iDirect Remote Commissioning Solution Helps Axesat Streamline VSAT Installations Across Latin America

Faster, more efficient remote commissioning helps satellite service provider target 40-50% business growth across region

Jul 07, 2015, 08:00 ET from iDirect

HERNDON, Va., July 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that satellite service provider Axesat has implemented the iDirect Remote Commissioning Solution to help accelerate the commissioning of its VSAT remotes, enabling it to deploy new services more efficiently and add customers on to the network faster. Axesat's VSAT service, based on iDirect Evolution, offers connectivity solutions to customers in retail, construction and infrastructure, financial and oil and gas markets across Latin America. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology.

Axesat is a multinational company with presence in Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela and Central America. The service provider is targeting Mexico as its base for serving the entire Latin American market. Roughly half of its 12,000 VSATs are installed in this region, where it anticipates new opportunities across such core markets as retail, infrastructure, financial and oil and gas growing the business by 40-50%.

The iDirect Remote Commissioning Solution is based on Integrasys' Satmotion product and allows Axesat to autonomously point and adjust its antennas, streamlining the overall commissioning of its X1, X3 and X5 remotes. This helps support the anticipated growth for Axesat, allowing it to deploy new services quicker, and get customers up-and-running on the network at an accelerated pace.

"At Axesat, our iDirect-based satellite infrastructure allows us to offer a complete portfolio of solutions that answer any need for connectivity. Using iDirect's Satmotion, we deploy new sites quickly and with less chance of maintenance visits, which ultimately helps us grow faster and most cost-effectively to meet the demands of the market," says Gerardo Gálvez, R&D Director of Axesat México.

"The Latin Americanmarket remains a hotbed for VSAT growth with demand for high-speed services accelerating across all markets. Axesat is in a prime position to capitalize on this opportunity and iDirect's Satmotion helps provide the flexibility and rapid response necessary to expand capacity within its portfolio," says Rob Kilroy, Regional Vice President Americas, iDirect.

Axesat is a satellite telecommunication service provider, with over 12 years experience and presence in more than 5 countries in Latin America, it has one of the most advanced satellite infrastructure in the region, which allows it to offer a complete portfolio of solutions such as internet, data-voice-video transmission, backup, SCPC solutions, cellular backhaul, and more. Axesat is headquartered in Colombia and provides personalized services to any industry around the Americas. With Axesat there are no limits, visit www.axesat.com  

VT iDirect, a subsidiary of VT Systems, is a global leader in IP-based satellite communications providing technology and solutions that enable our partners worldwide to optimize their networks, differentiate their services and profitably expand their businesses. For more than 20 years, the VT iDirect organization has focused on meeting the economic and technology challenges across the satellite industry. Today, the product portfolio, branded under the name iDirect, sets new standards in performance and efficiency, making it possible to deliver voice, video and data connectivity anywhere in the world. VT iDirect is the world's largest TDMA enterprise VSAT manufacturer and is the leader in key industries including mobility, military/government and cellular backhaul. In 2007, iDirect Government was formed to better serve the U.S. government and defense communities. In 2008, iDirect Asia Pte Ltd was established in Singapore to enhance its value-add and responsiveness to customers in the Asia Pacific region. For more information please visit www.idirect.net.

VT Systems is an engineering company providing integrated solutions to the commercial and government markets in the aerospace, electronics, land systems and marine sectors. VT Systems' innovative solutions, products and services include aircraft maintenance, repair and modification; software solutions in training and simulation; satellite-based IP communications technology; network solutions that integrate data, voice and video; rugged computers and computer peripheral equipment; specialized truck bodies and trailers; weapons and munitions systems; road construction equipment; and ship design and shipbuilding. Headquartered in Alexandria, Va., VT Systems operates globally and is a wholly owned subsidiary of ST Engineering. Please visit www.vt-systems.com

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