OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 3, 2014) - C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CMI), the leading global provider of mobile auto-deploying satellite antenna systems, today announced that it has received type approval for its iNetVu® FLY-75V Ka-band antenna system from Eutelsat for use on its KA-SAT Tooway service. Eutelsat is one of the world's leading satellite operators delivering service into 150 countries via 37 satellites.
The iNetVu® FLY-75V mobile antenna system is now officially approved to operate on Eutelsat's KA-SAT, a High Throughput Satellite that offers its new-generation NewsSpotter service. The product is among the few fully auto-pointing Ka-band Flyaway antenna systems to receive such type approval.
"We are very pleased with this type approval as this is the first of a series of iNetVu® FLYAWAY antennas which will be undergoing the approval process with Eutelsat," said Bilal Awada, CTO of C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. "The Fly-75V system has passed all mechanical, optical, and RF performance tests with high level of pointing accuracy and repeatability, as required by the Autopointing Verification Test per Eutelsat ESOG-1 Module 260 requirements," Mr. Awada continued.
"This highly portable, lightweight system, which can be assembled by one person without any tools in less than 10 minutes, is aimed for broadcasters and first responders who require high speed broadband connectivity coupled with a quick field setup," said Leslie Klein, President and CEO of C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.
A number of iNetVu® FLY-75V mobile antenna systems have already been delivered to North American customers and they are now available to resellers in Europe, North Africa and the Mediterranean basin.
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 antennas have also been adapted to be airline checkable and easily transportable. 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.
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