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AiTelecom Launches First DVB-S2X Network in Mexico

Service provides higher-quality connectivity, improved speeds, and cost savings across multiple markets

Herndon, Va., April 8, 2019 – VT iDirect, a company of VT Systems, today announced that AiTelecom has launched the first iDirect DVB-S2X network in Mexico. Utilizing VT iDirect’s iQ Series of remotes, this next-generation DVB-S2X technology will enable AiTelecom to offer high-speed and cost-effective services throughout the region to meet the growing demand for connectivity across multiple market segments.

With DVB-S2X ground technology and new high-throughput satellite (HTS) capacity, VSAT is now more affordable and of a higher quality, making it a viable alternative to fiber connectivity for individuals and businesses across Mexico. AiTelecom’s network will improve connectivity and speeds while adding capacity for rural locations, enterprises, oil and gas companies, maritime operators and social inclusion programs. AiTelecom is also partnering with country-wide Mobile Carriers to provide 4G and eventually 5G backhaul services.

“Satellite connectivity represents a large opportunity for driving the challenge to reduce the digital divide in communities within Mexico,” said Orlando Castillo Trelles, CEO, AiTelecom. “With VT iDirect’s DVB-S2X platform and iQ Series remotes, our customers can access high-speed, high-quality internet, no matter how remote the location.”

“With our iQ Series remotes and DVB-S2X platform, AiTelecom can now deliver a better connectivity experience at a lower cost to customers across a variety of markets ranging from mobile to cellular backhaul,” said Darren Ludington, Regional Vice President, Americas, VT iDirect. “Our DVB-S2X platform will enable AiTelecom to scale its network as its business continues to grow into the future.”

 

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VT iDirect, a subsidiary of VT Systems, is a global leader in IP-based satellite communications providing technology and solutions that enable our partners worldwide to optimize their networks, differentiate their services and profitably expand their businesses. For more than 20 years, the VT iDirect organization has focused on meeting the economic and technology challenges across the satellite industry. Today, the product portfolio, branded under the name iDirect, sets new standards in performance and efficiency, making it possible to deliver voice, video and data connectivity anywhere in the world. VT iDirect is the world’s largest TDMA enterprise VSAT manufacturer and is the leader in key industries including mobility, military/government and cellular backhaul. In 2007, iDirect Government was formed to better serve the U.S. government and defense communities. For more information please visit www.idirect.net.

VT Systems is an engineering company providing integrated solutions to the commercial and government markets in the aerospace, electronics, land systems and marine sectors. VT Systems’ innovative solutions, products and services include aircraft maintenance, repair and modification; software solutions in training and simulation; satellite-based IP communications technology; network solutions that integrate data, voice and video; rugged computers and computer peripheral equipment; specialized truck bodies and trailers; weapons and munitions systems; road construction equipment; and ship design and shipbuilding. Headquartered in Alexandria, Va., VT Systems operates globally and is a wholly owned subsidiary of ST Engineering. Please visit www.vt-systems.com.

 

Media contacts:

Julie Bettinger
Vice President, Corporate Marketing
VT iDirect
Phone: (1) 703 648 8155
Email: jbettinger@idirect.net

Christine Hicks
Manager, Corporate Communications
VT Systems
Phone: (1) 703 739 2610
Email: chicks@vt-systems.com

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