ORBCOMM Names Eurasia Telnet As Central Asian Representative
ORBCOMM, a Dulles, Va.-based mobile satellite operator, has signed up Eurasia Telnet Services as its representative in Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan. SatWare Solutions, a New York-based company, facilitated the negotiations between ORBCOMM and Eurasia Telnet Services.
Eurasia Telnet Services will use ORBCOMM’s low-earth orbit satellite network to offer innovative global communication applications to regional industries, including railroads, utilities, oil and gas production companies, and truck and heavy equipment manufacturers. The company’s subsidiary in Kazakhstan, LeoSat, plans to begin offering commercial service by the first quarter of 2004.