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Inmarsat promotes SatComms Australia to Gold Service Provider Status

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Inmarsat GX general11February 2013 – Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today announced that SatComms Australia, a provider of mobile and fixed satellite solutions, has been appointed as a Gold Service Provider. An Inmarsat service provider since 2005, SatComms provides services primarily to the maritime sector and, in recent years, has extended its business to Land and Aviationusers as well.

“We have enjoyed an excellent working relationship with SatComms Australia going back many years and are pleased to welcome them to the ranks of Gold Service Provider, ” said Frank Coles, President of Inmarsat Maritime. “SatComms Australia has proven itself as a key partner, offering its end-users the utmost in quality and service – a tradition which reflects Inmarsat’s core values.”

To achieve Gold accreditation within the Inmarsat partnership networks, service providers must have detailed and intricate knowledge of Inmarsat’s network and service offerings while offering superior, round-the-clock customer care to end-users. SatComms Australia can now display the Gold Service Provider mark on their customer communications and will enjoy increased access to Inmarsat resources.

“This is a significant milestone, which not only recognises the quality and professionalism of our staff, but the credibility and scale we have achieved in the delivery of Inmarsat-based MSS communications solutions, ” said Piers Cunningham, COO of SatComms Australia. “Without doubt, the fact that a gold-standard network like Inmarsat has deemed SatComms worthy of this premium accolade will only assist in the delivery of our ongoing and upward growth trajectory.”

About SatComms Australia

SatComms is a world-class provider of mobile and fixed satellite solutions, SatComms has a proud heritage of working with its customers to ensure that the solution delivered is a perfect fit for their immediate and future requirements. “From Inmarsat hand-held technology to fully-integrated satellite network solutions, SatComms is your partner of choice, ” Piers Cunningham, SatComms COO said. Operating its own Earth Station in Henderson, WA, and Interlinked with the Inmarsat 1-4 based BGAN network, SatComms is now able to link with global telecommunications partners to deliver traffic with the level of security and performance required, hosting customers’ equipment, and linking remote sites to fibre and public switched telephone networks. This site also delivers full engineering and support capabilities, along with the management of all customer networks, end-to-end within the network operations centre.

About Inmarsat

Inmarsat plc is the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services. Since 1979, Inmarsat has been providing reliable voice and high-speed data communications to governments, enterprises and other organizations, with a range of services that can be used on land, at sea or in the air. Inmarsat employs around 1, 600 staff in more than 60 locations around the world, with a presence in the major ports and centres of commerce on every continent. Inmarsat is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:ISAT.L). For more information, please visit www.inmarsat.com.The Inmarsat press release newsfeed is on Twitter @Inmarsatnews and corporate updates are on @Inmarsat_plc

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