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TYSONS CORNER, VA March 23, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on communications executives attending Satellite 2015 who discussed tackling mobility services deployment in the military using convergence tools designed to increase interoperability and greater flexibility. Among those...

ORBCOMM (NASDAQ: ORBC) will buy Inmarsat partner SkyWave Mobile Communications under a $130 million transaction as part of ORBCOMM’s efforts to add new operational and manufacturing tools in its machine-to-machine offering, SatNews reported Thursday. The potentialÂ&n...

Michele Franci, formerly vice president for the Global Xpress commercial program at Inmarsat, has been named chief technology officer at the satellite communications firm. He will oversee functions such as product and service innovation, network engineering, frequency coordination and space segment development in his new role, Inmarsat s...

Inmarsat will use SpaceX‘s Falcon Heavy or Falcon 9 vehicle for up to three future space mission launches in a move that Inmarsat CEO Rupert Pearce says will help secure his company against future schedule risks. “In view of capacity constraints in the sa...

An Airbus Group subisidiary has won a potential five-year, $32.6 million blanket purchase agreement to deliver L-band satellite airtime services to the United States Special Operations Command. Airbus Defense and Space will provide USSOCOM satellite communication services through Inmarsat‘s Broadband Global Area Network as well as FleetBroadba...

Robert Kehler, a retired four-star Air Force general and former head of U.S. Strategic Command, has been appointed to the board of directors at Inmarsat. The 38-year military veteran will officially take his board role on May 6 and become a member of the British telecommunications contractor’s remuneration committee, Inmarsat said Thursday. &a...

An Inmarsat Plc subsidiary will act as a value added reseller of the parent company’s Global Xpress satellite communications offering to U.S. government customers. Inmarsat Government will build and maintain that technology and provide bandwidth leases on the GX system, Inmarsat said Thursday. Susan Miller, Inmarsat Government president and...

Inmarsat Plc has completed its $45 million acquisition of Globe Wireless LLC, a provider of shipping communications services. Inmarsat worked to comply with regulatory approvals and other conditions in order to close the transaction, the company said Friday. The mobile satellite communications provider acquires the business and all assets of the Flo...

Inmarsat has acquired all assets of Globe Wireless LLC, a Palm Bay, Fla.-based provider of maritime communications services to shipping customers, for $45 million. Inmarsat will finance the transaction from available liquidity and the acquisition is scheduled to close in January 2014, pending regulatory approvals, Inmarsat said Tuesday. Rupert Pea...

Susan Miller, a two-decade U.S. government and commercial sector veteran, has been appointed president and CEO of Inmarsat Government, the British satellite telecommunications firm’s subsidiary responsible for direct U.S. government business. She will lead the overall business strategy and direction of the subsidiary, which operates under a...