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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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Lockheed Gets $3.3B Air Force Operations, Sustainment Support IDIQ for Three Satcom Programs

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential 10-year, $3.3B contract to provide logistics and orbital operations support for the service’s Milstar, Advanced Extremely High Frequency and Defense Satellite Communications System III programs.

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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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