The Australian Defence Force (ADF) is now using Inmarsat’s satellites for its operations following an AUS$221 million contract.
As a virtual satellite operator, the ADF is able to control its service use directly. Inmarsat says it has enabled the ADF to increase efficiency by 300 percent while reducing operating costs by 70 percent.
Brigadier Gregory Novak, Commander of the ADF’s Defence Strategic Communications Branch, said:
“Inmarsat has supported ADF...