London-based mobile satellite services operator Inmarsat says U.S. military forces will spend up to eight weeks this spring testing the company’s first Global Xpress high-speed broadband satellite in the Indian Ocean region ahead of entry into service in July. “They are going to kick the tires, stress the system and verify it fits well within their concept of operations,” says Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Inmarsat senior vice president of government policy and strategy. She added that the ...

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