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January 25th, 2011

Broadpoint... C-Band Connectivity Considerations (SATCOM)

[SatNews] Broadpoint has signed new contracts with global shipping company V.Ships Offshore to provide Ku- and C-band satellite services for the company’s worldwide operations. The contracts mark V.Ships Offshore’s expansion into the global construction market and will have Broadpoint providing connectivity services internationally including the offshore regions surrounding Mexico, West Africa, Europe, Indonesia and the Mediterranean. Under the contracts, Broadpoint will deliver satellite connectivity that includes telephone access with local dialing capabilities, crew calling card services, as well as internet access including Wi-Fi to the vessels in V.Ships’ global construction fleet.