Satellite operator Intelsat has teamed up with business aviation connectivity provider Satcom Direct to provide in-flight broadband connectivity to business jets globally.
Satcom Direct has become the first solution partner and master distributor for Inmarsat's FlexExec service for the business aviation sector. The company will add FlexExec to its new SD Xperience portfolio.
Under the agreement, Inmarsat will provide Satcom Direct with immediate access to Intelsat's Ku-band satellite fleet including its high throughput satellites.
FlexExec is designed to differentiate from the competition by not sharing capacity with commercial aviation or customer broadband customers to provide business jet owners with guaranteed provide seamless, on-demand connectivity.
“We are delighted that Satcom Direct has chosen FlexExec to be a part of their SD Xperience platform,” Intelsat VP and GM for mobility Mark Rasmussen said.
“The global footprint, resiliency, redundancy and flexibility of FlexExec’s seamless Ku-band platform will ensure that passengers can easily extend fast, high quality broadband connectivity from their office into the skies.”