communications.

Reorganisation brings renewed focus on core markets

03 January 2012

Inmarsat has begun the process of including its subsidiary companies within a new organisational structure that will align the Inmarsat business more closely to core vertical market segments and continue to support both direct and indirect distribution of its services.


Manufacturing of IsatPhone Pro draws to a close - November 10th, 2014

In 2010, IsatPhone Pro was launched marking Inmarsat's entry into the global handheld satphone market. Now, after four successful years, Inmarsat is announcing the end of production for IsatPhone Pro.

Although we have stopped manufacturing IsatPhone Pro, there remains a sufficient number of them in the distribution chain to allow you to continue to offer your customers a choice of two satphones - IsatPhone Pro or IsatPhone 2 - for some time to come yet, so please contact your GSPS Distribution Partner today to place your order.

Inmarsat will continue to provide customer support and firmware upgrades to correct critical issues that may arise with IsatPhone Pro products in the field until further notice. As a reminder, IsatPhone Pro handsets must be upgraded to firmware v 5.3.0 or higher by 30 November 2014 to ensure continuation of service.



Inmarsat Price Increase - April 30th, 2012
Inmarsat have reviewed their pricing for IsatPhone Pro handheld services and IsatPhone Link, introducing the following changes for hardware and airtime in 2012. These changes do not include Fleet Phone at this time.

IsatPhone Pro Price Increase
From April 1st 2012, the price for the IsatPhone Pro Handheld will increase by around 20%. If you have any validity issues caused by this short notice increase we will work with you to try and minimize the impact.


IsatPhone Pro and IsatPhone Link Airtime Changes
From June 1st 2012, the following summary of airtime changes will apply.
The standard plan subscription will have an added 10 minute allowance and price will approximately triple compared to the current level. On-net pricing will reduce to mirror new pre-pay pricing.
The allowance plan subscription, which includes a 60 minute allowance, will increase by around 30% compared to the current level
The enhanced allowance plan will be removed from the portfolio
Pre-Pay call rates will increase by approximately 30% for calls to fixed and cellular. On-net call rates are reduced and the changes will result in one fixed rate for all.
Validity of all new pre-pay vouchers will reduce as listed below, the 10 unit voucher will be removed from the portfolio.
Units Expiry
25 30 Days
50 90 Days
100 180 Days
500, 1000, 2500, 5000 365 days

All existing unredeemed 2 year vouchers will become invalid from 1 January 2013.
Validity set on the balance when any new voucher is applied will be the longer of: validity of the new voucher or remaining validity of the current balance