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Newtec's broadband platform to power new X2nSat enterprise and government services

X2nSat's service "ST4G" for the North American continent goes online on March 1st 2013 and will operate from its new teleport in California

PETALUMA, CA, and SINT-NIKLAAS, Belgium, 27 February 2013 Satellite equipment specialist Newtec has been selected by California-based X2nSat to provide the equipment for a new B2B broadband and SCADA service. Under the new brand name ST4G™, X2nSat will offer reliable and fast connectivity for the enterprise and government markets.

ST4G, 4th Generation of Smart Technology, will provide scalable, low-cost satellite connectivity for data, voice or Internet, reaching all corners of the North American continent and outlying areas.

X2nSat has nearly two decades of experience in satellite communications and numerous fortune 100 clients in energy, healthcare, high-tech and finance.

Garrett Hill, CEO of X2nSat said: "This fourth generation of smart technology for satellite communications will transform the enterprise and government communication field with features including:

  • the lowest remote terminal power draw,

  • the smallest antenna size and

  • the easiest set-up and installation.

"We are pleased to be working closely with Newtec on this network design which is specifically engineered to enterprise and government needs, and able to handle a multitude of applications and uses."

"We aim to target new customers and migrate existing customers to our new service powered by Newtec's broadband platform and therefore providing additional services and reducing operational costs," Hill concluded.

Apart from the broadband hub located in X2nSat's own teleport in Petaluma, CA, the new network will be powered by two types of high speed VSAT terminals in the field:

  • Newtec's MDM2200 IP Satellite Modem has a compact design with high rate capabilities. The equipment has a specially designed modem and interactive LNB, to keep the cost of the terminal to an absolute minimum. For a true broadband experience, the modem incorporates the most efficient technologies available including IP traffic enhancement, acceleration, compression and encryption techniques.

  • Newtec's MDM3100 IP Satellite Modem enables flexible integration in the enterprise infrastructure. Compared to the MDM2200, it offers even higher IP rates and multiple LAN ports. The MDM3100 provides full flexibility with different antenna sizes, frequency bands and output power.

"These two modems are part of our new portfolio designed to provide the highest efficiency throughput in any condition and specifically engineered to fulfill the needs of the enterprise market," said Serge Van Herck, CEO of Newtec. Van Herck concluded: "Businesses of all sizes now rely on fast and reliable connectivity to operate and we are pleased to be providing the infrastructure that will enable this anywhere in the US and Canada."

For more information about the new ST4G network visit X2nSat's website (www.x2nsat.com/introducing-st4g) or arrange a meeting at the upcoming SATELLITE show.

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Your Contacts

Newtec
Kerstin Roost
Public Relations Director
Tel: +49 30 430 95 562
E-mail: [email protected]

X2nSat
Trevor Wedge
Sales and Marketing Director
Tel: +1 707 283 8010
E-mail: [email protected]

Further Information and Media:

X2nSat's ST4G Network: 4th Generation of Smart Technology
http://www.x2nsat.com/introducing-st4g
Introducing the 4th Generation of Smart Technology for satellite communications, X2nSat's ST4G Network. With features like the lowest remote terminal power draw, the smallest antenna size and the easiest set-up and installation, the ST4G network will revolutionize enterprise and government communication fields.

Application Page: Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition SCADA and Low Data Rate (LDR)
http://newproducts.newtec.eu/new-products/application/scada-and-ldr
The ability to remotely monitor and control remote sites is key to achieving operational efficiency. The abundance of measuring and control points requires an efficient delivery system to balance network cost versus operational requirements.

Application Page: Enterprise Connectivity
http://newproducts.newtec.eu/new-products/application/enterprise-connectivity
The success of today's enterprises highly depends on reliable and secure connectivity. Enterprise connectivity can exist between different branches, between a central office and geographically widespread points of activity and between an enterprise and the public internet.

About Newtec
Newtec (www.newtec.eu) is a global industry leader, shaping the future of satellite communications. Offering state-of-the-art products and scalable, integrated solutions for broadcast, broadband access and backbone and trunking applications, Newtec helps customers achieve greater efficiency, increase performance and expand market reach.

With its passionate commitment to R&D and its strong relationship with the European Space Agency (ESA), Newtec remains in the forefront of technological development, continuing the pioneering contributions that have led to industry standards including DVB, DVB-S2, DVB RCS and iSatTV Cenelec pr EN50478.

Newtec's worldwide customer base includes the industry's most prestigious broadcasters, satellite operators, telcos, systems houses and broadcasting unions. Established in 1985 and headquartered in Belgium, Newtec has regional offices as well as additional R&D centres located in Stamford, Conn. (U.S.), Singapore (Singapore), Beijing (China), Dubai (UAE), São Paulo (Brazil), Berlin (Germany) and France.

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About X2nSat
X2nSat (http://www.x2nsat.com/) is one of the most veteran VSAT providers in North America, extending your reach anywhere you do business for over 15 years. Founded with a mission to provide highly reliable, wireless network, communication and business continuity solutions to a wide variety of industries, we are proud to provide the robust services of a large telecomm with the personalized customer care of a specialty organization.

When you utilize any X2nSat service, from our extensive catalogue of Enterprise Solutions to our Managed Services and Engineering Consultation, we are much more than a passive 3rd party contractor, we are the satellite communications arm of your organization, committed to superior service.

With a state-of-the-art, high-capacity satellite teleport site and a 24x7x365 Network Operations Center located in California and redundant teleports and data centers spread throughout the United States, X2nSat has the capacity to deliver extremely secure network solutions and services anywhere you work. Our clients appreciate the strength of our robust network infrastructure and its close proximity to the engineers and technicians who will be managing their networks.

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