St. Petersburg, Florida – March 4, 2013 – ITC Global, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise grade satellite communications on a global basis to mining, energy and maritime businesses, announced today that it expanded its global footprint and successfully entered the Canada market, closing new deals with several major mining companies in the last few months. These new customers add to the roster of blue chip Canadian mining companies that ITC Global has been providing services to for over 5 years, including Kinross Gold Corporation and Barrick Gold Corporation.
ITC Global has also opened a sales office and support center to service its current and future customers in the Canada region. The office is fully staffed with a highly technical team that will deliver ITC Global's customized satellite networking solutions. As part of its investment and increased operations in Canada, the Company is exploring teleport opportunities in Canada and expects to create a Canadian technology center within the next few months.
ITC Global has identified the Canada market as an opportunity to provide the Company's trademark high value communications services to customers within the mining and energy verticals, and an area to replicate the Company's success in other markets. Joe Spytek, CEO of ITC Global, noted, "Canada is a critical market for us and we are continuing to grow our presence aggressively. We believe that many more clients will benefit from the solutions that ITC Global is able to provide, and we are excited to invest in this market and demonstrate our unparalleled capabilities in remote communications. We are confident that we are offering a customized solution that will deliver greater value than the incumbent services, and we are already seeing additional traction in the market."
By entering Canada, ITC Global increases the number of its worldwide sales offices to 12. This continues to demonstrate ITC Global's commitment to meet the ever-increasing demands of remote telecommunications and exemplifies ITC Global's reputation and long history for offering outstanding VSAT services and support. Through its Canada office, ITC Global will offer a full range of services locally, including rapid deploy VSAT trailer sales and rentals, handheld satellite phone sales and rentals, disaster recovery/business continuity systems and its portfolio of enterprise grade satellite networks in both C and Ku frequency bands.