C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.

C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.
EMS Technologies, Inc.

EMS Technologies, Inc.

June 07, 2005 09:30 ET

C-COM Signs Joint Distribution Agreement with EMS Technologies

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - June 7, 2005) - C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CMI) has teamed up with Montreal-based EMS Satellite Networks, a division of EMS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ELMG), to integrate and jointly sell its iNetVu Mobile satellite-based antenna system with EMS-developed DVB-RCS Satellite Interactive Terminals (SIT).

The C-COM-developed proprietary interface allows the EMS SIT line of products to work seamlessly with the iNetVu Mobile antenna. Vehicles equipped with this joint technology will be able to connect to the Internet over satellite at speeds of 12Mbps on the download and 2Mbps on the upload, and to receive and transmit high-quality video, voice and secure data communications.

"We are pleased to be able to offer our iNetVu Mobile self-pointing antenna solution to EMS customers worldwide. The combined solution will provide customers the ability to automatically locate their satellite of choice from a vehicle or moveable structure anywhere in the world in less than three minutes by a simple click of the mouse. They then will be instantly connected to the Internet at broadband speeds. Mobile users of this technology will now be able to obtain a cost-effective, instant high-speed and secure communications that is presently available only to fixed users located in large metropolitan areas," said Leslie Klein, president and CEO of C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.

"We are pleased to be able to add the C-COM iNetVu Mobile solution to the portfolio of products available to our DVB-RCS customers", said Don Osborne, senior vice president and general manager of EMS Satellite Networks. "Our system fully supports different grades of high-speed data, Voice-over-IP and video sessions for those Enterprise clients who need immediate access to the Internet while on the move. Now, customers can travel virtually anywhere within the satellite coverage area, arrive at any destination and be connected to the Internet at high speed within minutes".

About C-COM Satellite Systems, Inc.

C-COM Satellite Systems, Inc. is a leader in the development and deployment of mobile satellite-based technology for the delivery of two-way high-speed Internet services into vehicles. C-COM has developed a unique proprietary Mobile self-pointing (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 Canada, the United States, the Caribbean, Europe, Australia, Mexico, Central America, Africa and the Middle East. More information is available at: http://www.c-comsat.com

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

About EMS Technologies, Inc.

EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELMG) is a leading innovator in the design and manufacture of wireless, satellite and defense solutions, and focuses its unique range of advanced technologies on the needs of broadband and mobile information users. The Company is headquartered in Atlanta, has approximately 1,800 workers worldwide, and operates manufacturing facilities in Atlanta, Ottawa, Montreal and Brazil.

The Satellite Networks Division of EMS Technologies has played a critical role in the development of the DVB-RCS international open standard for high-speed bi-directional Internet communications via satellite, and is a leading provider of broadband satellite communications ground terminal and hub solutions. EMS's DVB-RCS product and technology solutions enable two-way broadband access for a wide range of networking applications. Applications range from Internet access and simple web browsing, to more sophisticated virtual private networks, videoconferencing and voice-over-IP. EMS's DVB-RCS solutions are the only multiple-access solutions capable of delivering data transfer rates of up to 45Mbps for downloads and up to 4Mbps for uploads at each remote terminal, or enough bandwidth to support anything from a small business to an entire community from a single remote terminal.

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