Inmarsat is a company that provides mobile satellite communications services on land, at sea, and in the air worldwide. It offers voice and data broadband services, global maritime distress and safety system services, mobile and fixed voice services, as well as a portfolio of machine-to-machine services that provide two-way data connectivity for messaging, tracking, and monitoring of fixed or mobile assets; maritime satellite services, including very small aperture terminals and television receive only antenna services. The company also provides Global Xpress, a high-speed broadband service that offers seamless connectivity for advanced data services on land, at sea, and in the air.

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Inmarsat was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in London, GB

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Key People/Management at Inmarsat

Rajeev Suri

Rajeev Suri

Tony Bates

Tony Bates

Chief Financial Officer
Alison Horrocks

Alison Horrocks

Chief Corporate Affairs Officer and Company Secretary
Peter Hadinger

Peter Hadinger

Chief Technology Officer
Jason Smith

Jason Smith

Chief Operations Officer
Philip Balaam

Philip Balaam

President, Aviation
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Inmarsat Office Locations

Inmarsat has offices in London, El Segundo, Fort Lauderdale, Houston and in 18 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
99 City Rd
Auburn, AU
A3/255 Rawson St
Mount Pearl, CA
34 Glencoe Dr
Ottawa, CA
1826 Woodward Dr
Beijing, CN
Building 20-4 MAX Kong Gang Industrial Park
Hamburg, DE
Kallmorgen Tower Willy-Brandt-Straße 23
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Inmarsat Financials and Metrics

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Inmarsat Revenue

Inmarsat's revenue was reported to be £1.12 b in FY, 2018
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Financial Leverage

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Inmarsat Operating Metrics

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Satellite Fleet


Satellite Access Stations


Fleetbroadband (Standalone) Installed Vessels

38.09 k36.11 k

VSAT Installed Vessels

3.03 k4.33 k
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Inmarsat Revenue Breakdown

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Inmarsat revenue breakdown by business segment: 28.9% from Government, 15.4% from Aviation, 11.1% from Central Services and 44.5% from Maritime

Inmarsat revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 8.7% from Enterprise, 5.1% from United Kingdom, 28.1% from Rest of Europe, 16.1% from Asia and Pacific, 5.5% from Rest of the World and 36.5% from North America

Inmarsat Cybersecurity Score

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Inmarsat Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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Inmarsat Online and Social Media Presence

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Inmarsat News and Updates

netTALK Maritime Announces Partnership With Inmarsat to Provide Communication Services for the Canadian Coast Guard

MIAMI, July 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- netTALK Maritime announces its partnership with Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, to provide a communication system for Canadian Coast Guard lighthouses. Inmarsat's Global Xpress (GX) solution provides lighthouse...

Dutch administrative court sides with Inmarsat on spectrum auction plan

An administrative court in the Netherlands has suspended the Dutch government’s plan to sell off 3.5 GHz spectrum, which British satellite operator Inmarsat uses for maritime safety and distress services. SpaceNews

Former airline exec Fredrik Gustavsson to lead Inmarsat strategy

Inmarsat has named Fredrik Gustavsson, a former airline executive, as chief strategy officer in the British satellite operator’s third board appointment in three months. SpaceNews

Skylo launches connected device services in India on Inmarsat network

Silicon Valley startup Skylo has started connecting machines and sensors in India to its Internet of Things (IoT) network, using British operator Inmarsat’s satellites. SpaceNews

Inmarsat heading to administrative court over Dutch 3.5 GHz auction

Inmarsat is pivoting to an administrative court in its battle to stop the Netherlands from auctioning 3.5 GHz spectrum, which the British satellite operator says it does not want to cede to bandwidth-hungry 5G networks. SpaceNews

Australian Defence Force expands Inmarsat satellite partnership

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has extended a contract to use British operator Inmarsat’s satellites to 2027, expanding the agreement to cover managed services. SpaceNews
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Inmarsat Blogs

Reliable communications in the middle of British Columbia? Got it.

In many respects Canada is a leading example for much of the Western world – biasedly speaking, of course. This could largely be attributed to the fact that we have such a vast landscape and relatively small population; Canadians are often faced with challenging situations and often looked upon to d…

IoT: a gateway to maritime sustainability

Shipping’s customary divided opinion on new technology is highlighted in an Inmarsat Research Programme report that includes hard data on how far the industry sees IoT-based solutions as a gateway to sustainability. As we come to the end of 2018, shipping faces not only the need to comply with the I…

New approaches, New insights

The satellite industry always highly anticipates the Annual DoD Commercial SATCOM Workshop hosted by the Satellite Industry Association (SIA), and this year’s event is no exception. Scheduled for December 11-13 at the Hyatt Regency in Crystal City, the event will bring together government leaders fr…

Big issues shaping our world: reflections from the Huxley Summit

Last week, James Cemmell (Vice President, Government Engagement) and I attended the third Huxley Summit, hosted by the Royal Institution, and run by the British Science Association. I thought it was a fascinating discussion and wanted to share some personal reflections. The Huxley Summit is a high-p…

Rockwell Collins: “Simplifying the Mission of Flight” through Our Inmarsat Partnership

High in the sky, a U.S. general is in flight to attend meetings at the Pentagon when an unexpected development forces the flight to divert to an undisclosed location. The re-routing requires the crew to immediately contact a command post via an air/ground data link to compute a new flight plan. Once…

Keep IIoT simple, stupid

From mining to agriculture to transport and logistics, there is an increasing demand to connect the physical world to the digital world, in some of the world’s remotest locations. The challenges of multiple asset types, compressed timelines, security, control and many different back-office applicati…
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Inmarsat Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Inmarsat founded?

    Inmarsat was founded in 1979.

  • Who are Inmarsat key executives?

    Inmarsat's key executives are Rajeev Suri, Tony Bates and Alison Horrocks.

  • How many employees does Inmarsat have?

    Inmarsat has 1,768 employees.

  • What is Inmarsat revenue?

    Latest Inmarsat annual revenue is £1.1 b.

  • What is Inmarsat revenue per employee?

    Latest Inmarsat revenue per employee is £635.1 k.

  • Who are Inmarsat competitors?

    Competitors of Inmarsat include Monty Mobile, Gogo and Anuvu.

  • Where is Inmarsat headquarters?

    Inmarsat headquarters is located at 99 City Rd, London.

  • Where are Inmarsat offices?

    Inmarsat has offices in London, El Segundo, Fort Lauderdale, Houston and in 18 other locations.

  • How many offices does Inmarsat have?

    Inmarsat has 22 offices.