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iDirect Launches All New Partner Technical Assistance Center Website

PartnerTechnical Assistance CenteriDirect is pleased to announce the launch of our new Partner Technical Assistance Center (TAC) website: This new site combines the marketing partner portal and TAC site into one easy to use knowledge base. One site, one login, everything you need!

With a fresh design and new content, iDirect’s Partner Technical Assistance Center features easier navigation and improved layout for a more engaging user experience. The site provides numerous marketing tools to help you market your services and expand your reach in the marketplace: technical documents, sales tools, presentations and graphics, among other items. Also, you’ll find technical documentation and support:  Software Releases, Network Operator Documentation, Product Update/Change Notifications, Technical Bulletins, Remote VSAT Documentation and FAQs. All in one place! 

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NewCom International’s LiveStream Mobile™ Package Offers

NewCom LiveStreamingMobile Video Stream Service Ideal for Politicians, Performers, Educators and Business Executives  

March 10, 2011 – Miami, FL Politicians, performers, educators, business executives and event planners now have an easy, affordable way to stream live video from virtually any location around the world, thanks to the LiveStream Mobile™ package recently unveiled by Miami, Florida-based NewCom International

NewCom International, a global satellite communications firm committed to fostering education, advancing health care and promoting economic development through 21st century communications, has developed a turnkey, self-contained live video streaming package that offers affordable, high-quality live streaming services for anyone wishing to stream video content to viewers around the globe from any location – however remote – throughout North America, Central America, South America, Africa and Asia.

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Stallion Renews Capacity Deal With SES WORLD SKIES To Deliver Connectivity To Oil Rigs Across The U.S.

AMC-9 satellite enabling voice and data service from Alaska to Gulf of Mexico

Washington, D.C. – March 8, 2011 – With coverage of the remotest places, SES WORLD SKIES, a division of SES S.A. (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG), today announced it has signed a three-year capacity agreement with Stallion Oilfield Services to enable mission-critical connectivity for hundreds of oil drilling sites throughout America.

As part of the multi-million-dollar renewal, Stallion secured a full transponder of bandwidth on SES’ AMC-9 satellite to provide major oil and gas companies with voice and data services over its StaRCommTM VSAT network. Real-time oil drilling data and phone traffic, much of it securely linked to customer corporate networks, is routed through Stallion’s iDirect Evolution hub hosted at SES’ gateway in Woodbine, Maryland.

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NewCom Unveils Internet-Based Rural Education Package via Satellite

NewComm Rural EducationEducation Package Combines Satellite-Based Internet Connectivity, Web Filters, Virtual Teaching Services and World-Class Educational Materials from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

March 4, 2011 – Miami, FL Governments, NGOs, foundations and private sector businesses interested in improving education in rural, developing regions throughout Latin America and Africa now have an affordable, turnkey solution at their fingertips, thanks to the Rural Education Package recently unveiled by Miami, Florida-based NewCom International.

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World Teleport Association Announces Finalists for 2011 Teleport Awards for Excellence

Winners to be named in Washington on March 15th during SATELLITE 2011

New York City, March 3, 2011 — World Teleport Association (WTA) today announced the finalists for its 2011 Teleport Awards for Excellence. From this group of finalists, WTA will name the winners at a luncheon ceremony on March 15 during the Association’s 16th annual Teleport Awards for Excellence Ceremony and Luncheon at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. 

With the exception of its Teleport Executive of the Year Award, which was named on March 2, WTA selects its finalists from nominations submitted to the association by its members. Recipients are selected by committees of previous recipients, WTA Board members and management, and Industry Leader and Patron members.

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UltiSat receives contract to support users at US Army nodes in Afghanistan

UltiSat Inc., a provider of satellite communications infrastructure, services, and teleport facilities, has received a contract to support users at US Army nodes throughout Afghanistan.

Under the terms of the contract, UltiSat provides voice over IP (VoIP), Internet, and secure data transport services to more than 40 forward operating bases (FOBs) throughout Afghanistan.

Using iDirect’s Evolution 5IF hub and single channel per carrier platforms, UltiSat provides broadband satellite and network services via two satellites through its strategically located hub in Denmark.

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Commercial Satellites Plug Bandwidth Gap For Military Satcom

New techniques improve access and security while increasing capacity of existing satellites

By Terry Costlow, Defense Systems

Warfighters at the tactical edge rely on timely, highly valuable information, and the Defense Department is increasingly turning to commercial satellite providers to relay those messages and images. To fulfill that mission, communications providers use a range of technologies to increase bandwidth and cram more signals into available links.

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Vizada Networks Implements iDirect-Based VSAT Infrastructure In Europe For Large Civil Defense Agency

Successful hub installation establishes highly reliable, flexible communications link between agency HQ and remote outposts

Herndon, Va., February 28, 2011 – VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that Vizada Networks, the world’s largest independent satellite communications provider, was recently awarded a contract by a large civil defense agency to provide satellite infrastructure and training services. Vizada Networks has just completed installation of an iDirect hub at the agency’s headquarters and trained the agency’s engineers to install iDirect remotes at each of its outposts. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology.

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NewCom International Telemedicine Project Leverages iDirect’s Evolution VSAT Platform To Connect Haiti Hospital With Top Doctors In U.S.

Donated Internet Connectivity, VideoMeetings™ Service Predicted to “Save Countless Lives”

Herndon, Va., February 23, 2011 – VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a subsidiary of VT Systems Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that Miami-based NewCom International, a global satellite communications firm committed to fostering education, advancing health care and promoting economic development through 21st century communications, recently donated and implemented telemedicine and Internet service based on iDirect’s Evolution platform for Haiti’s Sacre Coeur Hospital. After a year of scrambling to provide adequate care to victims of last year’s devastating earthquake, the hospital staff now has the ability to consult face-to-face with top medical experts in the United States and around the world. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology.

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New Satellite Data Handling Platform Boosts Bolivia’s Pipeline Operations

Pipeline and Gas ArticleYPFB Transporte Flowing At Full Capacity

By Michel Zimet, Director, Veritical Marketing, iDirect

Bolivia has more than 4,700 miles of gas and liquid pipelines comprising a vital part of the nation’s infrastructure and critical to its economic well being and security.

One company manages more than 80% of Bolivia’s pipeline operations: YPFB Transporte.

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