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Pittsburgh International Telecommunications, Inc., and Telespazio Announce Partnership

PITTSBURGH, PA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/03/14 -- Pittsburgh International Telecommunications, Inc. (PIT), one of the world's largest privately-owned and operated teleports and global distributor of audio and video signals, announced today a partnership with Telespazio (Finmeccanica/Thales), a leading satellite services company, to provide domestic and international space segment and teleport services.

The companies will jointly market their respective companies' offerings dedicated to the broadcasters market, including DTH platforms such as PIT's CBR service on Galaxy 19 at 97 degrees W DVB-S, and Telespazio's Hot Bird 13 degrees E DVB-S and S2 in Europe. The two companies will jointly offer their teleport services which include PIT's 50 C-band and Ku-band antennas and the Telespazio Fucino Space Center's 100 C-band and Ku-band antennas. The teleports are interconnected through fiber and IP video transport and together, will reach audiences in North and South America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia.

"We are excited to join forces with an international company such as Telespazio. Our main focus has been on the North American market and this new relationship will enable PIT to expand our services throughout other regions in the world. We will now be able to offer our current and potential clients a complete portfolio of video, audio and data transport services," said Missy Gralish, Director of Business Development of PIT.

"Telespazio is pleased to pursue the broadcast market with Pittsburgh International Telecommunications," said Mark Windover, CEO of Telespazio North America. "We look forward to introducing North American broadcasters to the millions of European households that are currently on Telespazio networks. We also look forward to bringing European broadcasters to the North American market in our joint efforts with PIT."

Both PIT and Telespazio will have representation at NAB 2014. To arrange a meeting to discuss available space segment or teleport services, please contact Missy Gralish from PIT at [email protected] and/or Andrea Cardellicchio from Telespazio at [email protected].

About Pittsburgh International Telecommunications, Inc.
Pittsburgh International Telecommunications, Inc. (PIT), a 31-year old full-service global transmission company, specializes in the DTH broadcast markets. From its Teleport, and by means of satellite, fiber and IP, PIT provides VSAT services, uplinks/downlinks/turnarounds and disaster recovery services. In addition, PIT owns and operates a Ku-Band-SD/HD-Mobile Uplink Truck and the Pittsburgh Videotech Center -- a full-service production company specializing in studio and remote live news network feeds, satellite media tours, webcasts and live corporate announcements. For more information, please visit www.pitcomm.com

About Telespazio
Telespazio, a Finmeccanica/Thales 67/33 joint venture, is one of the world's leading operators in satellite services. Its activities range from the design and development of space systems to the management of launch services, from in-orbit satellite control to Earth observation, from integrated communications, satellite navigation and localization services to scientific programs. Telespazio plays a leading role in the reference markets harnessing technological experience acquired over the years. Since its establishment, the company has participated in major European space programs such as Galileo, EGNOS, Copernicus and COSMO-SkyMed. In 2012, Telespazio generated sales of EUR 562 million while employing approximately 2,500 people worldwide. For more information, please visit www.telespazio.com

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For more information Contact:

Missy Gralish
Email Contact
Pittsburgh International Telecommunications, Inc.
Phone: 412.565.3471
Mobile: 412.996.9350

Paolo Mazzetti
Email Contact
Telespazio
Phone: +39 06 4079 6252
Mobile: +39 335 6515994

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