Spacenet Wins State Government Satellite Services Deal in Texas
[Satellite TODAY 01-07-11] The Lubbock County Municipal Government in Texas selected Spacenet’s satellite communications services and equipment to support critical communications across the state, the Gilat subsidiary announced Jan. 4.
Lubbock County will use Spacenet’s transportable antennas and Connexstar S2 satellite services based on the SkyEdge 2 VSAT platform to provide emergency communications as part of the county’s instant command post.
Lubbock County integrated Spacenet’s satellite equipment and services into its mobile command vehicle that is used across the state to maintain data, voice and video communications during emergency situations. The system supports Voice over IP through telephone systems that connect to Lubbock County’s telephone numbers.
Financial details of the contract were not disclosed.