Global Xpress is coming to China


April 1, 2015 – Beijing Marine Communication Navigation Company (MCN), a company owned by China Transport Telecommunication & Information Center (CTTIC), has signed four new Value Added Reseller (VAR) agreements with Inmarsat, a global mobile satellite communications services provider. These agreements will bring the Global Xpress superfast mobile broadband service to commercial and public sector organizations across China, including the aviation sector. The two companies have stated that they will work closely together to launch commercial services for Global Xpress in China at the earliest opportunity.

“Global Xpress will bring the benefits of seamless, superfast connectivity to every region in China, while ensuring that Chinese companies – from airlines to shipping fleets – can enjoy the same high-capacity service wherever they are in the world,” said Rupert Pearce, CEO of Inmarsat. “China is one of the biggest markets for Inmarsat’s mobile satellite-based voice and broadband services, delivering double-digit growth in the last five years and we are confident that there will be significant demand for Global Xpress.”

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