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UltiSat Acquires Mobile and Fixed Satellite Assets from TDC
Transaction Expands UltiSat’s Global IP Infrastructure and Reach
The acquisition of TDC’s satellite assets includes the teleport infrastructure at the Blaavand earth station in Western Denmark along with customer contracts spanning C- and Ku-band fixed satellite services (FSS) and Inmarsat and Iridium mobile satellite services (MSS). These assets will expand UltiSat’s core competencies in both the FSS and MSS markets.
The transaction provides UltiSat with state-of-the-
“The TDC satellite business has a well-established history of providing specialized solutions to its customers and we welcome its highly experienced staff to the greater UltiSat family,” said M.G. Abutaleb, Chief Executive Officer of UltiSat. “UltiSat already provides seamless networking to our customers in more than 120 countries and the Blaavand teleport will further expand our global reach and enhance our ability to provide highly reliable, customized solutions to remote and hard-to-reach locations on any continent.”
"Satellite communication is a very specialized service and UltiSat’s focus and expertise in this area will ensure that TDC’s satellite business will flourish,” said Carsten Dilling, Chief Operating Officer of TDC.
The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and is anticipated to close early in the second quarter of 2009.
Based in Gaithersburg, MD, USA, UltiSat enables 100% network coverage through its managed global satellite network and supporting ground infrastructure, network design, and systems integration services. With customer networks that range from a few sites to hundreds of sites, UltiSat's technical expertise and supplier-agnostic business philosophy ensures that each customer gets exactly the right solution for its specific needs. UltiSat customers include government agencies, NGOs, infrastructure operators and multinational enterprises. For more information visit www.ultisat.com.
TDC is the leading provider of communications solutions in Denmark and a strong player in the Nordic business market. TDC has evolved from a traditional provider of landline and mobile services into a provider of modern communications solutions.
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