Gaithersburg, MD, USA – January 9, 2019 - UltiSat, Inc., a Speedcast Company, was awarded a 5-year, $23M contract in support of a significant defense contractor to provide reliable and secure meshed/managed network services for the U.S. Government. The $23M contract value is for the core services and does not include pre-priced incremental services with significant upside potential. During the term of the contract, UltiSat will provide fully managed Internet, VoIP, and business application services at Forward Operating Base (FOB) locations across the Middle East and Southwest Asia. In accordance with common U.S. Government procurement practice, the contract is subject to an annual review and approval process.

“UltiSat is proud to be part of an incredible team providing satellite, microwave and terrestrial fiber communications services to support our military,” said Garr Stephenson, Senior Vice President of ISR and Mobility Solutions. “UltiSat’s world class network and 24/7 Secure Network Operations Center form the critical components to ensure the success of the program. Our expert and proactive staff alerts our customers of problems with their network often times even before they are aware. Problems are escalated to engineers in real-time and are sorted out and resolved to get connectivity up and restored with the utmost urgency. Our customer is very appreciative of our rapid response to this program’s dynamic, emerging and evolving needs.”