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fleet service closure
22nd May 2017 Inmarsat announces EOL closure for Fleet 33, 55, 77 and MPDS

Inmarsat has announced retirement dates for the Fleet 33, 55 and 77 services, as the Inmarsat-3 satellite constellation moves closer to reaching the end of its lifespan. Read more >

Global Xpress satellite launch
16th May 2017 Inmarsat successfully launches fourth Global Xpress satellite; Inmarsat-5 F4

Inmarsat has today confirmed the successful launch of their Inmarsat-5 F4 satellite. It was launched by SpaceX, on a Falcon 9 rocket at Nasa's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Read more >

Alex Stewart
12th May 2017 Interview Part 1: Satcom Global COO, Alex Stewart on The Changing Face of our Technical Support Team

We recently announced big changes to our customer support function; including the launch of a new 24/7 UK based technical team and a new online support hub. Read more >

High throughput satellite
9th May 2017 The HTS Advantage for Connectivity at Sea

With a number of satellites scheduled for launch in 2017, and users increasingly pushing the limits of satellite networks with high speed data demands, we take a closer look at High Throughput Satellites (HTS) and the benefits they will bring to maritime connectivity. Read more >

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8th May 2017 Iridium 'Test Your Satellite Phone Week' - 7th - 13th May

Make sure you are prepared for all eventualities by checking your satellite is working correctly with the dedicated test line from Iridium. Read more >

Iridium NEXT Launch
5th May 2017 Successful Completion of Iridium NEXT First-Launch Satellites Activities and Second Launch Date Confirmed

Iridium NEXT satellites are actively serving Iridium network customers, while the company prepares for the second launch. Read more >

Iridium SatPhones
4th May 2017 Firmware Upgrades for Iridium 9555, Iridium Extreme 9575 and Iridium Extreme PTT Handsets

Iridium has issued recommended firmware upgrades for the Iridium 9555 and Iridium Extreme 9575 satellite phones, as well as the Iridium Extreme PTT handset
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IsatPhone Upgrade
28th April 2017 Inmarsat Release IsatPhone Pro and IsatPhone 2 Firmware Update

This week Inmarsat has released firmware updates for the Ready, Robust and Reliable IsatPhone 2, and the original IsatPhone Pro, which among other benefits, will enable support for the new MEAS region and improved reported GPS location accuracy on both handsets. Read more >

Thuraya CEO
25th April 2017 It’s all change at Thuraya: A new CEO, an evolving network, improved products and services

As the Thuraya Partner Conference 2017 kicks off, we look back at a busy few months for satellite network operator Thuraya Telecommunications, who in March announced that their Chief Technology Officer, Mr Ahmed Al Shamsi, had been appointed as temporary Acting Chief Executive Officer Read more >

SAILOR MF / HF radio
21st April 2017 Cobham SATCOM issues critical software update for MF/HF radios

Cobham SATCOM has issued a mandatory software update for SAILOR 6000 Series MF/HF radios to fix an issue with possible data corruption during transmission. Read more >

Transas
8th March 2017 Satcom Global and Transas sign partnership to bring connectivity to THESIS

Transas, the innovative digital solutions provider, has signed a partnership agreement with Satcom Global to add integrated connectivity to THESIS, its unified platform for digital operations on ships and in shore-based offices.

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Aura Installation
7th February 2017 Free Satcom Global Aura VSAT installation in key ports until end of April 2017*

It's no secret that maritime VSAT installations can be expensive and complicated. With Satcom Global Aura however, we have put together a limited time offer making it our mission to provide the most flexible, cost effective and transparent VSAT service on the market.

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Lisa Blair
2nd February 2017 Supporting Lisa Blair’s epic adventure with maritime satellite communications for her yacht

Satcom Global is proud to be supporting Lisa Blair as she attempts to become the first female to circumnavigate Antarctica solo on her boat ‘Climate Action Now,’ raising awareness of the effects of climate change.

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SES Betzdorf Campus
31st January 2017 SES and Satcom Global sign an agreement for global Ku-band network

SES S.A. announced today that Satcom Global, a leading provider of global satellite communications services to the maritime and land sectors, will become a key partner for SES. The differentiated mobility solution will form a crucial part of Satcom Global’s new Ku-band VSAT service, Aura, providing seamless, reliable and high-speed connectivity to hundreds of maritime, offshore and land customers. Read more >

Halo
20th January 2017 Satcom Global Announces Technical Support Enhancements

We are excited to announce a number of significant enhancements to our customer support function, including a new UK based technical support team and an innovative online support portal, reaffirming our commitment to world class customer support. Read more >

SAILOR 3965 Fire Fighter Radio
18th January 2017 Are you prepared for the new SOLAS Fire Fighter Regulations?

Next year, new SOLAS regulations come into force for vessel Fire Fighter Communications. Although seemingly a long way off, demand for two-way radios is set to soar, so we are encouraging ship owners to prepare early to ensure compliance without any complications. Read more >

Iridium Satellite Launch
16th January 2017 Congratulations to Iridium - First Ten Iridium NEXT Satellites Have Arrived in Low-Earth Orbit

January 14, 2017 marked a historic day in Iridium history – as the first payload of ten Iridium NEXT satellites were launched and deployed into low-Earth orbit (LEO) by launch partner, SpaceX.
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IsatHub iSavi
11th January 2017 New data bundles bring additional value to IsatHub

Satcom Global is delighted to update customers on the launch of a range of new MB bundle plans for IsatHub, the powerful smart device connectivity service. Read more >

Crew Communications with Aura VSAT
6th January 2017 Improving Maritime Crew Communications with Satcom Global Aura VSAT

Did you know that there are approximately 1.6 million seafarers today, and that 69% of those recently surveyed say access to crew communications at sea influences their choice of employer? Read more >

Iridium NEXT Launch
4th January 2017 First Iridium NEXT Satellite Launch Scheduled for 2017

This week Iridium made an exciting announcement regarding the date for the first launch of its next-generation global satellite constellation, Iridium NEXT.

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VSAT Packages
29th November 2016 Customisable VSAT Solutions for Maritime Vessels and Offshore Installations

Satcom Global Aura is a high bandwidth communications solution providing unlimited Ku-Band data along with straightforward mix and match options for back-up and hardware. Read more >

Satcom Global VSAT
22nd November 2016 Satcom Global Launches Aura VSAT - The Customisable Ku-Band Solution

Satcom Global today announced the launch of Aura: a global VSAT solution offering high quality, high bandwidth connectivity across a variety of customisable packages. Read more >

Thuraya XT-PRO DUAL
17th November 2016 Thuraya launches world’s first dual mode, dual SIM satellite phone: Thuraya XT-PRO DUAL

Leading satellite communications provider Thuraya has introduced the world’s first dual mode, dual SIM satellite phone. The Thuraya XT-PRO DUAL bridges the gap between satellite and terrestrial communications, allowing users to move seamlessly in and out of terrestrial coverage to enjoy connectivity in any location. With a dedicated SIM slot for satellite communications and a second one for GSM communications, Thuraya’s latest ground-breaking handset transforms usability and choice. Read more >

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10th November 2016 Successful Singapore customer event returns for a third year running!

On Friday 4th November 2016, Satcom Global welcomed over 100 valued customers to our third annual customer event in Singapore.The informal evening event was hosted by our Satcom Global team based out of our Ang Mo Kio office, as well as senior management from our UK HQ including our CEO, Ian Robinson and COO, Alex Stewart among others. Read more >

RM Capital Investment
3rd November 2016 Satcom Global receives $10 million investment for VSAT expansion from RM Capital

Satcom Global, the leading satellite communications provider announces an agreement with RM Capital, the independent lending specialist, which will see them provide a $10 million financing facility to support its expansion into the VSAT market. Read more >

IMO advisory
21st October 2016 IMO and SOLAS Communications Advisories effective from 1st January 2017

We'd like to share further updates from manufacturers Cobham SATCOM and FURUNO regarding advisories affecting communications equipment. Read more >

iridium satphone rebate
11th October 2016 Iridium Disaster Preparedness Rebate Program - Iridium 9555 and Iridium 9575 Extreme

Satcom Global is proud to help promote Iridium's Disaster Preparedness Rebate Program which is supporting access to emergency communications for the general public, safety officials and first responders. Read more >

Fleet One Cobham Terminal
28th September 2016 Inmarsat Fleet One – Is the Coastal or Global Service right for you?

In 2015, Inmarsat Fleet One Coastal entered the maritime market offering data and voice for smaller leisure and fishing vessels operating closer to shore. The service was ideal for seasonal fishermen with modest data requirements thanks to its short-term commitment plans and cost efficient data services in popular fishing regions. Read more >

iridum push to talk
20th September 2016 Satcom Global appointed as official Iridium® Push-To-Talk partner

Satcom Global, a leading satellite communications provider, announced today that Iridium Communications has appointed it as an official reseller of the award winning Iridium® Push-To-Talk (PTT) solution. Iridium PTT is the world’s first global, satellite based push-to-talk service, enabling instant and simple group communications, anywhere at the touch of a button.

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satcoms for emergencies
6th September 2016 Satcom Global Marks US National Preparedness Month!

To mark the start of 2016 National Preparedness Month (NPM), we at Satcom Global wanted to play our part in helping to ensure that you know how to keep your family, friends, community and businesses connected and protected ahead of natural disasters. Read more >

Satcom Global Global Xpress
30th August 2016 Satcom Global appointed as GX VAR for both maritime and enterprise markets

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has signed an agreement with specialised managed satellite services provider, Satcom Global, appointing them as a Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Global Xpress (GX) covering the maritime and enterprise markets. Read more >

SAILOR 3606E Terminal
22nd August 2016 Trade-In your SAILOR 3606E Terminal and Receive $500 Credit

Customers with a SAILOR 3606E message terminal will receive a $500 credit when they trade it in for a SAILOR 6110 mini-C GMDSS system from Satcom Global. Read more >

Intellian and Satcom Global Partnership
17th August 2016 Satcom Global partners with Intellian on strategic hardware deal

Satcom Global, a leading maritime satellite communications provider, and Intellian, a global leader in satellite antenna development and manufacture, have signed a strategic partnership agreement covering the global supply and distribution of maritime satellite equipment. Read more >

GMDSS Compliance
12th August 2016 GMDSS Compliance for HF Radio Surveys after 1st January 2017

Owners and Masters of vessels equipped with HF NBDP equipment should ensure it is HF direct-printing telegraphy compliant in time for the first safety radio survey after 01 January 2017 Read more >

Inmarsat L Band Satellite
27th July 2016 Inmarsat Legacy Service Closure Reminder - Mini M and Inmarsat B

Satcom Global would like to remind customers about upcoming service closures to Inmarsat Mini M and Inmarsat B communications services as of 30th December 2016. Read more >

IsatPhone 2 Vehicular Antenna
20th July 2016 Inmarsat Launches New IsatPhone 2 Vehicular Antenna

Inmarsat IsatPhone 2 users can now experience high-quality satellite communications on the move with the new external vehicle-mounted antenna designed by AeroAntenna Technologies. Read more >

Anti-Virus
13th July 2016 Anti-virus is key for cyber security on-board

As maritime users increase their data consumption with the 21st century connect anywhere at any time culture, vessel network security is becoming ever more important as ships face a wider threat of cyber-attack and viruses. In addition, as maritime companies automate more and more processes, security gaps also increase, begging the question, what can be done to mitigate cyber risk? Read more >

Thuraya promotion
4th July 2016 New Promotions on Thuraya Maritime Broadband

To celebrate the recent expansion of Thuraya’s maritime service portfolio with the launch of the Atlas IP, Satcom Global are delighted to extend three new deals providing great value to our customers at sea across the world’s busiest shipping routes. Read more >

Iridium OpenPort
29th June 2016 Iridium Maritime Communications Update: Double Value OpenPort Promotion and NEXT Satellite Launch Schedule

Satcom Global is pleased to announce the extension of the popular Iridium Double Value promotion which offers OpenPort service plans with double the data and/or voice allowance, for no extra cost and no lengthy commitment period. In addition, the first Iridium NEXT satellite is expected to launch 12th September 2016. Read more >

Polar Ocean Challenge leaves Bristol
20th June 2016 Polar Ocean Challenge underway to highlight concerns over human impact on Arctic

The Polar Ocean Challenge, led by world famous explorer David Hempleman-Adams set sail from Bristol yesterday on a voyage to become the first ever British team to sail around the North Pole in one season. Read more >

Thuraya satphone
14th June 2016 Thuraya Satellite Phone 'Allowance' and 'Free On-Net' Plans now Permanent Offerings

Satcom Global is delighted to announce that four popular promotional satphone plans from Thuraya are being made permanent fixtures bringing continued choice and value to our handheld service portfolio. Read more >

Crew Calling
13th June 2016 Maritime Crew Calling with Satcom Global Satellite Solutions

In a world where data connections are deemed as fundamental, access to voice services often get let behind, so we wanted to take a look at the latest crew calling options available to our customers. Read more >

Iridium Certus
9th June 2016 Iridium Announces Commercial Availability of Iridium Certus in 2017

Iridium Communications announced today that the Iridium Certus service will be commercially available in the second quarter of 2017. This next-generation, satellite broadband communications service will serve users and enterprises across all industry verticals delivering a portfolio of global voice and data services. Read more >

Maritime Managed Maintenance Contracts
1st June 2016 Spotlight on...Marine and Offshore Engineering Services

Following the re-brand of AND Group as Satcom Global, our multi-lingual engineering team available to support customers worldwide, has gone from strength to strength.

Highly experienced in providing a wide range of services, we wanted to break these down for you into an easily to follow guide. Read more >

Iridium Certus
5th May 2016 Iridium NEXT – Certus is on its way to the maritime communications market!

Satcom Global is delighted to announce that Iridium Communications will launch the first set of NEXT satellites in July 2016 following the recent completion of manufacturing and testing phase of its first satellites. The finished satellites are being prepped for storage before shipping to Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, USA where they will be launched into orbit later this year. Read more >

IsatPhone 2
25th April 2016 Latest News & Offers on IsatPhone 2 and IsatPhone Link

Check out our roundup of the latest offers and service news on the Inmarsat IsatPhone 2 and IsatPhone Link services. Read more >

AutroSafe 3
14th April 2016 Discontinuation of AutroSafe 3 Spare Parts announced by Autronica

Autronica Fire and Security has announced a discontinuation of spare parts for the AutroSafe 3 Interactive Fire Detection System. Read on for more details on upgrading to AutroSafe 4.
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BGAN for remote area communications
31st March 2016 BGAN Plan Update: Bonded HDR Discount, Geographic Money Bundles & New Prepay Vouchers

Check out our run through of recent announcements made by Inmarsat on their flagship BGAN land mobile service. Read more >

Thuraya IP Commander
23rd March 2016 Thuraya launches Military Grade IP Commander Vehicular Terminal

Thuraya Telecommunications Company today announced the launch of the Thuraya IP Commander, its first ruggedized satellite broadband terminal designed using MIL-SPEC components. The terminal will be commercially available to Satcom Global customers from 23rd March 2016. Read more >

BGAN Link
17th March 2016 BGAN Link: A VSAT Alternative and Back-up Communications Solution for Mining, Oil and Gas and AID/NGOs

BGAN Link is a leading satellite communications solution for fixed site internet service in remote locations, providing users with high volumes of standard IP data for all their business and personal connectivity. Bringing benefits such as speeds of up to half a megabit for business applications such as email, internet, and corporate VPN access, organisations can efficiently operate remote offices yet avoid bill shock with the a fixed monthly fee. Read more >

Satellite communications australia
22nd February 2016 Satcom Global Hosts Satellite Communications Supplier, Dealer and Customer Event in Australia

On Wednesday 17th February 2016, Satcom Global welcomed 40 of our top dealers and customers in the Oceania region to attend our Satcom Global Partner and Customer Event, with guest presenters from leading satellite communications networks and hardware manufacturers. Read more >

Shore based maintenance contracts
10th February 2016 Satcom Global brings on-board Marine and Offshore Systems experts AND Group

Leading satellite communications provider Satcom Global, has added marine and offshore safety and security products along with a range of enhanced engineering services to their portfolio following a full rebrand of sister company AND Group. Read more >

Atlas IP
9th February 2016 Thuraya extends maritime communications offering with Atlas IP

We are delighted to announce that the Thuraya Atlas IP terminal for maritime communications is now available at Satcom Global following the commercial launch last week. Read more >

Maritime Satellite Communications
21st January 2016 A look at the ever evolving maritime communications market

As there are vessels of all shapes and sizes from leisure yachts, and fishing boats, to workboats, tankers and car carriers, the numbers, lifestyle and therefore communications needs of the captain, crew and passengers on board differ greatly.
Read more >

IsatPhone 2 Credit
11th January 2016 January Sales: Get $495 credit towards IsatPhone 2 handset with every ‘Enhanced’ airtime plan

Satcom Global are providing all customers with a significant $495 credit when they purchase an IsatPhone 2 satellite handset and activate an ‘Enhanced’ airtime plan*.
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21st December 2015 Seasons' Greetings from Satcom Global

From all of us at Satcom Global and sister company AND Group, we want to wish all our valued customers, partners, colleagues and friends around the world a happy holiday season and best wishes for the New Year! Read more >

Thuraya Satsleeve plus and hotspot
9th December 2015 Thuraya Announces SatSleeve Plus and Hotspot compatibility with new Android Smartphones

Today we are delighted to confirm that thanks to the release of the new Thuraya app v1.1, the SatSleeve + and Hotspot are now compatible with a huge range of Android smartphones and devices. Read more >

Australia Emergency Communications
2nd December 2015 Emergency Communications as the Summer Storm Season Hits Australia

As the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific hurricane seasons come to an end, the summer storm season across Oceania is just getting started. It’s that time of year again for our colleagues and customers in Australia and New Zealand and we want to ensure we do our bit to help keep people safe and businesses operating whilst the storms pass. Read more >

Shipping Maritime Singapore
24th November 2015 Splash 24/7 Analyses Singapore's Shipping Market

In compiling Splash’s annual Singapore magazine they sent out a survey to 250 of the top names in the local maritime sector including Satcom Global, to gauge the community on key local issues. The responses form quite a checklist for the local government to ponder if it genuinely wants to grow as an international shipping centre. Read more >

Thuraya Orion IP
10th November 2015 Thuraya extends free Orion IP terminal offer

Satcom Global is delighted to announce an extension to the free Orion IP terminal promotion from Thuraya, enabling customers to access reliable satellite communications at sea without any initial outlay for hardware. Read more >

IsatPhone 2
21st October 2015 Exclusive promotions on IsatPhone 2 now available at Satcom Global

IsatPhone 2 re-launches with best ever price on handsets and substantial discount on prepay vouchers at Satcom Global! Read more >

Customer Event
19th October 2015 Satcom Global Singapore Customer Event Returns for Second Year

On Friday 16th October 2015, Satcom Global hosted our second fun-filled customer event for over 100 of our valued customers in Singapore. Thanks to the thriving shipping and maritime industry in Singapore we are lucky enough to have a large number of our maritime satellite communications customers all in one location, and following to the success of last year were able to hold an even bigger event again this year! Read more >

Autronica
13th October 2015 Are your maritime systems all up to speed? Don’t take a chance when it comes to fire detection!

Today, AND Group would like to alert customers to an important announcement from Autronica, regarding the ‘end of life support' for their fire detection range of equipment including the BS-100. Read more >

BGAN Link Promotion
8th October 2015 New promotions on Inmarsat BGAN Link

Satcom Global is delighted to announce two new special deals for Inmarsat BGAN Link. Get a FREE month's subscription with every 12 month plan, and access service mobility in Sub-Saharan Africa. Read more >

IPSignature 4
24th September 2015 Satcom Global launches IPSignature 4 with crew calling and BYOD connectivity

Satcom Global has launched a maritime system bringing seafarers up to speed with today’s ‘connect anytime anywhere’ culture, enabling everyone at sea to keep in touch with the rest of the world simply with their own device. Read more >

SatSleeve+ and SatSleeve Hotspot
14th September 2015 Thuraya SatSleeve+ and Thuraya SatSleeve Hotspot Now Available to Buy at Satcom Global!

Satcom Global is delighted to announce the expansion of our Smartphone to Satphone portfolio with the release of two new BYOD (bring your own device) products from Thuraya. The Thuraya SatSleeve Hotspot and the Thuraya SatSleeve+ transform your Apple or Android smartphone into a satellite phone and are available to buy from Tuesday 15th September 2015. Read more >

GlobalXpress
28th August 2015 3rd Satellite Launch for Inmarsat Global Xpress Service

Today, Friday 28th August 2015, leading satellite communications provider, Inmarsat successfully launched their Inmarsat-5 F3 satellite on a Russian Proton rocket, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Read more >

Australia website
28th August 2015 New Satcom Global Website for Customers and Dealers in Oceania

Today, Satcom Global is excited to launch our Australian website, www.satcomglobal.com.au, which will offer a platform to better support our valued channel partners and customers in the region. Read more >

Fleet One
24th August 2015 New Inmarsat Fleet One Voice and Data Bundles at Satcom Global

Satcom Global are delighted to announce the launch of three new prepaid voice and data bundles for the Inmarsat Fleet One service.
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Beam Oceana 800 Terminal
12th August 2015 More flexibility for Beam Oceana terminals & end of life announced for Beam Terra terminals

Beam Communications, leading global manufacturer of satellite communications equipment for Iridium and Inmarsat services has recently announced changes to the Oceana and Terra range of terminals. Read more >

Iridium 9505A
5th August 2015 Iridium 9505A Satellite Phone "End of Life" Advisory

Satcom Global would like to advise customers that Iridium has announced the end of life of its military secure 9505A satellite handset, a device popular with government and military personnel. Read more >

Russia Media Seminar
3rd August 2015 Satcom Global & Inmarsat Showcase Satellite Communications for Media in Russia

Satcom Global LLC Russia recently held a joint seminar with Inmarsat in Moscow, presenting the latest satellite communications solutions to Russia’s top media and broadcasting organisations. Read more >

Iridium 9555 and Iridium Extreme
22nd July 2015 New voice plans for Iridium 9555 and Iridium Extreme 9575

Satcom Global is delighted to announce the launch of two new Iridium airtime plans for their market leading handheld satellite phones. Read more >

IsatHub iSavi
20th July 2015 Smartphone to Satphone: Presenting the IsatHub iSavi

Turn your smartphone, smart device or tablet into a satcoms device using this satellite hotspot device which creates a portable, satellite-based Wi-Fi network.
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Michael Butler
15th July 2015 Michael Butler Joins BSS as Non-Executive Chairman

Michael Butler, former Chief Operating Officer of Inmarsat and current board member at Thuraya, has joined Satcom Global and AND Group’s parent company, Broadband Satellite Services Ltd (BSS) as Non-Executive Chairman. Read more >

Iridium GO!
14th July 2015 Added voice minutes brings extra value to Iridium GO! plans

On 15th July Iridium are adding voice minutes to a number of existing Iridium GO! plans, making them even better value for those looking for satellite connectivity via their smartphone. Read more >

Ian Robinson - BGF Investment
6th July 2015 Satcom Global and AND Group poised for growth after $10m investment

Broadband Satellite Services Ltd (BSS), parent company of satellite communications provider Satcom Global and marine engineering firm AND Group, has received a $10m investment from UK based organisation, Business Growth Fund (BGF). Read more >

Iridum Pilot
2nd July 2015 Double Data with ZERO Commitment with new Iridium OpenPort Promo

Satcom Global is pleased to announce the launch of a new Iridium promotion which will offer service plans that double the data and/or voice allowance on a range of popular OpenPort service packages, for no extra cost and no lengthy commitment period. Read more >

BGAN Comparison
23rd June 2015 Which Inmarsat BGAN terminal will meet your demands?

At Satcom Global we have a varied portfolio of terminals providing IP communications over Inmarsat’s BGAN satellite service, and we like to work closely with our customers and our partners to ensure we can provide a tailored solution to fit their needs. Read more >

Hurricane satellite communications
10th June 2015 Preparing for the hurricane season with satellite communications

At Satcom Global, our portfolio of Inmarsat, Iridium and Thuraya satellite solutions bring vital voice, SMS and reliable data communications to disaster zones during and after hurricanes when other services fail. Read more >

Telemedicine
4th June 2015 A look at Satellite Communications for Telemedicine

Satcom Global Russia LLC recently took part in the 24th Telemedicine School to help raise awareness and share their expert knowledge on technological developments in satellite communications which could help boost the Telemedicine industry. Read more >

Cobham EXPLORER 300 and 500 BGAN
28th May 2015 Cobham EXPLORER 300 and 500 BGAN Terminals Reach End of Life

Following over a decade of success in the mobile satellite communications market, Cobham Satcom have announced the discontinuation of the EXPLORER 300 and 500 BGAN land terminals. Read more >

Iridium OpenPort
20th May 2015 Iridium Announces OpenPort Pricing and Plan Migration

Satcom Global would like to advise our customers that a number of Iridium OpenPort plan migrations are due to take place 1st July 2015. Read more >

GX
20th May 2015 Launch of Inmarsat’s third Global Xpress satellite delayed

Inmarsat has released an initial update on the launch schedule for Inmarsat-5 F3 (I-5 F3) following the failure of the preceding Proton Breeze M launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Saturday 16 May. Read more >

BGAN Link NGO
7th May 2015 BGAN Link Restrictions Lifted To Support NGOs and Aid Agencies in Nepal

As the satellite communications world rallies to provide vital communications in the disaster zone in support of these aid efforts, Inmarsat has today announced additional mobility for its BGAN Link service. Read more >

Thuraya XT-PRO
30th April 2015 Thuraya Launches the World's Most Advanced Satellite Phone - Thuraya XT-PRO

Thuraya Telecommunications Company today launched the industry's most advanced satellite phone, the Thuraya XT-PRO. Targeted at professional users across a range of market sectors including government, energy, media and NGOs, the Thuraya XT-PRO is the only satellite phone to feature built-in GPS, BeiDou and Glonass for highest accuracy and added security in every region Read more >

Unicef: Nepal Earthquake
27th April 2015 Satcom Global Expresses Deepest Condolences to Nepal Victims

In the wake of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal on 25th April 2016, Satcom Global would like to express our deepest sympathy and condolences to all those affected by this natural disaster. Read more >

Sir Ranulph Fiennes Marathon des Sables
16th April 2015 Sir Ranulph Fiennes & Marie Curie thank Satcom Global for support with live broadcasting from the Sahara

Satcom Global has been thanked by Marie Curie and Sir Ranulph Fiennes for providing them with a satellite communications solution to share the explorer's recent epic Marathon des Sables challenge with the world. Read more >

Sir Ranulph Fiennes Finish Line
13th April 2015 Sir Ranulph Fiennes completes Marathon des Sables raising almost £1m for Marie Curie

Famous explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has become the oldest Briton to complete the Marathon des Sables, raising almost £1 million for Marie Curie! Read more >

Sir Ranulph Fiennes
9th April 2015 Sir Ranulph talks to BBC over satellite during gruelling double marathon day

Sir Ranulph Fiennes spoke live on BBC Breakfast this morning during the gruelling double marathon, which demands him running 91km within a 36 hour period. Read more >

Sir Ranulph Fiennes
7th April 2015 Day 3 Complete but Sir Ranulph faces toughest day yet in desert marathon.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes yesterday completed his third marathon in the Sahara in aid of Marie Curie. No rest today however, as he faces his toughest day yet with 91km to cover in the 4th day of the challenge. Read more >

Sir Ranulph Fiennes
6th April 2015 Day One Update: Sir Ranulph Fiennes Completes First Day of Marathon des Sables

Sir Ranulph Fiennes completed the first day of the Marathon des Sables yesterday, running 36.2km in the searing heat of the Sahara for Marie Curie. Read more >

Sir Ranulph Fiennes
1st April 2015 Satcom Global to keep Sir Ranulph Fiennes connected during Marathon des Sables challenge

Satcom Global is honoured to be working with long-time supporter of Marie Curie, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, as he takes on the Marathon des Sables to raise funds for the charity. Read more >

Thuraya Orion IP
31st March 2015 Thuraya Updates Maritime Broadband Portfolio

Thuraya has announced enhancements to its Maritime Broadband portfolio of plans, with new 75MB plans and revised VSAT back-up plans. Read more >

Inmarsat IsatPhone 2
26th March 2015 Inmarsat Updates IsatPhone 2 Emergency Service Offering with GEOS

Increasingly, safety and security are paramount concerns amongst purchasers of satellite phones, who often work in isolated or volatile areas, so all post-paid Inmarsat IsatPhone 2 customers will now be able to access worldwide emergency response services from GEOS, free-of-charge. Read more >

Satcom Global BGAN Streaming
23rd March 2015 Satcom Global Streams Live Video of Space Mission 41/42 Landing

Satcom Global LLC, Russia worked closely with Roscosmos to provide a satellite communications solution to facilitate live video streaming of the landing of Space Mission 41/42, back to the Russian Mission Control Center. Read more >

Land satellite solutions
20th March 2015 What are the new developments in land satellite communications?

Working in the fast paced world of modern technology, at Satcom Global we like to work closely with our valued customers and empower them to make informed decisions about the satellite services which best fit their needs by providing the latest news from the industry.

Check out our round up of the latest updates from network providers Inmarsat, Iridium and Thuraya, as well as leading manufacturer Cobham. Read more >

Satcom Global Perth
16th March 2015 Satcom Global Hits The Ground Running in Perth

On Tuesday 10th March 2015, the eve of the Australian Oil and Gas Expo 2015, Satcom Global hosted an informal welcome event for our valued satellite communications customers, service providers and partners based in Western Australia. Read more >

FleetBroadband AYCE
13th March 2015 Last Call for AYCE FleetBroadband!

The AYCE FleetBroadband service will close to new activations as of 1st April 2014. Read more >

Perth
10th March 2015 Satcom Global Supports Western Australia Through New Perth Office

Following a strong year for the satellite communications provider, Satcom Global is delighted to announce the opening of new office in Perth, in order to better serve their valued customers and partners in Western Australia. The new Perth office will provide dedicated sales and account management, specializing in maritime, land, M2M (Machine-to-Machine) and handheld satellite communications, offering a personalised service to fit the needs of local companies. Read more >

Bangkok
4th March 2015 Customer Support Analyst Vacancy

Satcom Global are looking further strengthen the customer care team in our Bangkok office. Read more >

Fleet Media
4th March 2015 Fleet Media Available Now at Satcom Global

Fleet Media is the new global content distribution service from Inmarsat, which beams blockbusters to ships at sea via FleetBroadband, to be stored and viewed offline on the vessel's Fleet Media box. Read more >

Tokyo
2nd March 2015 Satcom Global Launches Japanese Website

Satcom Global is delighted to announce the launch of our Japanese language website www.satcomglobal.jp, as a crucial step towards delivering on our commitment to offer world class support to our customers and partners, regardless of their location, time-zones or language. Read more >

Inmarsat Alphasat Transition
25th February 2015 Inmarsat Alphasat Transition

On 24th March 2015, Inmarsat transitioned all BGAN (FleetBroadband, SwiftBroadband, and Land BGAN) and Classic Aero services for the current EMEA region satellite (I-4 F2) to their more powerful Alphasat satellite. Read more >

EXPLORER 510
13th February 2015 New EXPLORER 510 BGAN Terminal now available from Satcom Global

Cobham Satcom have launched the lastest innovation in their highly regarded EXPLORER BGAN terminal series - the EXPLORER 510. Read more >

Iridium 9555 Quick Guide PS
10th February 2015 Satcom Global launches Satellite Phone ‘Quick Guides’

Satcom Global will be providing our valued customers and partners with a series of easy to understand ‘Quick Guides’ to your satellite solution or satellite phone, starting with Iridium handheld satellite phones such as the Iridium 9505A and the Iridium 9555. Read more >

Global Xpress
2nd February 2015 Successful launch confirmed for Inmarsat-5 F2 Satellite for Global Xpress Service

Inmarsat has announced the successful launch of their second Global Xpress (GX) satellite (Inmarsat-5 F2) from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan yesterday (Sunday 1 February). Read more >

Inmarsat
26th January 2015 Inmarsat confirms launch date for second Global Xpress satellite

Inmarsat have announced another significant milestone in the delivery of Global Xpress with the scheduled launch of the Inmarsat-5 F2 (I-5 F2) satellite at 12:31 GMT on Sunday 1 February. Read more >

BGAN Link
12th January 2015 Inmarsat BGAN Link Re-launched

A new, simplified BGAN Link proposition from Inmarsat that offers customers a more attractive solution for data connectivity from a remote, fixed location. Read more >

Thuraya IP
5th January 2015 Thuraya Extends Free IP Terminal Promotion

Satcom Global are pleased to inform our valued customers that Thuraya has extended its Free IP Terminal Promotion for Unlimited Plan Customers and this is now a permanent offer. For every new customer activated with the unlimited promo price plan, Thuraya will provide one Thuraya IP terminal, free of charge. Read more >

Happy Holidays
17th December 2014 Happy Holidays from Satcom Global!

Season's Greetings to all our valued customers around the world! Thank you all for you loyalty throughout 2014 and best wishes for 2015. Read more >

Thuraya XT-LITE
16th December 2014 Thuraya Launches Affordable and Reliable XT-LITE Satellite Phone

Satcom Global is delighted to announce the launch of the Thuraya XT-LITE, a scaled down version of the highly successful Thuraya XT. Read more >

Fleet Xpress Coverage
15th December 2014 Inmarsat updates maritime market on GlobalXpress developments: Fleet Xpress and FleetBroadband Xpress

Inmarsat has revealed the latest news on its Global Xpress (GX) project, and announced the launch of FleetBroadband Xpress, an interim product for maritime that will take advantage of GX Ka-band functionality as it becomes available. Read more >

Customer Service
4th December 2014 Spotlight on Customer Services

Our Director of Customer Services, Geoff Davison, is making big changes to Satcom Global Customer Services to ensure our customers get the best support possible. Since joining the company this year, Geoff has wasted no time in implementing changes to Satcom Global Customer Services to improve the customer service experience, no matter where our customers are based in the world. Read more >

Hughes 9211
24th November 2014 Hughes 9211 HDR Portable BGAN Terminal Coming Soon to Satcom Global

Following its commercial launch this month, Satcom Global will soon be able to offer the newest generation portable BGAN terminal, the Hughes 9211-HDR. Read more >

IsatPhone Pro
17th November 2014 Inmarsat Announces End of Production for IsatPhone Pro

Inmarsat announces that they will no longer be manufacturing the IsatPhone Pro. Read more >

OpenPort
17th November 2014 Iridium Extends OpenPort® Service Double Value Promotion

Satcom Global is pleased to announce the extension of Iridium’s OpenPort Double Value Promotion until 30th June 2015. The extension of the limited time promotion will offer OpenPort subscribers promotional service plans that double the data and/or voice allowance on several popular OpenPort service packages. Read more >

Singapore Customer Event
12th November 2014 Satcom Global Entertains Singapore Customers

On Friday 7th November 2014, Satcom Global hosted an event for our Singapore based customers at the Fullerton Waterboat House. Read more >

Satcom Global Russia
28th October 2014 Satcom Global Launches Office in Russia

Satellite Communications Provider Activates Operations across Russian Federation Read more >

IsatPhone Pro & IsatPhone 2
14th October 2014 Exclusive IsatPhone Prepaid Voucher Deal

Interested in IsatPhone Pro or IsatPhone 2? With every handset sold we're offering a massive discount on a prepaid voucher. Read more >

BGAN HDR EXPLORER 710
9th October 2014 BGAN HDR Cashback Deal!

Calling all Media Companies! Admired the capabilities of BGAN HDR from afar but not yet taken the plunge? Read more >

Satcoms Accessories
8th October 2014 A Round Up of Satcoms Accessories

At Satcom Global, we are passionate about providing personalised satellite solutions, meaning that we don’t just sell you a product; we use our expert knowledge to build tailored packages to suit our customers’ individual needs. Read more >

Ebola
30th September 2014 Inmarsat Introduces BGAN Link Mobility Initiative To help NGOs Efforts Against Ebola Crisis

In support of international relief efforts to contain the Ebola virus in West Africa, Satcom Global is glad to announce a speical initiative for our aid and NGO customers Read more >

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23rd September 2014 A Look at Land Satellite Services

With such a wide range of satellite services for land based users available today, check out our new Land Services Comparison guide to determine which service you should trust to meet your needs. Read more >

Inmarsat Legacy
17th September 2014 Inmarsat Legacy Services Closure Dates

From 30th September 2014, Satcom Global will no longer be able to sell legacy services Inmarsat M, Inmarsat D+, Inmarsat B, GAN and Mini-M (excepting Mini-M for Aviation) to new customers. Read more >

IsatPhone 2
11th September 2014 IsatPhone 2 in stock now!

Looking for reliable satellite communications on the move? Look no further than the IsatPhone 2 from Satcom Global. Read more >

Iridium NEXT
1st September 2014 Iridium on Track for Iridium NEXT With Completion of System Control Segment, Launch and Early Operations Center

Boeing and L-3 Telemetry-West fulfill satellite readiness requirements to ensure Iridium NEXT is operationally ready for launch. Read more >

Inmarsat
8th August 2014 New Data Safety Service for Inmarsat FleetBroadband

Inmarsat’s forthcoming Maritime Safety Data Service (MSDS) for FleetBroadband, delivers an increased data capability over the Inmarsat-4 network, including the Alphasat satellite, providing global coverage and the same reliability of over 99.9 per cent associated with the Inmarsat network. Read more >

Iridium GO!
29th July 2014 Iridium GO! The World's First Truly Global Mobile Satellite Hotspot, Now Available

Iridium Communications Inc. today announced broad availability of the world's first truly global mobile satellite hotspot. Read more >

Satellite Phone Comparison
25th July 2014 Which Satellite Phone is for You?

There’s such a wide range of satellite phones on the market today, all with a lot to offer, so which one do you choose to really suit your needs?

If you’re having a tough time deciding, our quick Handheld Satellite Phone Comparison guide could make your life easier, giving a whistle stop tour of the top satellite phones on the market.
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IsatHub iSavi
24th June 2014 Satcom Global attends preview of Inmarsat’s ground-breaking IsatHub in Singapore

Last week, Satcom Global delegates at CommunicAsia took part in the first live demonstration of the new IsatHub, Inmarsat’s latest smart connectivity service which is set to inject a new lease of life for smart device and tablet users on every continent. Read more >

Iridium Pilot
20th June 2014 Iridium OpenPort Double Value Promotion

Satcom Global is pleased to announce a limited time promotion from Iridium which will offer service plans that double the data and/or voice allowance on a range of popular OpenPort service packages. Read more >

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4th June 2014 Thuraya Launches Atlas IP

Thuraya Telecommunications, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator has further extended its maritime product portfolio with the launch of Atlas IP, a feature-rich broadband satellite terminal. Read more >

Satellite Applications Catapult
26th May 2014 Satellite Applications Catapult launches in North East England

The North East has been selected as one of the UK’s leading centres in satellite technology, allowing companies to tap into a market which is expected to exceed £40bn by 2030.
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2nd May 2014 Geoff Davison appointed as Global Customer Services Director

Satcom Global is pleased to announce the appointment of Geoff Davison as Global Customer Services Director effective as of Tuesday 6th May 2014.

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14th April 2014 Satcom Global Debuts New Brand Marking Milestone in Global Expansion

Leading satellite communications service provider, Satcom Global, today unveiled its new global brand as the latest step in its journey towards significant growth. Read more >

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4th April 2014 Showcasing Satcom Global's Value Added Services

As Satcom Global grows in size and strength, a key focus for us is the consolidation and development of our value added service portfolio, in order to provide the best service possible to our customers. Read more >

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14th November 2013 AND Group and Satcom Global acquired by BSS Ltd

North Shields, Tyne & Wear, UK, 14.10.13 – Broadband Satellite Services Limited (BSS), an investment company based in the North East of England, announced today it had completed the acquisition of AND Group and the Satcom Global group of companies. Read more >