Inmarsat is playing down--at least for now--the importance of a Connexion by Boeing decision to expand its high-speed Internet access service from airborne to seaborne platforms, where the maritime operator has reigned supreme for a quarter century. The Boeing affiliate revealed on Jan. 14 that it would establish a maritime service and said it had concluded an agreement to use SES Global's new WorldSat-3 spacecraft to provide the global coverage needed to support it (AW&ST Jan. 26, ...

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