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Inmarsat, Thales Finalize Partnership Deal for In-flight Broadband Offering; Dominique Giannoni Comments

Thales has finalized a value-added reseller agreement with Inmarsat to offer satellite-based, in-flight Internet connectivity to airline carriers. Inmarsat chose Thales as its partner to deliver high-speed broadband access on passenger flights through Inmarsat’s GX Aviation satellite technology, Thales said Wednesday. “This is a very important milestone, the services will …

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Jim Mitchell: Boeing to Deliver Inmarsat Satcom Offering to a Federal Customer

Boeing will partner with broadband service company ViaSat to deliver a Ka-band satellite bandwidth offering to a U.S. government organization. The companies will provide the agency with military communications bandwidth through Inmarsat‘s Global Xpress commercial satellite network, Boeing said Tuesday. According to Boeing, the agency will have rights to leverage …

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Inmarsat Taps ORBIT to Make Aviation Terminals for Gov’t Customers; Andy Start Comments

Inmarsat has signed an agreement with ORBIT Communication Systems to help manufacture Global Xpress aviation terminals and identify other opportunities to leverage the technology to drive adoption of the GX satellite broadband service. The companies said Wednesday ORBIT will provide its airborne tracking and communication antenna terminals for GX as they serve the government market. …

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Andy Start: Airbus, Inmarsat Combine Aircraft Broadband Offerings

Airbus and Inmarsat have partnered to develop broadband airborne terminals for aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicle customers. Military and government clients are meant to gain access to Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Ka-band satellite service through Airbus’ airborne portfolio, Airbus said Tuesday. “Combining the unique Global Xpress service with Airbus Defence and Space’s …

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Inmarsat, Spectra Group Offer Radio Comm System With UHF-VHF Adapter; Andy Start Comments

Inmarsat and Spectra Group UK have unveiled their joint L-TAC VHF offering that uses Inmarsat’s L-TAC service for satellite-connected UHF tactical radio communications and the Spectra Slingshot converter and antenna kit for access to the L-TAC network. The new service is intended to aid during emergencies as well as combat communications by providing interoperability between radio systems used by civilian, …

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Peter Hadinger: Inmarsat Adds L3 Antennas to Satcom Equipment Portfolio

Inmarsat has certified L-3 Datron Advanced Technologies‘ satellite antenna products for operation on the Global Xpress broadband communications network. The companies also agreed to explore new market opportunities for satellite COTM terminals through the second phase of Inmarsat’s GX terminal development program, Inmarsat said Thursday. Peter Hadinger, Inmarsat president for …

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Jean Loic Galle: Thales JV to Help Inmarsat, Hellas-Sat Build Joint Satcom Platform

A joint venture of Thales Group and Finmeccanica has secured a contract to design and develop a satellite platform that will work to deliver mobile and broadcasting services across multiple spectrum networks. Thales Alenia Space will build a dual-mission telecommunications satellite for Inmarsat and Greek satcom operator Hellas-Sat, Thales Group …

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Inmarsat, Nonprofit Partner for Satellite Telemedicine Project; Rupert Pearce Comments

Inmarsat and the Global eHealth Foundation will collaborate to introduce telemedicine programs meant to connect healthcare providers with patients in sub-Saharan Africa with the aid of satellite communications technology. The alliance intends to use Inmarsat’s Alphasat global telecommunications satellite to help people living in remote areas throughout sub-Saharan Africa to …

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Inmarsat Proposes Free Aircraft Tracking Service to Int’l Civil Aviation Org; Rupert Pearce Comments

Inmarsat has offered to provide a free global airline tracking service for all commercial passenger aircraft in a proposal to the International Civil Aviation Organization ahead of an aircraft tracking conference in Montreal scheduled for Monday. “We welcome and strongly support ICAO’s decision to place the delivery of next-generation aviation safety services …

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Miranda Mills: Thales to Offer In-flight Broadband Services With Inmarsat Tech

Thales will deliver in-flight entertainment and connectivity services to the airline industry by using Inmarsat‘s broadband satellite network Global Xpress. Inmarsat has added Thales to its value-added reseller network to distribute Inmarsat’s GX Aviation and SwiftBroadband mobile satellite communications technology to aviation clients, Thales said Wednesday. “Under this agreement more …

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Boeing Picks ETL Systems’ RF Tech for Inmarsat Satellite Constellation

ETL Systems will provide its radio frequency signal distribution technology for three satellites in Inmarsat‘s Global Xpress constellation. Boeing selected ETL to supply the technology for the satellite, one of which Boeing built with 89 beams and six spot beams, ETL said Thursday. ETL’s Alto line amplifiers and RF splitters/combiners are intended for GX’s ground segment, …

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