Global Xpress


Inmarsat’s Global Xpress is a four Inmarsat-5 satellite constellation.

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Inmarsat’s Global Xpress is a four Inmarsat-5 satellite network. Inmarsat-5 (I-5) satellites operate at Ka-band in the range of 20–30 GHz. Each Inmarsat-5 carries a payload of 89 small Ka-band beams to provide global Ka-band spot coverage. In addition each satellite carries six fully steerable beams that can be pointed at commercial or government traffic hotspots. According to Inmarsat, Global Xpress delivers download speeds in excess of 60 Mbit/s to a 60 cm dish. Latency has been tested as being approximately 600ms. Inmarsat-5 F1 covers Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia, F2 covers North America, South America and the Atlantic Ocean and F3 covers the Pacific Ocean.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)


Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Some distributors are: CobhamDataPathHoneywellIntellianJRCKymetaParadigm CommunicationsL-3 GCS and many other partners/distributors according to their web page.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

Global Xpress provides quotations directly to interested clients upon request.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation.

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Governments, private sector, aviation, sea fleets, NGOs and emergency response agencies. Communities with poor or none connectivity and data services.

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