In response to President Bush’s 2003 Homeland Security Directive requiring a national preparedness goal to better respond to disasters, the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office in Northern California, hosted Urban Shield, a one of a kind training event intended to bring the components of the National Response Plan to life in an urban setting. IP Access International, business satellite internet provider and partner Cobalt Equipment, played an integral part in the full 4-day event held September 28 – October 1st, providing satellite bandwidth for large-scale communications field exercises. An Incident Command System structure, with Area Commands, coordinated over 20 training venues simulating various terrorist attacks in a large geographic area throughout Alameda County.
IP Access International’s partner, DC-Sat.Net has played a key role in the World launch of Land Rover’s new Freelander in Argentina throughout August and September 2007. Long standing clients of DC-Sat.Net, Land Rover approached DC’s experienced engineers with their requirements for remote and transportable Internet access. Chief Engineer Daniel Jones, who was on location with Land Rover to provide comprehensive installation and support services, said ”It is testament to the quality of our service that Land Rover have returned to DC once again and invited us to be a part of this exciting project”. “We have always endeavored to provide flexible, on-demand and on-budget <b>commercial satellite communications</b> solutions”, he added.
IP Access International, a global provider of business satellite Internet services today announced it has become a member of the Colorado Mining Association (CMA), the oldest professional mining industry trade association in the United States. CMA’s 650 members include the producers of coal, metals, agricultural and industrial minerals throughout Colorado and the West, as well as individuals and companies providing equipment, supplies and other services to the mining industry.