Speedcast partners with UltiSat to deliver connectivity for Puerto Rico hurricane relief efforts

Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA), the world´s most trusted provider of highly reliable, fully managed, remote communication and IT solutions, has announced that it has partnered with government satellite communications provider UltiSat to support emergency response and disaster recovery efforts in Puerto Rico following recent hurricanes, the company said.

In times of natural disaster, satellite communications networks become the critical link to support mission critical operations when first responders and humanitarian organizations are on the ground, working to provide support to victims and businesses in need. Following the devastating hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico, Speedcast and UltiSat donated quick-deploy satellite terminals and satellite communications services to the area to aid in relief efforts.

Speedcast International is a provider of highly reliable, fully managed, end-to-end remote communication and IT solutions. The company utilizes an extensive worldwide footprint of local support, infrastructure and coverage to design, integrate, secure and optimize networks tailored to customer needs. With differentiated technology, an intense customer focus and a strong safety culture, Speedcast serves more than 2,000 customers in over 140 countries via 39 teleports, including offshore rigs and cruise ships, 10,000+ maritime vessels and 4,500+ terrestrial sites. Speedcast supports mission-critical applications in industries such as maritime, oil and gas, enterprise, media, cruise and government. Learn more at www.Speedcast.com.

Headquartered in Gaithersburg, MD, USA, UltiSat provides a wide range of satellite communications products, services and infrastructure incorporating Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT), Comms-on-the-Move (COTM), Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (AISR), teleport infrastructure, Network Operations Center (NOC), and mobile satellite services (MSS) in support of mission-critical applications. UltiSat delivers high-value solutions to end users in some of the most remote and harsh environments in over 130 countries on 7 continents. For more information, visit www.ultisat.com.