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Aug 13 '12
NewSat and BAE Systems contract signing for Wheatstone project
Australia’s largest independent satellite communications company has finally signed a two-year contract with BAE systems for offshore hardware and enterprise-grade satellite communications for the Wheatstone Project - the largest liquid natural gas development in the Northern region of Western Australia. The contract is worth $8.59 million and will provide the LNG development with offshore and onshore communications that can withstand the unique cyclonic conditions of the region. 
PHOTO On bottom right photo from left to right: Robert Stojanovic – Sales Engineer, Robert Bradshaw – BAE Systems Commercial Manager, Jock Grummett – Security & Surveillance Manager at BAE Systems, Ashley Neale – NewSat’s Sales Director, NewSat’s Sales Director, Peter Werner – BAE Systems

NewSat and BAE Systems contract signing for Wheatstone project

Australia’s largest independent satellite communications company has finally signed a two-year contract with BAE systems for offshore hardware and enterprise-grade satellite communications for the Wheatstone Project - the largest liquid natural gas development in the Northern region of Western Australia. The contract is worth $8.59 million and will provide the LNG development with offshore and onshore communications that can withstand the unique cyclonic conditions of the region. 

PHOTO On bottom right photo from left to right: Robert Stojanovic – Sales Engineer, Robert Bradshaw – BAE Systems Commercial Manager, Jock Grummett – Security & Surveillance Manager at BAE Systems, Ashley Neale – NewSat’s Sales Director, NewSat’s Sales Director, Peter Werner – BAE Systems

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Jul 20 '12

NewSat secures US$8.59 million New Teleport Contract for Wheatstone Project

  • Two year contract with BAE Systems to provide offshore satellite communications
  • Total Wheatstone Project contracts for NewSat now US$10.27 million
  • The Wheatstone Project is expected to operate for 40 years

NewSat Limited (ASX: NWT), Australia’s satellite company, announces today the signing of a two year contract with its partner BAE Systems. The contract is worth US$8.59 million and is to provide hardware and satellite communications services through NewSat’s Perth based teleport to the Wheatstone Project. The project is one of the world’s largest liquid natural gas (LNG) developments located in the north western region of Western Australia.

The contract with BAE Systems will provide offshore satellite communications to enable high-speed connectivity between the customer’s Perth office, offshore platform and production facility in Onslow. The solution has been designed to withstand the cyclonic conditions unique to the region. This new contract expands NewSat’s satellite communication services to the entire Wheatstone Project, both offshore and onshore, to support the project’s construction, operations, administration and staff welfare.

The Wheatstone Project is expected to operate for approximately 40 years and is located in the remote region of Ashburton North, Western Australia, which is best serviced by enterprise-grade satellite communications.

In commenting on the new teleport contract, Adrian Ballintine, NewSat Founder and CEO said:

“The Wheatstone Project is a massive LNG project. We have been working with a range of our partners ontheir tenders and are very happy BAE Systems won the bid. BAE Systems is a global leader in technology solutions and systems and we are delighted to work with such a high calibre organisation. In partnership with BAE Systems, NewSat will deliver enterprise-grade satellite communications to yet another great resource project off the north-west coast of Australia.”

“This new US$8.59 million deal is our largest single teleport contract to date and kick starts our FY2013 year. Our core teleport business continues to grow as we secure large oil, gas and mining contracts around the world. With a promising teleport sales pipeline, NewSat is in great shape. Demand from our enterprise and government customers around the globe continues to grow, as they mandate high-grade communications everywhere and anytime.”

For further information:

Investors

  1. Adrian Ballintine, Founder & Chief Executive Officer: +61 3 9674 4644
  2. Adam Shapiro, Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary: +61 3 9674 4644

Media

  1. Merv Kuek, VP Marketing & Communications: +61 3 9674 4644

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Jun 14 '12

NewSat Signs US$30 Million Contract for Jabiru Satellite Capacity

  • Binding pre-launch contract of US$30 million
  • Contract with a South Asian satellite reseller for coverage across Afghanistan
  • New contract takes total binding pre-launch contracts for Jabiru satellite capacity to US$601 million

NewSat Limited (ASX: NWT), Australia’s satellite company, announces today the signing of a three year contract with a South Asian satellite reseller. The commitment is for the purchase of US$30.29 million of Jabiru satellite transmission capacity over Afghanistan. Payment in full has been agreed with the customer and is expected before the end of this month. 

For commercial and competitive reasons the customer details cannot be disclosed at this time and remain confidential.

In commenting on the multi-million dollar contract, Adrian Ballintine, NewSat Founder and CEO said:

“Afghanistan continues to have an insatiable appetite for communications, and our high throughput Ka-band satellite capacity is obviously hitting a sweet spot with our customers in the region. The latest contract for US$30 million, takes the total of Jabiru pre-launch customer contracts to over US$600 million. Lockheed Martin is now six months into the Jabiru-1 satellite build and on schedule for a 2014 launch with Arianespace. Export credit debt funding continues to progress extremely well.”

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Apr 29 '12

US Satellite Communications Provider Partners with Newsat

On April 24, 2012, NewSat signed its recent satellite communications deal, bringing the total value of the Jabiru satellite contracts to $571 million, said CEO Adrian Ballintine. The pre-launch contract is for the purchase of satellite transmission capacity for a US satellite communications provider. NewSat said the contract was worth $13 million, but it refused to name the customer, citing competitive and commercial reasons.

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Apr 26 '12

NewSat Signs US$13 Million Contract for Jabiru Satellite Capacity

  • Binding pre-­launch contract of US$13 million after launch of the satellite
  • Contract with a leading US based communications company for coverage across the Middle East
  • New contract takes the total of binding pre-­launch contracts for Jabiru satellite capacity to US$571 million

NewSat Limited (ASX:NWT), Australia’s satellite company, announces today the signing of a contract with a leading US based satellite communications company. The commitment is for the purchase of US$13 million of Jabiru satellite transmission capacity over the Middle East.

The three year contract is with an existing NewSat teleport customer, who is a significant supplier to the US Government and large global enterprises. For commercial and competitive reasons the customer details cannot be disclosed at this time and remain confidential. In commenting on the multi-­million dollar contract, Adrian Ballintine, NewSat Founder and CEO said:

This new Jabiru contract takes the total of binding pre-­‐launch contracts to US$571 million. It is with one of our existing long-­‐term teleport customers whose business continues to grow exponentially across the Middle East. Satellite bandwidth is scarce across this region, and today they have secured a significant amount of Ka-­‐band capacity to support their future growth requirements.

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Apr 25 '12

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