CORPORATE MEMBERS

Alcan is the smart antenna company focusing on developing a new class of low-cost smart antenna systems that represent a technological breakthrough in satellite and cellular communication.

AST is a worldwide company with a distribution network, offices and warehousing facilities in Asia, Australasia, Europe, Africa and the Americas, serving both direct and indirect markets.  With a proven track record in delivering high profile projects, AST is committed to ensuring customers are well informed and provide many value added services and solutions.

Blue Sky Network is a pioneer in the development of satellite tracking systems and two-way communication for remotely active private, commercial, and government fleets worldwide. Our core business is leveraging the Iridium satellite network with our superior engineered tracking and communication hardware integrated with our industry-leading cloud based Command Center – SkyRouter.

Cobham SATCOM develops, manufactures, sells and supports equipment and systems for global mobile communication based on sophisticated satellite and radio technology. Cobham SATCOM uses state-of-the-art technologies to design affordable, reliable, high performance systems for voice, data and multimedia communication that enable communication in the most challenging and demanding conditions, at sea, on land and in the air. Products are marketed worldwide under the Sea Tel, SAILOR, EXPLORER and AVIATOR brands.

COMSAT, Inc. provides secure, world-class global satellite connectivity solutions to government, military and commercial maritime customers operating in land, aeronautical and maritime service environments. Our extensive background and unsurpassed level of support enables us to optimize our customers’ mission communication systems, allowing on-time and smooth operations. Headquartered in Herndon, VA, we are a trusted leader and industry pioneer with more than 50 years in the design and delivery of high quality satellite communication services.

CopaSAT offers world-class global communications services, support, and technology to the military, government, emergency response, media, maritime, general aviation, and other organizations that depend on reliable, global communications. We support customers with locations around the globe including our world headquarters and network operations center (NOC) located in Tampa, Florida.

Everywhere Communications is headquartered in Annapolis, MD with a technology center in Portland, ME. Powered by patented technology deployed in mission-critical environments, Everywhere Communications provides dual-mode cellular and satellite communications. They deliver safety, security and increased productivity to enterprise and government customers, and deliver always-connected communications, even in the 80% of the world that lacks cellular coverage. 

Globalsat is the first Pan-American mobile satellite service (MSS) provider offering customers and users of satellite services complete solutions with global coverage, in addition to local sales, customer service, licenses and technical support. The group has offices in the United States, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and Mexico as well as distributors in the region’s most important cities.

Globalstar operates a constellation of LEO satellites and is a leading provider of high-quality, low-cost voice and data services to businesses, communities and individuals around the world.

Hughes Network Systems is the global leader in providing broadband satellite networks and services for enterprises, governments, small businesses, and consumers. It also develops and supplies advanced mobile satellite systems, terminals and components for many of the world’s premier mobilesat operators.

iDirect Government, LLC (iDirectGov), a wholly owned subsidiary of VT iDirect, Inc., is a satellite communications vendor offering IP communications technology that enables constant connectivity for voice, video and data applications in diverse and challenging environments.

Specializing in the unique and diverse needs of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and civilian government agencies, iDirectGov is singularly focused on offering the best satellite communications products and services to support U.S. government operations both domestically and abroad.

Inmarsat is the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications. The company provides voice and high-speed data services to almost anywhere on the planet - on land, at sea and in the air, via its fleet of eleven satellites in geostationary orbit.

Intellian is a leading global provider of satellite antenna systems. Intellian was founded on the premise that making remote connectivity simple could increase profitability and improve lives. Our mission is to apply our efforts in flexible ways that meet the needs of our customers and solve fundamental market problems. We call it Market Enabling Technology.

Intelsat operates the world’s first Globalized Network, delivering high-quality, cost-effective video and broadband services anywhere in the world. Intelsat offers the world’s largest satellite backbone with terrestrial infrastructure, managed services and an open, interoperable architecture. Thousands of organizations serving billions of people worldwide rely on Intelsat to provide ubiquitous broadband connectivity, multi-format video broadcasting, secure satellite communications and seamless mobility services.

Iridium is the only mobile satellite service (MSS) company offering pole-to-pole coverage over the entire globe. The Iridium constellation of low-earth orbiting (LEO), cross-linked satellites provides critical voice and data services for areas not served by terrestrial communication networks.

Isotropic Systems is developing a spectrally efficient, low-profile, conformal, multi-band, electronically steered satellite antenna. A major scientific breakthrough and an innovative approach to the design and construction of antennas offers faster returns on bandwidth, access to a much larger customer base, increased profits and market share. They approach antenna design around the customer's business case. Their design philosophy focuses on the bandwidth efficiency the customer needs for the long term. 

Isotropic Networks is a global, solutions based provider of Satellite Internet Services.  Isotropic owns and operates its own Teleport Facilities and is widely recognized as a premier iDirect Host Network Operator, (HNO).  Our engineering team can integrate satellite, fiber and copper in a seamless fashion to provide reliable, robust communication solutions anywhere on the planet, anytime you need them.

KenCast is a privately-owned, profitable and growing technology company founded in 1994, located on Connecticut Avenue in Norwalk, Connecticut. For the last two decades, KenCast has developed ultra-reliable software for multicast content, often global, and often encrypted or in DRM format. KenCast understands that such content is useless if even a single bit is wrong. Their secure and efficient Fazzt technology ensures delivery of live video streams and very large encrypted files, often to thousands of sites. KenCast technology is used in applications in the entertainment and media industries, military, homeland security, public safety, and banking and finance, where flawless delivery is often the only option for these applications.

Knight Sky is a full-service satellite communications company. We are a managed service provider with satellite terminals, teleport design/installation/maintenance, terrestrial networks, 24x7x365 support and help desk. 

Kymeta delivers on the promise of what connectivity is supposed to be. It’s removing barriers, spurring new waves of innovation and helping realize the power of a truly connected future through the use of a first-of-its-kind satellite antenna that can connect anything that moves.

Marlink is the pioneer of business critical communication solutions for customers operating in remote environments. We are the largest technology-independent satellite communication and digital solutions provider serving the maritime and enterprise markets. Our multi-band communication services include Ku, Ka, C and L-band extended with mobile and terrestrial links, enabling over 200,000 customers to operate in an ever smarter, safer and more profitable way.

The MVS Group, is a leader in mobile satellite communications in its 20th year. A founding Inmarsat Distribution Partner and global Iridium SP, MVS, has paved the way in mobile to ground communications. As one of the largest Inmarsat partners in the world, MVS offers a wide array of products and solutions for its customers around the globe on air, land and sea. The MVSGlobal net reliably bridges the gap between mobile users on the go and their home base. The MVS international POP network provides advanced MPLS data network management, IP management, telehousing, equipment distribution and a team of experts work to bring solutions to our customers.

Newtec is specialized in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications. As a pioneer in the industry, Newtec is dedicated to creating new possibilities for the broadcast, consumer and enterprise VSAT, government and defense, cellular backhaul and trunking and mobility, offshore and maritime markets. Our products and technologies can be applied in a wide range of single and multiservice applications from DTH broadcasting, video contribution and distribution and disaster recovery and backbones for cellular backhauling, to small and medium enterprises, SCADA and oil and gas networks, aircrafts and vessels.

OneWeb enables affordable internet access for everyone using a constellation of 648 low earth orbit satellites that logically interlock with each other to create a coverage footprint over the entire planet. Small, low-cost user terminals will talk to the satellites and emit LTE, 3G and Wi-Fi to the surrounding areas, providing high-speed access for everyone.

ORBCOMM is a leading provider of global machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions and the only commercial satellite network 100% dedicated to M2M. ORBCOMM networks and powerful M2M products and services enable the delivery of mission-critical information to and from virtually any place in the world simply and affordably.

Panasonic starts with a desire to create things of value. As hard work and dedication result in one innovative product after another, the fledgling company takes its first steps towards becoming the electronics giant of today.

PathFinder identifies or develops the best satellite ground terminal solutions to meet the objectives of each set of requirements, including red/black architectures. PathFinder uses the best available products, re-engineered or developed if necessary, to create the most effective and cost-beneficial communications solutions for its customers.

 Roadpost, INC provides global satellite and cellular communications to individual travelers, corporations, international events, institutions and governments.  

SES Government Solutions, as part of the premier global satellite operator of satellites, expands the communications capabilities of U.S. Government and military missions – no matter where they are. With over four decades of U.S. Government experience, SES GS’s sole purpose is to provide bandwidth, end-to-end satellite communications solutions and hosted payload opportunities to U.S. Government, Intelligence and Civilian agencies. As the only operating company within the SES family focused on USG, we back every U.S. Government mission with a long-standing record of technical achievement, operational excellence and service commitment.

Speedcast International Ltd (ASX: SDA) is the world’s most trusted provider of highly-reliable, fully-managed, end-to-end remote communication and IT solutions. The company utilizes an extensive worldwide footprint of local support, infrastructure and coverage to design, integrate, secure and optimize networks tailored to customer needs.  With differentiated technology, an intense customer focus and a strong safety culture, Speedcast serves more than 2,000 customers in over 140 countries via 39 teleports, including offshore rigs and cruise ships, 10,000+ maritime vessels and 4,500+ terrestrial sites.  Speedcast supports mission-critical applications in industries such as maritime, oil and gas, enterprise, media, cruise and government. Learn more at www.Speedcast.comSocial Media:  Twitter | LinkedIn | Facebook

Solstar Space Company develops proprietary technologies and payload & space communicator products, providing commercial internet/communications services to astronauts and machines in space. Our services also enable earth-based customers 24/7 direct access to experiments, cubesats, machines, and colleagues located in space, via their smart phones, or any other internet connected device.

Thuraya Telecommunications Company is an industry leading MSS operator and a global telecommunication provider offering innovative communications solutions to a variety of sectors including energy, broadcast media, maritime, military and humanitarian NGO. Thuraya’s superior network enables clear communications and uninterrupted coverage across two thirds of the globe by satellite and across the whole planet through its unique GSM roaming capabilities. The company’s diverse range of technologically superior and highly reliable mobile satellite handsets and broadband devices provide ease of use, value, quality and efficiency.

Visasat is a global communications company that believes everyone and everything in the world can be connected. For more than 30 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the world communicate. Today, the Company is developing the ultimate global communications network to power high-quality, secure, affordable, fast connections to impact people's lives anywhere they are—on the ground, in the air or at sea.

XipLink specializes in WAN optimization of dynamic wireless links that experience high latency, asymmetric connections, and high bit error rates, characteristics that are consistent across any wireless or mobile communication networks.

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Personal Members

Lisa Dreher, GuideForce

Ahmad Ghais, Honorary Member

Geoff Hall, Cedarwood Associates

Hugo Wagner, Orange Silicon Valley

John Legieza, Honorary Member

RADM Ed Gilbert, USCG (Ret), Gilbert & Associates

Tim Farrar, TMF Associates, Honorary Member

William Coulter, The Coulter Group

 

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