AddValue and Inmarsat to implement first constellation of IDRS-equipped satellites

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SINGAPORE (June 29): Addvalue Technologies and Inmarsat have signed an agreement to implement the first constellation of Inter-Satellite Data Relay System (IDRS)-equipped satellites for an unidentified “leading satellite operator”.

This will allow continuous communications with the operation centre on the ground, thereby giving the satellite operator on-demand, 24/7, near real-time, two-way IP-based links to all of their assets –and in turn, respond to customer requirements and to operational anomalies in a timelier manner, say AddValue and Inmarsat in a joint press release on Thursday.

As such, the IDRS implementation will provide a “game changing capability” for satellite operators, say Addvalue and Inmarsat, who add that the latest three-way agreement is set to streamline the way satellite operators conduct their...(click on link for full story on