LONDON February 18, 2011
– VSAT Technology Leader to Take Major Role in Supporting Global Broadband Rollout
iDirect will design, develop, manufacture, test and commission the Global Xpress Ground Network Infrastructure, building upon its leadership position in the VSAT network technology arena. To facilitate the delivery of the Global Xpress promise of global broadband connectivity, iDirect will leverage its core platform capabilities and its advancements in mobility, quality of service and network management. As part of the agreement, iDirect will supply a Global Xpress compatible Core Module for integration into Maritime satellite terminals. iDirect also plans to produce a range of Global Xpress Core Modules specifically designed for the Aeronautical and Government sectors. The network and Core Modules that iDirect will deliver will be fully consistent with the Global Xpress objective delivering up to 50Mbps downlink speeds to 60cm aperture terminals.
31 December 2009 US$1,038.1 million US$996.7 million US$594.2 million US$531.2 million http://www.inmarsat.com
SOURCE Inmarsat Ltd