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MEASAT Deploys First DVB-S2X Service in Asia based on VT iDirect Technology

Herndon, VA, June 26, 2018VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that MEASAT Satellite Systems, a regional communications satellite operator based in Malaysia, has deployed the first VT iDirect DVB-S2X network in Malaysia, in a bid to bring scalable and affordable satellite broadband Internet services across the region. This state-of-the-art platform allows MEASAT to tap into new markets and take advantage of High Throughput Satellite opportunities in a cost-effective manner. Complementing existing terrestrial connectivity, the new service provides an additional communications option for Malaysians with limited or no access to broadband.

MEASAT chose to use iDirect’s Universal Hub with iQ Desktop remotes, as well as iDirect’s ULC-T line cards designed to support much higher symbol rates of up to 119 Msps via a software license upgrade. iDirect’s Universal Hub also supports higher internet protocol (IP) throughputs with higher modulation and codings (MODCODs), and iDirect’s ULC-R line cards which feature Adaptive time-divison multiple access, multi-channel support, and a path to higher symbol rates.

“With VT iDirect, MEASAT can rest assured they are getting the most innovative satellite solutions and support services,” said John Arnold, Vice President, Global Sales, VT iDirect. “Our company mission is to bring connectivity to diverse and challenging environments. I am happy we are helping MEASAT provide a solution for customers previously constrained by location and cost.”

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.

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

Kimberly Miles
Manager, Corporate Communications
VT Systems
Phone: (1) 703 739 2610
Fax: (1) 703 739 2611
Email: kmiles@vt-systems.com

 

 

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