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Expand Helps Satellite Service

ASHBURN, Va. and WASHINGTON -- Expand Networks www.expand.com, a leading provider of application acceleration solutions over the wide area network (WAN), and recently positioned in the Gartners Leaders Quadrant for WAN Optimization Controllers 2006, announced today that Marshall Communications Corporation (MARSHALL), www.marshallcomm.com, will offer a premium satellite-based IP service incorporating the performance enhancing capabilities of the Expand Networks Compass Platform operating system and Accelerator product line. This premium satellite service will provide MARSHALL’s customers with faster and more efficient network performance by leveraging Expand’s TCP Acceleration, Compression and QoS capabilities.

“Government agencies that utilize MARSHALL’s SkyMarshal service demand the highest levels of performance,” said Howard Teicher, Vice President Public Sector & Satellite Markets, Expand Networks. “The combination of Expand’s WAN Optimization / Acceleration / Satellite expertise is the perfect fit for MARSHALL’s accelerated service. We are pleased to optimize the performance of telecommunications service providers and expect to see consistent growth in this area.”

“Expand Networks has a rich history of working with federal, military and satellite-based organizations,” said Sonny Marshall, President and CEO of Marshall Communications. “By using the Expand accelerator for satellite optimization, our customers will be getting a greater level of service and an even more reliable performance for their satellite services.”

Expand Networks Inc.