Press Release

MDA to provide ground station solution for DigitalGlobe satellite program

By SpaceRef Editor
March 12, 2013
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MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (“MDA” or the “Company”) (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has been awarded a contract from DigitalGlobe Inc. to provide a ground station solution to an international customer to enable access to information from the WorldView satellites. This contract is the seventh international ground station order to-date that MDA has received from DigitalGlobe.

MDA will provide a solution capable of receiving and processing imagery and data from the WorldView satellites. As prime contractor, MDA is responsible for developing, integrating and installing the WorldView information solution at the customer’s site.

About MDA

MDA is a global communications and information company providing operational solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide.

MDA’s business is focused on markets and customers with strong repeat business potential. In addition, the Company conducts a significant amount of advanced technology development.

MDA’s well-established global customer base is served by more than 4,500 employees operating from 11 offices located in the United States, Canada, and internationally.

The Company’s common shares trade under the symbol TSX:MDA.

SpaceRef staff editor.