Orbcomm Cuts Second Quarter Loss

By | August 11, 2008 | ST Briefs, Telecom

[Satellite News 08-11-08] Orbcomm reported a net loss of $1 million in the second quarter of 2008, an improvement of 25 percent over a net loss of $1.3 million in the second quarter of 2007.
    Total revenues were $7.7 million, an increase of 17 percent from the second quarter of 2007. Service revenues increased 37 percent to $5.8 million due primarily to an increase in the billable subscriber communicator base and incremental service revenue margins earned by Orbcomm Japan of $300,000.
    Product sales slipped $400,000, or 18 percent, from the second quarter of 2007 due to a decline in purchases by a large value-added reseller, offset partially by product sales made by Orbcomm Japan, Orbcomm said.

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