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SpeedCast launches SpeedMail+, a maritime email solution

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A robust, reliable business mail system for the maritime industry

Sydney, Australia, September 20, 2016 - - SpeedCast International Limited (ASX: SDA), a leading global satellite communications and network service provider, today launched a new maritime email communication solution called SpeedMail+, based on GTMaritime’s flagship new maritime email platform. SpeedMail+ combines SpeedCast’s unrivalled global VSAT and L-Band network with the full suite of GTMaritime’s services, including email, file transfer and anti-virus applications, developed for today’s communication requirements of the maritime sector.

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“Our partnership with GTMaritime re-enforces SpeedCast’s continued dedication and investment to the maritime industry. SpeedMail+ will be seamlessly integrated into our global L-band and VSAT network. SpeedMail+ enhances our capability to deliver cost effective and dependable email, file transfer and anti-virus services to the Maritime MSS market,” said Dan Rooney, Maritime Product Director at SpeedCast.

SpeedCast’s global VSAT network -- which is managed through the company’s global infrastructure of state-of-the-art teleports, hubs and IP-connectivity links to ensure the best quality and experience for its customers -- features more than 90 satellite beams consisting of global C-band, L-band, and Ku-band coverage from more than 70 satellites located in every region around the world. SpeedCast, which takes an operator-agnostic approach to ensure the best coverage, service and pricing for its customers, is also integrating High Throughput Satellites (HTS) as they come into service.

“We are delighted to have concluded this agreement with SpeedCast which will see the GTMaritime product suite supplied as part of their Airtime solutions, including their comprehensive global Ku, L-band and FleetXpress,” said Rob Kenworthy, CEO, GTMaritime. “This partnership helps SpeedCast’s customers and partner network deliver the best in class solution and promotes mutual growth. Choosing the right partner is very important to us and SpeedCast’s reach and experience are the perfect fit for our technology. Our solutions will help to deliver a seamless and dependable experience to users on-board regardless of their available satellite connections.”

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About GTMaritime
Since 1998 GTMaritime has been providing a range of technology solutions and services to the maritime industry that serve to enable effective communications over satellite. We specialise in providing solutions and services that help ensure vessel compliance and business operability 365 days a year, as well as keeping crew in touch with friends and family whilst at sea. All of this is backed up by a market leading infrastructure and unrivalled 24-hour customer support, every day of the year. We provide these services from the UK and Singapore and increasingly through an established and growing network of resellers and partners around the world.

About SpeedCast International Limited
SpeedCast International Limited (ASX: SDA) is a leading global satellite communications and network service provider, offering high-quality managed network services in over 90 countries and a global maritime network serving customers worldwide. With a worldwide network of 43 sales and support offices and 39 teleport operations, SpeedCast has a unique infrastructure to serve the requirements of customers globally. With over 5,000 links on land and at sea supporting mission critical applications, SpeedCast has distinguished itself with a strong operational expertise and a highly efficient support organization. For more information, visit http://www.speedcast.com/.

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Clara So
Marketing Director
clara.so@speedcast.com
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