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  • 10 May 2006 13:42

NewSat and EcoUtilities tie up for Environmental, Aid and Development Projects in the Middle East and Africa

Wednesday10th May, 2006 Multiemedia’s (ASX:MUL) satellite communications division NewSat Networks today announced that it has signed a strategic partnership with EcoUtilities who provide transportable, environmentally sustainable waste and water management solutions for the delivery of leading edge solutions to environmental, aid and development projects. Under the arrangement, NewSat Networks is the communications provider of choice for EcoUtilities’ innovative environmental management solutions.

General Manager for NewSat Middle East and Africa, Mr Paul Seaton stated that, “NewSat's role will be to provide the last mile of communication for EcoUtilities waste and water management systems as they are deployed in the Middle East and African region. Project managers will have real time access to critical data such as available water supply and other products from EcoUtilities systems.”

NewSat's reliability, high quality and efficient services have helped it become one of the world's fastest growing satellite communications service providers.

EcoUtilities Managing Director, Mr Warren stated that the Middle East and African region is now embracing environmental utilities and environmental infrastructure and that there was an enormous amount of work that can be done to assist many places that are in need of both water and waste management.

Communities, government and developers are all embracing these concepts as they search for solutions, some of which even include renewable energies and commercially viable outcomes for Sustainable Urban Developments (SUD) which can in some cases provide on going revenue streams from projects.

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About Multiemedia

Multiemedia Limited (ASX:MUL) is an Australian-owned public company delivering global satellite technology and communication services and digital advertising content through its two business divisions – NewSat Networks and AirWORKS Media. Headquartered in Melbourne, Multiemedia has offices and facilities in Sydney, Adelaide, Perth, Newcastle and Dubai; with satellite Mediaports in Perth and Adelaide

NewSat Networks offers a full range of managed communication services, Telemetry, Tracking and Control (TTC) and carrier monitoring from its Mediaports for commercial and government customers; utilising the latest generation satellite and VSAT technology with two way end-to end communications to Australia / Oceania, Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

AirWORKS Media offers an innovative advertising delivery concept by matching media to the moment of decision, providing tailored media packages and delivering digital advertising content, via satellite to stores and other points of sale.

Media Contacts: Sally Downs; Multiemedia Marketing & Communications Manager, 03-9674-4604 Rob Jolly Impact Corporate Communications, 03-9853-7665

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