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Stratos Adds Satellite

By | July 14, 2003

      Stratos [TSX:SGB], a Bethesda, Md.-based provider of global remote communications, has begun providing Inmarsat leased services through a fifth satellite located at 143.5 degrees East Longitude. This satellite enables global voice and data communication services to all of the Asia-Pacific, extending as far east as India and as far west as the tip of Alaska.

      Stratos is making available at 143.5 degrees East its Inmarsat-B leased services and value-added technologies. The satellite provides approximately 50 dedicated channels that can be used for Inmarsat-B CN-17, 128K, and point-to-multipoint services. The satellite is downlinked to Stratos’ Auckland earth station in New Zealand.

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