Spidersat Awarded Bespoke Satellite Communications Contract by ArcelorMittal
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 28, 2013
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Spidersat Communications
Limited ("Spidersat" or the "Company"), a wholly owned subsidiary of ITC
Global, Inc. ("ITC Global") and a leading provider of satellite communication
services to the mining sector, announced that it has been awarded a
comprehensive satellite communications agreement to provide VSAT network
design and provisioning to ArcelorMittal SA ("ArcelorMittal), the world's
leading steel and mining company, for several of its locations in Liberia.
Under this agreement and through its work with AMEC plc ("AMEC"), one of the
world's leading engineering, project management and consultancy companies,
Spidersat will provide connectivity from ArcelorMittal's Western Range Iron
Ore Project ("WRIOP") sites in Liberia to North America including supply,
installation, maintenance and ongoing support.
Because of Spidersat's custom solution, ArcelorMittal will be able to share
and dynamically allocate capacity between the mining sites. This solution
uses the latest technology and engineering innovation, also providing
ArcelorMittal with increased reliability and significant throughput.
Spidersat currently provides connectivity services to ArcelorMittal at several
other mining locations in Liberia.
"I am proud that ArcelorMittal has continued to work with Spidersat and
enlarge our scope of work," said Mike Hennessey, Managing Director of
Spidersat. "I know that we will continue to exceed their expectations and
look forward to providing ArcelorMittal with the unparalleled connectivity,
service, and support across their various Africa mining sites that we've shown
them in the past and will continue to deliver." Added Joe Spytek, CEO of ITC
Global, "ArcelorMittal's award continues to validate Africa as a strategic
priority market for us, and further supports our increased presence in Africa
through our recent acquisition of Spidersat. Our local mining presence in key
mining markets across the globe continues to differentiate ITC Global and
allows us to support our customers in the best manner possible."
"ArcelorMittal is proud to continue working with Spidersat," said Dave Hansen,
IT Manager of ArcelorMittal Liberia. "Mike and his team have shown us
outstanding network connectivity and support, which is key to the success of
our local operations."
About ITC Global
Spidersat Communications Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of ITC Global, a
leading satellite telecommunications service provider operating an enterprise
grade satellite network with complete global coverage. Delivering a complete
set of satellite communications solutions worldwide, ITC Global's services
include custom network design, site engineering, hardware, communications
support and high speed reliable bandwidth. With facilities and engineering
and technical support staff across the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and
Australia, ITC Global provides satellite communications systems to some of the
world's largest and most successful mining, energy, and maritime companies in
some of the most difficult and remote locations. For more information, please
For additional information please contact:
ITC Global, Inc:
150 2nd Ave. North, Suite 1100
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Tel: 727 898 3835
SOURCE ITC Global, Inc.
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