C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.
TSX VENTURE : CMI

C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.

September 11, 2014 08:00 ET

C-COM Mobile Antenna Receives Eutelsat Type Aproval for NewsSpotter Newsgathering Service

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 11, 2014) -

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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® Ka-98V antenna system from Eutelsat, the leading European satellite operator and one of the top three satellite operators in the world.

The iNetVu® Ka-98V mobile antenna system is now officially approved to operate on Eutelsat's KA-SAT High Throughput Satellite and its new-generation NewsSpotter service. It is the second C-COM Ka-band vehicle mounted antenna system to receive Eutelsat approval, along with the Ka-75V antenna, which received certification in 2012.

Providing native IP connectivity, NewsSpotter is integrated for the workflows of modern newsgathering operations and is available across the footprint of Eutelsat's KA-SAT's satellite that covers Europe, North Africa and large parts of the Middle East. The service is designed to transmit High Definition and/or Standard Definition live video at transmission speeds of up to 20Mbps.

"The Ka-98V DriveAway antenna has met the rigorous auto-pointing Verification Test per Eutelsat ESOG-1 Module 260 requirements, as well as the RF performance testing, with a good level of pointing accuracy and repeatability" said Bilal Awada, CTO of C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.

"With the approval of this new 98 cm antenna, C-COM is now in a position to offer a mid-sized Ka band product that will complement our existing 75cm Ka-75V model" said Leslie Klein, CEO of C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. "The new sub one-meter Ka-band antenna system will deliver higher gains compared to the current 75cm model and will address some of our clients' needs for better signal margins."

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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Contact Information

  • Investor Relations
    C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.
    (613) 745-4110 ext. 4950
    (613) 745-1172 (FAX)
    lklein@c-comsat.com