Inmarsat is a leading provider of satellite communications installed on board superyachts
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Viasat completes acquisition of Inmarsat

2 June 2023 • by Gabrielle Lazaridis

Global communications company Viasat has announced the completion of its long-proposed £5.4 billion takeover of UK-based maritime telecommunications group Inmarsat. 

The closing of the acquisition enables the companies to combine spectrum, satellite and terrestrial assets, including a network of 19 satellites in space. According to Viasat, "these complementary assets are expected to deliver connectivity and key safety services across maritime, aviation, government and consumer markets with speed and reliability of connection front of mind."

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