MTN Executive to Speak at 8th Annual Digital Ship Scandinavia

By Mtn Satellite Communications, PRNE
Sunday, January 23, 2011

Holger Ritter, General Manager EMEA, Provides Insights on Improving Ship Operations and Crew Welfare with Maritime VSAT

MIRAMAR, Florida, January 24, 2011 - MTN Satellite Communications (MTN), the global provider of
communications, connectivity, and content services to remote locations around
the world, today announced that Holger Ritter, general manager of EMEA MTN's
commercial shipping and energy services business, is speaking at the 8th
annual Digital Ship Scandinavia on February 3, 2011 at the Scandic Hotel in

During this panel, Mr. Ritter will focus on highlighting the different
ways of improving ship operations and crew welfare with Maritime VSAT
solutions. Some of the topics that will be discussed include VSAT
implementation, remote diagnostic capabilities and crew morale initiatives.

Mr. Ritter has more than 20 years of global sales, IT and executive level
management experience and prior to joining MTN, he served in various
management roles at Becker Marine System Communication, IBM, Vodafone and
Connexion by Boeing. At Becker Marine Systems Communication, Holger was
Director of Global Sales responsible for providing innovative, end-to-end
communication and IT solutions to the maritime industry. Previous to that, he
was Regional Director of Sales EMEA at Connexion by Boeing, having introduced
mobile, satellite high-speed Internet services to the aviation and commercial
shipping industries. Ritter holds a M.B.A from the State Business Academy of

Digital Ship Scandinavia 2011 is a premier event for maritime IT, satcom,
technical, electronics, and navigation managers that want to learn about the
latest developments in satellite communications, software, and electronic
charts technology for shipping directly from the people who use it. For more
information or to sign up for the event, please visit:

            Scandic Hotel Bergen City
            Hakonsgaten 2-7
            5015 Bergen

            February 3, 2011

About MTN Satellite Communications

MTN Satellite Communications (MTN) is the leading global provider of
communications, connectivity, and content services to remote locations around
the world. MTN's maritime VSAT solutions and global satellite communications
network offer the reliability that only "Always On - Always Available"
systems can provide. More than 600 vessels and land-based terminals
worldwide, including cruise ships, commercial ships, offshore drilling and
production sites, government and military vessels, private yachts, and
ferries depend on MTN's voice and data networks to allow them to "be in the
middle of nowhere and at the center of everything." Premium services include
remote access for Internet, fixed and mobile phones, fax, television, onboard
newspapers, banking services, direct payroll deposit for crew, and other
enterprise solutions. MTN is based in Miramar, Fla. and has offices
worldwide. For more information, visit

    Press Contacts:

    Katherine Estacio
    +1-206-838-7700 office
    +1-206-390-0482 mobile

Katherine Estacio of MTN Satellite Communications, office, +1-206-838-7700, mobile, +1-206-390-0482, katherine.estacio at

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