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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch on Inmarsat’s Global Xpress 5 Satellite

Inmarsat is seeking to meet increased U.S. military and commercial demand for more bandwidth in the Middle East and Europe with its Global Xpress 5 communications satellite, C4ISRNET reported Thursday. “GX5, adding to that mix, looks at an area where we’ve got increased and significant demand. It is a very, very dense environment for commercial as well as military," said Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government.

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Inmarsat Taps Airbus to Build Three Satellites for Global Xpress Network

Inmarsat has selected Airbus’ defense and space business to develop three next-generation satellites for its Global Xpress satellite network. Inmarsat said Thursday the production of GX7, GX8 and GX9 satellites is part of the company’s move to expand its mobile broadband coverage worldwide, improve ability to incorporate future technology platforms and provide agility in space deployment.

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Inmarsat, Collins Aerospace Form Inflight Internet Service Partnership

Inmarsat and Collins Aerospace have partnered to provide onboard Wi-Fi connectivity for aviation customers under a new value added reseller agreement. Under the deal, Collins Aerospace will resell the Jet ConneX service as part of its ARINCDirectSM offering to facilitate inflight internet and air-ground data transfer for business jet operators, Inmarsat said Thursday. ARINCDirect works to help …

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