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January 14th, 2014

C-COM Satellite Systems + AltegroSky—Gaining Auto-Deploy Capabilities (SATCOM)

[SatNews] C-COM Satellite Systems Inc., (TSXV: CMI) has received new orders for a quantity of its highly regarded iNetVu® auto-deploy antenna systems from its largest Russian reseller, AltegroSky, based near Moscow.

These antennas will be used for oil and gas exploration in Russia by one of the world's largest oilfield services companies with operations in more than 80 countries. AltegroSky has been supplying this multinational company with C-COM iNetVu® auto-deploy antennas since 2008. They will be deployed over the Russian Yamal 200 and Yamal 402 satellites.

In addition to delivering iNetVu® products to the harsh oil & gas environment, AltegroSky also provides satellite connectivity, service center facilities and technical support. Due to the high reliability and ease of field repair of the C-COM antennas, field service is managed by the local employees of the oilfield service company.

“The sale and rental of the C-COM manufactured iNetVu® antennas to this exploration company is financially significant as well as a challenging and interesting projects for us”, said Ruslan Akchulpanov, commercial director of AltegroSky. We have been successful in integrating the iNetVu® mobile auto-deploying satellite antenna systems to a wide range of additional services offered to Russian costumers. This is one of the reasons why AltegroSky is the largest commercial VSAT operator in Russia.”

“The iNetVu® mobile auto-deploying antenna systems are the products of choice for large oil and gas exploration companies worldwide, which require cost effective, easy to deploy, easy to repair and reliable solutions for their operations. This multinational oilfield services company is one of the largest C-COM iNetVu® users with over 700 antenna systems deployed worldwide. Many of these installations are located in the most inhospitable and difficult to access parts of the world, such as Siberia, Western Australia and Northern Canada.”, said Leslie Klein, CEO of C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. AltegroSky has been a valuable C-COM reseller in Russia with the largest number of installed base of iNetVu® systems there, added Klein.

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