Longmont, Colo. – DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a leading global content provider of high-resolution world imagery solutions, announced that it has signed a contract to extend DigitalGlobe’s Service Level Agreement (SLA) with NGA for $12.5 million per month. The SLA extension provides NGA with continued access to the WorldView-1 satellite. NGA has agreed to extend the SLA through March 31, 2010 for a total of $100 million during the extension period, with an option for NGA to extend the contract for an additional nine months on the same terms, from April 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010.
“This new contract extension is an important milestone in our continuing support of NGA and the U.S. Government. I am very pleased with the DigitalGlobe team’s performance in providing service to NGA,” said Jill Smith, DigitalGlobe’s chairman, chief executive officer and president.
Longmont, Colorado-based DigitalGlobe (www.digitalglobe.com) is a leading global provider of commercial high-resolution world imagery products and services. Sourced from our own advanced satellite constellation, our imagery solutions support a wide variety of uses within defense and intelligence, civil agencies, mapping and analysis, environmental monitoring, oil and gas exploration, infrastructure management as well as internet portals and navigation technology.
Our two high-resolution imagery satellites offer among the highest collection rates and resolution, and are capable of collecting nearly 1 million square kilometers of imagery per day. The planned launch of WorldView-2, our third satellite, in September or early October 2009, is expected to increase our total collection capabilities of imagery to nearly 2 million square kilometers per day, and enable intra-day visits to those places of greatest interest to our customers.
With our collection sources, comprehensive ImageLibrary (containing 660 million square kilometers of earth imagery) and imagery products, we offer a range of on- and off-line products and services designed to enable customers to easily access and integrate our imagery into their business operations and applications.
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