IP Access International Increases Customers up to 20 Mbps with iDirect Evolution 3.3 Upgrade

Customers using X7 in best position to leverage improved efficiency and performance to package upgrade, which will be offered at no charge to Plus customers

Feb 24, 2016, 08:00 ET from iDirect

HERNDON, Va., Feb. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology and a company of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced that satellite service provider IP Access International has upgraded to iDirect Evolution 3.3 software to increase efficiencies and improve performance. With increased data speeds on the network of up to 20 Mbps on the downlink and 5 Mbps on the uplink, IP Access will offer this upgrade free of charge to its Plus customers. By utilizing the new features in iDX 3.3, IP Access can now offer specific services to the very specialized needs of the disaster recovery sector. Additionally, IP Access now supports the use of the X7 series remotes and during this promotional period will also be offering special pricing for customers wishing to upgrade to X7 modems. iDirect is a world leader in satellite-based IP communications technology.

IP Access International delivers high-speed satellite service for customers in emergency management and disaster recovery, among other markets, around the globe. Leveraging the latest features of Evolution 3.3, IP Access now offers data speeds on the network for customers up to 20 Mbps on the downlink and 5 Mbps on the uplink. More efficient returns, along with improved waveforms and lower outbound roll-off via Adaptive TDMA enables agencies to create dedicated on-demand bandwidth groups. This enables the sharing of dedicated bandwidth among their vehicles, or with cooperating agencies. This is ideal for emergency management and disaster recovery customers such as the National Guard, which need access to additional bandwidth to stream HD video during an incident.

"The IP Access community of first responders work in some of the most demanding conditions around the globe, requiring the use of a very high-end, high-speed set of applications. By upgrading to Evolution 3.3 we are now able to configure our network in a way that takes full advantage of bandwidth efficiencies in order to create new on-demand service packages that fit the specific needs of these customers," says Alan Rich, President, IP Access International.

"By offering special programs for the high-performance X7 remotes IP Access International is positioning its customers to best leverage the latest enhancements to Evolution. These customers are now able to receive the most efficient data rates needed for the bandwidth-heavy business applications and multicast services, which are critical to how they service their end customers," says Rob Kilroy, Regional Vice President, Americas.

IP Access has announced that all customers which fall under the category of 'Plus' will receive the upgrade at no charge simply by optimizing their equipment profile settings. In certain cases, the use of an X7 series remotes will be needed to maximize the throughput.  IP Access is offering special programs to upgrade remotes of any interested customer. Start the bandwidth optimization process (BOP) or learn more at http://ipinternational.net/bandwidth/upgrade/.

IP Access International is a global business satellite Internet provider delivering high speed satellite Internet service for fixed as well as mobile satellite communications Government agencies and businesses worldwide.  IP Access International provides state of the art connectivity solutions to communities of First Responders delivering high performance, end-to-end networking for voice, video and data solutions over satellite.  With advanced commercial satellite communications on land and sea via a sophisticated infrastructure of linked satellites and land networks, IP Access International provides businesses with multi-network communications all through a single source provider. IP Access International's global headquarters are located in San Juan Capistrano, California, U.S.A. For more information, call (949) 655-1000.

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. 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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