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Iridium Signs Service Provider Agreement With China Spacecom

Bethesda MD (SPX) Dec 13, 2005
Iridium Satellite has signed an agreement with China Space Mobile Satellite Telecommunications (China Spacecom) to provide Iridium services and products.

China Spacecom will be responsible for the establishment, development, provisioning and management of Iridium services throughout China for both domestic and international use. China Spacecom will develop satellite communication packages to address voice, data and asset tracking applications in maritime, aeronautical and land-based sectors.

Tong Shirong, president of China Spacecom, said, "We expect to see large potential for Iridium short-burst data services in water resources management, hydrological monitoring, weather data collection, fishing vessel tracking, heavy machinery automation, environmental protection and other industries, as well as substantial demand for voice and data communications for ships and aircraft."

Greg Ewert, executive vice president of Iridium Satellite, said, "We are pleased to welcome China Spacecom to our rapidly growing worldwide business. China Spacecom's extensive experience in satellite communication technology will be instrumental in opening this important growth market for Iridium satellite services."

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