SatTV talks Inmarsat
At SATELLITE 2020, Inmarsat Government’s Senior Vice President for Government Strategy and Policy, Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch spoke with The Satellite Evolution Group’s Richard Hooper. During this conversation, Cowen-Hirsch discusses Inmarsat’s Global Xpress fleet and shares her thoughts on the SATCOM industry.
Cowen-Hirsch outlines the roadmap for the future of the Global Xpress fleet, highlighting the recent successful GX5 launch that will expand the fleet’s capabilities. She also discusses how Inmarsat approaches cyber security and how its SATCOM as a Service approach enables U.S. government and military customers to take advantage of the company’s latest offerings without requiring any additional capital expense on their part.
“There is an insatiable demand for [SATCOM] capacity and we want to be ahead of that,” Cowen-Hirsch said. “[Inmarsat] wants to ensure that we don’t leave our users behind. So we’re always backwards compatible while we’re headed towards the future with new technologies.”