LONDON, February 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Scoops Accolade for Best Telecommunications PLC
Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has won the 'Best Telecommunications PLC' category at the UK Stock Market Awards 2013, in competition with BT, Mobile Streams, TalkTalk Telecom and Telecom Plus.
The annual awards, presented during a gala dinner at the historic Honourable Artillery Company in central London, are organised by MSM Media Group to recognise publicly quoted UK companies that are 'truly creating shareholder value'.
The shortlisted companies in the UK Stock Market Awards were judged by a ten-strong panel, drawn from leading City investment firms and professional advisors, and led by Russ Mould, editor of Shares Magazine. In assessing the entries, the award judges were looking for evidence of excellent financial performance, strategic and operational development and robust total shareholder return during 2012.
Andrew Sukawaty, chairman, Inmarsat, commented: "The Inmarsat team is honoured and pleased to accept this award. We have all worked tirelessly to develop our business in a way which delivers both customer value and superior shareholder returns. We are grateful to the prestigious panel of experts at the UK Stock Market awards and MSM Media Group for their recognition of our market performance."
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