Inmarsat plc today announced that Global Xpress (GX) service, is available from approved “Inmarsat for Enterprise” partners. GX offers high-speed global mobile broadband communications powered by three Ka-band satellites for a range of land-based applications which span industries including: aid and development, oil and gas, media, energy, transport and logistics.

President of Inmarsat Enterprise, Greg Ewert said: “We’re proud to introduce Global Xpress to the market for Enterprise customers who have a diverse range of operational requirements. From saving and rebuilding lives in the disaster relief and aid sector, through to powering the digital oilfield, Global Xpress is here and ready to make an impact.”

In addition, Global RadioData Communication Ltd (GRC), one of the UK’s leading suppliers of satellite services, working with Network Innovations (NI), a leading Inmarsat partner, becomes the first company to have an Enterprise commercial GX terminal go live commercially. The Global Xpress solution is deployed in Africa for a major mining organisation and utilises GRC’s Scytale mobile communication system to provide secure, reliable and flexible communications from the field to anywhere on the planet.

Global Xpress provides reliable, high-speed connectivity for organisations, and is designed to provide a consistent user experience worldwide, from the equipment used at a remote location to the high-speed broadband service delivered by a single operator over Inmarsat’s global satellite and ground network. The GX service offers full-time and occasional use data plans with guaranteed service assurance, flexibility, and scalability to meet ever-changing business needs. Inmarsat is a trusted, proven, satellite company with a reliable heritage and Global Xpress is its next generation service.

For further information:
Jonathan Sinnatt
Director of Corporate Communications
+44 (0)20 7728 1935

About Inmarsat
Inmarsat plc is the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services. Since 1979, Inmarsat has been providing reliable voice and high-speed data communications to governments, enterprises and other organizations, with a range of services that can be used on land, at sea or in the air. Inmarsat employs around 1,600 staff in more than 60 locations around the world, with a presence in the major ports and centres of commerce on every continent. Inmarsat is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:ISAT.L).

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