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MMA Offshore Enhances Network Connectivity across its Fleet with Leading Global Maritime Network

August 2, 2016

SpeedCast International Limited has been awarded by MMA Offshore Limited ("MMA") a multi-year service agreement to provide high throughput connectivity across MMA's expansive global offshore vessel fleet. MMA is one of the largest marine service providers in the Asia Pacific region. Under the service agreement, MMA will be using SpeedCast's unrivaled Ku-band and C-Band global maritime network and value added maritime communication services. SpeedCast will act as a One-Stop-Shop for MMA communication services at sea.

Before engaging SpeedCast, MMA deployed a mixture of satellite communication services offered by various service providers. "As our business and supporting technology evolve there is an increasing need for high speed, stable and flexible communication systems to facilitate business critical processes & applications as well as satisfying our crew and customer requirements." Commented by Jon Fowler – ICT General Manager, MMA. "SpeedCast's global presence can provide us with best-in-class service and support at all of our operating locations. This is a great advantage to us as it can streamline our daily operations, improve safety and generate cost savings.", Jon Fowler added.

SpeedCast will provide MMA global connectivity through its global Ku-band and C-Band network comprising of 35 different satellite beams, ensuring exceptional redundancy and network resilience as well as maximum coverage. The new services will allow fast, reliable connectivity for MMA to run business applications, data services and voice services for their crew and client's onboard.

Piers Cunningham, Vice President, Maritime Services, SpeedCast commented, "We see a growing trend from global fleet owners to consolidate their communication services with one entrusted service provider for a fully managed one-stop service with cost benefits. SpeedCast's global infrastructure and services allow our customers like MMA to better manage their network resources and swiftly respond to changing business requirements. "