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."