PetroCom Completes First C e l l u l a r / S a t e l l i te Phone Service in Gulf Of Mexico

—Literature Available Art Petranek, president of Petroleum Communications (Petro- Com), has announced the completion of its Cellular/Satellite telephone service for the entire Gulf of Mexico's marketplace.

PetroCom reports it is the first cellular telephone company in the Gulf of Mexico and first in the world to use satellite and, today, Petro- Com is the first to provide total cellular telephone service for the Gulf, making PetroCom the largest cellular telephone company in the world.

PetroCom covers 68,000 square miles of Gulf, from lower Mobile Bay, Alabama, to Brownsville, Texas, and extending 150 miles offshore.

More than just a cellular telephone service, Mr. Petranek explains, "PetroCom's Cellular/Satellite system is designed to fulfill the needs of anyone conducting business in the Gulf of Mexico." Petro- Com's system features Facsimile Machine Interface, Computer Modem Access, Loran-C Vessel Locator, Weather Reporting, Coast Guard 911 Emergency, Three-Way Conference Call, No Answer Transfer or Call Waiting and Call Forwarding.

Mr. Petranek states, "Our system provides you with clear, private and reliable communications." For more information and free literature from PetroCom, Circle 77 on Reader Service Card

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 93,  Jun 1988

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