Inmarsat Plc (Public, LON:ISAT) provides via satellite a portfolio of global mobile and transportable broadband communication services and solutions across its main areas of maritime, aeronautical and land mobile.
The Company's segments include Maritime, Government, Enterprise, Aviation and Central Services. The Maritime segment focuses on commercial maritime services across the world. The Maritime segment includes the provision of broadband data and safety communications for all vessel sizes. The Enterprise segment focuses on energy, industry, media, carriers and machine-to-machine (M2M) services across the world. The Maritime segment includes the provision of broadband data and safety communications for all vessel sizes. The Aviation segment focuses on commercial aviation services. The Government segment includes the provision of communications services for governmental, military and civil applications. The Central Services segment includes satellite operations, backbone infrastructure and corporate administrative costs.
On April 28, 2011, it acquired 100% of Ship Equip International AS
On January 13, 2012, the Company acquired 100% of NewWave Broadband Limited. In July 2011, it acquired most of the operational assets of Blue Ocean Wireless.
Taiwanese jigger catches fire Falkland Is.
The Falkland Islands Government has confirmed that a Taiwanese jigger by the name of Jung Ron has caught fire approximately 60 nautical miles north of Stanley.