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Latest Version of Stratos Dashboard Provides Even Greater Control of Mobile Broadband Costs

--Application helps users provision service, monitor airtime and control costs of Inmarsat mobile broadband satellite services--

Stratos Global Corporation, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced the commercial availability of the latest version of its Stratos Dashboard application. The new version includes features that enable optimal control of mobile broadband costs.

Stratos Dashboard is the foundation of The Stratos Advantage, a suite of value-added services utilized by nearly 14,000 Stratos customers to keep Inmarsat mobile broadband voice/data service costs within budget by monitoring airtime and restricting unauthorized usage.

The new version of Stratos Dashboard includes a new suspend option known as Suspend Data. This functionality can be activated manually or as part of the application's Credit Control and High Volume Usage Metering (HVUM) features. Stratos Dashboard users now have the option to suspend only the data portion of their service - or resume all services other than data - to contain costs at any time during a service period. This new level of flexibility is especially valuable for maritime users, who wish to maintain critical voice communications at sea while keeping broadband data use within pre-determined monthly allocations.

Improved HVUM functionality in the latest version of Stratos Dashboard enables users to suspend service and automatically resume the SIM card when a new period starts. The application now also features navigational and layout improvements to facilitate ease of use.

"Our latest version of Stratos Dashboard helps us maintain a clear advantage over competing offerings. It delivers the flexibility and tactical improvements that make the latest mobile broadband services easy to use and efficient to own." said Ian Canning, Stratos Vice President, Marketing & Product Management.

The Stratos Advantage services help elevate BGAN from Stratos, FleetBroadband from Stratos and SwiftBroadband from Stratos far above baseline offerings. These convenient applications provide users with cost control, firewall management, full traffic information, pre-paid facilities, high security options, easy VPN access, messaging services and full IP range. The applications also are deployed to manage older-generation Inmarsat mobile satellite systems, Inmarsat Satellite Phone Services and Iridium mobile satellite offerings.

Stratos Dashboard enables users to do their own service provisioning, and control traffic using HVUM and Credit Control features. The application provides full access to real-time traffic overviews, billing information and firewall settings.

For additional information :
Carla Riggs
Director, Corporate Communications
+1 709 748 4857
carla.riggs@stratosglobal.com