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Inmarsat showcases satellite technologies that enable the ‘Internet of Everywhere’

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Inmarsat showcases satellite technologies that enable the ‘Internet of Everywhere’

1 June 2015 – At the 26th annual Information and Communications Technology (ICT), conference in Asia-Pacific, CommunicAsia, Inmarsat will showcase its latest innovative technologies and services, which are enabling the ‘Internet of Everywhere’.

“The way we use technology to work, live, play and learn is evolving. No matter where we are, or where our devices are located, we require and demand high-speed internet access. With two of our three Global Xpress satellites successfully launched, we are close to the completion of our fifth generation constellation. It will push the boundaries of satellite communications and deliver seamless, high-speed broadband communications anywhere in the globe – creating opportunities for everything to be connected anywhere, anytime”, said Michele Franci, CTO of Inmarsat.

Exhibiting this year at Marina Bay Sands (booth 1S2-01), Inmarsat will present its portfolio of satellite solutions for end-users in government, maritime, aviation and enterprise sectors. 

As part of the development of the next generation of global mobile satellite technology and applications, Inmarsat is also opening up its platform to third party developers; encouraging new ideas that will change the way satellite communications are implemented on land, at sea and in the air. At CommunicAsia, delegates will have the opportunity to learn more about how Inmarsat is working with the developer community.

Global Xpress

Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) will be the first high-speed broadband network to span the world, delivering seamless, globally available connectivity on land, at sea and in the air, and will bring to life the prospect of the ‘Internet of Everywhere’.

Pushing the boundaries of satellite communications, GX will deliver a high-speed broadband service that will offer seamless global coverage from a single operator, with speeds up to 100 times faster than the company’s fourth generation (I-4) constellation.

The third Global Xpress satellite has safely arrived in Kazakhstan in anticipation of its forthcoming launch.

In preparation for this, Inmarsat has recently confirmed Type Approval of Cobham SATCOM’s EXPLORER 7100GX Global Xpress terminal, which will be on display at CommunicAsia 2015.

Latest Services

Delegates to the four-day event in Singapore will also have the opportunity to visit Inmarsat’s booth to hear the latest updates and learn more about its wide range of products and services, including:

·         M2M, Inmarsat’s machine-to-machine (M2M) services provides affordable two-way data connectivity for messaging, tracking and monitoring of fixed or mobile assets anywhere in the world.

·         BGAN HDR, provides broadcasters and media organisations with high definition video quality and a streaming rate of around 650kbps with its full channel options, making it the fastest streaming rate service in the world of mobile satellite communications. It also offers access to BGAN features such as Standard IP, voice and text messaging.

·         IsatHub, designed specifically for use in remote locations, the IsatHub service will connect smart devices when beyond the reach of terrestrial mobile and fixed networks. Users will be able to talk, text, access the internet and their apps using their own smart device, wherever they go.

·         L-TAC, delivers robust, low-cost beyond-line-of-sight (BLOS) mobile communications to a broad range of new government users. L-TAC, offers a ‘UHF-like’ tactical satellite capability for use with existing military radios by approved government customers.

·         Low Profile BGAN, consists of a rapidly deployable lay-flat antenna and a robust, remotely operable BGAN terminal which will work even when buried under sand. Low Profile BGAN is the only solution which allows unmanned, concealed surveillance in real-time.

·         Fleet One, provides affordable satellite voice and data specially packaged for small leisure and fishing boats.

·         Fleet Media, the on-demand video solution which brings the latest movies, TV, sport and news to ships at sea.

In addition, delegates will have the opportunity to learn how Inmarsat is working with key aviation industry stakeholders to trial improved flight tracking services on commercial airline flights to and from Australia.


Rash Jhanjee, Director of Sales for Global Xpress, Inmarsat Enterprise will be taking part in a panel discussion focusing on “Current State of HTS in Asia – Is it Bridging the Gap in Demand-Supply?” at 2:10pm on 3 June 2015.

Stephen Angus, Director of Safety and Operational Services – Aviation, Inmarsat will also speak on the topic of “Cockpits, Towers, and Passenger Connectivity: Civil Aviation Takes Off” at 3:30pm on 4 June 2015.

About Inmarsat

Inmarsat plc is the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services. Since 1979, Inmarsat has been providing reliable voice and high-speed data communications to governments, enterprises and other organizations, with a range of services that can be used on land, at sea or in the air. Inmarsat employs around 1,600 staff in more than 60 locations around the world, with a presence in the major ports and centres of commerce on every continent. Inmarsat is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:ISAT.L). For more information, please visit www.inmarsat.com

The Inmarsat press release newsfeed and corporate updates are on @InmarsatGlobal.


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