Skycasters Showcases Emergency Response Satellite Internet at the 30th Annual SATELLITE 2011 Conference

Mar 14, 2011, 16:47 ET from Skycasters

AKRON, Ohio, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Skycasters, an industry leader in broadband satellite Internet solutions, will be exhibiting at the 30th Annual SATELLITE 2011 Conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center March 15 – 17, 2011. While showcasing their one-of-a-kind disaster response mobile satellite Internet trailer, the satellite Internet company will also hold a Facebook and Twitter sweepstakes open to both conference attendees as well as all Facebook and Twitter users.

Participants will be automatically entered into the sweepstakes by "Liking" Skycasters on Facebook and/or "Following" Skycasters on Twitter. Skycasters will be giving away an Apple TV and a Kindle to the Facebook and Twitter contest winners, respectively. The winner will be randomly selected and announced on the social media sites March 31, 2011 at 4pm EDT.

Smartphone users who download a QR code reader phone application can enter the contest when visiting the Skycasters booth simply by taking a picture of the QR codes featured at the Skycasters booth. The Smartphone browser will take participants directly to the contest entry page.

In addition to participating in their sweepstakes, the Skycasters team invites attendees to participate in their discussion on the necessity of mobile satellite Internet in the wake of natural disasters and emergencies. Questions and answers discussed throughout the SATELLITE 2011 Conference and Exhibition will be featured live on the Skycasters Satellite Internet Blog and throughout top social media networks.

With more than 9,500 attendees at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, the priority of SATELLITE 2011 is to share and learn industry best practices, experience the newest technology, and collaborate with colleagues from all sectors of the satellite community.

Providing broadband satellite Internet access and data service to thousands of business, government, educational and non-profit users in the U.S. and abroad, Skycasters serves some of the most diverse and well-respected government and emergency response organizations. For more information on mobile satellite internet solutions please visit

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About Skycasters, LLC:

As the oldest and largest facilities-based VSAT reseller, Skycasters brings affordable broadband satellite Internet access, satellite VPNs, portable satellite Internet, and corporate data services to all types of public and private entities, including disaster relief organizations, public safety agencies, and rural business locations.

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