CopaSAT Selected as Inmarsat Government Global Xpress
Service Provider

CopaSAT to Offer Bundled Solutions of Satellite Terminal Equipment and High-Throughput Wideband Connectivity Services for U.S. Government and Military Customers

St Petersburg FL – December 14, 2016– Inmarsat Government, a leading provider of secure, global, mission-critical telecommunications to the U.S. government and value added reseller of Inmarsat Global Xpress, today announced that it has executed a service provider agreement with CopaSAT LLC, a leading provider of highly reliable and secure satellite solutions, to provide Global Xpress services in support of U.S. government expeditionary communications needs.

Headquartered in St Petersburg, FL, CopaSAT is a proven and trusted partner to U.S. government and military organizations, providing advanced communications systems and services, around the globe.  The company specializes in developing complete communications solutions tailored to meet the unique demands of customers operating in remote and harsh locations.

CopaSAT’s portfolio includes an extensive Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS)-certified satellite ground terminal family ranging in size from 65cm and 95cm manpacks to a 1.3m fly-away. The manpacks are Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) overhead compliant while the fly-away is airline checkable in 2-cases each weighing less than 70lbs. These solutions are backed by industry-leading cyber security and IT services, a 24×7 Network Operations Center (NOC), and global field support services.

CopaSAT will launch new end-to-end managed service packages combining its satellite terminals with the Global Xpress worldwide network, with availability of military and commercial frequency bands integrated in a single Ka 65 cm manpack equipment and on the move terminal starting in early 2017.

Inmarsat’s Global Xpress is the first and only end-to-end high throughput commercial Ka-band network from a single operator that spans the world. It brings the benefit of seamless, consistent wideband access to the U.S. government to meet mobile, interoperable communication needs of airborne, naval and land operations, anytime and anywhere. Global Xpress is the only worldwide network that augments government military satellite communication Ka-band systems, such as the Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) system.

“We have enjoyed an excellent working relationship with CopaSAT and are pleased to welcome them as service provider of Global Xpress. This partnership will enable Inmarsat Government to extend its delivery arm to its already strong existing customer base and provide value added managed services that the government mobile customers demand,” said Gabe Venturi, Chief Commercial Officer, Inmarsat Government.

“Global Xpress perfectly complements our existing offering and will enable us to address the growing mobility needs from government customers, “said Scott Bohnsack, Vice President of Business Development of CopaSAT. “We are excited to be able to offer our customers the latest in high-throughput global satellite services from Inmarsat Global Xpress.”

For further information:
Leslie P. Blaker-Glass
Inmarsat Government
Sr. Vice President, Strategy Development
T: +1 (703) 673-0929
leslie.blaker@inmarsatgov.com

Scott Bohnsack
CopaSAT
Vice President of Business Development
T: +1 (813) 340-6442
scott.bohnsack@copasat.com

About Inmarsat Government
Inmarsat Government is the leading provider of secure, reliable and affordable mission-critical telecommunications to U.S. military, intelligence and civilian organizations. Equipped with the industry’s leading satellite and terrestrial infrastructure, it delivers custom, end-to-end networks and solutions that can sustain communications anytime, anywhere. Inmarsat Government, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Inmarsat plc, and an authorized Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Inmarsat Global Xpress, is responsible for Inmarsat’s retail U.S. government business. It is headquartered in Reston, VA, with network assets and operations around the globe.

About CopaSAT® Inc.
CopaSAT is a certified small business provider of turn-key and end-to-end complex satellite solutions to simplify the deployment of specialized satellite communications. CopaSAT provides a wide range of SATCOM products, services, and infrastructure incorporating Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT), airborne ISR/COTM, maritime supporting mission-critical applications. CopaSAT is located in St. Petersburg, Florida. CopaSAT solutions are tailored to the unique requirements of our customer segments in aerospace, maritime, broadcast, government, and infrastructure.

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