Globecomm Wins Afghan Deal

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. -- Globecomm Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: GCOM), a global provider of end-to-end satellite-based communications solutions, today announced that the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, Globecomm Network Services Corporation (GNSC) has been awarded service contract extensions from Afghan Telecom valued at $2.1 million.

Afghan Telecom Corporation is the only basic telecom service provider in Afghanistan. It aims to provide superior connectivity solutions to the people of Afghanistan. Afghan Telecom has coverage in 144 cities, towns and districts of Afghanistan, representing the largest network coverage in the region. This is made possible largely in part through their District Communications Network (DCN) and the Government Communication Network (GCN), which were designed, installed and maintained by Globecomm and its partners in the region.

GNSC has been providing teleport services, in support of international voice and Internet connectivity, to Afghan Telecom since the DCN and GCN went live.

David Hershberg, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Globecomm Systems Inc., said: "Globecomm has spent considerable time and resources in the development of a multitude of capabilities to provide the Company's customers with one-stop-shopping for their network requirements. The ability to design, install, provide operations and maintenance, and the related service under one roof is best demonstrated by Globecomm's performance in Afghanistan. The Company's relationship with Afghan Telecom continues to grow and we are excited to be a part the country's telecommunication re-building efforts."

Globecomm Systems Inc.

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