Stratos to Distribute SkyWave Products for Global SCADA Market

Bethesda, Maryland (June 2, 2010) - Stratos Global Corporation, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it is now a distributor of SkyWave Mobile Communications products and services for the worldwide SCADA market.

Stratos has long been established as one of the world's leading providers of satellite-based SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) services to the North American energy and utilities industries, with more than 10,000 sites deployed. Its new status as a SkyWave Solution Provider enables Stratos to offer a wider range of SCADA products to the energy and utilities industries - as well as to numerous other markets - enabling customers to monitor and control their assets anywhere on the globe. These new markets include the field-services and transportation industries, among others.

"For many years, Stratos SCADA-based services have helped customers constantly monitor the status and security of critical assets. These services have improved maintenance scheduling, prevented disasters and reduced production costs," said George V. Head, Stratos Senior Vice President, Broadband Services. "Our new relationship with SkyWave enables us to offer important new SCADA services featuring optimal portability, energy efficiency, self containment, ease of installation and cost efficiency - across all geographic markets."

Alain Nicolle, SkyWave's Director of Sales - North America, said, "As one of the industry's most experienced providers of SCADA solutions, Stratos understands the critical importance of offering the broadest possible range of services for these mission-critical applications. Adding Stratos as a Solution Provider greatly expands our market reach. With its elaborate network infrastructure, Stratos is perfectly suited to bring the maximum value of our product line to a wide variety of end users."

To complement its portfolio of SCADA solutions, Stratos offers a full range of value-added services that are tailored to the individual customer. These include: SCADA-trained, around-the-clock customer support and proactive notification; web browsing; automatic information compression; and shore-side Internet access. Optional voice and fax services include Dynamic DNS, to-mobile calling, instant messaging and specialized telex and graphical fax gateways.

About SkyWave Mobile Communications
SkyWave Mobile Communications is a global provider of Inmarsat-based satellite data communication equipment and services for machine-to-machine (M2M) applications. SkyWave products enable dependable and low-cost tracking and monitoring solutions for the security and remote management of assets over land, sea and air. More than 355,000 SkyWave communication terminals have been shipped to 45 countries to serve customers in the transportation, maritime, mining, oil and gas, heavy equipment, and utilities sectors. For more information, please 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

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Carla Riggs
Director, Corporate Communications
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