MTN's Kevin McCarthy to Speak at iDirect Global Partner Summit

Mar 29, 2011, 09:00 ET from MTN Satellite Communications

MIRAMAR, Fla., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MTN Satellite Communications (MTN), the global provider of communications, connectivity, and content services to remote locations around the world, today announced that its Senior Vice President of Network Engineering, Kevin McCarthy, will participate in a roundtable discussion during iDirect's Global Partner Summit in Barcelona, Spain on April 4-7, 2011. During this session, Mr. McCarthy and other iDirect customers will share real-world examples of their success leveraging the iDirect Evolution platform.


"Experiences with Evolution" Customer Roundtable

During the roundtable, moderated by COMSYS' Simon Bull, iDirect's customers will discuss their companies' use of the iDirect Evolution platform and the impact it has had on their businesses. Specifically, the conversation will highlight the technical efficiencies gained and the value-added services they offer with the iDirect platform. In addition, the panelists will also share the cost savings and bandwidth improvements they experienced.


As Senior Vice President of Network Engineering for MTN, Kevin McCarthy is responsible for the design, management and support of MTN's global VSAT satellite network. Since joining the company in 1999, Mr. McCarthy has successfully led MTN through several major technology upgrades, increasing the performance and capabilities of its network. Prior to MTN, he worked as a Senior Network Engineer for EDS, now HP. Mr. McCarthy holds a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University, a Master's in Computer Information Systems from the University of Miami and a Master's in Finance from Florida International University.


Tuesday, April 5, 2011

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. CET


Hotel Majestic Barcelona

Passeig de Gracia, 68

Barcelona, Spain

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

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