SkyWave Extends DMR-200D Class 1 Division 2 Certification in Response to Rising Demand

Dec. 12, 2006 – Ottawa, Canada – December 12, 2006 – SkyWave Mobile Communications, the leading worldwide distributor of D+ satellite communications products and services, today announces the extension of its DMR-200D C1Div2 (Class 1, Division 2: Hazardous Environment) certification, Groups A, B, C, and D only, for use in hazardous locations. The DMR-200D C1Div2 is a compact satellite communications terminal certified to operate in and be resistant to the chemicals found in hazardous environments.

SkyWave’s D+ service enables highly reliable control and monitoring of assets in remote areas around the world. The market for remote management and tracking of hazardous materials continues to grow in response to increasing concerns regarding safety and security. The C1Div2 certification allows SkyWave’s DMR-200D C1Div2 terminal to be used for monitoring and control of assets located in hazardous or high-risk environments containing volatile, flammable vapors and gases. Applications include storage tanks or pipelines commonly used in the agricultural, manufacturing, oil and gas industries.

“For over three years, solution providers have relied on the SkyWave C1Div2 terminals to enable high value applications to a broad range of industries,” said Solomon Wong, VP of Marketing at SkyWave. “Increasingly, we are seeing corporations and institutions relying on remote asset management and security to increase efficiency and responsiveness in their business”.

About SkyWave Mobile Communications
SkyWave Mobile Communications is the global leader for D+ satellite communications products and services. SkyWave designs and manufactures integrated D+ satellite terminals and provides network services to enable customers with dependable, low-cost, remote management and security solutions for fixed and mobile assets. SkyWave works with a global network of over 170 solution providers who provide industry-specific expertise in more than 40 countries. Solution providers trust SkyWave to deliver global, cost-effective, reliable, timely and scalable D+ services. As the leading worldwide reseller of Inmarsat D+ satellite network services, SkyWave is also first in terminal sales with an installed base of over 82,000 SkyWave D+ terminals. SkyWave D+ solutions are field-tested and proven reliable for industry-specific applications including marine, land mobile, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), government and defence. Established in 1997, SkyWave is a privately held company headquartered in Ottawa, Canada. For more information, visit www.skywave.com.

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Media Contact:

Nerissa Young
Marketing Communications Specialist
SkyWave Mobile Communications Inc.
613-836-6288 ext. 363
public.relations@skywave.com

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