Satcom Direct in Jet ConneX I-5 F-2 satellite service milestone

Satcom Direct (SD) has become the first distribution partner to validate its business aviation services over the Inmarsat-5 F-2 (I-5 F-2) satellite, which serves the Atlantic Ocean region.

Jet ConneX, the business aviation high-speed Ka-band broadband service operating over the Global Xpress (GX) constellation, will deliver a new standard in satellite broadband services when deployed globally.The service will support high data rate applications in-flight, including streaming YouTube videos and Skype video calls in real time.Satcom Direct proprietary solutions have been designed to enhance the Ka-band technology and optimise the Jet ConneX service to deliver unmatched performance in the air.The company’s exclusive services allow operators to manage and maximise bandwidth, improve voice call quality, prioritise passenger data and more.“Aircraft operators want and need the fastest possible data speeds in the air. SD is out in front in proving that our services are ready for the next generation networks as soon as they are available to customers,” said Jim Jensen, SD founder and CEO.The significant milestone follows on from SD becoming the first Inmarsat partner to also validate its services over Inmarsat-5 F1 (I-5 F1) in August.

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