Press release

Press Release

Sintelsat Certified as Minority-owned Business Enterprise (MBE) by the City of New York Department of Small Business Services

Stony Brook, New York , July 12th, 2012 — The Department of Small Business Services, (“SBS”), hereby certifies Sintel Satellite Services, Inc., New York, pursuant to Title 66, Chapter 11, Subchapter B of the Rules of The City of New York, governing the Minority and Woman-owned Business Enterprise Program. This certification remains in effect until 06/30/2017.

City-certified businesses obtain greater access to and information about contracting opportunities through networking events, targeted solicitations and to promote the company to City and corporate buyers, SBS will list the business in the New York City Directory of Certified Businesses at www.nyc.gov/buycertified. The Company also benefits from the NYC Business Solutions services, including recruitment, financing assistance, and services to help “Compete to Win” more contracts. “Compete to Win” offers Technical Assistance and NYC Teaming.

Sintelsat is proud to announce that the City of New York Department of Small Business Services- Division of Economic and Financial Opportunity (SBS/DEFO) has completed its review on Sintelsat’s application for recertification as a Minority-owned Business Enterprise (MBE). According to the MBE Certification by the office of Commissioner Robert W. Walsh, Sintelsat has met the eligibility requirement pursuant to Title 66, Chapter 11, Subchapter B of the Rules of the City of New York governing the Minority and Woman-owned Business Enterprise Program. Sintelsat certified as MBE has more opportunities to bid on public/government contracts, increase their capacity, and effectively contribute to the New York City’s economy. Moreover, Sintelsat has been listed in the New York City M/WBE Directory of Certified Businesses with the principal products and services selected with the NYC Vendor Enrollment Center. Sintelsat MBE certification was approved and signed by the New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Commissioner Robert Walsh. Mr. Sanjay Singhal, Founder is very pleased with the honor and sees this as another ‘feather in the cap’ in the company’s strategy to focus in the local government markets.

SintelSat’s solutions, satellite services and networks throughout the globe are secured and prepared for the worst case scenarios, both natural and manmade catastrophe. We design our mission critical networks with redundancy, proper backup systems & power and have geographic redundancy in place that would provide automatic switching to another location Hub in case of a disaster. Similar features are deployed with secure data center, SCIF and NOC. SintelSat deploys field engineers worldwide and operates, maintains telecom infrastructure at strategic locations around the globe.

About SBS/DEFO – M/WBE Program: The Department of Small Business Services’ Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) Program is designed to spotlight NYC-certified companies for public agencies and large companies. The City will make every effort to market and promote the certified companies to City agencies and their procurement staff and advise these companies of upcoming purchase opportunities. For more information, http://www.nyc.gov .

About Sintel Satellite Services, Inc. (SintelSat)

SintelSat has evolved from a satellite systems integrator to a cutting edge telecom solutions provider company with global outreach, providing turnkey end to end telecommunication & IT solutions, networks, and services using satellite, fiber, microwave, and wireless technologies. Our solutions are cost-effective based on innovative approach utilizing decades of experience combined with regional & local knowledge in the domestic & emerging markets. Representatives are available in New York, Washington DC and internationally in Germany, Lebanon, India & Philippines and partners in more than 50 countries including Africa, Middle East, Asia and Europe thus providing a complete global presence to implement challenging projects in expedited manner. In addition to 15 years of extensive international experience implementing projects worldwide, SintelSat is a Small Business, Woman Owned Minority Company, located in a HubZone and currently holds many certifications. SintelSat is certified by Empire State, Department of Transportation, and by NMSDC in all 50 States as M/WBE. SintelSat is an approved vendor with multiple United Nations missions, various Embassies and currently working with USG and foreign governments; and is a member of various chambers of commerce.

For more information, please visit our web site www.sintelsat.com or contact info@sintelsat.com. Our contact numbers are +1-212-202-0678 and +1-631-791-9052.