Astrium to Distribute Inmarsat’s Global Broadband Service; Rupert Pearce Comments

satellite airforceInmarsat and EADSAstrium subsidiary have partnered to deliver broadband services to Astrium’s worldwide market base.

Astrium Services will provide Inmarsat’s Global Xpress broadband network to maritime, defense and government segments in Europe under a strategic distribution partnership deal, the companies said Thursday.

Rupert Pearce, Inmarsat CEO, said the partnership extends and deepens his company’s existing relationship with Astrium.

The companies plan to offer the Ka-band satellite network’s services such as bandwidth capacity, packaged services and military and commercial Ka-band features.

Inmarsat launched the first Global Xpress satellite on Dec. 8 and aims for the network to reach full coverage by the end of next year.

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