C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.

C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.

September 05, 2007 09:33 ET

C-COM Antennas Sold to Ministry of Land Resources in China

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 5, 2007) - C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CMI) has delivered iNetVu Mobile antenna systems to the Ministry of Land Resources in China through one of its resellers, SATNET Communications Technology located in Beijing.

The transportable satellite antenna systems are used by the Ministry of Land Resources for land surveying as well as for monitoring of land use for its intended purposes. The iNetVu Mobile antennas work in conjunction with China's Remote Sensing satellite, and are also used to halt illegal construction projects. With the iNetVu Mobile units equipped with GPS and video transmission capability the Land Management Authorities in China can pinpoint any unauthorized construction or land use and relay video information directly from the site back to the Ministry for immediate action.

"We are very pleased that the Ministry of China's Land Resources has selected the iNetVu Mobile for this project. There are over 200 Land Management offices across China and many of these could become candidates for iNetVu Mobiles" said Leslie Klein, President and CEO of C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.

"SATNET Communications Technology is pleased to be one of the first resellers in China to integrate the iNetVu Mobile antenna systems and deliver complete turnkey solutions including satellite connectivity, installation and support to government agencies and private enterprises. There appears to be a very large market potential in China for the iNetVu Mobile antennas. To date the performance and reliability of the iNetVu Mobile systems has been exceptional. The Land Management Ministry pilot system has been driven across China for almost a year and has performed flawlessly" said Mr. Liu Jian, President of SATNET Communications Technology.

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

About SATNET Communications Technology Co.,Ltd.

SATNET Communications is the largest VSAT operator in China, serving mainly China's banking and securities industries for circuit back-up and disaster recovery. The company operates 3 VSAT hubs and supports more than 5,000 two-way VSAT terminals. SATNET has strategic alliances with China Netcom Group Corporation, SINOSAT, AsiaSAT, and APSTAR and is also a leader in the emergency communications market. www.vsat.com.cn

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

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