Last 880.00 GBp
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inmarsat plc (ISAT) Snapshot

Open
878.50 GBp
Previous Close
876.00 GBp
Day High
882.00 GBp
Day Low
876.00 GBp
52 Week High
02/13/15 - 902.00 GBp
52 Week Low
10/16/14 - 653.00 GBp
Market Cap
3.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.2M
EPS TTM
0.25 GBp
Shares Outstanding
448.3M
EX-Date
10/1/14
P/E TM
54.1x
Dividend
0.49 GBp
Dividend Yield
3.63%
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inmarsat plc (ISAT) Details

Inmarsat plc provides mobile satellite communications services on land, at sea, and in the air worldwide. The company primarily operates through Inmarsat Global and Inmarsat Solutions segments. The Inmarsat Global segment is principally involved in the supply of wholesale airtime, equipment, and services to distribution partners and other wholesale partners of mobile satellite communications. The segment also offers technical support to other operators, provides conference facilities, and leases surplus office space to external organizations. The Inmarsat Solutions segment supplies advanced mobile and fixed-site remote telecommunications services; and provides customized turnkey remote telecommunications solutions, value-added services, equipment, and engineering services to service providers and end-users. The company's services include voice and data broadband services; mobile and fixed voice services; machine-to-machine services that provide two-way data connectivity for messaging, tracking, and monitoring of fixed or mobile assets; global maritime distress and safety system; Global Xpress, which offer high-speed broadband up to 50Mbps and worldwide coverage from a single operator; and VSAT and TVRO maritime satellite services. Its services are accessed using various devices, including hand-portable satellite phones and remote site fixed installations, as well as vessel, vehicular, and airborne mobile terminals. The company serves governments, airlines, the broadcast media, the oil and gas industry, mining, construction, and humanitarian aid agencies. Inmarsat plc has a strategic partnership with RigNet, Inc. to offer Global Xpress and L-band services to the energy sector. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

1,600 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/4/14
Founded in 1979

inmarsat plc (ISAT) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 920.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

inmarsat plc (ISAT) Key Developments

Inmarsat Partners with Australian Aviation Industry to Boost Global Flight Tracking

Inmarsat announced that it is partnering with Airservices Australia and other key aviation industry stakeholders to trial improved flight tracking services on commercial airline flights to and from Australia. The announcement follows a resolution on 6 February by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to adopt a new 15-minute tracking standard for commercial aircraft. Inmarsat is working with industry partners, Airservices Australia, Qantas and Virgin Australia in developing the operational concept for the trial, using Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Contract (ADS-C) satellite technology in Australias oceanic regions. Airservices Australia is the Air Navigation Service Provider to trial the ICAO standard, utilising Inmarsats global flight tracking ADS-C messaging service. ADS-C provides air traffic controllers with a constantly updated surveillance picture of their airspace, thereby allowing safe and efficient oceanic operations. 11,000 commercial passenger aircraft are already equipped with an Inmarsat satellite connection, representing over 90% of the worlds long haul commercial fleet. Airlines participating in the trial include Qantas and Virgin Australia.

Inmarsat Announces Successful Satellite Launch of Second Global Xpress (GX) Satellite (Inmarsat-5 F2)

Inmarsat Plc announced the successful launch of its second Global Xpress (GX) satellite (Inmarsat-5 F2) on board an International Launch Services (ILS) Proton Breeze M rocket launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on 1 February at 12:31 GMT. The satellite was correctly acquired by the Inmarsat (Paumalu) ground station at 18:10 GMT (1 February) and the Inmarsat-5 launch provider, ILS, confirmed a successful spacecraft separation at 04:02hrs GMT (2 February). Over the coming weeks, the Inmarsat operations team will command the satellite to perform a series of manoeuvres to raise Inmarsat-5 F2 to a geo-synchronous elliptical orbit, while towards the end of the month, the satellite will have completed deployment of its solar arrays and reflectors. This will be followed by the electrical orbit-raising phase, taking the spacecraft to its final geostationary orbit. This is scheduled to be completed by the end of March, ready for the start of payload testing at the beginning of April. Built by Boeing Satellite Systems International Inc. to a proven design (702HP), Inmarsat-5 F2 is part of a $1.6 billion investment by Inmarsat into the next generation of global mobile broadband communications. Inmarsat is the owner and commercial operator of the Global Xpress constellation. The fleet of high throughput satellites will offer a unique combination of seamless global Ka-band coverage from a single operator, consistent higher performance, and the network reliability for which Inmarsat is renowned.

Inmarsat Plc Appoints Hamadoun Touré to the Board as Non-Executive Director, Effective March 1, 2015

Inmarsat announced that Dr. Hamadoun Touré will join the Board on 1 March 2015 as a non-executive director. Dr. Touré will become a member of the Nominations Committee. Dr. Touré was Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union from 2007 to 2014.

 

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