SwiftBroadband Inmarsat Satcom Service

Inmarsat Satcom Solutions for Aviation - AirSatOne

Get on the fast track with ASO Inmarsat solutions

AirSatOne provides a full range of Inmarsat Satcom services for aircraft operators. Get your business on the fast track, in the cockpit and the cabin, when you activate service with AirSatOne.

ASO allows you to custom tailor your Inmarsat needs with the most available service plans in the industry. Plans are available for pay as you go or take advantage of savings through monthly, quarterly or annual billing. AirSatOne also offers even more savings for fleet operators with our Shared Corporate Account Plan (ASO-SCAP) which offers discounted price points and allows airtime to be shared between aircraft in the fleet.

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Inmarsat Flight Deck Applications:
  • Safety services
  • FANS 1/A: Automatic Dependent Surveillance - Contract (ADS-C) & Controller- Pilot Datalink Communications (CPDLC). More on FANS.
  • Voice communications
  • Electronic Flight Bag (EFB), flight planning, weather and chart updates
  • Engine performance monitoring and fault reporting
  • General operational planning
  • Crew reporting and general administration
Flight Deck Datalink Solutions For more information visit our Flight Deck Datalink Solutions web page.

Inmarsat Cabin Applications:
  • Telephony: in-seat, mobile, VoIP and text messaging
  • Email, intranet, internet and instant messaging
  • Secure VPN access
  • Large file transfer - presentations, graphics, video
  • Videoconferencing
  • In-flight news updates

SwiftBroadband

SBB

ASO allows you to customer tailor your SwiftBroadband airtime needs with the most available service plans in the industry. Our package pricing allows flight departments to budget fixed monthly, quarterly and yearly costs. AirSatOne Shared Corporate Allowance Packages (ASO-SCAP) are available for fleet operators and allows data usage to be shared between a fleet of aircraft.

SwiftBroadband (SBB) is the latest offering from Inmarsat. Users can simultaneously surf the web, check email, talk on the phone and provide the flight crew with critical information. Aircraft with an intermediate gain system can see speeds up to 332 kbps through a single channel or up to 664 kbps utilizing dual channels. Aircraft equipped with a high gain system can see speeds up to 432 kbps through a single channel and up to 864 kbps utilizing dual channels. Data rates can be increased further by using multiple data channels and compression. Using AirSatOne's Xstream AOC, users can speed up their browsing experience while at the same time reduce airtime cost. (link to Xstream AOC) SwiftBroadband has near global coverage with the only limitations being far Northern and Southern Latitudes (>70º N & S). With an ASO SwiftBroadband service plan, your passengers and flight crew will be connected while on the ground, in the air, in remote areas and around the globe.

SwiftBroadband enables cockpit and cabin applications, including voice, VoIP, text messaging, email, internet and VPN access, as well as flight plan, weather and chart updates.

  • Simultaneous voice and broadband data
  • Contended IP data at up to 432 kbps/ channel (high-gain antenna)
  • Contended IP data at up to 332 kbps (intermediate-gain antenna)
  • Dynamic IP data streaming at 8, 16, 32, 64 and 128 kbps
  • Full channel streaming through SwiftBroadband X-Stream (256 kbps)
  • GPRS, UMTS and ISDN compatible
  • Standalone or simultaneous operation with other Inmarsat services

SBB200

ASO allows you to customer tailor your SwiftBroadband 200 (SB200) airtime needs with the most available service plans in the industry. Our package pricing allows flight departments to budget fixed monthly, quarterly and yearly costs. AirSatOne Shared Corporate Allowance Packages (ASO-SCAP) are available for fleet operators and allows data usage to be shared between a fleet of aircraft.

SB200 is the latest offering from Inmarsat. Users can simultaneously surf the web, check email, talk on the phone and provide the flight crew access critical information. Aircraft with a SB200 low gain system can see speeds up to 200 kbps through a single channel. SB200 systems use a low gain non-steered antenna which comes in a smaller footprint than larger intermediate gain and high gain antennas. With an ASO SwiftBroadband 200 service plan, your passengers and flight crew will be connected while on the ground, in the air, in remote areas and around the globe.

Swift64

Swift64

Swift 64 delivers voice & data communications at 64 kbps per channel and provides sufficient bandwidth for applications such as high-quality voice, email, internet and intranet access, large file transfer and videoconferencing. Data rates can be increased to 256 kbps through channel bonding, while user experience can be further enhanced through the use of data compression.

  • Dedicated circuit-mode (mobile ISDN),
  • Packet-mode (MPDS) connections or high quality voice channels
  • One, two or four-channel avionics
  • 64 kbps data throughput per ISDN channel
  • Optional bonding of channels to yield up to 256 kbps
  • Three data formats: ISDN, Unrestricted Digital Information (UDI) and packet-data (TCP/IP)
  • Standalone or simultaneous operation with Inmarsat Aero H/H+ through the same high-gain antenna
  • Support for high-assurance applications, including NATO secret and NSA Type-1 encryption systems providing remote mobile access to classified networks - STU-III/IIb, STE, KIV-7, Brent and HAIPE devices including KG-175 TACLANE, KG-235 Sectera, KG-250 Altasec, subject to verification testing

Classic Services

Aero H

Aero H is a multi-channel voice service and also provides 10.5 kbps fax and data, delivered through a high-gain antenna within the satellites' global beams. Aero H is ICAO approved for safety services.

Aero H+

Aero H+ is a multi-channel voice service & also provides 10.5 kbps fax and data, delivered through a high-gain antenna within the spot beams of the Inmarsat-3 satellites and the full footprint of the Inmarsat-4 Atlantic Ocean Region (AOR) satellite, at a lower cost per connection. Aero H+ is ICAO approved for safety services.

Aero I

Aero I is a multi-channel voice, 4.8 kbps circuit-mode data & fax service, delivered through an intermediate-gain antenna with service available within the spot beams of the Inmarsat-3 satellites and supports low-speed packet data in both the Inmarsat-3 spot beams and in the full footprint of the Inmarsat-4 satellites. Aero I is ICAO approved for safety services.

Aero C

Aero C service supports two-way 600 bps store-and-forward data messaging, polling and integrated GPS position-reporting for non-safety-related purposes.

Aero L

Aero L data communications service operates at 600 to 1200 bps, supporting air traffic control and airline operations. Aero L also supports ACARS/AIRCOM messaging and is ICAO approved for safety services.

Mini M

Aero M (Mini M) is a single-channel voice, fax or 2400 bps data service for general aviation and smaller business aircraft. Aero M supports STU-III encrypted voice.

Satellite Internet Optimization

Flightstream™ SA: Compression, web filtering, traffic logging and firewall features. This is an optional service that is free and is available to all AirSatOne satellite communications subscribers. Find out more.

Flightstream™ AOC: Highly specialized aviation satellite communications router (AvSat Router) designed specifically for handling and conditioning data that is sent through SatCom system installed on the aircraft. Provides advanced firewall features, as well as web caching, tcp acceleration, web compression, content blocking, captive portal (pre-paid internet solution) and more. Find out more.

Special Applications

X-Stream

ipad aircraft Inmatsat SwiftBroadband X-Stream by AirSatOne offers a minimum 256 kbps streaming channel for high gain SatCom systems and is available over the entire I-4 satellite footprint.

X-Stream will appeal to Inamrsat SwiftBroadband customers who utilise bandwidth-hungry applications, and in particular UDP applications such as video conferencing, video surveillance, streaming media and live broadcasting.

SkyFile® Video:

sky file video

SkyFile® Video is an enhanced software application that allows you to capture, compress, edit and transmit video files over IP satellite terminals, no matter your location. Easy to use and offering a variety of versatile features, including a video editing tool, SkyFile Video from Vizada delivers the ultimate in video transmission performance and reliability.

Terralink™ Interconnect:

vpn

Connect your aircraft satellite terminal to your corporate headquarters creating a full-fledged mobile office environment in total security. AirSatOne has teamed up with Vizada to offer Terralink Interconnect service. Vizada's global network infrastructure has sites strategically located in major markets around the globe making it easy for customers to connect from remote locations reliably and securely: Amsterdam (The Netherlands), New York (US), Aussaguel (France), London (UK), Eik (Norway), Southbury (US, Connecticut), Santa Paula (US, California), Oslo (Norway).

Account Management

Our Dashboard feature provides an overview of communications services whether you operate one aircraft or an entire fleet and allows our customers to monitor consumption and set usage alert features.

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