Satcom Direct, the
provider of satellite voice, fax, datalink and internet
communications solutions, is to take Inmarsat’s GX Aviation proposition to
the business aviation market.
Responding to passenger, airline and business
jet operators’ needs, GX Aviation offers global
coverage with the level of broadband speeds, data rates and
bandwidth, that consumers are used to receiving on the ground.
After signing an agreement with Honeywell,
the designated business aviation reseller for GX
Aviation Ka-band connectivity services, Satcom Direct has become a
business aviation partner for Inmarsat GX Aviation services and
will be a distributor of GX Avionics equipment manufactured by
“Satcom Direct is a very important Inmarsat
partner, so we are delighted that they will be adding our GX
Aviation services to their product portfolio which includes
Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband for the business aviation sector,” said
Leo Mondale, Managing Director for Inmarsat GX. “As the first
high-speed global broadband aviation service, GX Aviation offers
consistent connectivity, including the ability to stream Internet
content live or hold uninterrupted video calls from 30,000 feet.
The service will revolutionize connectivity in the sky.”
Offering not only a premium experience to
consumers, GX Aviation enables total network provision for the
entire aircraft, providing new services to aircraft operators,
crew and air traffic control, such as predictive maintenance and
enhanced communications regardless of location.
Aviation Ka-band is scheduled to be commercially available in
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