PARIS – Inmarsat says the rapid growth of air-to-ground in-flight connectivity services in the U.S. has persuaded the mobile satellite services operator to invest in its own S-band system over Europe. London-based Inmarsat announced June 5 it is developing a hybrid satellite-terrestrial mobile broadband network in Europe and British Airways is in advanced negotiations to be the service's anchor customer. Inmarsat CEO Rupert Pearce says the success of similar services in the U.S., ...


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