C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.
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C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.

May 10, 2011 09:50 ET

C-COM Receives Largest Order in its History

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 10, 2011) - C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CMI) ("C-COM" or the "Company") one of the leading global providers of mobile auto-deploying satellite antenna systems, has announced today that it has received its largest order to date for its iNetVu® mobile antenna products from one of its resellers in Japan.

The iNetVu® Mobile satellite antenna orders were received from C-COM's Japanese reseller Telemann Communications Co., Ltd. in Tokyo and were a follow up on the initial orders from Japan reported previously.

In excess of 100 iNetVu® mobile antenna systems have been shipped within 3 days of an urgent request for assistance to replace downed cellular towers in the tsunami affected regions of Japan. A total of 210 units have been delivered to date, with another 100 units expected to ship before the end of May.

The iNetVu® mobile antennas are providing emergency cellular back-up communications to one of Japan's large cellular operators, which is integrating these with their own proprietary pico cell technology using IPSTAR satellite bandwidth.

C-COM has dispatched a number of its employees to the tsunami affected regions of Japan, free of charge, to assist Telemann with the quick deployment of the antennas which were able to deliver cellular communications to the affected areas within 8 minutes of arrival.

"The C-COM iNetVu® antenna systems worked flawlessly from day one and continue to operate without fail. In a country like Japan where earthquakes are not uncommon, the C-COM antenna offers unmatched capabilities such as the unattended feature, which when enabled, automatically re-points the antenna to the satellite in case the earthquake has moved the system from its original position and disabled its ability to communicate. This standard feature of the iNetVu® antenna controller is invaluable in a country like Japan." said Mr. Yoshiya Kato, President of Telemann Communications Ltd.

"IPSTAR and C-COM have been working together in the Asia Pacific region for a number of years. IPSTAR's advanced proprietary solution for cellular backhaul including on-demand bandwidth service coupled with the fully IPSTAR integrated iNetVu® mobile antenna systems, provide our customers the most competitive solution. This combined solution has been successfully deployed and proven itself during this recent Japanese earthquake and tsunami." said Mr. Yasuto Tanaka, country representative of IPSTAR Japan.

"All of us at C-COM are mindful of the suffering the people of Japan have experienced over the past few months and we wish them quick recovery from the effects of the earthquake. We are very pleased to have been able to provide assistance through the rapid delivery of large quantities of iNetVu® mobile antennas to our reseller in Japan and help deploying these in a timely manner to deliver life saving communications to the tsunami affected areas of Japan." said Leslie Klein, President and CEO of C-COM.

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.

About Telemann Communications Co., Ltd.

Telemann Communications Co., Ltd. is a Japanese satellite communications system developer and integrator. The company is focused on development and marketing of satellite communication terminals, professional and support services for operation of satellite communication equipment, as well as development and marketing of middleware for satellite communications systems. The satellite communications terminals it developed include the Space Sprinter 2, as well as a waterproof terminal for the JAXA's ETS-VIII project. More information is available at: www.telemann.co.jp.

About IPSTAR Co., Ltd. (Japan Branch)

IPSTAR Japan, located in Shinjuku, Tokyo is a subsidiary of THAICOM Plc., Asia's leading commercial satellite operator which operates the IPSTAR gateway and provides IPSTAR service in Japan. IPSTAR provides full nationwide broadband satellite services in 13 countries with 17 gateways: Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam, China, Myanmar, Cambodia, Korea, Malaysia, The Philippines, Japan, Indonesia and India.For more information, please visit the company's website at: www.ipstar.com.

Forward Looking Statements

This news release contains forward-looking information. These statements relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. A number of factors could cause actual events, performance or results to differ materially from the events, performance and results discussed in the forward-looking statements. New orders anticipated by C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. may not be received and current orders may be cancelled. New products and services released may not gain market acceptance. Any of those events could have an effect on future performance and C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.'s ability to achieve the results mentioned above. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances.

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