Speedcast Launches Quick-Deploy Auto-Point Antenna Solution

Quick-Deploy Auto-Point Antenna Manufactured by Virgin Technologies Provides Portable Satellite Connectivity in Remote Locations

SYDNEY, OCTOBER 3, 2018 Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA), the world’s most trusted provider of remote communication and IT solutions, today launched the VR7 auto-point antenna, a quick-deploy antenna solution providing critical connectivity in the most remote locations worldwide. Speedcast is the exclusive international partner for the VR7 antenna manufactured by Virgin Technologies.

The VR7 1.2-meter auto-point antenna offers seamless connectivity to C-, Ku- and Ka-band satellite communications anywhere in the world. The simple setup takes only minutes to connect and power on, and allows companies to maintain critical operations and crew safety in the most challenging and remote environments, with access to crucial applications such as web, e-mail, VPN, VoIP and more. The VR7 includes technology that automatically connects to the best available network and can be deployed on the ground or mounted to a vehicle or skid platform, making it versatile and ideal for use by military, government, energy, mining and humanitarian or disaster recovery organizations.

“The VR7 auto-point antenna is an innovative, reliable solution for companies performing critical jobs in remote locations around in the world,” said Tim Bailey, Executive Vice President, Products, Marketing & Business Development, Speedcast. “This antenna can be set up virtually anywhere, on any surface and will connect to C-, Ku- or Ka-band satellite beams automatically, based on the best available connectivity option. With so many of our customers requiring remote connectivity in challenging environments, this product enhances the Speedcast connectivity offerings and offers a reliable solution wherever the users are operating.”