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              iDirect Roadshow Live Demos
              Customers witness the superiority of iDirect Hub and remote systems, as
              well as ST Electronics’ innovative satcom solutions

              In July 2008, ST Electronics (Satcom                    design, build, deliver and maintain                 customers’ needs.
              & Sensor Systems) set up an impres-                     these solutions to meet customers’
              sive satellite antenna farm where                       unique requirements.                                The iDirect Intelligent PlatformTM
              11 nodes went live simultaneously;                                                                          is an engineering feat, which many
              and multiple iDirect hubs and                           ST Electronics has delivered many                   other technology providers in the
                                                                                                                          satellite communications industry
                                                                                                                          find difficult to match. As a single,
                                                                                                                          integrated IP platform it supports
                                                                                                                          any customer application regardless
                                                                                                                          of satellite band, network topology,
                                                                                                                          location or bandwidth require-
                                                                                                                          ment. Designed to provide reliable
                                                                                                                          support to critical IP applications,
                                                                                                                          the iDirect technology has enjoyed
                                                                                                                          rapid adoption worldwide, making
                                                                                                                          it a leading brand in the industry.

                                                                                                                          ST Electronics incorporated iDirect
                                                                                                                          Asia Pte Ltd as a wholly owned
(Clockwise from Top left corner) Mr Tan Peng Yam (DCE/DSTA) and Mr Goh Sian Choon visiting VSAT Hub station, Mr Lee Foh
Cheong and Mr Poh Kwee Lin from SingTel along with Mr Mah How Teck with the SOTM vehicle and other satcom remote          subsidiary of ST Electronics (Satcom
terminals in the background. LTC Liaw Yeow Hong and Major Andrew Lee trying out live video conference in SOTM vehicle.
                                                                                                                          & Sensor Systems) Pte Ltd in April
              multi-band satellite transponders to                    successful systems to its defence                   2008. The establishment of iDirect
              welcome its customers to the iDirect                    and commercial customers in the                     Asia was a result of ST Electronics’
              Roadshow.                                               region. It also specialises in VSAT                 ongoing effort to integrate the
                                                                      transceiver products and has cus-                   satellite communications business
              The objectives of the Roadshow                          tomers in more than 70 countries.                   and operations of iDirect in Asia.
              were to demonstrate the superior-                                                                           The new setup will oversee iDirect-
              ity of the iDirect Hub and remote                       In 2005, ST Electronics acquired                    related business in Asia and will
              systems as well as ST Electronics’                      iDirect Inc, a leader of satellite-                 operate a technical assistance centre
              capability in delivering innovative                     based broadband access solutions.                   to support and train the customers
              and cost-effective end-to-end satel-                    The iDirect satellite-based IP com-                 in the region.
              lite communications solutions.                          munication portfolio complements
                                                                      the Agilis range of VSAT products.                  Broadband satellite communica-
              During the month-long roadshow,                         iDirect portfolio comprises hubs,                   tions is one of the three business
              ST Electronics conducted a full-                        routers and network management                      thrusts in ST Electronics as it
              scale live demonstration, which                         software. By synergising                            continues to grow the business and
              included a live 2Mbps video                             ST Electronics and iDirect expertise,               satisfy its customers globally.
              conferencing over satellite in its                      the companies are able to meet the
              Satcom-On-the-Move (SOTM)                               growing complexity of deploying
                                                                                                                                For more information please contact
              vehicle. ST Electronics’ engineering                    and managing global satellite                             Maria Choong at (65) 6568 7417 or
              team has shown its capability to                        IP broadband networks to meet

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