EMS Technologies, Inc. has made an agreement with Stratos. . Stratos will now sell EMS Technologies' new Fleet
55 Inmarsat maritime satellite terminal. Fleet 55, which provides 64 kbps ISDN and MPDS
connectivity to vessels of all sizes, has received a strong positive response
from the maritime community since its launch earlier this year.Having been made a
distributor for the EMS Storm and Cyclone products on May 14, 2003, Stratos
now joins a select group of Master Distributors for EMS Technologies' suite of
advanced maritime satellite solutions.
Stratos delivers a variety of satellite products and services for ship-to-
shore and shore-to-ship communication needs for industrial, government, and
recreational seafaring applications
With a worldwide sales and distribution network, Stratos is positioned to
provide fast delivery and service to F55 customers throughout the Americas,
Europe and the Pacific Rim.
Ed Bender, EMS's head of Americas Distribution for the Fleet 55,
commented, "We are delighted to add Stratos to our Master Distribution Network
for the F55. Their position in Inmarsat product distribution and service
makes them an ideal partner for this product."
"The Fleet family brings new opportunities, and extends the product
capabilities of Stratos as a company," said Jim Parm, Stratos COO. "The
service truly is the future of maritime communications in the 21st century
and Stratos is pleased to work with EMS to offer Fleet 55."