Inmarsat Legacy Services End Of Life Reminder

September 01, 2014

Partners are reminded that the legacy services Inmarsat M, Inmarsat D+, Inmarsat B, GAN and Mini-M (excepting Mini-M for Aviation) should no longer be sold to new customers from 30 September 2014. After this date new activations will NOT be permitted for these services.

Terminal/Service Type

Retire (*)
Notice to stop selling new activations

Land M

 

 

 

 

 

 

30th September 2014 

Maritime M

Aero M

Land D+

Maritime D+

Land B

Maritime B

Land GAN

Land Mini-M

Maritime Mini-M

(*) 'Retire' is the time when the channel stops selling the service to new customers and all new activations stop, including pre-pay. Existing customers will be able to continue to use the service until its end of life (EOL). The channel, however, should at this point start (if have not already started) migrating their customers to the recommended replacement services.

 

Inmarsat retiring these services since they have been replaced by newer services offering higher speeds, cost effective and flexible tariffs and superior quality, accessed through smaller and lighter terminals. 
 
Any remaining customers should be offered an upgrade to the following services:

Terminal/Service Type

Recommended Replacement Service

Land M

IsatPhone portfolio or IsatHub

Maritime M

FleetBroadband or XpressLink

Aero M

SwiftBroadband

Land D+

IsatData Pro Land or BGAN M2M

Maritime D+

IsatData Pro Maritime

Land B

BGAN portfolio

Maritime B

FleetBroadband or XpressLink

Land GAN

BGAN, BGAN HDR (specifically for media sector) or BGAN Link

Land Mini-M

IsatPhone portfolio or IsatHub

Maritime Mini-M

Fleet One or FleetBroadband

 

The EOL dates for the retired services are scheduled for:

Terminal/Service Type

EOL (*)
Deactivating terminals for vertical markets

Land M

30th December 2014

Maritime M

30th December 2014

Aero M

30th December 2014

Land D+

30th December 2014

Maritime D+

30th December 2014

Land B

30th December 2016

Maritime B

30th December 2016

Land GAN

30th June 2015

Land Mini-M

30th June 2015

Maritime Mini-M

30th December 2016

(*) 'End of Life - EOL' is the time when the terminals associated with the retired services are deactivated on the network and the services are no longer available to customers.

Partners should also be aware that normal fees & charges continue to apply while any terminal is active on the network and the service is in use.