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Why a privatised Inmarsat could be good news for maritime

Maritime’s digital vanguard recognise the importance of partnering with sat comms providers, but many of the analogue old guard are still haggling over monthly data allowances imagining they are dealing with a discounted back-street mobile phone franchise

Sat comms are sexy once again and while shipping may not find itself at the heart of the $3.4bn Inmarsat deal, it offers a promising glimpse of what could be possible for maritime digital pioneers

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