OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 4, 2008) - C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CMI) announced today that it has received a follow up order for an additional 41 of its iNetVu mobile antennas from Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), the world's leading provider of broadband satellite networks and services. Hughes will integrate the iNetVu antennas with its HughesNet broadband satellite service for use in remote exploration by one of the world's largest oil and gas services companies.
This is a follow-up order on the initial shipment of approximately 50 antennas to Hughes which have been successfully deployed and are operating reliably under extreme environmental conditions typical of the locations in which they are used.
"We are very pleased to receive this additional order for 41 iNetVu mobile antenna systems from Hughes," said Leslie Klein, president and CEO of C-COM Satellite Systems. "This repeat order confirms to us that Hughes and its customers are satisfied with the performance and reliability of the product and that it is meeting their expectations.
The C-COM-manufactured antennas are already deployed worldwide by a number of energy exploration companies and are providing invaluable services to this industry by delivering instant satellite communications (data, video, and voice) into areas where there are no other means of connectivity.
"It is gratifying to see one of the world's largest oil and gas service companies endorsing our product by purchasing and deploying it in large quantities," added Klein.
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 one can drive. The iNetVu mobile antenna also has been adapted to be deployable from transportable platforms. 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(TM) is a registered trademark of C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. Hughes and HughesNet are registered trademarks of Hughes Network Systems, LLC.
About Hughes Network Systems
Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) is the global leader in providing broadband satellite networks and services for large enterprises, governments, small businesses, and consumers. HughesNet encompasses all broadband solutions and managed services from Hughes, bridging the best of satellite and terrestrial technologies. Its broadband satellite products are based on the IPoS (IP over Satellite) global standard, approved by the TIA, ETSI, and ITU standards organizations. To date, Hughes has shipped more than 1.5 million systems to customers in over 100 countries.
Headquartered outside Washington, D.C., in Germantown, Maryland, USA, Hughes maintains sales and support offices worldwide. Hughes is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hughes Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:HUGH). For additional information, please visit www.hughes.com.
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