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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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Inmarsat plc is the provider of global mobile satellite communications services.
Inmarsat plc is a provider of global mobile satellite communications services.
While it was grounded, the company lost out on some potentially lucrative launch contracts including one with Inmarsat PLC, which jumped over to Arianespace, which launches with the Ariane 5 rocket.
Today, Inmarsat plc, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, and Vodafone have announced a roaming agreement with the ambition to enable international satellite and cellular roaming connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT).
Inmarsat Government, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Inmarsat plc, and an authorized Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Inmarsat Global Xpress, is responsible for Inmarsat's retail U.
5m promissory note to UK mobile satellite communications services provider Inmarsat Plc (LON:ISAT) for part of its stake in the target, to be compensated by an installment due from Inmarsat under a separate commercial agreement.
LONDON -- Inmarsat Plc, a provider of global mobile satellite communications services, says it will offer free basic tracking services for planes flying over oceans in the hope of preventing another incident such as the loss of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
The installation is due to improve the access to the broadband global area network (BGAN) services of UK Inmarsat Plc (LON:ISAT) in China.
Summary: Inmarsat plc (LSE: ISAT), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, provided the following information for the three months ended 30 September 2010.
3 June 2010 - Moody's said it ended all ratings on Canadian communication services provider Stratos Global Corp, a wholly-owned unit of UK-based Inmarsat Plc (LON:ISAT), as it had fully paid off all of its rated debt.