Introduction to SwiftBroadband Satcom
An "Always On" Service and Data Connection
Inmarsat introduced a
high-speed IP based data service allowing higher data
throughput at a lower cost than the traditional circuit
switched services. This high-speed data services
is called SwiftBroadband.
SwiftBroadband is an IP
based packet switched service that provides an always on
data connection of up to 432kbps throughput per channel
on a contended basis. Up to two channels per
aircraft are currently available for each
SwiftBroadband provides the
Allows for a
combination of packet switched services to run
quality voice channel with the full functionality of
a traditional phone service.
Provides a circuit
switched ISDN line.
This service is provided over a constellation of three Inmarsat 4 satellites. They provide high
bandwidth and use the L-band spectrum more
efficiently. Each of the satellites has 16 times
the traffic bearing capacity compared to earlier
The SwiftBroadband IP connection can be used for a
variety of solutions and applications such as Email,
Internet access, VPN, FTP, Voice, Fax, Video
conferencing and GSM/GPRS, personal cell phone use in
is currently in work with Rockwell Collins, Honeywell,
CMC, and EMS Satcom on 767 and
777 SwiftBroadband (SBB) projects.
more information visit
and let our engineers assist you in determining the most
efficient and cost effective service for your
Scheduling and Installation
our goal is to let you realize the benefits of
SwiftBroadband as soon as
possible without interrupting your normal operations.
solutions are scheduled in concert with our customer’s
operating requirements, reducing aircraft downtime and
associated lost revenue.
Contact L2 Consulting Services, Inc. for more information.