Tag Archives: commercial satellite communications

Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Leads Panel on Integrated Satcom

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, led a panel discussion on integrated satellite communications strategies and platforms at this year’s DoD Commercial SATCOM Workshop. Cowen-Hirsch served as moderator of the discussion, titled “Business Models and the Future of Integrated SATCOM” and hosted by the Satellite …

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UltiSat to Provide Ku-Band Satcom Capacity for Air Combat Command’s UAV Operations

The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization has awarded UltiSat an $8.4 million task order to facilitate Ku-band commercial satellite communications coverage for the Air Combat Command’s unmanned aerial vehicle operations. UltiSat said Wednesday it will provide a comsatcom transponded capacity to Global Hawk-based missions of ACC throughout Europe and surrounding waters. Amy Gwinn, senior …

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UltiSat Awarded DISA Task Order to Support NGA Deployable Comm Systems

UltiSat has received a task order from the Defense Information Systems Agency to provide Ku-band bandwidth capacity to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency‘s deployable communications systems. The company said Friday it will offer Ku-band bandwidth and backhaul services in both continental and outside continental U.S. to support NDCS GEOINT operations around the …

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Satcom-as-a-Service Model to Address DoD Resiliency Requirements

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, a senior vice president at Inmarsat, has pitched the idea of a satellite communications-as-a-service model as key to help the Defense Department achieve an integrated architecture for military satellite communications. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in an guest piece for MilSat Magazine that military officials face budget challenges due to spending limits as …

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Collaboration Key in DoD’s Adoption of Commercial Satcom-as-a-Service Model

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy at  Inmarsat‘s U.S. government segment, has said she believes partnerships could help usher in a new model for the Defense Department to procure satellite communications technology from industry. She wrote in a blog article published Friday that some government and industry …

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