Tag Archives: satellite communications

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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Iridium Partners With 10 Companies to Test Certus Transceiver in Various Applications; Matt Desch Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 5, 2019 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has named 10 companies that will be the first to create products to test the application of Iridium’s Certus 9770 voice and data transceiver, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 22.

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General Atomics to Provide Army Data Terminals Under Potential $275M Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded General Atomics a potential two-year, $275M contract to deliver airborne and ground data terminals designed to facilitate satellite communications. The company's aeronautical systems business will also provide program management and equipment maintenance support under the cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract, the Department of Defense said Monday.

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