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Telekom Austria Group Renews Partnership with Newtec for EUMETSAT S EUMETCast Upgrade

05/09/2016

Additional Newtec equipment will be deployed based on success of current service which collects metrological data used by national meteorological services, commercial forecasters, flight control institutions and individual private subscribers

AFLENZ, Austria, and SINT-NIKLAAS, Belgium, 5 September 2016. Newtec - a specialist in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications - today announced it has teamed up with Telekom Austria Group after EUMETSAT ordered an upgrade of EUMETCast, its primary dissemination mechanism for the near real-time delivery of satellite data and products.

The first phases of the project will make an additional 18 MHz of satellite bandwidth available on Eutelsat 10A, located at 10 East. By mid-2017, this will be upgraded to 36 MHz and made available to all end-users.

As with the current uplink, the additional transponder will be established at Telekom Austria Group's teleport in Aflenz, with a back-up uplink available at its teleport in the so-called Vienna Arsenal area in case of weather influence. Due to the good performance of the current DVB-S2 service, the second transponder will also use the same technology and coding - the Newtec MDM6000 Satellite Modems.

Newtec's proven track record of providing technology for EUMETSAT s EUMETCast service made it an obvious choice when selecting a company to partner with for this project, said Franz Bader, Director Wholesale at Telekom Austria Group. By using the Newtec modems, all EUMETCast receiving stations throughout Europe are guaranteed high throughput, as well as high data reliability and quality.

The benefits gained by EUMETSAT come as a result of the modem's unique onboard technologies - Equalink 3 and Clean Channel Technology (CCT). Developed by Newtec, Equalink 3 is a revolutionary linear and non-linear pre-distortion technology designed to compensate for the effects of imperfections in the filters and amplifiers of the satellite, providing breakthrough performance gains. Meanwhile, Newtec's CCT, with 5% roll offs, provides further significant satellite efficiency improvements compared to the current DVB-S2 roll-off.

The launch of additional weather satellites and increasing metrological data means an upgrade of our EUMETCast service is completely necessary, said Lothar Wolf, Competence Area Manager for Data Services at EUMETSAT. With Newtec, we are confident we are able to provide the highest quality of service.

Newtec modems have been ordered for both of Telekom Austria Group's uplink locations and will be placed in a one-for-one redundant set-up.

The advanced uplink and downlink data integrity monitoring implemented for the current service will also be upgraded. With this advanced monitoring - which is based on Newtec NOP1900 Multicast Software (formerly known as TelliCast) and developed and implemented by EUMETSAT - it is possible to follow all data packets from the EUMETSAT office in Darmstadt, Germany, to EUMETCast receiving stations across Europe. This makes it possible to identify any packet losses in the complete transmission chain and where the loss occurred, making troubleshooting and future fault prevention much easier and quicker. Today there are more than 4000 EUMETCast subscribers.

Newtec's VP Sales EMEA Didier Tymen added: We are pleased to be able to renew our partnership with Telekom Austria Group and meet the requirements of its revolutionary EUMETCast platform for a second time.

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About Newtec Newtec, www.newtec.eu, is specialized in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications. As a pioneer in the industry, Newtec is dedicated to creating new possibilities for the broadcast, consumer and enterprise VSAT, government and defense, cellular backhaul and trunking and mobility, offshore and maritime markets. Our products and technologies can be applied in a wide range of single and multiservice applications from DTH broadcasting, video contribution and distribution and disaster recovery and backbones for cellular backhauling, to small and medium enterprises, SCADA and oil and gas networks, aircrafts and vessels.

Since 1985, our dedicated team of specialists has set industry standards with the most efficient, scalable and economical technology solutions. New challenges and customer needs offer opportunities to explore new boundaries. This empowers us to work even harder, helping customers to perform their best so that, together, we can make the world a safer, more informed and connected place. As a result, more than 3 billion people watch TV every day thanks to Newtec technology.

Newtec is a European company headquartered in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium. Through additional commercial offices in Dubai (UAE), Singapore, Beijing (China), Sao Paulo (Brazil) and Stamford, CT (USA) as well as an extensive network of over 100 certified partners, Newtec can meet customer's needs worldwide.

About Telekom Austria Group Telekom Austria Group, listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange, is a leading provider of digital services and communications solutions in Central and Eastern Europe with more than 23 million customers, currently operating in eight countries: Austria (A1), Bulgaria (Mobiltel), Belarus (velcom), Croatia (Vipnet), Slovenia (Si.mobil), the Republic of Serbia (Vip mobile) and the Republic of Macedonia (one.Vip) and Liechtenstein (Telecom Liechtenstein).

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