C-COM Antenna Integrated With Asia's Leading Satellite Operator

Wed Jan 9, 2008 9:49am EST

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  OTTAWA, ONTARIO, Jan 09 (MARKET WIRE) -- 
 C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. (TSX VENTURE: CMI) has completed the
integration of its iNetVu mobile antenna systems with Shin Satellite's
IPSTAR broadband satellite, Asia's largest satellite broadband system.

    The IPSTAR satellite, with a capacity of over 45 Gigabits-per-second
(Gbps), has extensive coverage across the Asia Pacific region and offers
high speed, 2-way broadband communication to over 100,000 subscribers in
8 countries with 11 gateways including: Australia, Cambodia, China, Laos,
Thailand, Myanmar, New Zealand, and Vietnam. The Malaysian, Filipino and
Indonesian gateways are now under construction.

    The iNetVu mobile integration with the IPSTAR modem makes it now possible
to deliver mobile solutions to existing and new potential IPSTAR
customers in the above countries.

    "We are pleased to have been able to cooperate with IPSTAR and implement
a seamless integration of the iNetVu controller with the IPSTAR modem.
This integration will allow us to deliver jointly with IPSTAR a cost
effective and reliable mobile solution to a very large area in the Asia
Pacific region covered by the IPSTAR network. C-COM will be working
closely with our own reseller channels in the region as well as with the
large IPSTAR distribution network to promote this new business
opportunity" said Leslie Klein, President and CEO of C-COM Satellite
Systems Inc.

    "We are seeing a large demand for mobile satellite applications in our
coverage area and with the successful integration of the C-COM
manufactured iNetVu mobile platforms with the IPSTAR modem we will be
able to provide our existing and new potential customers with a cost
effective, reliable world class mobile satellite solution." said Mr.
Patompob Suwansiri, Head of Marketing for IPSTAR.

    About C-COM Satellite Systems, Inc.

    C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. is a leader in the development and
deployment of commercial grade mobile satellite-based technology for the
delivery of two-way high-speed Internet, VoIP and Video services into
vehicles. C-COM has developed a unique proprietary Mobile auto-deploying
(iNetVu(TM)) antenna that allows the delivery of high-speed satellite
based Internet services into vehicles while stationary virtually anywhere
where one can drive. The iNetVu Mobile antenna has also been adapted to
be deployable from transportable platforms. The company's satellite-based
products and services deliver high-quality, cost-effective solutions for
both fixed and mobile applications throughout the world. More information
is available at: www.c-comsat.com

    iNetVu(TM) is a registered trademark of C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.

    About Shin Satellite Plc

    Shin Satellite Plc is a satellite and telecommunications operator with
customers throughout Asia, Africa, Europe and Australasia. The Company
was founded on November 7, 1991 by Shin Corporation Plc. ("Shin"). At
present, Shin Satellite operates four Thaicom satellites including
Thaicom 1A, Thaicom 2, Thaicom 4 (IPSTAR) and Thaicom 5. Shin Satellite's
Thaicom 4 (IPSTAR) has a potential of delivering broadband services to
millions of users in over 14 countries in Asia-Pacific, with a bandwidth
capacity of more than 45 gigabits per second (Gbps).

    Currently, IPSTAR provides full nationwide broadband satellite services
in 8 countries with 11 gateways including: Australia, Cambodia, China,
Laos, Thailand, Myanmar, New Zealand, and Vietnam. The Malaysian,
Filipino and Indonesian gateways are now under construction. IPSTAR will
continue to expand its service coverage to the rest of Asia-Pacific in
2008.

    For more information visit website  www.thaicom.net and www.ipstar.com.

    Forward Looking Statements

    This news release contains forward-looking information. These statements
relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's
current expectations and assumptions. A number of factors could cause
actual events, performance or results to differ materially from the
events, performance and results discussed in the forward-looking
statements. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date
hereof and C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. does not assume any obligation to
update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances.


 
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Contacts:
C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.
Investor Relations
613-745-4110 ext. 4950
613-745-7144 (FAX)
lklein@c-comsat.com

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