The SB-S digital aircraft operations platform is powered by Inmarsat
's advanced global L-band satellite network, which has underpinned safety services for 40 years.
"OneSat's high flexibility, very compact design and fast production approach perfectly fits our ambition for our next generation GX spacecraft," said Rupert Pearce, CEO of Inmarsat
. "The new satellites will support the growth of the Global Xpress mobility services, in particular to service emerging 'hot spot' regions worldwide.
The Ka-band satellites - meaning satellites that use a higher range of the electromagnetic spectrum - are intended to enhance Inmarsat
's "global mobile broadband coverage with a transformation in network capacity and service capability".
partners in the evaluation included Cobham Aerospace Communications, Collins Aerospace, SITAONAIR, ASG and L2.
Shares in Inmarsat
dipped just under one per cent yesterday.
Upon completion of the Inmarsat
certification process, volume production of the terminal is planned at Orbit's US based facilities.
's solution collects data from a range of industry-standard sensors via edge connectivity such as LoRaWAN (Long Range Wide Area Network), before it is transferred across Inmarsat
's L-band satellite network to a single cloud dashboard.
Isotropic Systems will develop terminals specifically tailored to Inmarsat
's requirements with special focus on multi-beam capability, providing market-leading instantaneous bandwidth, as well as significantly lower pricing and power consumption.
is delighted to select MHI and its H-IIA launch vehicle for the first of our sixth generation satellites," said Rupert Pearce, CEO of Inmarsat
plc is the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services.
said in (http://www.inmarsat.com/news/inmarsat-signs-contract-launch-ean-satellite-arianespace/) its statement the launch of Inmarsat-5 F4, the fourth satellite in its Global Xpress series, will go ahead with SpaceX as planned.
14 June 2016 - Hong Kong-based satellite communications and network service provider SpeedCast International (ASX: SDA) has entered into an important strategic partnership with UK-based satellite telecommunications firm Inmarsat
(LSE: ISAT), the company said.