C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.

C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.

November 08, 2007 09:30 ET

C-COM Antennas Deployed in Mexican Flood Disaster

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 8, 2007) - C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CMI) in cooperation with its Mexican reseller Jaba Networks has deployed a number of its iNetVu Mobile satellite antennas to assist medical authorities with the flood emergency in Mexico.

The iNetVu auto deploying satellite antennas installed on top of Mobile Hospital Vehicles owned by the Mexican Ministry of Health are used in the Villahermosa Tabasco flood emergency to transmit epidemic diagnosis and charts from the flood site.

In addition to this the antenna systems are also providing video conferencing, Internet and VoIP connectivity to health officials and emergency workers as well as to the cabinet appointed directly by the Mexican President for this emergency.

"We are very pleased to be able to contribute along with our partner Jaba Networks in helping to provide vital communications to the affected regions of Mexico and assist with the health emergency there. The iNetVu Mobile antennas have proven themselves invaluable in a number of disaster situations worldwide and have made it possible to deliver life saving communications into affected areas" said Leslie Klein, President and CEO of C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.

"Jaba Networks has been requested by the Mexican Government to provide emergency satellite communication services to the flood affected regions. The iNetVu Mobile antennas make it possible for us to respond rapidly to this emergency and deliver instant and reliable communications to emergency crews, health workers and others working in the flood ravaged disaster areas" said Luis Tellez-Giron VP of Business Development of Jaba Networks.

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 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™ is a registered trademark of C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.

About Jaba Networks

Jaba Networks is an international company delivering fixed and mobile satellite solutions across Latin America. The company with offices in Mexico and USA provides satellite and wireless connectivity as well as consulting services to end-users, enterprises and governments. Jaba Networks is also one of the main satellite teleport brokers in the NAFTA zone for Latin America specializing in the Internet, VoIP, VPN and Videoconference needs for Education, Construction, Manufacturing, Tourism, Agriculture, Rural, Maritime, Aeronautic, Petroleum, Mining and Exploration markets. More information is available at www.jabanetworks.us and www.jabasat.com

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Contact Information

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