LEESBURG, Va., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MTN Government Services (MTNGS), a subsidiary of MTN Satellite Communications (MTN), the global provider of communications, connectivity, and content services to remote locations around the world, today announced it has earned the International Organization for Standardization's (ISO) 9001:2008 certification. This globally recognized standard demonstrates MTNGS' ability to deliver the highest levels of quality, service and reliability to its customers.
As part of the certification process, MTNGS established a Quality Management System to maintain its long-standing commitment to worldwide customer support and satisfaction.
Since the company's inception, MTNGS has focused on offering equipment and managed services that allow both military and government cost-effective, flexible and reliable broadband network systems at sea or on land - specifically VSAT (very small aperture terminal) connectivity. MTNGS also delivers reliable and secure voice, video and data networks to monitor and control assets ensuring that its products and services are consistently of the highest possible quality.
"Our customers rely on our communications products and services to get their jobs done in some of the most challenging situations around the world, from emergency response and disaster recovery to saving lives on the battlefield," said Jim Ramsey, president and CEO of MTNGS. "Maintaining an effective quality management process allows us to better support these mission-critical operations."
The ISO 9001:2008 standard specifies Quality Management System requirements focused on an organization's ability to meet and improve upon customer satisfaction and quality requirements. By identifying areas for improvement, creating recommendations to resolve identified gaps, and executing against these recommendations, MTNGS is ensuring that it has the global processes necessary to consistently improve service quality on a regular, quantifiable, and demonstrable basis.
MTNGS provides "Always On – Always Available" worldwide connectivity solutions to a significant number of government entities today, including the Department of Defense, Military Sealift Command, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, U.S. Army and other agencies.
About MTN Satellite Communications
MTN Satellite Communications (MTN) is the leading global provider of communications, connectivity, and content services to remote locations around the world. MTN's maritime VSAT solutions and global satellite communications network offer the reliability that only "Always On – Always Available" systems can provide. More than 600 vessels and land-based terminals worldwide, including cruise ships, commercial ships, offshore drilling and production sites, government and military vessels, private yachts, and ferries depend on MTN's voice and data networks to allow them to "be in the middle of nowhere and at the center of everything." Premium services include remote access for Internet, fixed and mobile phones, fax, television, onboard newspapers, banking services, direct payroll deposit for crew, and other enterprise solutions. MTN is based in Miramar, Fla. and has offices worldwide. For more information, visit www.mtnsat.com.
SOURCE MTN Government Services