SkyWave SureLinx 8100 D+/GPRS Type Approved by Inmarsat

OTTAWA, Ontario - February 12, 2007 - SkyWave Mobile Communications (, a worldwide leader in Inmarsat D+ satellite communications products and services, today announces its SureLinx 8100 D+/GPRS integrated wireless controller has received full Inmarsat Type Approval. Inmarsat is the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services. With Type Approval, the SureLinx 8100 can be used throughout the global Inmarsat network.

"Inmarsat is pleased to grant Type Approval to SkyWave's latest D+ product offering," says Hilary David, manager of Inmarsat C and D products at Inmarsat. "Type Approval is granted only to manufacturers who meet pre-defined technical standards. SkyWave consistently brings to market products and services that show their commitment to supporting and enhancing the D+ service offering."

The SureLinx 8100 combines SkyWave D+ satellite terminal technology with quad-band GPRS to enable effortless dual-mode application development with the same high quality and proven dependability the industry has come to expect from SkyWave D+.
The SureLinx 8100 has undergone vigorous beta testing by several SkyWave Solution Providers and is now ready for distribution. Dubai-based Omnitec International, who specializes in applications using GSM/Cellular/Terrestrial, Satellite and RF communications platforms, is one SkyWave customer who has placed product orders. "We have worked closely with SkyWave in the testing of the SureLinx," says Eric Wilson, CEO for Omnitec. "SureLinx makes delivering D+/GPRS solutions easier, so we will be able to get to more customers more quickly."

For more information about the SureLinx 8100 and other SkyWave products, visit the SkyWave website at

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 solutions to deliver global, cost-effective, reliable, timely and scalable D+ services. As the leading worldwide reseller of Inmarsat D+ satellite network services, SkyWave is also first in terminal sales with over 82,000 SkyWave D+ terminals 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 .


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