Inmarsat has announced that it has signed four new Value Added Reseller (VAR) agreements with Beijing Marine Communication Navigation Company (MCN), paving the way for Global Xpress in China.
Inmarsat has refuted reports linking it with a $300m purchase of Thuraya, outlined in an article on the website Spacenews.
Inmarsat has announced the successful transition of key L-band voice and data services from its I-4 F2 satellite to Alphasat, the telecommunications satellite developed by Inmarsat in partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA).
Japan-based Inmarsat distribution partner KDDI has sold all of its shares in the satellite operator, according to news agency reports.
Inmarsat has reported the launch of Fleet Media, the entertainment service it announced last year which will see a variety of content delivered to commercial vessels at sea, and available to crew on demand.
Inmarsat has appointed Applied Satellite Technology Ltd (AST) as a Value Added Reseller (VAR) for its Global Xpress (GX) network, serving maritime and enterprise.
California-based startup LinkWav is offering tailored FleetBroadband airtime plans that it claims could save customers up to 50 per cent on Inmarsat annual plans.
Inmarsat reports that the second satellite in its Global Xpress (GX) constellation was launched successfully on Sunday February 1 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
Inmarsat has announced its intention to follow a new ‘open technology strategy’ for applications for its Global Xpress (GX) network, making a set of APIs available to developers that will allow them to make use of GX capabilities that would not otherwise be accessible.
Reports in Russian media have claimed that the launch of Inmarsat’s second Global Xpress (GX) satellite has been delayed once more, due to a malfunction with the Boeing-manufactured I-5 F2 – though this time the schedule has been pushed back by only two days.
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