Top Multimedia Retailer Upgrades their Legacy Simulsat 5 Antenna System to the New Simulsat 5b Antenna System

LAS VEGAS - Antenna Technology Communications Inc., a provider of satellite communications systems, today announced from the NAB Conference in Las Vegas that one of the largest multimedia retailers in the world has recently upgraded their current Simulsat 5 system to the new and improved Simulsat 5b system. 

This retailer currently reaches more than 98 million U.S. households and approximately 195 million cable and satellite homes worldwide and is the first multimedia company to offer native high-definition service to its customers since May, 2009.  They chose the Simulsat 5b upgrade because of their history with ATCi and the satellite reception capabilities of their current Simulsat 5.

ATCi provided and handled the complete installation of the Simulsat 5b Multibeam System to meet the company's unique requirements.

"We are gratified that such a major multimedia organization has chosen to not only embrace our technology but to upgrade to our newest Simulsat 5b system," said Gary Hatch, ATCi's CEO. "This clearly shows ATCi's commitment to deliver best-of-breed solutions to the ever-changing communications industry. With Simulsat's ability to receive programming from up to 35 satellites, this major retailer will be able to access an exceptionally diverse amount of programming that far surpasses the satellite reception capabilities of any other competing system."

About ATCi

ATCi enhances its customers' opportunity for profit by providing custom global ground-based satellite communications systems and broadband services. The company is committed to delivering innovative technologies to meet the emerging needs of cable television, corporations, government, educational institutions and small- and medium-sized enterprises. ATCi is headquartered in Chandler, Arizona with operating sales offices in North America, China and Brazil. For further information on ATCi products and services, please call 480-844-8501 or visit our Web site at



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