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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Agencies Should Consider ‘Commercial First’ Satcom Acquisition Strategy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 27, 2020 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, said she believes that federal organizations should use a “commercial first” approach to procure satellite communications platforms and services, ExecutiveBiz reported March 20.

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Government-Industry Communication Helps Drive Commercial Tech Investment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 19, 2020 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government policy and strategy at Inmarsat Government, said the extent to which the government and the private sector can discuss future actions will help companies make decisions about technology investments and partnerships,  ExecutiveBiz reported March 11.

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Inmarsat Government’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Comments on USAF’s Comsatcom Funding Plan

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 26, 2020 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, is pleased with the U.S. Air Force's move to include commercial satellite communications in its fiscal 2021 budget request, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 12.

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Inmarsat’s GX5 Satellite to Offer Broadband Coverage Over Middle East, Europe

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 30, 2019 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, said the company added a satellite to the Global Xpress 5 constellation to address a demand for commercial broadband services in the Middle East and Europe, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 20.

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Report: Private Equity Group Inches Closer to $3.4B Inmarsat Acquisition

A consortium led by private-equity firms Warburg Pincus and Apax Partners is close to finalizing the purchase of global satellite communications company Inmarsat for approximately $3.4B after U.K. regulators found that the deal would not hurt competition or impact national security, Bloomberg reported Wednesday.

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Inmarsat to Provide DISA Satcom Services Under Potential $246M BPA

Inmarsat's government business has won a potential five-year, $246M blanket purchase agreement to provide the Defense Information Systems Agency with satellite communication services. The BPA contains a one-year base period that runs through June 18 of next year, followed by four option years, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.

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Report: Inmarsat Shareholders OK $3.4B Takeover Offer From Private Equity Firms, Pension Funds

Holders of nearly 79 percent of shares at Inmarsat approved Friday a $3.4B takeover offer from a consortium of private equity firms and two Canada-based pension funds, Reuters reported Friday. The vote came after the U.K.-based satellite telecommunications firm’s board backed the $7.21 per share cash bid from Apax Partners, Warburg …

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