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Thales completes tests of Inmarsat's EAN

Thursday 21 July 2016 | 12:42 CET | News
Thales Alenia Space has completed the construction and sub-system tests for the European Aviation Network (EAN) in-flight connectivity system in Inmarsat's satellite. The key milestone was achieved on schedule following a two-year build process in Toulouse and Cannes, in France. The satellite was custom-designed to provide mobile satellite services (MSS) to aircraft flying over the dense European routes, exploiting Inmarsat's 30MHz (2 x 15MHz) S-band spectrum allocation in all 28 EU member states, plus Norway and Switzerland. The satellite will be integrated with an LTE-based ground network

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Deutsche Telekom / Inmarsat / Thales Alenia Space
Countries: World
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