TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 29, 2015 â Inmarsat has awarded Airbus‘ defense and space business a potential $600 million contract to build the first two communications satellites for Inmarsatâs sixth-generation constellation, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday.
Inmarsat said Wednesday the Inmarsat-6 satellites have a dual payload capability that can support services such as Ka- and L-band mobile communications.
“The new satellites will provide significantly greater L-band capacity and will be capable of supporting a new generation of more advanced services, ” said Rupert Pearce, CEO of Inmarsat.
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