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The ASC Signal Division of Communications and Power Industries LLC (CPI) has been awarded a contract for four 7.6m C and Ku-band capable antenna from NorthTelecom.  The antenna will be installed at one of the company's teleports with an emphasis on enhancing its offerings to a range of vertical sectors in the Asia-Pacific region.  According to ASC Signal, the four antennas will incorporate ASC's Next Generation Controller (NGC).  The award includes training services for the NGC controller.   

Dubai-based NorthTelecom operates multiple teleports, provides satellite internet access, point-to-point solutions, private, network and hubs on a variety of platforms which include iDirect (TDMA, SCPC), SCPC and DVB-S2. With its teleport backbone in Europe and Asia, the company provides a range of services, including broadcast, maritime and satellite trunking. Along with VSAT internet services, the company provides capacity for these different operating sectors, as well as support of the oil and gas industry and for ISPs worldwide. NorthTelecom also provides virtual network operations to help its clients offset the cost of fixed satellite infrastructure investments.

'We are honored to have been selected by NorthTelecom to provide high-quality antenna systems and the NGC,' said ASC Signal Division president Keith Buckley. 'Their teleport backbone and network solutions are top-rated and meet the requirements for an integrated transmission and management system. Our antenna will support their continuous quality improvement investments, and play a role in their ability to process diverse bi-directional traffic types while automatically controlling multiple space and ground segment resources.'

'We are investing to enhance our global outreach, particularly in Singapore to serve APAC region, these investments will allow NorthTelecom to extend its leading edge and forefront solution and services into global scale and Asia Pacific market in the coming months.'

The new facilities will be equipped with state of the art ground equipment as well as a highly qualified and competent team on the ground. 'We are very excited to extend our cost effective and reliable services and solution to our partner globally,' added by Mahdi Nazari Mehrabi, Managing director, Asia.

'We are delighted to work with ASC Signal and leveraging their groundbreaking technology to enhance our facility worldwide. This movement is in line with the space industry migration toward high-throughput birds as well as more cost leadership approach in services and solution sector.'