IPSTAR Launches the 'iMOVE' Mobile Broadband Solution at ITU Telecom World, Hong Kong


The IPSTAR Partners With RaySat Antenna Systems to Provide the Highest Performance Mobile Broadband Satellite Solution in the Market Today

VIENNA, Va., Dec. 12 /- Shin Satellite Public Company, the operator of the IPSTAR satellite system, announced on December 4th at the ITU Telecom World 2006, Hong Kong, the Company is partnering with RaySat Antenna Systems LLC, a leading provider of cutting-edge satellite antenna technology for 2-way mobile applications in the market, to offer the most powerful mobile broadband "on-the-move" solution in the market today using the Thaicom-4 (IPSTAR) satellite.

The IPSTAR "iMOVE" product consists of RaySat's advanced low profile (5.9") array antenna that can be fitted to any vehicle (such as an SUV, van, bus, train). The antenna is able to track the Thaicom-4 (IPSTAR) satellite at all times while the vehicle is moving providing true mobile broadband services. By using the world's most advanced satellite system, IPSTAR, combined with RaySat's cutting-edge mobile antenna, IPSTAR iMOVE offers the fastest mobile satellite bandwidth solution in the market today and is ideal for high performance and cost-effective mobile video, voice, and data applications and suitable for the enterprise, government, military, broadcasting, and emergency/disaster relief markets.

Both companies successfully tested the IPSTAR iMOVE in Thailand and will jointly market the product throughout the 14 countries in the Asia-Pacific Region where Thaicom-4 (IPSTAR) provides services.

Mr. Patompob Suwansiri, Head of Marketing, IPSTAR, at Shin Satellite, said, "The IPSTAR iMOVE is our latest IPSTAR product that we are very excited about as it offers a unique and innovative solution that has not been possible until now. With the powerful combination of RaySat's advanced mobile antenna product and the high performance and unique characteristics of the IPSTAR satellite, we are able to offer our customers the best performing mobile broadband satellite solution in the market today. With such high bandwidth performance, applications such as high-quality 2-way video conferencing and Satellite News Gathering (SNG) are now possible in any vehicle while it is moving. In addition, this will be valuable for disaster/emergency relief applications where communications can be maintained even while traveling to the location. We look forward to jointly marketing this product with RaySat and will offer such services throughout the Asia-Pacific region."

Mr. Yoel Gat, Chairman and CEO of RaySat, Inc., the parent of RaySat Antenna Systems added that, "We are honored to work with IPSTAR on mobile 2- way application. The unique attributes of the IPSTAR system are not just the very high throughput of the satellite. The IPSTAR modem enables our customers to enjoy the maximum throughput in every location under any weather condition through its advanced adaptive architecture."

David Gross, Chairman and CEO of RaySat Antenna Systems added that "We view our relationship with IPSTAR as key in our marketing efforts in the Asian region and hope to make a strong impact on the Satcom-On-The-Move market."

The IPSTAR "iMOVE" is initially available in Thailand, China, Vietnam, Australia and New Zealand and will be available throughout the rest of Asia- Pacific in 2007.

ABOUT RaySat Antenna Systems LLC

RaySat Antenna Systems, LLC is a leading provider of mobile, two-way, low- profile, phased-array satellite antennas for the commercial, public safety, military and transportation markets. These antennas allow moving vehicles, such as trains, military assets or corporate fleets to receive high-speed, two-way Internet connectivity over satellite. RaySat Antenna Systems, LLC became an independent company in August, 2006, in a transaction which saw former parent RaySat, Inc. break into two companies. Post transaction, RaySat, Inc. retains its industry leading position as a provider of mobile television to the consumer market, while the focus of RaySat Antenna Systems, LLC becomes the commercial and government mobile data market. Staffed by veteran professionals spanning three continents, RaySat Antenna Systems' management, sales and support staffs are headquartered in Vienna, VA. Additional facilities, including R&D and sales offices are located in Europe, Asia and Canada.

For additional information please contact RaySat Antenna Systems, LLC at 703.584.3770 or visit http://www.raasys.com/

Source: RaySat Antenna Systems, LLC

CONTACT:
Robert Delamar,
Director of Business Development and Marketing of RaySat Antenna Systems, LLC,
+1-571-262-9426,
robert@raasys.com

Web site: http://www.raysat.com/

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