Multiservice platform will enable next generation VSAT and data services
Bermuda and SINT-NIKLAAS, Belgium, 2nd June 2015. Newtec, a specialist in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications, today announced global satellite operator ABS has selected Newtec Dialog® to launch next generation VSAT and data services.
As a multiservice platform, Newtec Dialog guarantees optimal modulation and bandwidth allocation – whether it is being used for enterprise, consumer broadband, cellular backhaul, mobility or HTS networks.
ABS has ordered a Newtec 4IF Dialog Hub, which will be deployed at one of its regional teleport facilities in Asia. The first installation phase is expected to be completed in July 2015.
“Newtec Dialog is unique in that it enables operators to build their network and diversify their services as their business grows and the market changes,” said Newtec’s CEO Serge Van Herck. “We are pleased the needs of ABS can be satisfied with our award-winning platform and look forward to seeing the operator enjoy the full benefits of Newtec Dialog.”
Newtec Dialog also features Newtec’s new patented return link technology called Mx-DMA™, or Cross-Dimensional Multiple Access. Together with HighResCoding (HRC™), it combines the best of both worlds, incorporating the best features of MF-TDMA and SCPC technologies. This enables services to run more efficiently than ever before over satellite, while still providing the option to have the platform also run in either SCPC or MF-TDMA.
Tom Choi, CEO at ABS, said: “With Newtec Dialog, we are confident that we have found a reliable solution that can be deployed quickly and cost-effectively.”
For more information about Newtec Dialog, see www.newtec.eu/product/newtec-dialog.
Newtec, www.newtec.eu, is specialized in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications. As a pioneer in the industry, Newtec is dedicated to creating new possibilities for the broadcast, IP trunking and backhauling, consumer and enterprise VSAT and government and defense markets. Our products and technologies can be applied in a wide range of applications from DTH broadcasting, video contribution and distribution and disaster recovery and backbones for backhauling, to small and medium enterprises, SCADA networks, manned and unmanned aircrafts, border control and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR).
For over 30 years, our dedicated team of specialists has set industry standards with the most efficient, scalable and economical technology solutions. New challenges and customer needs offer opportunities to explore new boundaries. This empowers us to work even harder, helping customers to perform their best so that, together, we can make the world a safer, more informed and connected place. As a result, more than 3 billion people watch TV every day thanks to Newtec technology.
Newtec is a European company founded in 1985. Through commercial offices in Sint-Niklaas (Belgium), Dubai (UAE), Singapore, Beijing (China), Sao Paulo (Brazil) and Stamford, CT (USA) as well as an extensive network of over 100 certified partners, Newtec can meet customer’s needs worldwide.
ABS, www.absatellite.com, is one of the fastest growing global satellite operators in the world. ABS offers a complete range of tailored solutions including broadcasting, data and telecommunication services to broadcasters, service providers, enterprises and government organizations.
ABS operates a fleet of satellites; ABS-2, ABS-3, ABS-4/Mobisat-1, ABS-6, ABS-7 and the recently launched ABS-3A. The satellite fleet covers over 80% of the world’s population across the Americas, Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, CIS and Russia.
ABS-2A, the second of the pair of 702SP satellites procured from Boeing, is planned to launch in late 2015. ABS plans to add more satellites over the next 2-3 years to its growing fleet.
Headquartered in Bermuda, ABS has offices in the United States, Dubai, South Africa, Germany, Philippines, Indonesia and Hong Kong. ABS is majority owned by funds managed by the European Private Equity firm Permira. The Permira funds acquired ABS in 2010.