Tag Archives: GX

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’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: 4th Global Xpress Satellite Launch Aims to Advance Satcom Tech Resilience

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said the launch of the fourth Boeing-built satellite for the Global Xpress satellite communications network seeks to validate Inmarsat’s efforts to promote resilience within its satcom offerings. The Inmarsat-5 F4 satellite lifted off Monday aboard a SpaceX-made Falcon 9 rocket from a launch …

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Satcom Direct to Resell Inmarsat Global Xpress Broadband Service in Govt Market

Inmarsat has added Satcom Direct as a value-added reseller of the former’s Ka-band broadband satellite communications service offering to government customers worldwide. Satcom Direct said Monday that it will highlight the potential advantages of the Global Xpress network for organizations in need of maximum connectivity and mobility at a  Middle East Business Aviation Association-hosted industry …

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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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DataPath Announces First US Govt Agency Sale of Inmarsat Global Xpress Service

A U.S. government agency has purchased access to the Inmarsat Global Xpress satellite communications service via a sales agreement with field communications firm DataPath to represent the latter company’s first such deal in the federal market. Inmarsat’s GX network resides in the Ka frequency band and is designed to support voice, video and data applications in operating …

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Inmarsat GX Terminals Complete Factory Acceptance, Over The Air Testing; David Schoen Comments

Inmarsat moved closer to fully deploying its $1.6-billion Global Xpress satellite constellation with the conclusion of testing for land terminals from Paradigm Communications and Skyware Technologies. Paradigm met over the air testing and factory acceptance testing requirements for its GX core interface module and Connect 70, Connect 100 and Connect 180 …

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