by david.nunes


Company will showcase technology that promotes end-to-end efficiency

WASHINGTON D.C., and SINT-NIKLAAS, Belgium, 8 March 2011.  Newtec, a global industry leader shaping the future of satellite communications, will showcase its revolutionary, proven FlexACM® at the SATELLITE2011 show in Washington from 14-17 March. Newtec’s FlexACM promotes end-to-end efficiency and is powered by new advanced technologies.

FlexACM enables satellite service providers and teleport operators to upgrade their legacy networks and the resulting bandwidth savings give operators the opportunity to either increase revenues by increasing their customer base, or reduce Operational Expenditure (OPEX) costs and increase the profitability of their business.

Serge Van Herck, CEO of Newtec, said: “At a time when budgets are being slashed and competition is high, satellite service providers are facing pressing challenges that they must address in order to be successful. Satellite services have become less competitive in comparison with terrestrial services in regions where those are already present. Therefore satellite service providers need to differentiate themselves.” He continued: “Furthermore, they need to be profitable and OPEX must be kept at a minimum. Service providers must ensure that they can do more business with the same satellite capacity. They are looking for efficiency.”

Newtec has responded to these challenges in an innovative way by creating FlexACM. Newtec’s award-winning FlexACM solution is an advanced technology that provides auto-optimisation of satellite capacity through a one-stop, end-to-end solution for IP backbone and IP trunking networks. The solution utilises advanced technologies – ACM (Adaptive Coding Modulation), NoDE (Noise & Distortion Eliminator), Cross-Layer-Optimization and ThiMM (Thin Margin Manager). All can be used individually to optimize the satellite link. However, when combined, they further enable the user to get the very most out of the bandwidth available to them, doubling on average the throughput, pushing down costs and pushing up profitability.

Koen Willems, product marketing director at Newtec stated: “As a market trend, Newtec has identified the convergence of telecom, broadcast, government and trunking services towards IP. Newtec’s FlexACM solution encapsulates all these market requirements for high and medium speed trunking networks over satellite. Moreover FlexACM has been implemented on multiple satellite links towards rain fade sensitive areas, on inclined orbit satellites and in satellite networks driving for optimal efficiency.”

Willems added: “Additionally, Newtec brings fixed rates to ACM. We address the service providers point-to-multipoint configurations by providing constant throughput at optimal availability in the most efficient way. End-to-End.”

Visitors to the SATELLITE2011 can find out more about FlexACM by visiting Newtec at booth 511.

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Your Contacts

Newtec Cy

Kerstin Roost

Public Relations Director

Tel: +49.30.43095.562

E-mail: kerstin.roost@newtec.eu

Newtec America Inc.

1055 Washington Boulevard

Stamford, CT 06901


Tel +1.203.323-0042

Fax +1.203.323-8406       Newtec Cy N.V.

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Newtec’s Conference Participation at SATELLITE2011:

Delivering Cloud Services via Satellite

Serge Van Herck, CEO of Newtec

Tuesday, March 15 2011, 3:00 PM 4:15 PM (EST), Room: 207B

SATELLITE SWOT: Two Steps Ahead of the Competition

Jean-Pierre De Muyt, VP Worldwide Sales of Newtec

Thursday, March 17 2011, 11:00 AM 12:30 PM (EST), Room: 202

More Information

Newtec’s FlexACM®: www.newtec.eu/FlexACM

Newtec events and tradeshows: www.newtec.eu/events

Logos and additional artwork: www.newtec.eu/Media-Download-Area

About Newtec

Newtec (www.newtec.eu) is a global industry leader, shaping the future of satellite communications. Offering state-of-the-art products and scalable, integrated solutions for broadcast, broadband access and backbone and trunking applications, Newtec helps customers achieve greater efficiency, increase performance and expand market reach.

With its passionate commitment to R&D and its strong relationship with the European Space Agency (ESA), Newtec remains in the forefront of technological development, continuing the pioneering contributions that have led to industry standards including DVB, DVB-S2, DVB RCS and iSatTV Cenelec pr EN50478.

Newtec’s worldwide customer base includes the industry’s most prestigious broadcasters, satellite operators, telcos, systems houses and broadcasting unions. Established in 1985 and headquartered in Belgium, Newtec has regional offices as well as additional R&D centres located in Stamford, Conn. (U.S.), Singapore (Singapore), Beijing (China), Dubai (UAE), São Paulo (Brazil), Berlin (Germany) and France.

Martyn Gettings

Account Manager

Proactive PR


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Nottinghamshire NG25 0TX UK

Tel (Office): +44 1636 812152

Tel (Mobile): +44 7769 748670

Email: martyn.gettings@proactive-pr.com


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