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Dickey Rural Networks Embraces ATCi’s Latest Simulsat Retrofit

October 26, 2011


Antenna Technology Communications Inc. announced that Dickey Rural Networks, a long standing ATCi customer has taken advantage of the Simulsat Valued Customer Replacement Program and has upgraded to the Simulsat-5b broadcasting system due to the DVB-S2 regulations.

Simulsat was specifically designed to economically improve upon the longstanding worldwide workhorse of multibeam antennas, the original Simulsat-5. The multibeam system was designed from the ground up using the latest computer simulation and solid modeling technologies.

"Our mission is to provide every customer with “A Greater Experience,” said James Byerley, DRN Engineering Manager. “We were extremely pleased with the installation and set-up of our new Simulsat. The staff was extremely knowledgeable and the process was seamless and down time minimal.”

ATCi's CEO Gary Hatch commented, “We are pleased that Dickey Rural will be utilizing and benefiting with the upgraded Simulsat system at its headquarters. With the advent of MPEG-4 and DVBS2 modulating, upgrading our older Simulsat customers’ systems to the latest design is critical in order for them to maintain the highest quality digital reception,” Hatch concluded.