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Navarino first worldwide to meet Fleet Xpress commitment of 1,250 activations

Navarino celebrates becoming the first Inmarsat Valued Added Reseller to reach its Fleet Xpress commitment of 1,250 activations Navarino celebrates becoming the first Inmarsat Valued Added Reseller to reach its Fleet Xpress commitment of 1,250 activations

In the glamorous surroundings of Athens’ Grand Hyatt Hotel overlooking the Acropolis, Navarino celebrated becoming the first Inmarsat Valued Added Reseller to reach its Fleet Xpress commitment of 1,250 activations.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"} Joined by more than 250 guests last week, including senior management from Inmarsat, Cobham and Intellian, Navarino toasted this milestone, which it has reached 3 years earlier than forecast.

“I would like to sincerely thank all our customers who put their trust in us to enable their connectivity requirements through FX,” said Dimitris Tsikopoulos, Navarino CEO. “We have worked extremely hard to get here and I am very proud of the entire Navarino family, without whom this would not have been possible. As the largest Inmarsat FX distributor in the world, we have seen first-hand the many benefits of the highly reliable, high speed Fleet Xpress network and the digital transformation options it brings to the maritime sector.

“I must also thank our partners from Cobham and Intellian, who have provided massive support to Navarino over the years and who have contributed enormously to this achievement thanks to their flexibility, commitment and world class equipment.”  {/mprestriction}

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