Stratos Adds Satellite for Asia-Pacific Inmarsat Service
Stratos [TSX:SGB], a Bethesda, Md.-based provider of global remote communications, announced that effective immediately it will provide Inmarsat leased services through a fifth satellite located at 143.5 degrees East Longitude. This satellite will enable global voice and data communication services to all of the Asia- Pacific, extending as far east as India and as far west as the tip of Alaska.
Stratos will make available at 143.5 degrees East its Inmarsat-B leased services and value-added technologies. The satellite will provide approximately 50 dedicated channels that can be used for Inmarsat-B CN-17, 128K, and point-to-multipoint services. The satellite will be downlinked to Stratos’ Auckland earth station in New Zealand.