2011

BGAN from Stratos Provides Communications for Balloon Expedition Over Africa’s Mount Kilimanjaro - November 16, 2011 - Bethesda, Maryland - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it successfully provided Inmarsat BGAN mobile satellite communications service to the Ultramagic Experience hot air balloon expedition over Africa’s Mount Kilimanjaro that ended August 30th.

Stratos Extends its Satellite Services Contract with Suncor Energy - November 9, 2011 - Bethesda, Maryland - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it has extended its contract to provide Suncor Energy with a high-speed satellite link connecting Suncor’s Newfoundland operated offshore and shore-based facilities.

Stratos Announces Availability of its New StratosTrax Tracking Portal for a Wide Range of Mobile Devices - November 8, 2011 - Bethesda, Maryland - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced the commercial availability of its new StratosTrax tracking portal. StratosTrax features fully integrated GPS and geofencing capabilities for web-based location, identification and tracking of users.

Stratos Government Services and Segovia Are Selected to Deploy COMSATCOM Infrastructure for Military Sealift Command - November 4, 2011 - Washington, DC and Herndon, Va. - Stratos Government Services Inc. (SGSI) and Segovia, Inc., wholly owned subsidiaries of Inmarsat plc, today announced they have been awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract by the Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization (DITCO) for the U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command’s (MSC) Next Generation Wideband (NGW) commercial satellite communications (COMSATCOM) infrastructure and service.

Sandigan Selects Stratos for Fleetwide Deployment of FleetBroadband - November 3, 2011 - Bethesda, Maryland - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it has been selected by Sandigan Ship Services, Inc. to deploy the Inmarsat FleetBroadband satellite communications service on Sandigan’s fleet of commercial vessels.

U.S. Coast Guard Selects Stratos Government Services to Deploy Ku-Band Communications Network - October 27, 2011 - Washington, DC - Stratos Government Services Inc. (SGSI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Inmarsat plc, today announced it was awarded a five-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) on June 17, 2011 to provide USCG Large Cutter Connectivity. SGSI will provide the USCG with Ku-band satellite airtime, installation support, teleport equipment and service, Network Operations Center support and training.

Stratos Introduces StratosMAX II Nomadic, a New Broadband Service for the Energy Community in the Gulf of Mexico - October 20, 2011 - Bethesda, Maryland - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today introduced StratosMAX II Nomadic, a new version of its popular StratosMAX II broadband service offered via the Stratos microwave network for the offshore energy community in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM) region.

Stratos Opens Global Installation & Service Centers in Four Major Maritime Regions - October 3, 2011 - Bethesda, Maryland - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it has expanded its maritime service-delivery capabilities by opening Global Installation & Service Centers (GIS Centers) in four major maritime regions.

BGAN from Stratos Enables French Radio Station to Stream Live Mobile Show from Paris Techno Parade - September 29, 2011 - Bethesda, MD - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it provided the Inmarsat BGAN broadband satellite service that enabled Hotmix Radio to stream its live, mobile show from the Paris Techno Parade on Sept. 17th.

Stratos Introduces New FleetBroadband Flat Fee Plans - September 28, 2011 - Bethesda, Maryland - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced the commercial availability of its Inmarsat FleetBroadband Flat Fee service plans, known as FBB Flat Fee.

Reederei Claus-Peter Offen Selects FleetBroadband from Stratos for Entire Fleet of 122 Commercial Vessels - September 27, 2011 - Bethesda, Maryland - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it has been selected by Reederei Claus-Peter Offen (CP Offen) to provide Inmarsat FleetBroadband airtime services for its entire fleet of 122 commercial vessels.

Stratos is First to Activate New FleetBroadband Pricing Plan for Single-Vessel Operators and Small Fleets - September 15, 2011 - Bethesda, Maryland - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it is the first Inmarsat Distribution Partner to activate Inmarsat’s new FleetBroadband Large Money Bundle for single-vessel operators and fleets with fewer than 10 vessels.

Stratos Announces Availability of Iridium Extreme Satellite Phone - September 12, 2011 - Bethesda, Maryland - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced the commercial availability of the new Iridium ExtremeTM satellite phone. Stratos today will begin shipping Iridium Extreme from all of its warehouses worldwide. Stratos is one of the world’s largest Iridium service providers with nearly 50,000 Iridium subscribers around the globe.

Stratos is the First Inmarsat Distribution Partner for IsatData Pro - August 11, 2011 - Bethesda, MD - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it has entered into an agreement with SkyWave Mobile Communications to serve as the first Inmarsat Distribution Partner for IsatData Pro products and service. SkyWave and Inmarsat jointly announced the global availability of IsatData Pro on August 4, 2011.

Stratos Completes New Deployment of its StratosMAX II Broadband Service in the Gulf of Mexico - July 25, 2011 - Bethesda, Maryland - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it has completed deployment of its new StratosMAX II broadband service for W&T Offshore, Inc (NYSE: WTI) at 29 sites in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM). W&T is an independent oil and gas company based in Houston.

Stratos Acquires Assets of Blue Ocean Wireless - July 21, 2011 - Bethesda, Maryland - Stratos BV, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it has purchased most of the operational assets of Blue Ocean Wireless Ltd. (BOW). BOW was a provider of shipboard GSM services that enabled crewmembers to use their personal GSM phones to communicate with family and friends by voice and SMS.

BGAN from Stratos Provides Mountain Connectivity for Fourth Stage of Ray Zahabs World Expedition Series - July 19, 2011 - Bethesda, MD - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it provided world-renowned adventurer Ray Zahab’s "Expedition Bolivia" with Inmarsat BGAN mobile broadband satellite service.

Stratos Introduces Inmarsat XpressLink Managed Broadband Service for Commercial Shipping Companies - July 7, 2011 - Bethesda, Maryland - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced the commercial availability of Inmarsat XpressLink from Stratos, its newest managed global broadband service for the maritime industry.

Stratos Nears Completion of FleetBroadband Deployment on 55 Vessels for Harren & Partner - May 19, 2011 - Bethesda, Maryland - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it is nearing completion of its deployment of the Inmarsat FleetBroadband satellite communications service on 55 commercial vessels for Harren & Partner Ship Management GmbH & Co. KG (H&P).

The Shipping Corporation of India Selects Stratos to Deploy FleetBroadband on 156-Ship Fleet - May 18, 2011 - Bethesda, Maryland - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it has been selected by The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd. (SCI) to deploy the Inmarsat FleetBroadband satellite communications service as part of an integrated maritime communications solution that will help the operator increase productivity and control costs. Stratos was selected by SCI through Stratos Channel Partner Station Satcom (Mumbai; www.stationsatcom.com).

BGAN from Stratos Connectivity Plays Vital Role in Expanding Archaeological Study in Remote Mongolia - May 5, 2011 - Bethesda, Maryland - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it has continued its support of the world-renowned survey that is identifying archaeological sites in Genghis Khan’s homeland – Mongolia’s most sacred heritage area.

IsatPhone Pro from Stratos Now Available with Data Capability and AmosConnect 8.2 - April 20, 2011 - Bethesda, Maryland - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced that data service on Inmarsat’s popular new IsatPhone Pro handheld satellite phone is now available with Stratos’ recently released AmosConnect 8.2 communications application.

Stratos Government Services is Awarded FCSA Contract - March 14, 2011 - Washington, DC - Stratos Government Services Inc. (SGSI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Inmarsat plc, today announced it has been awarded a General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule 70 FCSA contract to provide commercial satellite communications (COMSATCOM) products and services to the U.S. Government.

Germany's Fairplay Towage Selects FleetBroadband from Stratos for Deep-Sea Tugboats - March 11, 2011 - Bethesda, Maryland - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it is deploying the Inmarsat FleetBroadband satellite communications service on six deep-sea tugboats in Fairplay Towage’s fleet. Deployment on four of the vessels already has been completed.

Hapag-Lloyd is First to Deploy Stratos' New FBBPlus Managed Broadband Service - February 23, 2011 - Bethesda, Maryland - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced the commercial availability of FBBPlus, its managed global broadband service for the maritime industry.

R&M Energy Selects Stratos for BGAN-Based SCADA Network - February 22, 2011 - Bethesda, Maryland - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it has been selected by R&M Energy Systems (R&M) to deploy a global SCADA network based on Inmarsat’s BGAN mobile broadband satellite service. Stratos was selected by R&M through Stratos Channel Partner Galaxy 1 Communications.

BGAN from Stratos Enables Broadcasters to Cover Egyptian Political Crisis - February 10, 2011 - Bethesda, Maryland - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it has been providing integrated media solutions that are enabling many of the world’s largest news organizations to broadcast ongoing coverage of the Egyptian political crisis. The solutions include Inmarsat BGAN mobile broadband satellite services with GuaranteedAccess managed end-to-end IP network connectivity.

Stratos Introduces BGAN Humanitarian Pricing Plans for First Responders - February 1, 2011 - Bethesda, MD - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced the immediate availability of its new BGAN Humanitarian Pricing plans. The plans offer first responders flexible pricing options for Inmarsat BGAN satellite communications service.

Stratos is First Inmarsat Distribution Partner to Reach 2,000 IsatPhone Pro Activations - January 19, 2011 - Bethesda, Maryland - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it has reached a milestone of 2,000 IsatPhone Pro activations. Stratos is the first Inmarsat Distribution Partner to reach this sales milestone for the popular handheld satellite phone.