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Scientific breakthrough could mean smaller satellite antennas

Scientific breakthrough could mean smaller satellite antennas

Scientists at the University of Cambridge in the UK say they have discovered a new way of generating radio waves that could mean aircraft satellite antennas become a lot smaller… Read more »

Safety services over SwiftBroadband now one step closer

Safety services over SwiftBroadband now one step closer

The certification of safety services over Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband (called SBB Safety) is a step closer with Cobham SATCOM announcing that the first voice call has been made using its AVIATOR… Read more »

RwandAir adopts inflight connectivity from SITAONAIR

RwandAir adopts inflight connectivity from SITAONAIR

RwandAir’s two Airbus A330s are both to be line-fitted with mobile phone and Wi-Fi services from SITAONAIR, with the first being delivered in October 2016. SITAONAIR says it is the leading… Read more »

Cobham Satcom scoops Airbus supplier award

Cobham Satcom scoops Airbus supplier award

Cobham has received the “Best Performer Award in systems and equipment, cabin and propulsion” from Airbus in its Best in Class 2015 Partner Awards. The award was presented to Cobham… Read more »

Satcom Direct first to enable Inmarsat HDR for bizav

Satcom Direct first to enable Inmarsat HDR for bizav

Satcom Direct claims it is is the first Inmarsat SwiftBroadband (SBB) distribution partner to provision and enable the new SBB high data rate (HDR) service with Honeywell avionics. HDR nearly… Read more »

Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband finds new applications

Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband finds new applications

Often in the shadow of Inmarsat’s upcoming Ka-band Global Xpress (GX) service, SwiftBroadband (SBB) is getting a new lease of life thanks to a service upgrade, a new satellite and… Read more »

Cobham AVIATOR now supports multiple voice calls

Cobham AVIATOR now supports multiple voice calls

Cobham SATCOM has announced a new multiple voice line capability across its entire AVIATOR SwiftBroadband range after Inmarsat made its new Multi-Voice service live. All existing AVIATOR terminals will now… Read more »

APEX2015: Cobham Satcom AVIATOR 300D receives STC

APEX2015: Cobham Satcom AVIATOR 300D receives STC

Cobham Satcom’s AVIATOR 300D terminal for Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband service has received a Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installation aboard the Airbus aircraft A319, A320 and A321…. Read more »

APEX2015: Inmarsat says 80% of pax want inflight connectivity

APEX2015: Inmarsat says 80% of pax want inflight connectivity

Passengers want broadband inflight connectivity, they want a good quality of service and its availability will influence their decision as to which airline they fly with. That was the message… Read more »

Inmarsat European ATG network on track for 2017 deployment

Inmarsat European ATG network on track for 2017 deployment

Inmarsat’s Europe-wide hybrid satellite and air-to-ground (ATG) inflight connectivity network is on target for a Q1 2017 launch. That was the message from David Coiley, Inmarsat’s VP Aviation, who was… Read more »

What exactly is a satellite radome and what does it do?

What exactly is a satellite radome and what does it do?

Spare a thought for the little white bump sitting on top of an aircraft. What you are looking at is probably a radome – a cover for the sophisticated satellite… Read more »

Rockwell Collins strengthens position with acquisition of ICG

Rockwell Collins strengthens position with acquisition of ICG

Rockwell Collins has acquired Virginia, USA-based International Communications Group (ICG), so broadening its flight deck and cabin connectivity portfolio. ICG is a provider of satellite-based global voice and data communication… Read more »

China airlines have sights on a future with inflight connectivity

China airlines have sights on a future with inflight connectivity

China is fast catching up with the western world in terms of its take-up of inflight connectivity and inflight Wi-FI. China’s three state-owned carriers — Air China, China Eastern Airlines… Read more »

Inmarsat issues white paper on in-flight connectivity

Inmarsat issues white paper on in-flight connectivity

Inmarsat has published a new document entitled “The In-flight Connectivity Revolution, Data Consumption – Lessons from the ground”. It says in-flight connectivity is fast becoming a catalyst for change in… Read more »

Gulfstream to offer Satcom Direct Router on G450/550

Gulfstream to offer Satcom Direct Router on G450/550

Gulfstream has received approval from the US FAA to install the Satcom Direct Router (SDR) for cabin communications on the Gulfstream G550 and G450 aircraft. The SDR offers 3G cellular… Read more »

Cobham Satcom gains more STCs for AVIATOR SP

Cobham Satcom gains more STCs for AVIATOR SP

Cobham Satcom has received new STCs for its AVIATOR SP (Special Purpose) system, comprising the SDU-7330-00X (Satellite Data Unit) on the Embraer Legacy 600 and 650 executive jets for multi-channel… Read more »

Inmarsat to relocate its I-4 F2 satellite over Indian Ocean

Inmarsat to relocate its I-4 F2 satellite over Indian Ocean

Inmarsat is relocating its Inmarsat-4 F2 (I-4 F2) communications satellite to a new orbital position above the Indian Ocean, so creating a fourth full-service L-band region for customers in the… Read more »

SITA OnAir says interest in SwiftBroadband remains high

SITA OnAir says interest in SwiftBroadband remains high

SITA OnAir says that despite Inmarsat’s Ka-band GX service being just around the corner, there is no shortage of interest in its existing L-band SwiftBroadband (SBB) service. Speaking to “Get… Read more »

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