Satellite Broadband Internet in Iraq and Afghanistan for U.S. Troops

Thu Jan 22, 2009 8:05am EST

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WARSAW, Poland, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- TS2 Satellite Technologies' network in
Iraq and Afghanistan has over 15,000 military users of local broadband
satellite connections.

"We were among the first telecommunications operators in the satellite
technology in the territory of Iraq and Afghanistan, and as such we have
enjoyed a successful cooperation with the U.S. Army for several years now,"
says Marcin Frackiewicz, CEO of the TS2 Satellite Technologies. 

TS2 Satellite Technologies offers two-way high-speed Internet access with no
phone lines, no cable and no dial-up modem. It's always on, available
virtually anywhere, and affordable. The laptop or Wi-Fi network can receive
Internet signal through a special satellite VSAT modem, which was usually set
up in a building or tent when deployed.

The one VSAT access point provides the following services for soldiers:

-- Broadband access to the Internet (WWW, E-mail, FTP etc.)
-- Data transfer to many other users simultaneously
-- Telephone connections including VoIP, IP phone
-- Video-conference connections

Advantages of the system:

-- Short set-up time 
-- Fast and easy upgrades
-- Possibility of guaranteed CIR
-- Transmission in almost all weather conditions

The communication among the bases is possible thanks to the simultaneous lease
of bands on the Intelsat 10-02, Intelsat 901 and Eutelsat W6 satellites whose
coverage enables configuration of connections between any place in Europe,
Middle East and Southwest Asia.

TS2's satellite military networks are located in Al Taqaddum Air Base, Bahgram
AF, Balad Base, Baquba Airfield, Brassfield-Mora, Cob Adder, Cob Speicher,
Camp Al Asad Airbase, Camp Bucca Basra City, Camp Buehring, Camp Charlie
Basra, Camp Eggers, Camp Fallujah, Camp Grizzly, Camp Korean Village, Camp
Liberty, Camp Mejid, Camp Ramadi, Camp Slayer, Camp Stryker, Camp Taji, Camp
Victory, Fob Bagram, Fob Brassfield Mora, Fob Delta Al Kut, Fob Diamondback,
Fob Falcon, Fob Garryowen, Fob Gardez, Fob Ghazni, Fob Kalagush, Fob Kandahar,
Fob Lagman, Fob Mchenry, Fob Marez, Fob Normandy, Fob Rustamiyah, Fob
Summerall, Fob Sykes, Fob Salerno, Fob Torkham, Fob Warhorse, Fob Warrior,
Herat RTC, Jallahabad Air Base, Kabul Airport, Kabul Camp Eggers, Kandahar Air
Base, Lsa Anaconda Balad, Q-West Base Complex and Tallil Ab Lsa Adder.

Especially for U.S. Military Personnel, Contracting Officers and DoD
Contractors, TS2 delivers satellite equipment to most of all military
addresses in Afghanistan, Iraq and the Middle East, within maximum of 7 days.

Supported military locations in Iraq -
http://www.ts2.pl/en/Internet-in-Iraq-for-US-Army-Soldiers

Supported military locations in Afghanistan -
http://www.ts2.pl/en/Internet-in-Afghanistan-for-US-Army-Soldiers

    Contact:

    Marcin Frackiewicz
    TS2 Satellite Technologies
    phone +48 22 630 70 70
    fax +48 22 630 70 71
    http://www.ts2.pl


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SOURCE  TS2 Satellite Technologies

Marcin Frackiewicz of TS2 Satellite Technologies, +48 22 630 70 70, (fax) +48
22 630 70 71
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