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March 13th, 2019

Speedcast's Connectivity Makes Them Good Neighbors ... Joins Forces with Nabors Industries

Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA) and Nabors Industries Ltd. ("Nabors") have renewed contracts to provide three years of onshore and offshore connectivity services at Nabors' sites throughout North and South America. Nabors owns and operates one of the world's largest land-based drilling rig fleets and provides offshore drilling rigs globally. 

The connectivity services are supported by Speedcast's 24/7/365 global customer support centers, with local field engineers in the region to provide fast, reliable support. Speedcast has supported Nabors with similar networks and services, both onshore and offshore, in multiple locations around the world.

Speedcast's services enable data and voice connectivity globally, providing cost effective and dependable links to onshore and offshore remote sites. Speedcast also augments land-based VSAT links with L-Band backup, providing VSAT connectivity to deliver communications to remote, land-based sites.

Nabors Technology Support Services Sr. Manager Christian Reading said that Speedcast's VSAT network footprint covers their North and South American operations well. They are very pleased with the quality delivered by Speedcast's highly qualified engineers and support personnel. 

Speedcast's EVP of Energy, Keith Johnson added that more remote environments require sophisticated communications technologies. Speedcast has been servicing major energy operators for many years and has built a solid local presence in the diverse regions that they operate in. They are delighted that Nabors values their services and ongoing support of its critical communications networks.