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C-COM Introduces Gilat Compatible iNetVu(R) 985 Ka-band Antenna
New Ka-band antenna model developed and co-marketed with Gilat Satellite Networks
Thursday, September 08, 2011
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 8, 2011) - C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CMI), one of the leading global providers of mobile auto-deploying satellite antenna systems, has announced today the introduction of its new iNetVu® 985 Ka-band antenna system.
The iNetVu® 985 is a 98 cm Ka-band vehicle-mounted antenna representing C-COM's next generation of mobile, auto-deploy antenna systems.
The state-of-the-art Ka-band antenna system was tested by Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ:GILT), a leading provider of products and professional services for satellite-based broadband communications networks worldwide, and is fully integrated with Gilat's leading SkyEdge II Ka-band terminals.
"Ka-band technology represents a significant shift in the satellite market and the introduction of the iNetVu® 985 represents an opportunity for C-COM to remain at the forefront of next-generation auto-deploying satellite antenna products. We are delighted to have Gilat's extensive knowledge of Ka-band technology to support us throughout the development process and are confident that the new iNetVu® 985 will be a strong contender in our accredited product range," said Leslie Klein, President and CEO of C-COM.
"The advent of Ka-band capacity brings new opportunities for satellite communications; together with C-COM, we are proud to be able to take part in advancing the development of leading products and services for this rapidly growing market," said Gai Berkovich, Gilat's VP R&D.
The iNetVu® 985 joins C-COM's extensive range of mobile self-pointing, auto deploy antennas. The proprietary developed antennas allow the delivery of broadband satellite Internet access, VoIP and Video services in diverse mobile environments, including disaster management, emergency services, oil and gas exploration, and SNG.
About C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.
C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. is a leader in the development and deployment of commercial grade mobile satellite-based technology for the delivery of two-way high-speed Internet, VoIP and Video services into vehicles. C-COM has developed a unique proprietary Mobile auto-deploying (iNetVu®) antenna that allows the delivery of high-speed satellite based Internet services into vehicles while stationary virtually anywhere where one can drive. The iNetVu® Mobile antennas have also been adapted to be airline checkable and easily transportable. The company's satellite-based products and services deliver high-quality, cost-effective solutions for both fixed and mobile applications throughout the world. More information is available at: www.c-comsat.com.
iNetVu ® is a registered trademark of C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. is a leading provider of products and professional services for satellite-based broadband communications networks worldwide. Gilat was founded in 1987 and has shipped over 750,000 Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSATs) to more than 85 countries across six continents. Gilat's headquarters is located in Petah Tikva, Israel. The Company has 22 sales and service offices worldwide. Gilat develops and markets an expansive range of broadband satellite solutions including high-performance VSATs under the SkyEdge™ and SkyEdge II brands, low-profile antennas for satcom-on-the-move, under the RaySat Antenna Systems and the StealthRay™ brands and next generation solid-state power amplifiers for mission-critical defense and broadcast satellite communications systems under the Wavestream brand. Gilat's wholly-owned subsidiary, Spacenet Inc., is a leading provider of managed services in North America to the business and government segments. Visit Gilat at www.gilat.com.
This news release contains forward-looking information. These statements relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. A number of factors could cause actual events, performance or results to differ materially from the events, performance and results discussed in the forward-looking statements. New orders anticipated by C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. may not be received and current orders may be cancelled. New products and services released may not gain market acceptance. Any of those events could have an effect on future performance and C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.'s ability to achieve the results mentioned above. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Leslie Klein C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. Investor Relations (613) 745-4110 ext. 4950 (613) 745-1172 (FAX) firstname.lastname@example.org www.c-comsat.com
Karen Mazor Gilat Satellite Networks (972) 54 228-8039 email@example.com www.gilat.com
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