Satellite communications (“SATCOM”) capabilities are an integral part of the FirstNet vision for providing 99.9% geographic coverage of the U.S. states and territories (including overseas territories) for public safety. FirstNet has teamed with Inmarsat Government to provide SATCOM solutions to all FirstNet customers with the convenience of a single bill and a single point of contact for both LTE and SATCOM needs.
FirstNet SATCOM services are designed to provide voice, video and data services via direct access over satellite. Solutions available range from individual-use satellite phones to portable or vehicle-mounted solutions and broadband fixed satellite capabilities.
Inmarsat Government is very proud to be part of the team in support of FirstNet, providing resilient, secure SATCOM capabilities for our country’s first responders as part of the nationwide mission-critical broadband wireless communication ecosystem. The U.S. government and first responder community has relied on, and trusted Inmarsat satellite services since 1979. Inmarsat Government continues to deliver the world’s most advanced global, mobile satellite communication services to public safety, U.S. defense, intelligence, homeland security and civilian agencies, with highly reliable, secure and affordable connectivity. Leveraging an industry-leading scalable multiband network infrastructure, Inmarsat Government offers a suite of custom-designed managed network services and end-to-end solutions to support users on land, at sea and in the air, even in the world's most remote regions. Headquartered in Reston, VA, Inmarsat Government is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Inmarsat plc. For more information, please visit inmarsatgov.com.