Stratos and SeaMobile Join Forces to Market SeaMobiles ClipWay Real Time Video

--Agreement establishes SeaMobile as Stratos ECO-Partner for land mobile services--

Bethesda, Maryland (April 20, 2009) - Stratos Global Corporation, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it has signed an agreement with SeaMobile Europe to jointly market SeaMobile's ClipWay real-time video transmission application.

SeaMobile Europe, a Stratos Channel Partner based in Paris, France, developed ClipWay as an easy-to-use software solution for transferring audio/video files to and from anywhere in the world. Ideal for media organizations and other mobile workers, ClipWay combines a server-side software application that is kept at the office and client-side software that can be loaded onto a laptop. With just a computer, video source and a communications link, video files can be sent from any location to anywhere else in the world.

ClipWay implements a secure transmission protocol to optimize bandwidth, especially over Inmarsat's BGAN (Broadband Global Area Network) mobile satellite service. The protocol features four different compression qualities, ideal for a variety of usages and requirements. ClipWay offers a suite of services designed to meet the needs of a wide range of customers, including media professionals, mobile workers and maritime users.

Stratos is one of the world's largest distributors of Inmarsat's BGAN service, which uses portable, lightweight terminals to provide simultaneous video (up to 384 kbps streaming), high-speed data (up to 492 kbps) and voice connectivity anywhere in the world. BGAN is ideally suited to enable communications in areas where terrestrial or cellular networks are damaged, congested, non-existent or too difficult to deploy.

Since its introduction in late 2005, BGAN from Stratos has been widely adopted by media organizations, military agencies, first responders and professionals in many other industries worldwide. Stratos now boasts more than 10,000 BGAN activations in 185 countries.

Stratos will demonstrate its BGAN offering and SeaMobile's ClipWay application at NAB booth OE411.

Today's announcement establishes SeaMobile Europe as a Stratos ECO-Partner for land mobile satellite services. Stratos' ECO-Partner program combines the best satellite services, airtime solutions and value-added partners to offer customers a total single-source solution.

"This agreement with SeaMobile Europe enables us to provide media organizations and remote professionals with a complete video-transmission solution that is customized to their requirements," said Stratos President and CEO Jim Parm. "This is an excellent example of how our ECO-Partner program develops partnerships with leading application developers to provide solutions that are optimized for performance via the Stratos network."

About The Stratos Advantage
Stratos customers fully utilize The Stratos Advantage, a suite of value-added services that help elevate BGAN from Stratos far above baseline offerings. These value-added services, including Stratos Dashboard, 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. More information on BGAN from Stratos is available at

About SeaMobile Europe
For nearly 20 years, SeaMobile Europe has been a pioneer in providing global satellite communication services. SeaMobile Europe, formerly Geolink, is part of SeaMobile Enterprises Group, based in Seattle and Miami. For more information visit

About Stratos
Stratos is the world's trusted leader for vital communications. Stratos offers the most powerful and extensive portfolio of remote communications solutions including mobile and fixed satellite and microwave services. More than 20,000 customers use Stratos products and industry-leading value-added services to optimize communications performance. Stratos serves U.S. and international government, military, first responder, NGO, oil and gas, industrial, maritime, aeronautical, enterprise, and media users on seven continents and across the world's oceans. Stratos is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Inmarsat plc. For more information, visit

For additional information :
Carla Riggs
Director, Corporate Communications
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