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January 9th, 2019

Network Services to be Supplied by UltiSat for $23 Million to a Major Defense Contractor

UltiSat, Inc., a Speedcast Company, has been awarded a five year, $23 million contract in support of a significant defense contractor to provide reliable and secure meshed/managed network services for the U.S. Government (USG).


The contract value is for the core services and does not include pre-priced, incremental services with significant upside potential. During the term of the contract, UltiSat will provide fully managed internet, VoIP and business application services at Forward Operating Base (FOB) locations across the Middle East and Southwest Asia. In accordance with common USG procurement practice, the contract is subject to an annual review and approval process.

Executive Comment

Garr Stephenson, SVP of ISR and Mobility Solutions, siad that UltiSat is part of an incredible team providing satellite, microwave and terrestrial fiber communications services to support the nation's military. UltiSat’s world class network and 24/7 Secure Network Operations Center form the critical components to ensure the success of the program. The company's expert and proactive staff alerts customers of problems with their network often times even before they are aware that such are present. Problems are escalated to engineers in real-time and are sorted out and resolved to get connectivity up and restored with the utmost urgency. Customers are highly appreciative of our rapid response to this program’s dynamic, emerging and evolving needs.