ADVANTECH Satellite Networks Unveils DVB-RCS Micro Hub

DORVAL, Quebec, Feb. 16 /- ADVANTECH Satellite Networks, a division of ADVANTECH AMT, Inc., today unveiled their new DVB-RCS starter hub, the SatNet Micro Hub.

The SatNet Micro hub is designed to provide:

o Full DVB-RCS standards compliance
o Industry-leading performance
o Sufficient capacity for small networks (from a handful up to 150 terminals)
o Very low capital and operational entry costs

"The SatNet Micro hub is an exciting new development that will allow us to target a new and growing market segment that is focused on small initial investments and network deployments," stated Don Osborne, president of ADVANTECH Satellite Networks. "It expands our product range such that we can competitively address networks ranging from tens to tens of thousands of terminals with our range of hub products," added Mr. Osborne.

"This new product release is yet another example of ADVANTECH's philosophy to offer the right solution through innovation. The DVB-RCS Micro nicely compliments our product offering, fitting perfectly between our new DVB-SCPC system offering and our larger DVB-RCS Mini and full capacity Max hubs," stated David Gelerman, CEO of ADVANTECH. "Our unique technology integration approach is making end-to-end IP networking over satellite more affordable than ever," concluded Mr. Gelerman.

For more information, contact ADVANTECH Satellite Networks, or visit the ADVANTECH at booth 317 at Satellite 2007 in Washington D.C. February 19-22.


ADVANTECH AMT, Inc. is an industry leader in design, manufacture and marketing of equipment for satellite and wireless communications. ADVANTECH AMT is comprised of four businesses: ADVANTECH AMT (Satellite Equipment), ADVANTECH Satellite Networks (SatNet), Allgon Microwave, and ADVANTECH Advanced Manufacturing Services (AMS) The Company is headquartered in Montreal Canada, has approximately 450 employees worldwide, and operates facilities in Europe, Canada and the United States.

About ADVANTECH Satellite Networks

ADVANTECH Satellite Networks (SatNet) is a wholly owned subsidiary of ADVANTECH AMT, Inc. SatNet is a leading provider of broadband satellite communications systems ground terminal and hub solutions using the international open standard DVB-RCS. SatNet's product and technology solutions enable two-way broadband access for a wide range of networking applications ranging from Internet access to more sophisticated virtual private networks, videoconferencing and voiceover-IP. ADVANTECH Satellite Networks is also a provider of military compliant satellite communications systems for use in DoD owned teleports and for foreign military establishments worldwide.

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Source: ADVANTECH Satellite Networks

Victoria Salvador,
Director Marketing Communication, of ADVANTECH Satellite Networks,
+1-514-420-0045, ext. 3612,
fax, +1-514-420-0073,

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