Milano Teleport enhances its C Band VSAT Solution for Top Customers.

Dear Sirs,

Milano Teleport is proud to announce the extension of the C-band solution dedicated to its top Customers in the Oil & Gas and Offshore markets.

The enhancement regards two new features, the Coverage and the iDirect Platform.

Milano Teleport C Band solution – introduced in 2006 - is one of the most robust and reliable VSAT Services in the market, actually adopted by hundreds of End Users like "rig-owners &  operators, FPSO’s, cargo, merchant, etc." and is based on a mix of regional & global C Band beams.  Seamless roaming and remote ‘easy to use’ monitoring and control tools, make this solution suitable for all types of users.

Coverage The entire network is based of 3 main Global Beams that cover IOR, POR and AOR, assuring basic worldwide coverage. In addition, 2 more large regional beams reinforce the coverage in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia, where mainly Oil & Gas operations take place. As of today, Top Customers can extend the above standard global coverage by adding two more regional satellite beams, one for the East Hemi Asian region and the other for the West Hemi Americas region .

iDIrect Platform Upgrade A software-upgrade to iDirect Version 3.1 will bring great benefits to those customers that need high quality broadband connectivity wherever and whenever they are. In particular, by using iDirect Version 3.1, top Oil & Gas and Offshore customers  will have easy access to more bandwidth and even more reasonable cost.

“As the maritime sector is growing very fast, we have decided to believe and invest in C-band to address the increasing demands for connectivity” - said Mr. Umberto Gallo, CEO at Milano Teleport.

"At the same time, we have planned a very important change in our technical platform and we are now upgrading to the 3.1 iDirect version, which means a new and advanced solution for our clients” said Mr. Luca Massaro, Head of Engineering Department.

Michel Rieken, VP Sales of iSeaGlobal – the maritime brand of Milano Teleport – reports "An amazing number of new Milano Teleport C Band installations shows that Oil & Gas and Offshore Markets are positively moving towards us because cost efficiency, stability and flexibility of our Networks".

From a technical point of view, find below the distinguishing features of 3.1 iDirect Version upgrade:

For further information please visit www.idirect.net    Please contact your Satellite Communications dealer or contact a Milano Teleport Sales Representative near to you in order to be personally informed on all details and to get an attractive proposal for these enhanced VSAT services.