European Aviation Network
Continuing its country-by-country fight against Inmarsat’s European Aviation Network, French satellite fleet operator Eutelsat is returning to its home country regulator to challenge Inmarsat’s recently granted authorization.
A Belgian court reversed approval for Inmarsat’s European Aviation Network in the country after fleet operator Viasat challenged the legality of its authorization.
British satellite operator Inmarsat and mobile network operator Deutsche Telekom have finished building the ground infrastructure for the hybrid satellite and cellular European Aviation Network (EAN).
British satellite operator Inmarsat says the mobility markets where it does the most business are largely unaffected by today’s oversupply of capacity, and in some cases might need even more.
Mobile satellite services provider Inmarsat has yet to decide how it will use the Global Xpress satellite launching next week on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
Mobile satellite services provider Inmarsat on Nov. 3 said launch-service provider SpaceX has identified the root cause of the Sept. 1 explosion of its Falcon 9 rocket during a launch-pad test and that SpaceX will return to flight in December.