Sydney, Dec 15, 2016 AEST (ABN Newswire) - SpeedCast International Limited (ASX:SDA), a leading global satellite communications and network service provider today announced that it has been awarded a contract by one of the world's largest oil field services companies to expand its VSAT services in UAE, taking the number of sites SpeedCast is providing to twenty.

Building on the contract win in the second quarter of 2016 to provide service to ten sites in the UAE and Oman, this award to double the number of sites validates the customers' confidence in SpeedCast's ability to deliver a reliable, competitive service with consistent SLA's. SpeedCast provides the customer with best-in-class support both on the ground and from its state-of-the-art Network Operation Centres around the globe 24/7/365, with local knowledge and the flexibility to respond quickly to the customers' requirements.

With over 16 years of experience within the region, SpeedCast is well established to provide communication solutions to the Energy sector.

Keith Johnson, Senior Vice President & General Manager-Energy says, "This contract expansion award from a major oil field services company is an early indicator of renewed growth in the energy sector that SpeedCast is well positioned to benefit from. The market values our expertise in providing turnkey, managed solutions and we look forward to developing our close relationship with the company and envisage further support to more sites. We have a wide portfolio of solutions and highly trained, local personnel on the ground in the Middle East to ensure that our customers receive outstanding service and support."


About Speedcast International Ltd

Speedcast InternationalSpeedcast International Ltd (ASX:SDA) is the largest provider of remote communications and IT services in the world. Speedcast's fully managed service is delivered via a leading global, multi-access-technology, multi-band and multi-orbit network of 70+ satellites and an interconnecting  global terrestrial network, bolstered by extensive on the ground local support from 40+ countries. This global "network of networks" allows customers to fully rely on the most robust, integrated infrastructure available in the market for their mission critical applications. Speedcast is uniquely positioned as a strategic business partner, tailoring communications, IT and digital solutions to meet unique customer needs and enable business transformation. Speedcast extends its managed services through differentiated technology offerings including cyber-security, crew welfare, content solutions, data & voice applications and network systems integration services. With a passionate customer focus and a strong safety culture, Speedcast serves more than 2,000 customers in over 140 countries in sectors such as Maritime, Energy, Mining, Enterprise, Media, Cruise, NGOs and Government. Learn more at Speedcast.

     


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SpeedCast International Limited
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