Inmarsat has confirmed that its third Global Xpress (GX) satellite – Inmarsat-5 F3 – has safely arrived at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan in anticipation of its launch later this month.
The Inmarsat-5 F2 (I-5 F2), the second satellite in the company’s Global Xpress (GX) constellation, has successfully completed its geostationary orbital deployment following its launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on February 1.
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.
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