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Inmarsat’s Successful Launch of GX5 Next Generation Satellite to Add Significant Fleet Xpress Capacity

Inmarsat’s Successful Launch of GX5 Next Generation Satellite to Add Significant Fleet Xpress Capacity

Press releases   •   Nov 27, 2019 12:00 GMT

Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has confirmed the successful launch of GX5, the fifth satellite in the world-leading Global Xpress (GX) fleet delivering Fleet Xpress high-speed maritime broadband services. The satellite was lifted into orbit by an Ariane 5 launch vehicle from the Ariane Launch Complex No. 3 (ELA-3) in Kourou, French Guiana.

Intellian’s pioneering v85NX antenna excels in Castor Marine tests

Intellian’s pioneering v85NX antenna excels in Castor Marine tests

Press releases   •   Sep 26, 2019 12:33 BST

Dutch maritime connectivity and IT service provider Castor Marine has completed extensive network performance testing of the new Intellian v85NX, reporting that the world’s first Ku- to Ka-band convertible 85cm VSAT antenna system displays RF capabilities well on par with larger, heavier and more costly VSAT antenna system alternatives.

Cobham SATCOM: Cobham ships first certified SAILOR Iridium Certus(SM) terminals

Cobham SATCOM: Cobham ships first certified SAILOR Iridium Certus(SM) terminals

Press releases   •   Aug 28, 2018 12:17 BST

After receiving certification for its first Iridium CertusSM terminal in August, Cobham SATCOM has shipped its first SAILOR 4300 L-band systems, ensuring that maritime early adopters of Iridium’s next generation multi-service platform, powered by the $3 billion Iridium® NEXT Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite constellation are ready for the commercial service introduction planned for 2018.