ORBIT receives order OceanTRx7 ka-band Maritime SatCom

ORBIT receives a follow on order for its Ka-band OceanTRx™ 7 Maritime Satellite Communication Systems


The order is from a Global Satellite Service Provider and is valued $2.1M

Netanya, Israel; December, 2015 – ORBIT Communication Systems, a leading provider of mission-critical communication solutions for Land, Sea, Air and Space applications, announced today that it has received another order for OceanTRx 7-500 Ka-band systems, its Maritime Satellite Communication solution, from a global Non-Geostationary Satellite Orbit (NGSO) Service provider. Value of this order is $2.1M. The systems will be installed on cruise ships and shall continuous allow broadband connectivity. These systems shall add to similar systems already installed on vessels of some of the largest global cruise ship operators.

OceanTRx7-500 2.2m antenna systems provide broadband data communication at exceptionally high traffic speeds and supports Ka-band High Throughput Satellite (HTS) communications which is considered the most promising and growing segment in the satellites communication industry. Over the past years, ORBIT’s 1.2m and 2.2m Ka-band systems proved its technological superiority and high reliability in numerous installations among defense and commercial customers.

According to Erez Shabirow, ORBIT’s CEO: “This follow on order represents a vote of confidence in ORBIT’s Ka-band Maritime Satellite Communication systems, which are based on the company’s registered patent. We are pleased to be part of the HTS-Ka era enabling fast broadband satellite communication at sea. ORBIT strives to expand its cooperation with this major customer in the future.”

About ORBIT Communication Systems
ORBIT is a global provider of advanced business and mission critical communication solutions for land, sea, air and space applications. The company’s solutions address the maritime, aerospace, defense and homeland security markets. ORBIT’s portfolio includes mobile satellite communication systems, tracking & telemetry solutions, communication management systems and earth observation ground stations, which are operating on thousands of platforms worldwide.

ORBIT’s customers include leading navies, government and defense organizations, major integrators, space agencies, earth observation and communication service providers.

ORBIT is a public company traded on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE: ORBI). The company has global presence of sales and customer support with footprint in the United States, Europe and the Far East.