OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 4, 2006) - C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CMI) has teamed up with NASSAT(R) (Network and Satellite Systems de Espana), a Spanish based mobile satellite integrator, to jointly resell its iNetVu Mobile satellite-based antenna systems to NASSAT customers in Spain, Portugal and Andorra.
NASSAT will be marketing, selling, supporting and providing extended warranties for the C-COM developed proprietary iNetVu Mobile satellite platforms in the above territories and is in the process of adding sales and support infrastructure in Central and South America as well.
One of the first iNetVu customers of NASSAT is Telefonica S.A. a Spanish based worldwide provider of telecommunications services. NASSAT will be the exclusive iNetVu systems and service provider to Telefonica.
"We are pleased to be able to have NASSAT as a strategic partner for Spain, Portugal and Andorra and work with them to deliver our iNetVu Mobile self-pointing antenna solution to their customers. NASSAT's satellite based customers now will have the ability to automatically locate their satellite of choice from a vehicle or moveable structure anywhere in the world in less than three minutes by a simple push of a button and be instantly connected to the Internet at broadband speeds. Mobile users of this technology will now be able to obtain a cost-effective, instant high-speed and secure communications that is presently available only to fixed users located in large metropolitan areas," said Leslie Klein, president and CEO of C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.
"We are pleased to be able to add the C-COM iNetVu Mobile solution to the portfolio of products available to our customers, said Dolores Vera, senior vice president and general manager of NASSAT. Our system fully supports different grades of high-speed data, Voice-over-IP and video sessions for those Enterprise clients who need immediate access to the Internet while on the move. Now, customers can travel virtually anywhere within the satellite coverage area, arrive at any destination and be connected to the Internet at high speed within minutes".
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 self-pointing (iNetVu(TM)) 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 antenna has also 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.
NASSAT (Network and Satellite Systems de Espana), is an integrator and developer of new technologies in the field of mobile satellite systems in Spain.
With a team of distributors, installers and maintenance technicians for all of Spain, Andorra and Portugal, Nassat is in the process of opening new offices in South and Central America to deliver the iNetVu Mobile solution to that marketplace as well.
The company has successfully implemented mobile satellite based solutions using the iNetVu Mobile platforms for mobile libraries, fire brigades, ambulances etc. and has also implemented an exclusive system capable of using the iNetVu Mobile with the Spanish satellite operator Hispasat.
NASSAT(TM) is a registered trademark of Network and Satellite Systems de Espana.
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C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.
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