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Seamobile Provides Foxnews To Mercy Ships

Hospital Ship Serving in West Africa Receives Access to FoxNews

Garden Valley, Texas October 6, 2008 -- [SeaMobile Enterprises], the premier global provider of communications services to remote locations, announced today that it has donated access to the FoxNews channel via satellite to Mercy Ships onboard the global charity's flagship, the Africa Mercy. The Africa Mercy is the world's largest non-governmental hospital ship currently on a 10-month Field Service in Monrovia, Liberia. SeaMobile's commitment will allow Mercy Ships crew of professional volunteers to have access to FoxNews' award winning coverage of global events.

Don Stephens, founder and president of [Mercy Ships] said, "We are thrilled that SeaMobile has decided to provide FoxNews to our crew. Their continued commitment to provide outstanding satellite communications is a key component to the success we are able to achieve in serving the people of West Africa. This news service donation is a wonderful addition for our Crew of the Africa Mercy who will be onboard for over 10 months each year. The FoxNews coverage of events will allow our volunteer crew to stay in touch with the world while serving the needs of a portion of its population. Our crew is made up of volunteers from over 35 different nations and the opportunity to keep them up to date with current events while they serve the forgotten poor is a great morale boost to our effort. We are honored that SeaMobile has given this gift to our organization and it will help us to attract the talent of world class medical care."

"We are very pleased to support the Mercy Ships and the extraordinary people who volunteer their time to help others," said Dave Kagan, CEO of SeaMobile, Inc. "Mercy Ships is a long-time customer for our VSAT satellite service and providing FoxNews to the volunteer crew is a great way to show our appreciation for their loyalty and the work they do in the world."

About Mercy Ships
Mercy Ships is the leader in using hospital ships to deliver free, world-class health care services to the poor. Founded in 1978 by Don and Deyon Stephens, Mercy Ships brings hope and healing to the poor in developing nations. Over the past 30 years, Mercy Ships has worked in more than 70 countries providing services valued at more than $670 million, directly impacting more than 1.9 million people. More than 850 crew worldwide, representing more than 30 nations, are joined each year by thousands of short-term volunteers. Professionals including surgeons, dentists, nurses, community developers, teachers, cooks, seamen, engineers, and agriculturalists donate their time and skills to the effort.

About SeaMobile Enterprises
SeaMobile Enterprises is the dominant global service provider of at-sea communications, connectivity and content services. Our VSAT solutions are delivered by the industry leader, Maritime Telecommunications Network (MTN), a division of SeaMobile specializing in the maritime industry. Our global VSAT satellite communications network offers the reliability that only "Always On - Always Available" systems can provide. Nearly 400 vessels worldwide, including most cruise ships, the government and military, private yachts, ferries, the offshore energy industry, and commercial shipping customers depend on our voice and data networks to keep people connected anywhere in the world. Our premier services include remote access for Internet, fixed and mobile phones, fax, television, on-board newspapers, and direct payroll deposit. For more information, visit

For further information, contact:
Mercy Ships
Pauline Rick
U.S. Public Relations Manager
Phone: (903) 939-7649

Mercy Ships
Diane Rickard
International Public Relations Manager
Phone (UK): 44 1438 727 800

SeaMobile Enterprises
Nancy Brumfield
Chief Marketing Officer
Phone: (206) 838-7700


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