[Satnews] C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. (TSXV: CMI), provider of mobile auto-deploying satellite antenna systems, announces it has received approval to operate its Ka-band iNetVu®mobile antenna products on the Galaxy Broadband network. Galaxy Broadband is a leader in enterprise grade VSAT services to remote areas across Canada and the United States.
The iNetVu® Ka-98H system was successfully deployed and tested on the Galaxy F2 Ka-band network in January, expanding C-COM’s footprint for service in the most Northern parts of Canada. This exciting development will provide mobile customers in Canada’s north the capability to deploy the C-COM manufactured iNetVu® Auto-Deployable VSAT solution over Galaxy’s extensive Ka-band network that covers BC, Northern Alberta, Northern Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Eastern Alaska.
With Galaxy’s service offering, mobile clients in the Canadian Arctic can now have access to a network that can deliver 5 Mbps down and 2 Mbps up, rivaling speeds available in more southern locations of the country.
“We feel this is a very good opportunity for delivering mobile solutions throughout our Ka-band beam coverage, including the Canadian Arctic”, states Rick Hodgkinson, President and CEO of Galaxy Broadband. “We see many opportunities for remote exploration, temporary sites and Government solutions using mobile antennas in combination with Galaxy`s high power Ka spot beams that deliver an Enterprise high [Ka-98H_Stowed_Right] QoS network.”
“We are pleased to be able to offer mobile broadband capability to customers in the most Northern parts of the country”, said Leslie Klein, President and CEO of C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. “Our Canadian designed and manufactured iNetVu® products will enable customers in the Arctic to have simple, one button access to broadband connectivity via satellite.”