Cases & Deals

Inmarsat and Ofcom prevail in appeal regarding Inmarsat's European Aviation Network

Client(s) Inmarsat Global Limited

Jones Day represented Inmarsat Ventures Limited as intervener in a UK appeal by Viasat UK Ltd of The Office of Communication's ("Ofcom") decision to authorize Inmarsat to use complementary ground components as part of its European Aviation Network providing in-flight mobile communication services. The Court of Appeal dismissed Viasat's appeal against the Competition Appeal Tribunal's ruling upholding Ofcom's decision in its entirety.

Viasat UK Ltd and Viasat Inc v. The Office of Communications supported by Inmarsat Ventures Limited [2020] EWCA Civ 624