Mobile satellite communications specialist Inmarsat has launched the first Inmarsat-5 Global Xpress satellite from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan Dec. 8. The Global Xpress network will power GX Aviation, the world’s first global Ka-band high-speed satellite network specifically designed for mobile assets, with aircraft a target market. Inmarsat, which is the owner and commercial operator of the Global Xpress constellation, said that by the end of 2014, the fleet will comprise ...

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