EMS Technologies, Inc.
NASDAQ : ELMG

EMS Technologies, Inc.

June 14, 2005 09:00 ET

ASiQ Selects EMS Technologies For In-Flight Internet Connectivity

Attention: Business/Financial Editor OTTAWA AND SEATTLE--(CCNMatthews - June 14, 2005) - OTTAWA and SEATTLE, June 14, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- ASI Entertainment, Inc.'s (OTCBB:ASIQ) wholly owned subsidiary ASiQ Pty Ltd., and EMS SATCOM, a division of EMS Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG) reported today that the two companies have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI).

Under the LOI, ASiQ has selected EMS SATCOM's eNfusion HSD-128 high-speed data solution for the ASiQnet Saudi Arabian Airlines Program to provide global in-flight Internet connectivity. Saudi Arabian Airlines, the flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, operates to a vast network of domestic and international destinations.

Ron Chapman, ASiQ's CEO, stated, "ASiQ's relationship with EMS SATCOM is extremely important, as EMS SATCOM is the leader in providing hardware for the in-flight Inmarsat broadband satellite packet data services. The HS-128 is ideal for the ASiQnet program, since it delivers 64Kbps packet data link can be upgraded to accommodate the new Inmarsat SwiftBroadband 432Kbps link."

"We are extremely pleased to be working with ASiQ," said Dr. Neil Mackay, senior vice president and general manager, EMS SATCOM. "To date, the need for broadband communications has been driven by the corporate aero and military users. Saudi Airlines' adoption is the start of a new trend in the larger airlines where passengers are demanding Internet access. There are several thousand aircraft ready and waiting for the new higher-speed data products that have been made possible through EMS SATCOM's new technology - we are leading the industry in driving the always available network - from home, to car, to air."

The ASiQnet program is unique as it combines the latest Inmarsat broadband satellite delivery system with the 3G (third-generation) cellular network. Through integrating both networks operating at 432Kbps with compatible protocols, high-speed data can be delivered into the aircraft, whether it is on the ground or in flight. This makes it the most cost-effective solution available to the airline industry.

About ASiQ Pty Ltd.

ASiQ specializes in aircraft communications for passengers and crew and is recognized for its innovative and cost-effective solutions for airlines. ASiQ has contracts for its system with Saudi Airlines and AirOne. For further information, contact Tom Henderson on (760) 481-8181 or info@asiq.com, or visit ASI's websites, www.g3cars.com and www.asiq.com.

About EMS Technologies, Inc.

EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG) is a leading innovator in the design and manufacture of wireless, satellite and defense solutions, and focuses its unique range of advanced technologies on the needs of broadband and mobile information users. The Company is headquartered in Atlanta, has approximately 1,800 workers worldwide, and operates manufacturing facilities in Atlanta, Ottawa, Montreal and Brazil.

The SATCOM division of EMS Technologies, based in Ottawa, Canada, specializes in the design and development of satellite-based terminals and antennas for the aeronautical, land mobile, maritime and emergency management markets. The division is a leader in developing and supplying high-speed data communications equipment for delivering e-mail and Internet capabilities to aircraft cabins. /For further information:


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          Kate Murchison, Marketing Manager  
          (613) 727-6277, Ext. 1415    
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          (770) 263-9200, Ext. 4326
          pr@ems-t.com
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