Inmarsat Government Hires Environics Communications

January 23, 2013

WASHINGTON – January 23, 2013 Inmarsat Government, a leading provider of secure, global, mission-critical telecommunications to U.S. military and civilian organizations, has hired Environics Communications as its new marketing communications agency.

Through an existing worldwide network of integrated and scalable terrestrial and satellite infrastructure and backed by the industry’s most skilled and experienced workforce, Inmarsat Government delivers a suite of fully-managed, custom, end-to-end networks and solutions that can sustain communications anytime, anywhere.  Headquartered in Herndon, Va., with network assets and operations around the globe, the company is a wholly owned subsidiary of London-based Inmarsat plc.

Environics will develop and implement marketing communications programs to increase awareness of the full spectrum of Inmarsat Government’s global products and services.  The agency’s work will include strategic planning, traditional and digital media outreach, analyst relations, trade show support, and new product launches.

“Environics demonstrated a strong understanding of the technology behind international telecommunications services and data networking,” said Leslie Blaker-Glass, senior vice president of strategy development for Inmarsat Government. “They also showed us tremendous insight and experience in promoting telecom products and services through proactive traditional and social marketing campaigns, as well as marketing to U.S. government agencies.”

“Inmarsat Government’s unique end-to-end offering combines terrestrial, wireless and satellite solutions and professional services to meet the mission-critical communication needs of U.S. military and civilian organizations, in routine situations and during times of crisis and conflict,” said Environics U.S. General Manager Dave Groobert. “Dependable communications from anywhere, at any time, is critical for U.S. government agencies working domestically and internationally, and we’re pleased to help Inmarsat Government tell their unique story to current and potential customers.”

About Environics Communications

Founded in 1994 and now with 120 staff in the United States and Canada and annual fee income of more than $15 million, Environics Communications Inc. ( is a full-service, management-owned public relations and public affairs agency focusing primarily on the association/nonprofit, advanced technology, financial services, health sciences, sustainability & clean energy and consumer sectors.  The firm has won more than 200 awards for client work. Environics has a strong commitment to reducing environmental impact and in June 2008 became the first North American PR agency to be carbon neutral.  The firm has offices in Washington, San Francisco, Toronto, Montréal and Ottawa, and affiliates throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

About Inmarsat Government

Segovia, Inc. d/b/a Inmarsat Government provides secure, reliable and affordable mission-critical telecommunications to U.S. military and civilian organizations. Equipped with the industry’s leading terrestrial and satellite infrastructure and partners, Inmarsat Government delivers custom, end-to-end networks and solutions that can sustain communications anytime, anywhere. Inmarsat Government is headquartered in Herndon, Va., with network assets and operations around the globe. To learn more, please visit

About Inmarsat plc

Inmarsat plc is the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services. Since 1979, Inmarsat has been providing reliable voice and high-speed data communications to governments, enterprises and other organizations, with a range of services that can be used on land, at sea or in the air. Inmarsat employs around 1,500 staff in more than 40 locations around the world, with a presence in the major ports and centers of commerce on every continent. Inmarsat is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: ISAT.L). For more information, please visit


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Dave Groobert                                                                                Alena Koci

Environics Communications                                                  Inmarsat Government

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