Calian's SED Division Signs Contract for Additional RF Systems
Ottawa, Ontario Jan 19, 2012 - Calian Technologies Ltd. (TSX:CTY) is pleased to announce that its Systems Engineering Division (SED) has signed another contract with VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect) for the provision and installation of antennas and RF Systems for Inmarsat's forthcoming Ka-band Global Xpress(TM) network. The additional contract is valued in excess of $10 million USD.
iDirect was selected as the prime contractor for the ground system to support Inmarsat's new state-of-the-art Global Xpress high-speed VSAT service. SED was chosen by iDirect for the provision and installation of the antennas and RF Systems.
"We are extremely pleased to receive this additional order from iDirect for the Inmarsat Global Xpress service," said Patrick Thera, President of SED. "This again demonstrates SED's ability to work with world-class companies like iDirect to provide cost effective solutions to the global telecom industry."
Calian sells technology services to industry and government in Canada and around the world. Calian provides customers with ready access to an exceptional team of engineers, telecommunications and technology professionals, health care professionals and other highly qualified staff. The Business and Technology Services Division augments customer workforces with flexible short and long-term placements, recruitment and outsourcing of engineering, health care professionals and other skilled professionals. The Systems Engineering Division plans, designs and implements solutions for many of the world's space agencies and leading communications satellite manufacturers and operators, as well as providing contract manufacturing services for customers in North America.
For further information, please contact us at [email protected] or phone us at 613-599-8600 Ray Basler President and Chief Executive Officer 306-931-3425 Jacqueline Gauthier Chief Financial Officer 613-599-8600
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