AMTEL-SVYAZ Launches DVB-S2X Network over iDirect Platform

Russia-based service provider, through its subsidiary, DOZOR-TELEPORT, leverages iQ remote to deliver high-speed service to cost-sensitive markets

Herndon, VA, November 30, 2017 – VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that AMTEL-SVYAZ Company will launch the first iDirect DVB-S2X network in Russia, utilizing the iQ Series of remotes. The network is expected to operate on up to five geostationary satellites, providing coverage over the Russian Federation and parts of the adjacent seas and oceans, delivering cost-effective connectivity throughout the Russia region. AMTEL-SVYAZ will leverage their iDirect network to offer high-speed connectivity to a wide range of enterprise markets, such as Energy, Banking, Oil and Gas, and Maritime. This launch also enables the company to expand their territory and allows flexible pricing for their customers.

iDirect’s next-generation DVB-S2X technology delivers revolutionary gains in performance and efficiencies, and will enable AMTEL-SVYAZ to scale their network efficiently and cost effectively. The iQ Desktop remotes are designed to meet the needs of networks within a wide range of performance scenarios and software licensing features, all based on a future-proof software-upgradeable design.

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“We see major opportunity for growth throughout Russia and decided that iDirect’s DVB-S2X technology provides the greatest opportunity to deliver a reliable, high-speed, cost-effective service,” said Igor Ilinchik, CEO of DOZOR-TELEPORT, which is included in the group of telecom companies under AMTEL-SVYAZ. “We chose iDirect for their versatility, support, and the highly acclaimed performance of the iQ remote.”

“Russia is a strategic market for iDirect and DVB-S2X delivers a major improvement in network performance and cost competitiveness,” said David Harrower, Senior Vice President of Global Sales, VT iDirect. “We are pleased to help AMTEL-SVYAZ become first-in-market with a DVB-S2X service over our platform in Russia.”

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JSC "AMTEL-SVYAZ" provides the creation of corporate and back-up satellite communication network services. The company is based in Moscow, Russia and is the parent company СJSC DOZOR-TELEPORT. AMTEL-SVYAZ works through 5 geostationary satellites and has a number of teleports evenly distributed over the entire territory of the Russian Federation. The operator's clients are commercial and state corporations and consumers. The company was first granted satellite communications services in Russia using the iDirect platform, now before anyone launches in the technology DVB-S2x in the country. For more information please visit http://www.amtelcom.ru/.  

VT iDirect, a subsidiary of VT Systems, is a global leader in IP-based satellite communications providing technology and solutions that enable our partners worldwide to optimize their networks, differentiate their services and profitably expand their businesses. For more than 20 years, the VT iDirect organization has focused on meeting the economic and technology challenges across the satellite industry. Today, the product portfolio, branded under the name iDirect, sets new standards in performance and efficiency, making it possible to deliver voice, video and data connectivity anywhere in the world. VT iDirect is the world’s largest TDMA enterprise VSAT manufacturer and is the leader in key industries including mobility, military/government and cellular backhaul. In 2007, iDirect Government was formed to better serve the U.S. government and defense communities. For more information please visit www.iDirect.net.

VT Systems is an engineering company providing integrated solutions to the commercial and government markets in the aerospace, electronics, land systems and marine sectors. VT Systems’ innovative solutions, products and services include aircraft maintenance, repair and modification; software solutions in training and simulation; satellite-based IP communications technology; network solutions that integrate data, voice and video; rugged computers and computer peripheral equipment; specialized truck bodies and trailers; weapons and munitions systems; road construction equipment; and ship design and shipbuilding. Headquartered in Alexandria, Va., VT Systems operates globally and is a wholly owned subsidiary of ST Engineering. Please visit www.vt-systems.com.  

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