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NTE Automation Relies on SkyWave D+ for Remote Compressor Monitoring in Hazardous Environments


August 7, 2007

Selects SkyWave DMR-200D C1D2 terminal for reliable asset monitoring and network communications

Borger, TEXAS and Ottawa, CANADA - August 7, 2007 - NTE Automation of Borger, Texas, announces it has selected SkyWave Mobile Communications (www.SkyWave.com), the leading global provider of D+ satellite communications, to supply its reliable D+ terminals and network services for integration with NTE's Remote Web Based Monitoring. The SkyWave DMR-200D Class1/Division2 (Hazardous Environments) terminals are compact satellite terminals certified to operate amongst and be resistant to chemicals found in hazardous environments, while providing the dependability and reliability of the DMR-200 series terminals.

NTE Automation integrates SkyWave's DMR-200D C1D2 terminals for Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) applications in remote areas to monitor process variables and provide updates to end users. NTE trusts SkyWave's dependable products and services to enable application efficiency and dependable communications in remote, unpredictable environments.

"Having worked with several different satellite and cellular products, SkyWave's C1D2 terminal is the one we have found to operate as required in the hazardous environments where our applications are often situated," says Clint Sanders, IT Manager for NTE. "SkyWave D+ is dependable and we are confident in its ability to reliably monitor our customer's remote assets."

"NTE offers total solutions from concept to completion with comprehensive capabilities in many areas including applications in hazardous environments," says Alain Nicolle, North American Sales Director for SkyWave. "SkyWave enables Solution Providers like NTE with field-proven terminals and reliable communications for cost-effective and dependable applications."

About NTE Automation

NTE Automation, a division of North Texas Electric, has been servicing the petrochemical and agricultural industries since 1974. NTE Automation's UL 508 certified facility specializes in design, programming, and fabrication of industrial control systems with an emphasis on systems integration. Applications include compressor fault and production monitoring, storage tank inventory control and product quality, environmental monitoring of hazardous materials and many OEM custom applications.

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 defense. SkyWav e is a
privately held company headquartered in Ottawa, Canada. For more information, visit www.SkyWave.com.

Media Contacts:
Clint Sanders
IT Manager
NTE Automation
clint@northtexaselectric.com
+1 806-273-3112

Nerissa Young
Marketing Communications Specialist
SkyWave Mobile Communications
public.relations@skywave.com
+1 613-836-6288 ext. 363

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