NewSat finalist in World Teleport Awards

Satellite operator NewSat (ASX:NWT) has been named a finalist in the World Teleport awards for excellence.

NewSat is a nominee for the independent teleport operator of the year award, along with two US, one French and an Israeli company.

The winners will be announced on March 16 in a Washington ceremony.

NewSat CEO Adrian Ballintine said he was pleased the company was getting international recognition for its satellite network, which covers 75% of the world.