Tag Archives: Andy Start

Cobham, Inmarsat Launch New UAV SATCOM Service; Andy Start Comments

Cobham‘s satellite communications business and Inmarsat have unveiled a new unmanned aerial vehicle SATCOM service designed to help boost operational capacity for users. Inmarsat said Monday the SwiftBroadband UAV SATCOM service was designed for use with Cobham SATCOM’s Aviator UAV 200 terminal which combines various technologies into a compact and lightweight …

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Inmarsat Designates Aero-Satcom as Ka-Band Services Reseller; Andy Start Comments

Inmarsat’s global government business unit has designated Aero-Satcom, a joint venture of Eclipse and NSSLGlobal, as a value-added reseller of Ka-band satellite services to government customers. Aero-Satcom will provide aeronautical Global Xpress services to a fleet of head of state aircraft in Europe through an Inmarsat public sector service provider, …

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Speedcast to Offer Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Broadband Service to International Govt Agencies; Andy Start Comments

Speedcast International has agreed to offer Inmarsat’s Global Xpress mobile broadband service to public sector clients worldwide. SpeedCast will act as a value-added reseller to support the deployment of Inmarsat’s GX service to emerging government markets across the world, Inmarsat said Monday. The agreement comes two months after Speedcast agreed …

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Inmarsat’s Andy Start: Government Can Utilize Five A’s Approach for Cost-Capability Balance

Andy Start, president of Inmarsat‘s global government business unit, said the “five A’s” approach postulated by Gartner analysts Mark McDonald and Andy Rowsell-Jones can help the government balance operating capability and cost. Start wrote in a blog post published Thursday the “Augment, Apply, Accompany, Apply and Abstract” approach in the digital world …

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Inmarsat Approves DataPath’s Manpack Antenna for Global Xpress Satellite Connectivity Service

Inmarsat has cleared the DataPath-built QCT90 manpack antenna for use on the Global Xpress satellite broadband network’s commercial Ka-band frequencies. The Type Approval allows DataPath to offer a subscription-based high-throughput connectivity service to its customers as a GX service provider, Inmarsat said Thursday. Andy Start, president of Inmarsat’s global government business, said QCT90 is designed to provide users access …

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Network Innovations Completes Inmarsat XpressLink Conversion to Global Xpress for European Govt Customer

Network Innovations has collaborated with Intellian to convert Inmarsat’s XpressLink service for a European government customer and activate the Global Xpress service for maritime users. Inmarsat said Tuesday Network Innovations, a value-added reseller of Inmarsat satellite technology, worked to assess the customer’s communication requirements in order to help address existing satellite challenges. Roy …

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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, 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, Securiport to Combine Satcom, Border Security Platforms; Andy Start Comments

Inmarsat and Securiport have partnered to introduce a service offering for government organizations to manage border security and disease control issues with the help of satellite communications technology. The alliance seeks to offer Securiport’s ground sensor-equipped Integrated Immigration Control System and Intelligent Information Management System in conjunction with Inmarsat-4 and …

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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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