EMS Technologies, Inc.

EMS Technologies, Inc.

February 16, 2005 09:00 ET

Morsviazsputnik Selects EMS Satellite Networks For DVB-RCS System

Attention: Business/Financial Editor, Tech/Telecomm Editor MONTREAL--(CCNMatthews - Feb. 16, 2005) - EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG) announced today that its Satellite Networks division has signed a contract with Morsviazsputnik for a DVB-RCS system to be installed in Russia. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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, wireless networking, 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.

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, employs approximately 1,600 people worldwide and has manufacturing facilities in Atlanta, Ottawa, Montreal and Brazil.

The Satellite Networks (SatNet) Division of EMS Technologies, based in Montreal, Canada, 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.

For more information, visit EMS Satellite Networks on the World Wide Web at www.emssatnet.com.

Contact Information

  • Anne Wainscott-Sargent, Public Relations, EMS Technologies, Inc.
    Primary Phone: 770-263-9200 ext. 4326
    E-mail: pr@ems-t.com