Inmarsat completes global satellite broadband network

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Inmarsat completes global satellite broadband network

Cliff Saran

Inmarsat has completed its broadband satellite network with the launch of the third Inmarsat-4 satellite. Inmarsat has invested $1.5bn over the past 10 years creating the network, which it says will be accessible to 98% of the world's population. The satellite was launched on a Proton Breeze M rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 11.43pm BST on 18 August.


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