Capabilities, Qualifications, and Clients for TelAstra, Inc.

   TelAstra, Inc. is an established telecommunication satellite consulting firm with extensive experience as advisors to the satellite communications industry. We have worked with service providers and companies involved in both space and terrestrial manufacturing. TelAstra, Inc. is an objective management and technical consulting group dedicated to universal communications service.
   Our group is a major advisor to firms that have examined or adopted private communications networks including VSATs. The company counsels service operators, system producers, and investors in business and financial aspects of the telecommunications industry.
   We maintain an address and telephone number database of 12,000 professional contacts within the Communication Satellite Industry.
   We were advisors to the debt holders during the ICO bankruptcy. We review developments in the satellite industry with Wall Street analysts that cover satellite related issues. We have also been advisors to several investment groups including Newman Brothers, Trinity Capital, and other firms.
   We prepared business studies of the Ka-band and Q/V-band multimedia satellites for ESA in 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000. We have published reports on investment in next generation MSS systems, radio broadcasting satellites and new Ku-band applications.
   Major clients include Aerospace Corp., ANDESAT, Ball Aerospace, COM DEV Ltd, Telespazio s.P.a., Lockheed Martin, Gilat, Glocom, Inc. Raytheon E-Systems, Raytheon TI, Mitsubishi Electric, Daimler Benz Aerospace, Matra Marconi Space, NASA, Orbital Sciences Corp., Orbcomm, Space Systems / Loral, US Navy, and Alcatel Espace. The attached list shows the names of 112 firms that our group has advised over the past 16 years.

Table of TelAstra, Inc. Clients

Aerospace: Telecom/VSAT: Retail: Financial: International:
Aerospace Corp. Alcatel Charming Barnett Bank Andesat S.A.
Arianespace Ameritech CVS Drugs EDS ASETA
American Mobile Satellite Andesat SA Enterprise Rent-A-Car Fidelity Investments Caisse D'Epargne de France
Ball Aerospace AT&T Tridom Heilig Meyers Home Savings China MPT
COM DEV Ltd. Bell South Kmart Lehman Bros. European Space Agency
E-Systems (Raytheon) COMSAT Melville Merrill Lynch Global TeleSystems
GE American Comm. Contel ASC Moore's Lumber Morgan Stanley Hudsons Bay Company
Hughes Communications GE Spacenet Montgomery Ward IBM
IAI Elta Gilat Satellite Networks Pep Boys Hospitality: India Security & Exchange Comm.
Lockheed Martin Harris RETEX Carlson C. Inter-American Development Bank
Matra Marconi Hughes Network Systems Rite Aid Denny's Sachsen-Anhalt
Mitsubishi Electric Hungary PTT Specnet Radisson Shoppers Drug Mart
Orbital Sciences Corp. Inmarsat TGI Friday's State Bank of Russia
Raytheon TI INTELSAT Services: Thomson CSF
Space Systems/Loral Intelsys Comdisco Energy: Vision et Strategie
SPAR Aerospace MCI Crawford Enron Vortech Data
TRW Space & Defense NEC America EDS Koch
United Space Alliance Orbcomm International GE Info. Systems Mobil Automotive:
Pegasus KPMG Peat Marwick Chrysler
Qualcomm Manufacturing: Ford
Food: Racal Milgo Government: Kodak General Motors
Brookshire Grocers SES Astra Luxembourg New York Power Frito Lay Peterbuilt & Kenworth
Publix Scientific Atlanta US Capital Planning PepsiCo Toyota
Roundy's Sprint US Dept of Energy Sara Lee Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche
Super Valu Telespazio S.p.A. US Dept of Justice Sony Volvo
Supermarkets General WilTel