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DigitalGlobe Named Earth Observation Operator of the Year

Euroconsult is a leading global research and analyst firm specializing in the satellite sector. Its annual awards for Excellence in Satellite Management honor companies for outstanding achievement. Awards are presented each September in Paris at World Satellite Business Week. A jury of industry experts applies rigorous quantitative and qualitative standards to determine award winners.

“From all of us at DigitalGlobe, I’d like to extend our thanks to the committee and to Euroconsult for this honor,” said Jeffrey R. Tarr, President and CEO of DigitalGlobe. “Receiving this award sends a clear message that we are succeeding where it matters most — using our industry leading constellation of satellites and analytic capabilities to help our customers save time, save resources and save lives.”

“The Euroconsult awards recognize companies and their leaders who, through their vision, innovation, and performance have significantly impacted the industry in the past year,” said Pacome Revillon, CEO of Euroconsult. “The Earth Observation Operator of the Year Award bestowed onto DigitalGlobe celebrates the company’s strong overall performance in 2010, including significant revenue growth in fast growing market segments such as location-based services (LBS). Furthermore, the award recognizes strategic initiatives such as the roll-out of direct access partner contracts to international governments.”

About DigitalGlobe DigitalGlobe is a leading global provider of commercial high-resolution earth imagery products and services. Sourced from our own advanced satellite constellation, our imagery solutions support a wide variety of uses within defense and intelligence, civil agencies, mapping and analysis, environmental monitoring, oil and gas exploration, infrastructure management, Internet portals and navigation technology. With our collection sources and comprehensive ImageLibrary (containing more than one billion square kilometers of earth imagery and imagery products) we offer a range of on- and off-line products and services designed to enable customers to easily access and integrate our imagery into their business operations and applications. For more information, visit .

SOURCE: DigitalGlobe and marketwatch