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Orion, IDT to Offer Global Internet Services

Orion Network Systems Inc. and IDT Corporation announced today they have partnered to deliver satellite-based Internet access services worldwide.

Orion, provider of satellite-based Internet services for Internet Service Providers and corporate customers, and IDT, developer of Internet telephony services, will offer their services around the world, using Orion's network of three satellites.

With the addition of Orion's satellite network, IDT reports it will be able to expand its Internet-based personal computer-to-phone service internationally, and plans to develop more diverse international services catering to the growing global business market.

"As Orion deploys new satellites for coverage of Asia, Latin America, Russia, and the Middle East, IDT's innovative Internet products will complement our strategy to provide cost-effective, responsive data services to corporate customers and ISPs who demand high quality, global communications solutions," said Neil Bauer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Orion.