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Andy Start: Inmarsat Expands Broadband Satellite Service Coverage for Govt Clients

Andy Start: Inmarsat Expands Broadband Satellite Service Coverage for Govt Clients - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Global-XpressAndy Start, president for Inmarsat‘s global government business, has said the company expanded geographic coverage of its Ka-band broadband satellite network to address public sector clients’ communication demands, Satnews reported Monday.

Inmarsat now offers the Global Xpress satcom service to government customers throughout the Americas and Atlantic Ocean regions, the publication reports.

Start told the MilSatCom conference in London the company aims to help facilitate ground-, air- and sea-based communications through the platform.

Inmarsat launched a third satellite in the GX constellation in August and plans to debut the broadband network connectivity offering in the commercial market by the end of this year.

Three government customers use the Inmarsat’s satellite technology for mission-critical communications and another four are testing the service.

Global Xpress is also available across Europe, Africa the Middle East and Asia.

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Written by Mary-Louise Hoffman

is a writer of news summaries about executive-level business activity in the government contracting sector. Her reports for ExecutiveBiz are focused on trends and events that drive the GovCon industry to include commercial technologies that private companies are developing for federal government use. She contributes news content to ExecutiveBiz’s sister sites GovCon Wire and ExecutiveGov.

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