Stratos Global Corporation

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Stratos Global Corporation is a Canada-based telecommunications company founded in 1985, mainly serving the oil and gas markets around the world.

Stratos' corporate headquarters are located in Bethesda, Maryland and has a registered office in St John's, Newfoundland, Canada.

Stratos offers mobile and fixed satellite, microwave and wireless services, including Inmarsat, Iridium satellite constellation, Globalstar, HughesNet, MSAT, VSAT to more than 20,000 customers. Stratos provides products and services through offices worldwide, as well as through a global network of more than 400 authorized partners.

Stratos caters to government agencies, military forces, NGOs, first responders, and diverse markets such as aeronautical, energy and natural resources, media, maritime, construction/engineering, and recreational users. [1]

In 1997, Stratos acquired IDB Mobile Communications. In 1998, Stratos acquired NovaNet Communications, American Mobile Satellite Corp., and Teleglobe Canada Inc. In 2000, Stratos acquired Shell Offshore Services, Seven Seas Communications, and Rig Telephones Inc(Datacomm). [2]

On April 15, 2009, Stratos was acquired by Inmarsat but continued to operate as a separate entity.

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