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April 22nd, 2012

Inmarsat + GMPCS... Xpressing Support (SATCOM—Business)

[SatNews] Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with...

...GMPCS to appoint the broadcast media solutions specialist as a Value Added Reseller of Global Xpress™.

Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) will be the world’s first global Ka-band network, providing broadcasters with true broadband speeds of up to 50Mbps to mobile and portable devices.  Using iDirect technology and user equipment from the leading manufacturers, Global Xpress will take mobile satellite communications into the next generation.   The service is planned to launch in Europe, Africa and Middle East in Q3 2013, with global coverage planned for 2014. The new agreement between Inmarsat and GMPCS is the first MOU for a Global Xpress reseller in the broadcast media and enterprise markets.