Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Pitches Global Xpress Satellite Network Features for Govt Users

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch
Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, a senior vice president at Inmarsat, has listed six attributes of the company’s Global Xpress commercial satellite network intended to help fulfill requirements of mobile government users.

Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a blog post published Tuesday Global Xpress is a globally-available commercial wideband network that works to meet the U.S. government’s mobile and interoperable communication needs.

Global Xpress uses a “seamless spot beam architecture” in efforts to provide consistent connectivity when demand surges, Cowen-Hirsch added.

Global Xpress is also designed to accommodate military users’ waveform or terrestrial networks to bolster coverage of the Wideband Global SATCOM system, the blog post stated.

Cowen-Hirsch noted Inmarsat also offers Global Xpress SATCOM-as-a-Service for on-demand satellite communication services worldwide.

Global Xpress works to supplement military satcom capacity to help government agencies address costs, Cowen-Hirsch said.

The network also offers at least two ways to access multiple systems in military and commercial bands in efforts to provide flexibility and meet user requirements.

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