Increasing capacity for growing service demand and future-proofing for SkyWave D+ Customers
Baltimore, MARYLAND - May 22, 2007 - Speaking at the MSUA-4 Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, SkyWave Mobile Communications, the leading supplier of D+ communications products and services, today announced it has completed the first of a series of significant enhancements to its D+ network to meet the needs of today and tomorrow's growing demand for SkyWave's D+ satellite communications service.
This investment substantiates SkyWave's commitment to expanding and enhancing the D+ service. The state-of-the-art network ensures today's users of SkyWave D+ can continue to leverage their current investments to take advantage of future enhancements. As additional features and capabilities are delivered, SkyWave customers will benefit from increasing performance, greater flexibility and security, while continuing to receive the dependability and world class customer service which they have come to rely on for their high-value applications.
"Before the enhancements to the SkyWave network were placed in-service, the network was tested in various conditions to ensure quality dependable service delivery," says Peter Rossiter, CTO for SkyWave. "The SkyWave D+ network has been tested to the high standards of Inmarsat and has received Inmarsat approval for commercial service with the Inmarsat satellite network."
"Significantly increasing the capacity and building on the robustness of SkyWave's D+ network is our first step," added Rossiter. "Shortly, we will be introducing major increases in performance and reductions in power consumption that will drastically expand the range of applications for D+."
About SkyWave Mobile Communications
Established in 1997, SkyWave Mobile Communications is the global leader for D+ satellite communications products and services. SkyWave designs and manufactures integrated D+ satellite terminals, D+/GPRS wireless controllers and provides network services to enable customers with dependable, low-cost, remote management and security solutions for fixed and mobile assets. SkyWave works with a global network of over 170 solution partners who provide industry-specific expertise in over 40 countries. Solution providers trust SkyWave to deliver global, cost-effective, reliable, timely and scalable D+ services. As the leading worldwide terminal manufacturer and operator of Inmarsat D+ satellite network services, SkyWave is also first in D+ terminal sales with over 87,000 units shipped. SkyWave's products are field-tested and proven reliable for industry-specific applications including marine, land mobile, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), government and defence. SkyWave is a privately held company headquartered in Ottawa, Canada. For more information, visit www.SkyWave.com.