Lepton Global Solutions Named New Boeing-authorized Service Provider for Global Xpress
July 14, 2016
Lepton Inks Agreement With Boeing To Provide Global Xpress Services On Inmarsat-5 Fleet
Vienna, VA July 14, 2016 – Lepton Global Solutions, a leading provider of customized, cost-effective, end-to-end satellite communications solutions has signed on as a Boeing-authorized service provider of Inmarsat’s Global Xpress services. Global Xpress represents the first and only globally available, high-throughput, commercial mobile wideband satellite communications service for customers utilizing Ka-band frequencies.
Through its partnership with Boeing, Lepton will now add Global Xpress wideband services to its customer offering, and extend Lepton’s service networks to four bands. The Global Xpress, Ka-band service will complement Lepton’s existing Ku-, C-, and X-band services out of teleports in Hawaii, Atlanta, Italy, and the Netherlands with seamless worldwide coverage for COTM or fixed operations with smaller, easy-to-use terminal sizes and higher throughputs.
“Lepton’s goal is to design the optimal communications solution for our customers in terms of performance, cost, and interoperability,” says Rob Weitendorf, Managing Partner at Lepton Global. “As a Boeing Service Provider for Global Xpress, we have an expanded opportunity to design solutions that best fit customer circumstances and price points.”
Becoming a Service Provider for Global Xpress services also aligns with Lepton Global’s superior customer service values:
Flexibility – The Global Xpress constellation allows worldwide wideband access on a unified network or a dedicated network for customers with large network requirements. Global Xpress offers highly available, managed services on a worldwide basis to meet the broadest range of customer requirements anywhere needed.
Reliability – With a very high level of redundancy incorporated into the infrastructure, Global Xpress provides resilience and very high availability in all conditions. Customers are able to seamlessly move between beams without any interruption in service.
Security – Global Xpress supports government systems of the US Mission Assurance Category (MAC) level III, with secure gateways and satellites. Global Xpress’ secure enclave and network can support higher security standards requirements, separating government and commercial traffic.
Inmarsat plc is the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services. Since 1979, Inmarsat has been providing reliable voice and high-speed data communications to governments, enterprises and other organizations, with a range of services that can be used on land, at sea or in the air. Inmarsat employs around 1,600 staff in more than 60 locations around the world, with a presence in the major ports and centers of commerce on every continent. Inmarsat is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:ISAT.L). Learn more about Global Xpress services at http://www.inmarsat.com/service-group/global-xpress/.
Through its business unit Boeing Commercial Satellite Services, Boeing and its service providers offer end-to-end commercial satellite communications solutions to the U.S. government and other satellite users. Learn more at https://gobcss.com.
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About Lepton Global Solutions
Lepton Global Solutions specializes in the engineering and delivery of customized, yet cost-effective turnkey satellite communications solutions to commercial and government customers. Lepton’s end-to-end solutions, which go beyond managed satellite services to include VSAT equipment installation, 24×7 technical support, and customized back-end IT infrastructure, are tailored to meet customer-specific needs.
Lepton is headquartered outside Washington, D.C., in Vienna, Virginia.