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Speedcast continues providing connectivity services for Nabors in North and South America

(12 March 2019 - Speedcast) Speedcast International today announced that Nabors Industries has renewed contracts with Speedcast to provide three years of onshore and offshore connectivity services at Nabors’ sites throughout North and South America.

Nabors owns and operates one of the world’s largest land-based drilling rig fleets and provides offshore drilling rigs globally.

Speedcast’s services enable data and voice connectivity globally, providing cost effective and dependable links to onshore and offshore remote sites. Speedcast also augments land-based VSAT links with L-Band backup, providing VSAT connectivity to deliver communications to remote, land-based sites.

The connectivity services are supported by Speedcast’s 24/7/365 global customer support centers, with local field engineers in the region to provide fast, reliable support. Speedcast has supported Nabors with similar networks and services, both onshore and offshore, in multiple locations around the world.

"Speedcast's VSAT network footprint covers our North and South American operations well," said Nabors Technology Support Services Sr. Manager Christian Reading. "We are very pleased with the quality delivered by Speedcast's highly qualified engineers and support personnel."

“More remote environments require sophisticated communications technologies,” said Speedcast’s EVP of Energy, Keith Johnson. “Speedcast has been servicing major energy operators for many years and has built a solid local presence in the diverse regions that they operate in. We are delighted that Nabors values our services and ongoing support of its critical communications networks.”

Speedcast has provided end-to-end communications and IT solutions for both onshore and offshore energy customers for more than 30 years, and supports nine of the top ten global drilling contractors. Speedcast leverages the largest remote, global communications network to design, install, optimize and support solutions for critical applications anywhere in the world. The company’s extensive infrastructure promotes flexibility and operational efficiency, allowing customers to scale their networks to current requirements and business needs while also receiving world-class 24/7 support.

About Speedcast International Limited

Speedcast International Ltd (ASX: SDA) is the largest provider of remote communications and IT services in the world. Speedcast’s fully-managed service is delivered via a leading global, multi-access technology, multi-band and multi-orbit network of 70+ satellites and an interconnecting global terrestrial network, bolstered by extensive on-the-ground local support from 40+ countries. This global “network of networks” allows customers to fully rely on the most robust, integrated infrastructure available in the market for their mission critical applications. Speedcast is uniquely positioned as a strategic business partner, tailoring communications, IT and digital solutions to meet unique customer needs and enable business transformation. Speedcast extends its managed services through differentiated technology offerings including cyber-security, crew welfare, content solutions, data and voice applications, and network systems integration services. With a passionate customer focus and a strong safety culture, Speedcast serves more than 2,000 customers in more than 140 countries in sectors such as Maritime, Energy, Mining, Enterprise, Media, Cruise, NGOs and Government.