Inmarsat selected Aircell and OnAir to be distribution partners as it prepares to roll out its Global Xpress satellite service beginning in mid-2013. Inmarsat is investing nearly $1.2 billion in the Inmarsat-5 satellite constellation, which will use three Ka-band satellites to provide Internet connections at speeds of up to 50 Mbps. The service is expected to launch on a regional basis in mid-2013. Inmarsat says the newest partnerships round out its team to deliver Global Xpress to the ...

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