Monday, June 11, 2018

Inmarsat Soars After Satellite Company Rejects EchoStar Bid

By Kim Robert McLaughlin (Bloomberg) — Inmarsat Plc rose as much as 12 percent after the British satellite company last week said it had rebuffed a takeover proposal from EchoStar...

June 11, 2018
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Friday, June 8, 2018
inmarsat london headquarters
Maritime News

Inmarsat Rejects Lowball Takeover Bid from EchoStar

By Nick Turner (Bloomberg) — Inmarsat Plc rebuffed a takeover proposal from EchoStar Corp., saying the bid undervalued the British satellite company and its outlook as an independent business. The...

June 8, 2018
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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Maritime News

Inmarsat Loses Monopoly in Global Maritime Distress Safety Systems

LONDON, May 22 (Reuters) – Britain’s Inmarsat will lose its monopoly in maritime safety communications after the International Maritime Organisation gave Iridium and China’s BeiDou Navigation Satellite System the green...

May 22, 2018
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Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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Maritime News

Inmarsat Offers New High-Speed Broadband Service Plans to OSV Market

London-based satellite communications provider Inmarsat is rolling out a new set of plans for its rapidly-expanding Fleet Xpress maritime high-speed broadband service that will be specifically tailored for the unique...

January 23, 2018
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Maritime News

Inmarsat Secures Key Partners for Fleet Xpress Application Development

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in September between South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries and global communications company Inmarsat Maritime seeking to establish a far-reaching relationship aimed at leveraging...

December 13, 2017
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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Press Releases

Inmarsat opens office at world-leading facility for maritime technology innovation in Ålesun

Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L), the world’s leading global mobile satellite communications company, has opened a new office, at the Norwegian Maritime Competence Center (NMCC) based in Ålesund, Norway, to continue to...

November 22, 2017
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Press Releases

Inmarsat transforms seafarer safety infrastructure with SafetyNET II launch

Inmarsat has launched a vital new service, SafetyNET II, for Maritime Safety Information Providers (MSIPs), marking a key stage in upgrading the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS), which...

November 14, 2017
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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Press Releases

MHI selected by Inmarsat to launch its first Inmarsat-6 satellite

Inmarsat (LON: ISAT), the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communication services, has today announced that Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has been selected as the launch provider for...

September 12, 2017
Total Views: 17

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Press Releases

Inmarsat signs MoU with Samsung Heavy Industries to deliver applications for new build smart ships

Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L) has signed a ground-breaking Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Samsung Heavy Industries (“SHI”), establishing a relationship to leverage the ‘smart ship’ connectivity offered by Fleet Xpress at...

September 5, 2017
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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Dunlap Towing Selects Inmarsat’s Fleet One to Provide Coverage on Remote Pacific Northwest and Bering Sea Routes

Inmarsat, the mobile satellite communications company, has partnered with Network Innovations, satellite communications provider and Dunlap Towing, maritime transportation provider, to install Fleet One across its 12 vessel fleet. For...

August 1, 2017
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Thursday, July 6, 2017
maritime security

Maritime Wakes Up To Security Risks

Security is the Achilles’ heel of connected technology. In the maritime space, cyber risks conflate with vessel safety making a multifaceted response essential, says Inmarsat Maritime security head Peter Broadhurst...

July 6, 2017
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

SpaceX Rocket Launches Inmarsat High-Speed Communications Satellite into Orbit

Satellite communications company Inmarsat (LON: ISAT) has confirmed the successful launch of the fourth and final high-speed broadband communications satellite making up its Global Xpress (GX) constellation. Inmarsat GX is...

May 16, 2017
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Thursday, May 4, 2017
Maritime News

Connected at Sea: Inmarsat’s New High-Speed Broadband Service Hits 10,000-Ship Milestone

Global satellite provider Inmarsat has announces its new Fleet Xpress service has commitments to connect more than 10,000 ships at sea with high-speed broadband service within its first year of...

May 4, 2017
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Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Maritime News

Inmarsat Reports Earnings Rise, Says Outlook Unclear

By Paul Sandle LONDON, March 8 (Reuters) – British satellite company Inmarsat said strong demand from governments and aviation customers in the final quarter of 2016 helped core earnings for...

March 8, 2017
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Thursday, March 2, 2017
Press Releases

SpeedCast becomes Inmarsat’s first partner to offer full Fleet Xpress integration

  SpeedCast International (ASX: SDA), a leading global communications and network service provider, is the first Inmarsat partner to integrate the software element of the Fleet Xpress Network Service Device...

March 2, 2017
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Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Press Releases

Inmarsat signs Radio Holland service agreement to meet demand surge for Fleet Xpress

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has signed a service and installation agreement with Radio Holland to support strong customer demand for rapid migration from...

March 1, 2017
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Thursday, February 23, 2017
Maritime News

Inmarsat’s New Global Broadband Network Hits 330 Mbps in Satellite Speed Tests

Global satellite provider Inmarsat says it has recorded a throughput speed in access of 300 megabits per second during live satellite tests of its new Global Xpress (GX) platform, the first high-speed broadband...

February 23, 2017
Total Views: 96

Monday, September 26, 2016

Trouble at Sea for Big Satellite Operators

By Leila Abboud (Bloomberg Gadfly) — Satellite operator Inmarsat was founded 40 years ago to let ships communicate with land so rescuers could aid sailors. The maritime business, which still...

September 26, 2016
Total Views: 17

Friday, September 16, 2016
Maritime News

Inmarsat Secures Series of Firm Fleet Xpress Contracts at Nor-Fishing

Fleet Xpress makes impact via Nor-Fishing contracts “Too much market and too little fish”, said Norway’s Fisheries Minister, Per Sandberg in introductory remarks to Nor-Fishing 2016, held in Trondheim August...

September 16, 2016
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Thursday, August 4, 2016
Maritime News

Inmarsat Returns to Growth

LONDON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – British satellite operator Inmarsat reported a rise in revenue in the second quarter, more than reversing a dip in the first quarter, as its customers...

August 4, 2016
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