Mobil Satellite Technologies Awarded Satellite Contract by the Commonwealth of Virginia

Chesapeake, Va., March 2 — Mobil Satellite Technologies, a leading provider of commercial satellite services, announced today that they have been awarded a contract by the Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) to provide Mobile and Fixed Satellite Internet Equipment and Service to State Agencies, Institutions and Other Public Bodies. The term of the Contract is for One (1) year initial period with three (3) additional one (1) year renewals.

Mobil Satellite Technologies will use capacity on the HughesNet commercial satellite network to provide broadband connectivity for State offices, schools, mobile vehicles, disaster recovery mobile command centers, and first responders.

"Our business has been built on providing the very best value in commercial satellite service to our customers" said Bud Burton, President of Mobil Satellite Technologies. "Our selection is the result of our dedication to quality and our commitment to service" 

"We are pleased to have been chosen to provide this important service," said Kirk Williams, Director of Sales at Mobil Satellite Technologies. "Mobil Satellite Technologies provides excellent service to all of our customers, but we have a special interest in meeting the needs of these government customers in our own home state."

Mobil Satellite Technologies will be exhibiting at the Virginia APCO/NENA/Interoperability Conference and Exposition October 27-30, 2009 in Roanoke, VA.

About the Virginia Information Technologies Agency
VITA is the Commonwealth of Virginia’s consolidated technology services and solutions provider responsible for the operation of the state’s technology infrastructure, governance, security and oversight of major IT projects, and procurement of technology-related goods and services on behalf of state and local governments.

About Mobil Satellite Technologies
Mobil Satellite Technologies,, is a satellite network operator and communications provider specializing in mission critical communications solutions. Mobil Satellite specializes in VSAT satellite offerings for government and commercial applications. Mobil Satellite Technologies designs, implements, and manages "best of breed" fixed and mobile satellite VSAT solutions, including VPN, VoIP, communications on the move (COTM) and business continuity solutions. Mobil Satellite Technologies has been providing VSAT equipment since 1997, and is the industry-leading provider of VSAT-based self-contained communications trailers, auto-deploy vehicle-mounted systems, flyaway systems and fixed VSAT systems. The company, headquartered in Chesapeake, VA, is privately held, debt free, and serves the United States, Caribbean, and Central America.