PARIS — Earth observation services provider GeoEye Inc. said Nov. 10 revenue will increase by 12 percent to 16 percent in 2010 after even larger expected 2009 gains the company attributed to the introduction of its GeoEye-1 high-resolution optical imaging satellite. Dulles, Va.-based GeoEye said the U.S. government's appetite for satellite imagery is so large that the company sees no real threat to its revenue base when its competitor, DigitalGlobe, brings its WorldView-2 satellite into operation early in 2010.
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GeoEye, Inc. is an international information services company serving government and commercial markets. The Company is recognized as one of the geospatial industry's high resolution imagery experts, delivering exceptional quality imagery products and solutions to customers around the world. Headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, the Company has 534 employees, as of June 30, 2009, dedicated to developing best-in-class geospatial, communications and information products, systems and services. The Company provides support to academic institutions and non-governmental organizations through the GeoEye Foundation (http://www.geoeyefoundation.org). GeoEye is a public company listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the symbol GEOY. Additional information about GeoEye is available at www.geoeye.com.