LONDON, November 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Paradigm Communications to provide GX-certified terminal integration
Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today announced that Paradigm Communications ('Paradigm') will provide Global Xpress® land terminal integration services.
Inmarsat Global Xpress (GX) will be the world's first global Ka-band network, providing broadband speeds of up to 50Mbps to mobile, portable and fixed devices. The first satellite, covering Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia is scheduled for launch in Q3 2013, with global coverage planned for 2014.
Already an experienced integrator of multi-band satcom terminals, Paradigm will develop value added functionality around GX land terminals for enhancing network services, while retaining full GX-certification. Paradigm will work closely with Inmarsat's other GX terminal partners, Value Added Resellers (VARs) and hardware distribution partners to tailor terminals to meet end-user requirements in varied and often demanding operating conditions.
Leo Mondale, Managing Director, Global Xpress, said: "Paradigm Communications has demonstrated leadership in the VSAT terminal marketplace. With their experience and expertise in key market segments, their integration capability will ensure that our customers rapidly benefit from the introduction of new generation, high data rate services wherever they are deployed."
Ulf Sandberg, Managing Director, Paradigm Communications, said: "Paradigm works closely with customers to understand their specific needs, providing terminal systems that support their businesses. We are excited to be selected by Inmarsat for this key role and look forward to delivering many value added GX-certified terminals."
About Paradigm Communication Systems Ltd.
Paradigm provides optimal, innovative Communication and control solutions by delivering functionality, performance, reliability, and service at a competitive price.
Paradigm are based in the UK and are private and independently owned. With Europe's largest SATCOM Warehouse and an extensive logistics capability, Paradigm are in a position to provide services globally. From the provision of satcom equipment to the design and installation of complete turnkey systems, Paradigm aim to provide innovative solutions.
Paradigm have experience designing and delivering customised satellite terminals and earth-stations for specific industries. Our close relationships with our end user customers gives us a valuable insight into their key requirements.
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 employs around 1,500 staff in more than 40 locations around the world, with a presence in the major ports and centres of commerce on every continent.
For more information, please visit http://www.inmarsat.com