Stafford, Va., March 11, 2014 – TrustComm Inc., the premier small-business provider of assured satellite communications solutions to commercial and government organizations, today announced it has signed a Service Provider Agreement with BCSS to distribute Inmarsat Global Xpress® (GX) services. Under the agreement, TrustComm becomes the first BCSS Service Provider offering GX Ka-band services in both the military and commercial frequency ranges; and will augment BCSS’ efforts by addressing different customer and market segments.
GX is the first globally available Ka-band mobile satellite system, capable of delivering up to 50Mbps to mobile or fixed terminals. It will be delivered by Inmarsat’s new generation of Inmarsat-5 satellites, being built by Boeing Space & Intelligence Systems. The first of three GX satellites is set to enter commercial service by mid-year 2014. The full constellation, which will comprise three high-throughput satellites offering seamless global Ka-band coverage, is scheduled for deployment by the close of the year.
“The agreement between TrustComm and BCSS leverages the benefits of both companies’ infrastructures to reach customers on a global scale with local knowledge and support,” said TrustComm Chief Executive Officer Bob Roe. “For customers, our ability to provide both Military Ka and Commercial Ka capabilities from GX’s combination of lightweight, small-footprint terminals in a globally available broadband service – delivered with high reliability and resilience – is a major innovation as bandwidth requirements grow and budgets shrink.”
Jim Mitchell, vice president of BCSS, said, “Our partnership with TrustComm reflects our commitment to offering our GX solutions to the world’s most capable providers. TrustComm brings a focused effort toward customer and market sectors Boeing isn’t addressing directly. We look forward to delivering innovative solutions to support these users with TrustComm.”
Founded in 1999, TrustComm is the premier global provider of secure, innovative, commercial satellite communications applications solutions for Land, Sea and Air. TrustComm provides reliable and managed secure networks, broadband internet, VoIP, video; wireless and terrestrial communication services for the energy, enterprise and government industries. TrustComm also provides services for disaster recovery agencies. With our global network, engineering expertise, 24-7-365 Managed Services Operations Center, and owned infrastructure at the highly secure Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston, TrustComm exceeds the security and reliability standards of its clients. For more information, please visit www.trustcomm.com.