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June 15th, 2010

Telesat + SpeedCast... Topping Off With Telstar 11N

[SatNews] SpeedCast Ltd., a provider of satellite communications, has signed a multi-year agreement for capacity on the North and Central American beams of Telesat's Telstar 11N satellite. SpeedCast is among a growing number of global satellite service providers offering turnkey solutions that support real-time broadband for offshore platforms and vessels operating in coastal regions and on the high seas. SpeedCast's maritime solutions, marketed under the brand "SeaCast," are now accessible to vessels in the Caribbean and Atlantic Ocean through the use of maritime antennas as small as 60cm in combination with the high-powered Ku-band coverage of Telstar 11N. The satellite is located at 37.5 degrees West and offers a wide range of coverage options. It is the first satellite to provide Ku-band service in the Atlantic Ocean from the Arctic Circle to the equator.