OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 7, 2013) - 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 next generation iNetVu® 1201 antenna system from Eutelsat, the leading European satellite operator.
The iNetVu® 1201 vehicle mounted auto-pointing antenna is now officially approved to operate on Eutelsat's Satellites constellation. It's one of the few 1.2m drive-away systems which has met all the auto-pointing characterization tests per the latest Eutelsat ESOG Module 260 requirements.
"The 1201 system has undergone the rigorous ESVA and auto-pointing test procedures as set by Eutelsat to ensure its ability to auto-point and peak successfully to Eutelsat Satellites with a simple push of a button," said Bilal Awada, CTO of C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.
"Our next generation of antenna models continue to break new ground. Receiving Eutelsat Type Approval is a testament to the high quality systems C-COM manufactures, both in terms of pointing accuracy and RF performance," said Leslie Klein, CEO of C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.
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. Founded in 1997, C-COM has developed a unique proprietary 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 and reliable solutions for 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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