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Inmarsat to build fifth GX satellite

Inmarsat has announced that it has awarded the contract for the construction of an additional Global Xpress (GX) communications satellite to Thales Alenia Space.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}The satellite, which is targeted for launch in 2019, will provide capacity across the Middle East, Europe and the Indian subcontinent. The payload will become part of Inmarsat’s existing GX network.

The value of the contract to construct the satellite will be approximately $130 million over the three years 2017 to 2019. This contract award will operate within Inmarsat’s existing capital expenditure guidance for 2017 and 2018.

The launch provider will be announced in due course, the company said.{/mprestriction}

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