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April 10th, 2012

iDirect + RigNet... This Patch Purchases Extension Equipment (SATCOM)

[SatNews] VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of VT Systems, Inc (VT Systems), has announced that RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNET) has...

...deployed a new Series 15100 Universal Satellite hub in Doha, Qatar. The new Evolution hub will extend RigNet’s VSAT coverage in the Middle East and enhance the company’s satellite service portfolio for current and new customers in the oil and gas sector. As a managed services provider, RigNet delivers turnkey solutions for installing and managing VSAT networks.  Using iDirect’s Intelligent Platform, RigNet supports a wide range of applications that are critical for the oil and gas industry, such as broadband data, voice and video communications, as well as real-time data management.  Through RigNet, oil and gas companies can keep their offshore sites connected with central offices to improve operational efficiencies.

Built on the next-generation DVB-S2 transmission standard with Adaptive Coding and Modulation (ACM), the iDirect Evolution platform delivers exceptional bandwidth efficiency and availability, enabling RigNet to meet the high Service Level Agreements that its customers require to ensure critical enterprise applications run smoothly. Additionally, iDirect’s advanced mobility capabilities allow RigNet to deliver total coverage for every location, user, and application. iDirect company information link.