Satellite communications services provider Inmarsat has unveiled the first 12 members of the global network of dealers it is building for its XpressLink broadband service.
The 12 maritime communications specialists have been approved to sell XpressLink, providing access to shipping fleets worldwide through sales teams based in North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia.
"These 12 companies are at the forefront of delivering high-quality and cost-effective solutions to shipping fleets," said Frank Coles, President, Inmarsat Maritime. Several of the dealers have already sold the XpressLink service and Coles said he expects more sales deals soon.
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Inmarsat said that more than four out of every five dealers it invited to consider becoming XpressLink dealers responded positively, and negotiations with the second wave of dealers are currently in progress.
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