Global Satellite Operator Places Repeat Order for Orbit’s Maritime Satcom Platform for US$645,000

Global Satellite Operator Places Repeat Order for Orbit’s Maritime Satcom Platform for US$645,000

Orbit’s OceanTRx™7-500 Ka-band system to provide continuous broadband connectivity via satellite aboard cruise ships

Netanya, Israel, September 17, 2017 – Orbit Communications Systems Ltd. (TASE: ORBI), a leading provider of precision tracking-based communications solutions and airborne communications management systems, announced today that a global NGSO (Non-Geostationary Satellite Orbit) satellite operator placed a repeat order worth $645,000 for Orbit’s OceanTRx 7-500 Ka-band maritime satellite communications platform. Delivery of the system, which will provide continuous broadband connectivity via satellite aboard cruise ships, is expected in 2017.

“We put a lot into our relationships and deals like this prove it,” commented Eitan Livneh, Orbit’s CEO. “We are deeply committed to this particular satellite operator and see their success as a measure of our own.”

Photo of sample cruise ship courtesy of Orbit Communications Systems Ltd.
Photo of sample cruise ship courtesy of Orbit Communications Systems Ltd.

About Orbit’s OceanTRx 7

OceanTRx 7 is a maritime satcom platform supporting a variety of 2.2-meter stabilized antenna system configurations in C, Ku, X and Ka bands. Designed for quick and easy installation, upgrades and maintenance, OceanTRx 7 combines exceptional RF performance and system availability with an extraordinarily small footprint. The result is enhanced operational productivity and crew welfare, reduced expenses and increased profitability.

About Orbit

Orbit Communications Systems Ltd. is wholly-focused on precision tracking-based communications – in the areas of satcom, telemetry and remote sensing – and provides an innovative solution for airborne audio management. With certification by defense, government and commercial agencies, we deliver tailor-made, turnkey solutions at sea, on land and in the air. Orbit’s unique combination of smart design, high reliability and field-tested experience means that if you can conceive it, we can provide it.

Contact information

Orbit
Ian Tick
Head of Communications
ian.tick@orbit-cs.com

Gelbart-Kahana Investor Relations
Aviram Uzi
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