OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 17, 2012) - C-COM Satellite Systems Inc., (TSX VENTURE:CMI) the leading global provider of mobile auto-deploying satellite antenna systems, today announced the opening of its first service center in Russia, in cooperation with Moscow-based integrator RuSat LLC.
The RuSat operated, C-COM authorised service center will provide local maintenance and support for the C-COM manufactured iNetVu® mobile antennas to Russian customers. In order to obtain the authorisation, RuSat technicians have completed theoretical and practical training courses for professional troubleshooting and maintenance of the iNetVu® mobile antenna systems.
"Our iNetVu® mobile satellite antenna systems have an excellent reputation in Russia, and are widely used by various corporations and government agencies, often in extreme weather conditions. This new technologically advanced repair center, staffed with experienced, C-COM trained RuSat technicians, will take system support services in Russia to a new level of quality." said Leslie Klein, President and CEO of C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.
"For all iNetVu product owners and operators, the opening of a certified service center in Russia will become a significant event, as it will simplify the procedure of the repair and routine maintenance of iNetVu® mobile systems. Going forward all expensive and time consuming actions associated with shipping of defective parts won't be necessary. The fact is that not only high transportation costs will be saved, but system downtime will be significantly reduced as well." said Oleg Vatulin, First Deputy General Director of RuSat.
About C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.
C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. is a leader in the development and deployment of commercial grade mobile satellite-based technology for the delivery of two-way high-speed Internet, VoIP and Video services into vehicles. C-COM has developed a unique proprietary Mobile auto-deploying (iNetVu®) antenna that allows the delivery of high-speed satellite based Internet services into vehicles while stationary virtually anywhere where one can drive. The iNetVu® Mobile antennas have also been adapted to be airline checkable and easily transportable. The company's satellite-based products and services deliver high-quality, cost-effective solutions for both fixed and mobile applications throughout the world. More information is available at: www.c-comsat.com
RuSat is a satellite operator providing transmission services and Internet access for corporate networks. One of the company's activities is broadcast of radio and television programs, audio and video conference services and live webcast services from various event locations. In 2011 RuSat has signed a long-term agreement with Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic, USA), a leading global provider of inflight entertainment. Telecommunication services are provided from Rusat's teleport, located in Moscow, and from a network of VSAT terminals - VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal). Rusat's network provides services to 1670 VSAT's. More information is available at: www.rusat.com
iNetVu® is a registered trademark of C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.
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