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DISA Updates Inmarsat Broadband Satcom Support RFI to Cover CMMC Requirements

DISA

The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued an updated request for information on broadband satellite communications services to add requirements for meeting Level 3 Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program criteria. DISA said in the updated notice posted Wednesday that the U.S. Space Force seeks Inmarsat resellers to provide services and equipment that support the Inmarsat-built Global Xpress satellite and Broadband Global Area Network.

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Iridium CEO Matt Desch Named to 2021 Wash100 for Satellite IoT and Maritime Communications Service Leadership

Matt Desch CEO Iridium

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications, as an inductee into the 2021 edition of the Wash100, for stewarding the company through the launch of its broadband service upgrade, satellite cloud-based offering for internet of things and maritime emergency response system. This marks Desch's seventh consecutive Wash100 Award.

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Inmarsat Approves L3Harris Satellite Terminal for Global Xpress Broadband Service

L3Harris DarkWing

An L3Harris Technologies-built very small aperture terminal has been certified for military and commercial use on Inmarsat's Global Xpress satellite broadband connectivity network. Inmarsat granted Category 1 and Category 4 approval for the DarkWing VSAT offering to help customers gain high-speed internet access, connect to virtual private networks and transmit videos, L3Harris said Monday.

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OneWeb Gets Additional Funding From Hughes, SoftBank; Pradman Kaul Quoted

Pradman Kaul President Hughes Network Systems

OneWeb has now raised $1.4B in total funding after it received additional investments from Hughes Network Systems and SoftBank Group. The additional funding provides OneWeb with needed capital to come up with a constellation of 648 satellites in low-Earth orbit by the end of 2022 to deliver broadband connectivity and low-latency communication services to customers worldwide.

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