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Inmarsat, Actility to Integrate Connectivity, Internet of Things Platforms; Greg Ewert Comments

Inmarsat and Actility have partnered to offer an integrated Internet-of-Things platform for organizations to connect their systems and manage connected devices. The satellite communications firm seeks to combine its connectivity platform with Actility’s ThingPark long-range wide area network platform for IoT users, Inmarsat said Friday. Greg Ewert, president of Inmarsat’s …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: ‘Satcom as a Service’ Can Help DoD Manage Space Investments

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, an Inmarsat senior vice president, wrote in a blog entry posted Tuesday the adoption of a “satcom-as-a-service” model could help military agencies obtain value from their communications satellite investments. Cowen-Hirsch, SVP of government strategy and policy for Inmarsat’s U.S. government segment, said she believes the emerging service platform will allow customers to manage satellite mission assurance, …

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Inmarsat Obtains UAE Approval for Mobile Satcom Service Offering

Inmarsat has obtained a license from a United Arab Emirates-based telecommunications regulator to market the company’s mobile communication satellite service offering to the region’s public and private sectors. The General Authority for Regulating the Telecommunication Sector granted the public satellite service license to Inmarsat, the company said Wednesday. A license signing ceremony occurred at the UAE Telecommunications Regulatory …

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Honeywell’s Hardware Gets FAA Approval for Boeing 757 In-Flight Internet on Inmarsat GX

Honeywell’s aerospace business has obtained approval from the Federal Aviation Administration for its JetWave hardware for use onboard Boeing 757 aircraft. JetWave is a wireless system that works to allow aircraft to establish Internet connectivity with Inmarsat’s Global Xpress broadband satellite network through GX Aviation service, Honeywell said Thursday. Jack …

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Rupert Pearce: Inmarsat Adds Regional Office to Address APAC Mobile Broadband Demand

Inmarsat has opened a new regional office in Singapore as the company aims to help address a growing demand for mobile satellite communication services in the Asia Pacific market. The 19,500-square-foot office is located at Toa Payoh and includes a solutions laboratory, demonstration and training rooms, knowledge and support centers and a production …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Satellite Operators, DoD to Collaborate on Commercial Integration Cell Program

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, a senior vice president at Inmarsat, has said her company and five other satellite contractors will collaborate with the Defense Department to test the Commercial Integration Cell program within DoD’s Joint Space Operations Center. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in an Inmarsat blog post published Monday that she expects the program to help improve …

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Inmarsat, EM Solutions to Jointly Develop Maritime Satcom Terminal; Andy Start Comments

Inmarsat and EM Solutions have partnered to produce a satellite communications terminal for maritime clients. The companies will design a combined MilSatCom and Global Xpress maritime satcom terminal for users to monitor via monopulse technology and switch between GX and MilSatCom systems, Inmarsat said Friday. Inmarsat is scheduled to certify the …

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Inmarsat to Offer Mobile Satcom Services to Turksat; Ensar Gul, Rupert Pearce Comment

Inmarsat has been selected to provide mobile satellite communications services for Turkey-based satellite operator Turksat through a memorandum of understanding. Inmarsat and Turksat will also work to explore new opportunities in the aviation and defense sectors under a strategic partnership formed under the MOU, Inmarsat said Friday. “The main objective …

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Inmarsat, Aerosatcom Form Gov’t Broadband Satellite Service Partnership; Andy Start Comments

Inmarsat has chosen an Eclipse–NSSLGlobal joint venture as a value-added reseller of Global Xpress mobile broadband satellite airtime services to government aviation agencies. Aerosatcom will market GX Ka-band and L-band services as well as help Inmarsat design, certify and offer aeronautical communication platforms for the public sector, Inmarsat said Wednesday. “The government market …

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

Andy 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 …

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Inmarsat Adds RigNet as Mobile Satellite System Reseller; Ronald Spithout Comments

RigNet has joined Inmarsat’s partner network to distribute the latter company’s Global Xpress mobile satellite system offering to oil and gas maritime customers. RigNet will offer high-speed communications service for offshore service and supply vehicles within the energy sector worldwide, RigNet said Thursday. “With the launch of Fleet Xpress, the world’s …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: DoD Eyes Industry Partnerships for Transition to ‘Satcom as a Service’

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, a senior vice president at Inmarsat, has observed the U.S. Defense Department seeking out opportunities to partner with satellite companies to increase DoD’s military communications capacity. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a blog post published Wednesday on the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association website that she believes industry can …

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