ORBIT Receives Additional Order for Ka-Band Maritime SatCom Systems from a Global Satellite Service Provider
OceanTRx 7-500 SatCom systems will be installed on board cruise ships
Netanya, Israel, June 1, 2015 – ORBIT Communication Systems, a leading provider of mission and business critical communication solutions for land, sea, air and space applications, announced that it has received an order to supply multiple OceanTRx™ 7-500 Ka-Band SatCom systems to one of the emerging ka-band global satellite service providers. ORBIT’s SatCom systems will be installed on board cruise ships. This order follows previous orders for ORBIT equipment already installed on several large cruise ships.
ORBIT’s OceanTRx 7-500 stabilized antenna systems (2.2 meter) provide continuous broadband data communications at very high rates. ORBIT’s OceanTRx 4-500 (1.15 meter) and 7-500 systems support Ka-band communications, which is considered the fastest growing segment in the satellite industry. Over the past two years, ORBIT has invested substantial resources in the development of these Ka-band systems, which have demonstrated their technological superiority in multiple deployments for commercial and defense users.
Ofer Greenberger, CEO ORBIT: “The satellite service provider’s commercial service launched recently is an important milestone for us. We are delighted to be a key partner in turning their vision into a business reality. Its customers will now be able to enjoy a significant improvement in broadband transmission speeds; made possible by its satellites and ORBIT’s OceanTRx maritime SatCom systems. At their request, we will expand our cooperation to other markets beyond the maritime segment.”
About ORBIT Communication Systems
ORBIT is a global provider of highly engineered mission-critical communication solutions for air, sea and land platforms. ORBIT’s maritime, aerospace and land application solutions are suitable for commercial, defense and homeland security markets. ORBIT’s portfolio includes mobile satellite communication systems, communication management systems and tracking and telemetry ground stations, deployed on thousands of marine, airborne and ground platforms worldwide. ORBIT’s customers include leading navies, major integrators, communication service providers, earth observation organizations and space agencies.
ORBIT is a public company traded on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE: ORBI). The company boasts an international sales and customer support network that includes the United States, Europe and the Far East in addition to its international technical service centers located around the world. For more information, please visit www.orbit-cs.com