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Press Release -- November 1st, 2011
Source: Segovia

Segovia Secures Tenth Terrestrial Services Contract for the Department of Defense

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Segovia, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Inmarsat plc and a leading provider of secure, global telecommunications to the public and private sectors, announced today that it has been awarded its tenth terrestrial contract by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization (DITCO). The recent wins have allowed Segovia to quickly and successfully expand its terrestrial presence to meet network requirements for customers such as the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Defense Information systems Agency (DISA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and other Government agencies in multiple U.S. locations.

Selected for its low-cost, technically-sound and comprehensive end-to-end solutions, including last mile, metro, long haul services, as well as network diversity and innovation in providing mission-critical communications, Segovia now provides terrestrial communications for military bases in twelve states. The fulfillment of these contracts and Segovia’s ability to meet their diverse network requirements will enable critical connectivity to multiple locations. This is backed by the company’s repertoire of delivering cost-efficient solutions for both CONUS and OCONUS programs within the U.S. Government.

Segovia’s terrestrial services division utilizes the company’s carrier-neutral philosophy and service-oriented architecture (SOA) approach, which allows it to quickly respond and adapt to unique needs of customers, including the Department of Defense (DoD), for which Segovia also operates one of the largest VSAT networks by terminal count. “Being flexible and meeting demanding implementation schedules has been key to our partnerships with customers,” said Bill Raney, Segovia’s senior vice president of federal programs. “Our plan to expand our global terrestrial presence has been highly successful, enabling us to provide best-in-class mission critical communication products and services to the Government customers,” he continued.

Exhibiting a high level of expertise in providing secure, hybrid satellite and terrestrial offerings, Segovia has been known for its diverse range of end-to-end communication solutions for the U.S. Public Sector. Its products and services, including Segovia’s hardware, professional services, transponded bandwidth, and subscription services under GSA Schedule 70, are backed by an ISO 9001:2008-registered Quality Management System and continuous lifecycle support. Along with its U.S.-based Network Operations Security Center (NOSC) and Technical Assistance Center (TAC), Segovia provides customers global network management and helpdesk technical support, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

About Segovia

Segovia, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Inmarsat plc, is a recognized leader in providing secure, global communication solutions to the public and private sectors. For nearly a decade, the company’s existing global network infrastructure and innovative business approach – backed by the industry’s most skilled and experienced workforce – have yielded smarter solutions, delivered with greater speed, reliability and customer focus. A trusted partner of the Defense, Civilian, Homeland Security, and Emergency Response communities, Segovia quickly deploys end-to-end, mission-critical communications to support strategic and tactical initiatives worldwide. Segovia is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with network assets and operations around the globe. To learn more, visit or call 866.SEGOVIA.

Media Contact: Alena KociSenior Director, MarketingSegovia, Inc. 703-621-0271

SOURCE Segovia, Inc.

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