Global Eagle Entertainment Agrees to Acquire Emerging Markets Communications

09 May, 2016

Transaction valued at $550 Million
Creates a leading provider of satellite-based communications and media content to rapidly
growing mobility markets


Today GEE announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Emerging Markets Communications (“EMC”), a leading communications services provider to maritime and other mobility markets. The combined company will become a leading provider of global satellite-based communications and media content serving the rapidly growing aviation and maritime markets and select land-based markets. For additional details, please visit GEE’s transaction microsite at


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