MTN Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Monday, August 08, 2011

MTN is proud to be celebrating its 30th year in the satellite communications industry. Over the past three decades, MTN has contributed to the evolution of the satellite industry and continues to deliver communications solutions that address the needs of both commercial users and governments. MTN's satellite communications solutions include the following:

- Built the first 5-meter C-Band transportable satellite antenna made to travel with the presidential administration for Summit meetings and Pentagon press pool required events.
- Delivered the industry's first stabilized, "transmit and receive" Ku-Band satellite antenna system for the U.S. Navy deployed on the USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2) during the first Persian Gulf crisis.
- Introduced the first onboard Internet cafés for cruise ships leveraging MTN's VSAT technology.
- The cruise industry's first multichannel global television service, MTN Worldwide TV, to provide programming from BBC World News, CNBC, MSNBC, E! Entertainment Television, Fox News and Sky News.

To view an in-depth list of MTN's key technological achievements over the past 30 years, visit http://www.mtnsat.com/about-mtn/mtn-30-year-timeline.

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