Press Release

NSSLGlobal Extends Inmarsat Global Xpress Value Added Reseller Status

By SpaceRef Editor
December 8, 2015
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Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L) has signed an agreement with NSSLGlobal, appointing the award winning independent service provider of satellite communications and IT as a Global Xpress (GX) Value Added Reseller (VAR) for enterprise customers.

Already appointed as a GX VAR for the Maritime and Government markets, NSSLGlobal will now also be offering GX services to its customers in media, mining, oil and gas and multinationals.

Rash Jhanjee, Head of GX Business Development and Strategy, Inmarsat Enterprise said: “We are thrilled to be signing this contract with NSSLGlobal, a well-known leader at deploying satellite communications solutions across a broad range of enterprise customers. This appointment further demonstrates that our innovative global Ka-band network, Global Xpress, is attracting leading operators from across the industry.”

With three Global Xpress satellites successfully launched and global commercial service on track for the end of the year, NSSLGlobal will be able to bring Global Xpress services to enterprise customers around the globe.

“We are excited to have been appointed as a Global Xpress VAR for Inmarsat Enterprise as it further strengthens our long-standing and strong partnership”, said Nikolaj Hvegholm, Group Commercial & Marketing Officer at NSSLGlobal. “Providing secure and reliable communications has always been at the core of NSSLGlobal’s business and with the continuously increasing bandwidth demands of our end-users, alongside the requirement for quick mobility, a seamless global coverage and the highest service availability, Global Xpress will be a significant development for our enterprise customers globally.”

Global Xpress is the world’s first globally available commercial Ka-band mobile broadband satellite network from a single operator, representing a new era in mobile satellite communications. Global Xpress will provide very high bandwidth services to end-users around the world on land, at sea and in the air. Global Xpress complements Inmarsat’s reliable L-band network which customers have depended on for decades.

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

Katie Potts
Corporate Communications Manager
+44 (0)20 7728 1492

Nikolaj Hvegholm
Group Commercial & Marketing Officer
+44 (0)20 7728 1492

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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About NSSLGlobal
NSSLGlobal is an independent service provider of satellite communications and IT support, committed to delivering high-quality voice and data services to customers anywhere in the world, regardless of location or terrain. Along with NSSLGlobal’s world-class VSAT network, the company brings together the best-in-class satellite solutions from key market providers such as Inmarsat, Thuraya and Iridium, to offer options across C-, L-, Ka- and Ku-Band networks.

NSSLGlobal was established in 1969 and is now a leading satellite communications provider who prides itself on delivering excellent customer service, whilst delivering off-the-shelf or bespoke products and packages to suit clients’ needs.

In 2014 NSSLGlobal merged with the ESL Group (with ESL taking on the NSSLGlobal brand on 1st January 2015) creating a satellite communications powerhouse with both organisations boasting extensive experience in the industry. Together the companies offer a large global infrastructure of offices, teleports, service centres and local resellers across all continents.

SpaceRef staff editor.