Inmarsat Positions GDC Terminal [ThinKom Ka2517] for Global GX

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RGN: Why Airlines are Speaking Directly to Hardware IFC Suppliers

Below are a few excerpts from Runway Girl Network’s Feb 16th article announcing Inmarsat’s positioning GDC Technics’ new IFC terminal – with ThinKom’s Ka VICTS phased-array antenna – as a global solution for GX Aviation transmissions.

‘Our next-generation ThinKom-based GDC terminal is compatible with all of our existing and planned GX satellites. Plus, with less moving parts it has lower maintenance costs and an overall lower cost of ownership.’ – Inmarsat Aviation SVP, Niels Steenstrup

Over the last decade, ThinKom has enjoyed breathtaking momentum in the IFC patch. It has long supplied the unique mechanically steered ‘Ku3030’ VICTS phased-array antennas used in Gogo’s popular 2Ku-branded IFC solution. Not bound by any exclusivity for the Ka-band version of its VICTS antenna, ThinKom began offering the Ka2517-branded hardware to the market.

Read the full article here.

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