iDirect Technologies Opens Hong Kong Office To Address Recent Contract Wins and Market Growth In Asia - Pacific Rim

iDirect Technologies Opens Hong Kong Office To Address Recent Contract Wins and Market Growth In Asia - Pacific Rim


RESTON, Va. - June 18, 2004 - - iDirect Technologies, a privately held company that designs, develops, and markets the fastest, most reliable bi-directional satellite-based broadband access solutions, today announced that the company has opened an office in Hong Kong to support market share growth within the Asia and Pacific Rim regions. iDirect has experienced recent contract wins for hub and remote broadband internet protocol (IP) satellite networking equipment with three major operators in Indonesia and Mongolia. The company continues to see a much larger market opportunity developing.

"We are excited by the growth we are experiencing in the Asia/Pacific markets," said John Kealey, CEO of iDirect Technologies. "We need to be poised to serve our customers quickly and to better respond to business opportunities within these areas. We feel our decision to provide local support through this office opening is critical to our success within the Asia/Pacific regions."

Additionally, in an announcement made in Singapore at the CommunicAsia show that was held this week at the Singapore Expo Center, iDirect named K.W. Chan as Vice President of Sales and Managing Director of Asia/Pacific Rim. Mr. Chan will be responsible for managing the company's operations out of the new Hong Kong office and will be leading the effort to expand the company's customer-focused approach to this growing market.

The new office contact information is as follows:

iDirect Hong Kong Limited 35/F Central Plaza 18 Harbour Road Wanchai, Hong Kong

KW Chan, Regional Vice President / Managing Director T. +852-2802-0201 F. +852-2802-0204

About iDirect Technologies

iDirect Technologies, a subsidiary of Vision Technologies Systems Inc., designs, develops, and markets satellite-based broadband access solutions targeted at the enterprise, government, carrier and educational sectors that have the need for fast, flexible, and geographically dispersed two-way internet/intranet access. The company has developed technology solutions that combine high performance, worldwide availability, and ease of installation, high reliability, and low cost to end customers. In addition, iDirect solutions offer unprecedented efficiencies, increased revenue opportunities and higher per customer gross margins to satellite network operators. iDirect was awarded the 2005 World Teleport Association Teleport Technology of the year, the Innovation & Technology of the Year by The ISCe Advisory Board, and named number one in the Deloitte & Touche Virginia Technology Fast 50 list of the fastest-growing U.S. technology companies. iDirect operates its corporate headquarters in Herndon, Virginia and has regional offices in Europe, Asia, and covering Latin America. Additional information is available on the company website at


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