Terminal enables text messaging over satellite and GPRS.

Press Release Summary:

Developed specifically for use with SkyWave's D+ satellite and GPRS terminals, SPIKE Display Terminal enables integrators and service providers to develop text messages for critical remote control and monitoring applications. Fully configurable messaging display terminal allows users to communicate using free-form or pre-defined text messages. In addition to transmitting position information, SPIKE, when combined with SkyWave terminal, can create location-based services.

Original Press Release:

SkyWave and Aztech Simplify Text Messaging Over Satellite and GPRS

Ottawa & Kingston, CANADA - April 23, 2007 - SkyWave Mobile Communications, the leading supplier of D+ communications products and services, along with Aztech Associates Inc., specialists in remote control and monitoring systems, today announce the availability of the SPIKE messaging display terminal, developed specifically for use with SkyWave's D+ satellite and GPRS terminals. Using the SPIKE and SkyWave terminals, integrators and service providers can easily develop text messages for their critical remote control and monitoring applications.

The SPIKE is a flexible, fully configurable messaging display terminal allowing users to communicate using free-form or pre-defined text messages. In addition to the ability to transmit position information, the SPIKE, when combined with a SkyWave terminal, becomes the ideal tool for creating location-based services for land mobile or marine applications.

"The combined efforts of SkyWave and Aztech enable integrators and service providers to quickly address text messaging requirements in some of the world's most demanding locations," says Geoff Salter, President of Aztech. "Security and safety are just two examples of critical applications that together SkyWave and Aztech help enable."
"The SPIKE messaging display terminal has a rich set of features that makes it very easy to create text messaging applications," says Solomon Wong, VP of Marketing at SkyWave. "Text messaging using satellite or terrestrial communications is a necessary component to many critical applications."

The SPIKE terminal is now available. For more information, contact SkyWave (www.SkyWave.com) or Aztech (www.aztechinc.com).

About Aztech Associates, Inc.
Established in 1993, Aztech Associates Inc is a leading provider of customizable products for remote monitoring, power management and data acquisition. The Aztech remote monitoring products provide satellite, cellular or Wi-Fi connectivity to fixed and mobile assets world-wide. Customers value Aztech's design flexibility, field programmability and rigorous product quality to provide cost-effective remote monitoring and data acquisition solutions. Aztech's power management products support the new time-of- use smart metering applications and are being met with critical acclaim. Aztech Associates Inc is a privately held company headquartered in Kingston, Canada. For more information, visit www.aztechinc.com.

Website: www.aztechinc.com

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 87,000 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 www.SkyWave.com.

Website: www.SkyWave.com

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

Aztech Associates Inc.
Geoff Salter
email: ideas@aztechinc.com
phone: +1 613-384-9400

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