GAITHERSBURG, MD--(Marketwired - May 16, 2016) - UltiSat, Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end managed satellite network solutions, announced that it has been awarded the "Contingency Satellite Services Project" by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This task order is part of the Future COMSATCOM Services Acquisition-Custom Solutions 2-Small Business (FCSA-CS2SB) contract.
UltiSat will provide FEMA with satellite services to support Operational Communications requirements for Response and Recovery missions. This support will be provided through an always on network that will be utilized for training, testing, and operations responses. This network will also have the ability to surge and increase in size as necessary in terms of bandwidth, data rates, and geographic coverage.
UltiSat has extensive engineering expertise and proven experience designing, implementing, and maintaining global disaster and emergency response communications networks. UltiSat understands that emergency response connectivity demands are always changing, so networks need to be scalable and agile. Extra care was taken to design a capability to meet FEMA's unique network needs, particularly with regards to quick response times.
"UltiSat is excited about the opportunity to serve the government on this project," stated Moe Abutaleb, CEO of UltiSat. "Our past experience in designing, deploying, operating and maintaining complex end-to-end managed network solutions for emergency response applications will ensure a smooth transition and reliable operation of the Contingency Satellite Services network. We sincerely look forward to partnering with FEMA on this project and to contributing to the success of its important and challenging mission."
Headquartered in Gaithersburg, MD, USA, UltiSat provides a wide range of satellite communications products, services, and infrastructure incorporating Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT), airborne ISR/COTM, teleport, and mobile satellite services for mission-critical applications. UltiSat delivers high-value solutions to end users in some of the most remote and harsh locations in over 130 countries around the globe. With customer networks that vary from a few sites to hundreds of locations, UltiSat's technical expertise and technology-agnostic approach ensures that our customers get the best fit/best value solutions. UltiSat customers include U.S. and foreign government agencies, government contractors, NGOs, public and private enterprises, and telcos. For more information, visit www.ultisat.com.