Satnews Daily
September 15th, 2016

Inmarsat Receives Global Satellite Operator Of The Year Award

On September 14th, at Euroconsult's 13th Annual Awards for Excellence in Satellite Communications during their World Business Satellite Week event, Inmarsat was the recipient of the Global Satellite Operator Of The Year award.

Euroconsult, a global consulting firm that specializes in space markets, announced the winning recipients during their hosting of this event and these awards recognize companies and their management for outstanding accomplishments in the satellite sector.
Winners are selected by a panel of industry experts who assess candidates using rigorous qualitative and quantitative criteria.

Michele Franci, Inmarsat Chief Technology Officer, collected the award on behalf of Inmarsat at World Business Satellite Week, which brings together the most influential representatives of the global satellite communications and information business.

Rupert Pearce, the CEO of Inmarsat, was obviously delighted this recognition and he said, “With Global Xpress in commercial service worldwide, our European Aviation Network on course to commence network trials in 2017 and the first two satellites in our sixth generation fleet on order with Airbus, we are entering a highly dynamic period of growth in our company’s history. To be named 'Global Satellite Operator of the Year' reinforces the global reach and global impact Inmarsat is achieving in diverse markets and communities across the world.