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see Communications Satellite CorporationCommunications Satellite Corporation
(Comsat), organization incorporated (1962) by an act of Congress to establish a commercial system of international communications using artificial satellites. Although government sponsored, it was financed by a public stock issue.
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artificial satellite that functions as part of a global radio-communications network. Echo 1, the first communications satellite, launched in 1960, was an instrumented inflatable sphere that passively reflected radio signals back to earth.
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Inmarsat

(Inmarsat plc, London, www.inmarsat.com) A satellite communications company that provides voice and data services to the maritime, transportation and aeronautics markets as well as providing general Internet access from any location on the globe with its Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN). Formerly International Maritime Satellite, Inmarsat was founded in 1979 as a British intergovernmental organization (IGO) to serve the maritime industry. It became a private company in 1999 and a public company in 2005. See BGAN.
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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".
Inmarsat partners in the evaluation included Cobham Aerospace Communications, Collins Aerospace, SITAONAIR, ASG and L2.
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Upon completion of the Inmarsat certification process, volume production of the terminal is planned at Orbit's US based facilities.
Inmarsat'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.
"Inmarsat 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.
However, Inmarsat 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.