Thursday, August 12, 2021

Inmarsat to Drive Growth with Industry-Leading L-band Upgrade

By Paul Sandle LONDON, Aug 12 (Reuters) – British satellite operator Inmarsat said it would launch a major upgrade to its L-band services to offer faster speeds and smaller low-cost...

August 12, 2021
Total Views: 483

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
oneweb satellite launch prep

Latest Launch Brings UK-Based OneWeb’s Satellite Internet One Step Closer to Commercial Service

It’s been a wild year for UK-based OneWeb. Less than a seven months after emerging from bankruptcy, the satellite communications “start-up” has launched its most recent batch of 36 satellites...

June 1, 2021
Total Views: 3485

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Inmarsat Upgrades Tidewater Fleet with High-Speed Fleet Xpress Internet Service

Privately-held satellite communications provider Inmarsat has upgraded the majority of the active fleet of major offshore supply vessel provider Tidewater to Inmarsat’s unlimited high-bandwidth Fleet Xpress internet service. Tidewater was...

January 28, 2021
Total Views: 1536

Thursday, December 10, 2020
Maritime News

Inmarsat’s Most Powerful Satellite to Date Enters Service

Inmarsat’s newest and most powerful geostationary satellite to date has entered into commercial service, the company announced today. Inmarsat said that the introduction of its GX5 satellite will provide additional...

December 10, 2020
Total Views: 3505

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
Total Views: 14

Monday, December 18, 2017
satellite dish array
Maritime News

Satellites Reshaping How Traders Track Earthly Commodities

By Aaron Clark and Dan Murtaugh (Bloomberg) — A lump of coal is scooped onto a truck bed in Australia, driven to a port, loaded on a ship, piloted across the ocean...

December 18, 2017
Total Views: 4

Friday, December 9, 2016
Captain John Konrad, gCaptain Founder & CEO

gCaptain LIVE E17 – Unboxing The Iridium inReach Text Messenger

In today’s edition of gCaptain LIVE our Founder, John Konrad will show you how to send and receive text messages at sea with the Iridium powered Delorme inReach SE.   Also Mentioned in this episode: ACR...

December 9, 2016
Total Views: 20

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Maritime News

Inmarsat Launches ‘Game-Changing’ Fleet Xpress Service

Global mobile satellite communications provider Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L) on Wednesday launched its highly anticipated Fleet Xpress, a new service that promises a “new era” in maritime satellite communications and guaranteed high-speed...

March 30, 2016
Total Views: 21

Monday, January 11, 2016

Inmarsat Achieves Global Coverage with New High Speed Wireless Network

Inmarsat plc has confirmed that its Global Xpress constellation achieved global commercial service introduction in December last year. Global Xpress is a worldwide high-speed wireless network that delivers broadband connectivity...

January 11, 2016
Total Views: 6

Thursday, October 29, 2015
Ronald Spithout President Inmarsat Maritime

Is INMARSAT The Next Apple? Interview With Ronald Spithout

Over 35 years after eighty-six countries came together to found Inmarsat with a maritime safety mandate, the London-headquartered mobile communications company continues to innovate and contribute to global connectivity through its...

October 29, 2015
Total Views: 14

Monday, June 22, 2015
Maritime News

Ivory Coast Considers Satellite in Fight Against Pirates

Ivory Coast is considering launching a satellite to combat security threats from pirates in the Gulf of Guinea and Islamist militants in the West African region, Telecommunications Minister Bruno Kone said.

June 22, 2015
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

New Satellite System to Track ‘Pirate Fishing’

A new satellite tracking system launched on Wednesday aims to crack down on the industrial-scale theft known as "pirate fishing."

January 21, 2015
Total Views: 2

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Gear Review: Globalstar SatFi – Satellite WiFi

This article was written by Tom Nork via TheTeakRail, for reviews of the best marine gear visit No matter where you are sailing, whether it be 100 feet from shore,...

September 18, 2014
Total Views: 29

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
frank coles inmarsat

Shipowners are a Tough Sell Notes Inmarsat President

Communication technology has been a key instrument in achieving business profitability over the last two decades, however for  Inmarsat Maritime President Frank Coles,shipowners have proved reluctant investors. As an all-digital company...

May 13, 2014
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

How Inmarsat Used Satellite Data and Physics to Track Flight MH370 to Southern Indian Ocean

ritain's Inmarsat used a wave phenomenon discovered in the nineteenth century to analyse the seven pings its satellite picked up from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 to determine its final destination.

March 25, 2014
Total Views: 34

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
airbus skynet
Maritime News

Simplifying High-Speed Maritime Satcoms via Airbus’ AuroraGlobal

For those of you who geek out on the latest ongoings in the world of satellite communications, you’re likely aware that Airbus, the French company famous for their airliners, has...

March 11, 2014
Total Views: 16

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Maritime News

Billions Will be Saved via a Digitally-Connected Maritime Industry

“Ship to shore connectivity has not kept pace with the unprecedented data access available ashore after the internet revolution, but things are changing fast,” commented Inmarsat Maritime President Frank Coles...

February 18, 2014
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Inmarsat Promotes SatComms Australia to Gold Service Provider Status

Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today announced that SatComms Australia, a provider of mobile and fixed satellite solutions, has been appointed as a Gold...

February 11, 2014
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Thursday, December 19, 2013
Press Releases

Astrium and Inmarsat Sign Strategic Agreement on Global Xpress

Astrium, the world’s second largest space company, and Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, have reached a strategic distribution partnership agreement which will see Global...

December 19, 2013
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Sunday, December 15, 2013
tanker tempera neste oil

Neste Oil Upgrades Fleet Satellite Comms Suite

New technology and connectivity platform as VSAT contract is extended Oslo – Neste Oil, an oil refining and marketing company has extended its VSAT services with Marlink whilst upgrading its...

December 15, 2013
Total Views: 5