C-COM Satellite Systems Inc., (TSXV: CMI and OTCQB: CYSNF) has received approval for the company’s iNetVu® Ka-74G antenna system from France-based Eutelsat S.A., one of the world’s largest satellite operators.
The Ka-74G vehicle mounted mobile antenna system is now officially approved to operate on Eutelsat’s KONNECT High Throughput Satellite (HTS) service. This innovative satellite broadband service provides coverage in Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa.
In order to provide IP connectivity, the Ka-74G is fully integrated with the KONNECT’s base-band system and is available across the entire KONNECT service area. The broadband service is designed to deliver speeds of up to 100 Mbps download and 10 Mbps upload for various applications.
“The Ka-74G Driveaway antenna has met the rigorous auto-pointing Verification Tests per Eutelsat ESOG-120 KONNECT requirements, as well as the RF performance testing, with a good level of pointing accuracy and repeatability,” said Bilal Awada, CTO of C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.
“With the approval of this new vehicle mount antenna, C-COM is now able to offer additional high quality, cost effective and reliable mobile broadband satellite solutions to its European and African resellers and integrators,” said Leslie Klein, CEO of C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. “This 74 cm Ka-band antenna will open up additional revenue streams for the company from a number of new geographic areas made possible by the KONNECT service.”