Inmarsat's Global Xpress commercial Ka-band network has won the Best Satellite-Based Broadband Communications platform during Government Security News' 2016 Homeland Security Awards.
Peter Hadinger, president of the U.S. government business unit at Inmarsat, said in a statement released Thursday the award from GSN seeks to reflect the company's partnership with the U.S. government to supplement their military satellite resources and meet their mission-critical requirements.
Inmarsat's Global Xpress works to help the U.S. government and its allies leverage the use of military satellite communications systems through the delivery of worldwide high-throughput, wideband connection.
GSN's Homeland Security Awards seeks to recognize the technology platforms and strategies from cybersecurity, information technology and physical security firms both in the U.S. and abroad, as well as those from state, federal and local government agencies.
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