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SWE-DISH Partners with ADISAM Telecom S.A. to Deliver Mobile Satellite Terminals to the Eastern European Market
Jan 23, 2008 (08:01 AM EST)


STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- SWE-DISH Satellite Systems AB, a DataPath company, has received and rapidly delivered on an order from its Eastern European partner ADISAM Telecom S.A., Romania's largest private satellite operator, for a number of IPT-i Suitcase satellite terminals. SWE- DISH and ADISAM have partnered to deliver mobile broadband satellite terminals to ADISAM's government and broadcast customers.

The SWE-DISH IPT Suitcase is the market-leading ultra-portable, fully integrated broadband satellite terminal. End-users are special operations units within military, police and rescue organizations as well as fast-moving correspondents and media crews within commercial broadcasting companies. The IPT-i version of the Suitcase utilizes an integrated iDirect modem, which allows data rates up to 4.2 Mbps and enables advanced bandwidth sharing for decreased costs.

"With this order for an important Romanian government customer, we begin our work in the Eastern European market, emphasizing the value we offer to government and commercial customers worldwide," says Lars Jehrlander, CEO, SWE-DISH. "We continue to see that highly mobile, secure broadband satellite communications is an essential capability for all military organizations and other government users. SWE-DISH is the market leader in providing this capability and we continue to focus, with the assistance of our strategic global partners, on government customers as well as broadcasters that are making similar investments."

The IPT-i Suitcase satellite terminals ordered have been delivered, and they are fully operational.

For further information, please contact: Lars Jehrlander, CEO Sten Ahlin, Marketing Director SWE-DISH Satellite Systems AB SWE-DISH Satellite Systems AB Phone: + 46(0) 8 728 50 07 Phone: + 46 (0)8 728 50 42 Fax: + 46(0) 8 728 50 50 Fax: + 46 (0)8 728 50 50 Mobile: + 46(0) 70 590 24 32 Mobile: + 46 (0)70 712 86 12 E-mail: lars.jehrlander@swe-dish.se E-mail:

About ADISAM Telecom S.A.

ADISAM Telecom SA headquartered in Bucharest, is the largest private satellite operator in Romania and provides telecommunications systems and satellite services in Romania. ADISAM Telecom operates its own teleport in Bucharest, Romania equipped with several Ku-band redundant antennas, up to seven meters diameter. Through its Network Operation Centre located at the Teleport facilities, ADISAM TELECOM provides 24 hours/day, 7 days/week operation, maintenance and support for all its customers. The customer base includes: major Romanian broadcasters, civil and military organizations, foreign satellite operators, electrical power companies, etc. ADISAM is ISO 9001 certified for the design, installation, maintenance and operation of telecommunications systems and networks, including digital TV services. ADISAM was established 1993. For more information, visit www.ADISAM.com .

About SWE-DISH Satellite Systems AB

SWE-DISH Satellite Systems AB, headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, is a world-leading supplier of mobile satellite communications equipment and related services for broadband applications. The company supplies major broadcasters, armed forces and disaster relief organizations, amongst others, with compact and quick-to-air satellite terminals for live transmission of video, data, Internet and voice content from anywhere in the world. Its customer base includes broadcasters such as CNN and BBC, disaster relief organizations and military organizations such as the United Nations, NATO, Danish Defence, the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) and the U.S. Department of Defense. SWE-DISH was established 1994. For more information, visit www.swe-dish.com .

About DataPath, Inc.

DataPath is a global leader in creating satellite-based network solutions that solve customers' toughest communications challenges. It specializes in enabling highly complex, video-intensive communications networks that are critical to the operations of military, civilian government and commercial organizations. Even in the most urgent time frames and extreme conditions, DataPath establishes and maintains communications anywhere and delivers total network control through its communications solutions, MaxView(R) network control software and comprehensive services. SWE-DISH Satellite Systems AB, a Stockholm-based, global leader in the design and manufacture of mobile satellite communications systems, is a wholly owned subsidiary. DataPath is headquartered in Duluth, Ga., U.S.A. and operates via more than two dozen offices and distributor locations around the world. For more information, visit www.datapath.com .

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CONTACT: Lars Jehrlander, CEO, +46(0)8-728-50-07, mobile: lars.jehrlander@swe-dish.se+46(0)-70-590-24-32, , or Sten Ahlin, MarketingDirector, +46-(0)8-728-50-42, mobile: +46-(0)70-712-86-12,, both of SWE-DISH Satellite Systems AB, fax:+46-(0)8-728-50-50

Web site: http://www.swe-dish.com/ http://www.datapath.com/ http://www.ADISAM.com/