RigNet Wins Global Fleet-Wide Multi-Year Contract
RigNet's Industry-leading Managed Communications Services and Multiple Over the Top Applications lands another Global Managed Communications Customer

HOUSTON, Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNET), the leading provider of ultra-secure managed communications services and advanced software solutions, announced today that it has been awarded a multi-year contract with another premier offshore drilling company to provide fully managed communications services and global satellite access to its entire global drilling fleet.  The new contract expands the already existing services which include RigNet's Machine Learning platform, Intelie, and other over the top applications, intelligence and network security solutions to support the digital transformation of assets in some of the harshest environments imaginable.

"Landing this significant contract with one of the largest contractors in the industry is a true testimony to the value RigNet creates through its expanded portfolio of value-added services that enable customers recognize improved financial, operational, and safety performance during their drilling campaigns," said Errol Olivier, RigNet's Chief Operating Officer.  "Our success at developing mission-critical solutions to help our customers digitally transform their businesses on the most secure managed communications infrastructure in the world delivers meaningful value to our customers in the ever-evolving offshore industry."

The new contract will bring together RigNet's global multiband satellite architecture, redundant terrestrial backhauls, crew welfare, Advanced Video Intelligence (AVI), and the Machine Learning solutions of Intelie.

About RigNet, Inc.:
RigNet (NASDAQ: RNET) delivers advanced software and communications infrastructure that allow our customers to realize the business benefits of digital transformation. With world-class, ultra-secure solutions spanning IP connectivity, bandwidth-optimized Over-the-Top applications, Industrial-IoT big-data enablement, and industry-leading machine learning analytics, RigNet supports the full evolution of digital enablement, empowering businesses to respond faster to high priority issues, mitigate the risk of operational disruption, and maximize their overall financial performance. RigNet is headquartered in Houston, Texas with operations around the world. For more information, please visit http://www.rig.net.

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SOURCE RigNet, Inc.

For further information: Lee M. Ahlstrom, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, RigNet, Inc., Tel: +1 (281) 674-0480