Orbital Data Network provides emergency telecommunications service using UHP VSAT technology
(8 January 2019 - UHP Networks) Orbital Data Network (ODN Inc.), a leading Missouri-based telecommunications company, has announced an enhancement of their solutions and services for restoring communication infrastructure to public safety networks, based on the latest VSAT technology from Canadian manufacturer UHP Networks Inc.
ODN Inc. has decades of experience as a leading satellite network integrator and emergency services solutions provider. The company designs and integrates a robust set of communication products and services that meets the needs of its agencies. Some examples of the ODN customized solutions and services include automatic tower site backhaul failover to satellite and/orLTE, an award winning transparently meshed Ku-band satellite network specifically designed for radio and telephone backhauls, emergency backup and tacticaltelephone networks, communication trailers and command vehicles, and hand-held push-to-talk (PTT) satellite phones.
ODN has selected the UHP technology for the 2nd generation of its meshed VSAT network. Greg Heifner, the company founder and CEO, stated “We look forward to delivering even more enhanced services to our client base. Our engineers have reviewed VSAT technologies on the market, and we are convinced that the UHP technology has the edge in high-availability Mesh and Star networking. We have installed one UHP Hub and will soon add another for geographical redundancy. The installation process was surprisingly simple, and the technology performed as advertised”.
Vagan Shakhgildian, CEO of UHP Networks commented. “We are pleased to partner with Orbital Data Network, a well-established and successful system integrator and managed service provider. The ODN engineers are known for their expertise, thoroughness and customer focus. The UHP team extends our full support to ODN for projects in the US and Canada”.
About Orbital Data Network (ODN)
Our organization was formed to provide the best possible solutions via satellite for military, state and corporate clients. Utilizing state-of-the-art transparently meshed satellite technology, our network has been proven during hurricanes, floods, ice storms and large-scale power outages. Many of the nation’s largest emergency response agencies use our technology for primary remote connectivity, as well as emergency backup. Low latency meshed VSAT tower backhaul, fixed and mobile. Tactical telephone network, PTT satellite radio, managed talk groups and training. Our crew travels to all corners of the country to provide our custom satellite-based solutions, for all types of connectivity needs.
About UHP Networks
UHP Networks Inc. is engaged in development, manufacturing and marketing of satellite networking equipment. Its core products include UHP (which stands for “Universal Hardware Platform”) satellite routers and advanced Network Management System. UHP is the industry’s first fully software-defined, high-throughput VSAT router, which can be used in a network of any size and any topology either as remote or a building block of a VSAT hub. UHP-powered solutions are efficient and reliable, with industry-best total cost of ownership. These solutions have been deployed in over 370 networks by broadcasters, Tier 1 telecom service providers, and government agencies.