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Press Release -- October 29th, 2012
Source: Segovia

Satellites Are Critical to Hurricane Sandy’s Disaster Readiness

Herndon, VA, October 29, 2012 – Inmarsat Government is standing by to provide first responders and government entities with mission- critical communications during and in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

We provide and test satellite infrastructure immediately, to ensure vital ongoing contact with affected areas is available when ground-based communication is lost. We sell communication equipment such as satellite phones, Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) and Very Small Aperture Antenna (VSAT) systems, as well as satellite capacity, through our established partners or directly via our GSA Schedule 70, respectively. We also provide specially designed mobile satellite communications trailers to disaster areas.

Our satellite technology’s portable infrastructure is ready to re-establish connectivity when permanent communication infrastructure is destroyed or disabled and primary communications no longer function.

About Inmarsat Inmarsat Government provides secure, reliable and affordable mission-critical telecommunications to U.S. military and civilian organizations. Equipped with the industry’s leading terrestrial and satellite infrastructure and partners, it delivers custom, end-to-end networks and solutions that can sustain communications anytime, anywhere. Inmarsat Government is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with network assets and operations around the globe. To learn more, please visit

Inmarsat plc is the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services. Since 1979, Inmarsat has been providing reliable voice and high-speed data communications to governments, enterprises and other organizations, with a range of services that can be used on land, at sea or in the air. Inmarsat is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:ISAT.L). For more information, please visit

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