SIA Associate Members



ABS offers a complete range of tailored solutions including broadcasting, data and telecommunication services to broadcasters, service providers, enterprises and government organizations. ABS operates a fleet of six satellites. The satellite fleet covers 80% of the world’s population across Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, CIS and Russia. The Company has also procured two Boeing 702SP satellites (ABS-3A & ABS-2A) planned for early and late 2015. Headquartered in Bermuda, ABS has offices in the United States, Dubai, South Africa, Germany,  Philippines, Indonesia and Hong Kong.


Based outside Philadelphia with offices around the world, AGI develops software for aerospace and defense organizations working on land, sea, air, and space systems. AGI has been helping people solve their most difficult engineering and mission challenges with exceptional accuracy, efficiency, and legendary customer support since 1989.

Airbus Defense and Space, Inc.

Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. We are a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a global scale.  With our extensive network of U.S. suppliers, Airbus is the largest consumer of U.S. aerospace and defense goods in the world – buying more than any other company or even country. Airbus invested $16.5 billion with U.S. companies in 2017, supporting 264,000 American jobs.

Artel, LLC

For 30 years, Artel has been providing secure network communication services to U.S. Government agencies. Based in the U.S. and backed by global private investment firms TPG and Torch Hill, Artel is a carrier-agnostic network integrator – developing customized solutions rather than trying to force fit off-the-shelf offerings. An ISO 9001:2015-certified network systems integrator, Artel provides cost-effective, on-time delivery of global terrestrial and satellite network communication services, cyber security, risk management, and information technology solutions.

Blue Origin, LLC

Blue Origin, LLC (Blue Origin) is a private company developing vehicles and technologies to enable commercial human space transportation. Blue Origin has a long-term vision of greatly increasing the number of people that fly into space so that we humans can better continue exploring the solar system.

Eutesat America Corporation

With a Global fleet of satellites in geostationary orbit from 117° West to 172° East, Eutelsat is a world-leading satellite operator in a footprint covering Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the Americas. Our high-performance satellites at premium orbital positions and extensive ground infrastructure serve a solid client base. Eutelsat America Corp. is a US-based company established to serve the needs of the Government market, offering a wide range of satellite solutions to support government services.

ExoAnalytic Solutions

ExoAnalytic Solutions is the leading provider of Space Situational Awareness data for satellites operating in GEO and MEO orbits. ExoAnalytic works closely with many government, civil, and commercial satellite operators to improve their operations and help maintain safety of flight. ExoAnalytic is committed to the long-term growth and sustainability of the commercial satellite industry and believe it is important to participate in leading industry organizations that share our goals.


Globalstar is a Mobile Satellite Services company headquartered in Covington, LA. We own and operate a constellation of Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites, as well as a global network of Gateway Earth Stations, including 6 that serve North America. Globalstar also designs and sells a variety of mobile satellite products that suit the needs of the government, business, and consumer mass market customers. Globalstar’s SPOT line of products and services are used around the world for personal and asset tracking services, including emergency SOS communications. Since its introduction in 2001, our SPOT devices have been used by customers to initiate thousands of rescues around the world.

Glowlink Communications Technology, Inc.

Based in the Silicon Valley, California, Glowlink Communications Technology, Inc. provides equipment and services that improve the performance of broadband communications for commercial and government markets. Glowlink is an industry leader of innovative solutions for such applications as carrier spectrum monitoring and the prevention, detection, geolocation and removal of interferences from communications channels.

HawkEye 360

HawkEye 360 is a Radio Frequency (RF) data analytics company. We operate the first of its kind commercial satellite constellation to identify and geolocate a broad set of RF signals. With this unique data and our proprietary processing, we create powerful data analytics that solve hard challenges for our global customers. Our products include maritime domain awareness and spectrum mapping and monitoring designed to serve a wide range of commercial, government and international customers.


Hughes Defense and Intelligence Systems Division/ Government Solutions

Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes) is the global leader in satellite broadband networks and services, delivering innovative technologies, managed services and solutions for enterprises and government entities globally. Headquartered outside Washington, D.C., in Germantown, Maryland, USA, Hughes operates sales and support offices worldwide, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation.


Inmarsat, Inc.

Inmarsat Inc. is the leading provider of reliable global mobile satellite voice and high-speed data communications services, since 1979.  With its award winning Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) and Global Xpress systems, Inmarsat sets the standard in reliable voice and data connectivity on land, at sea, or in the air for military and civilian governments and commercial organizations anywhere in the world.  Inmarsat operates around the world, with a presence in the major ports and centers of commerce on every continent.


Kymeta Corporation

Kymeta Corporation designs and manufactures innovative software-enabled metamaterials-based electronic beamforming antennas for integration into satellite communication terminals and solutions. Kymeta has been named by CNBC for two consecutive years as one of the 50 most disruptive companies as part of their annual list of the world’s most innovative technology companies. Boats. Planes. Cars. If it moves, Kymeta is the antenna solution that will keep it connected. The company is based in Redmond, Washington and operates on a worldwide basis.


The GES business unit provides end-to-end global communications solutions to the DoD, U.S. federal and civil agencies, as well as commercial, international and non-government organizations.  To note, as of 10/15/18 the GovWin IQ Total Federal Market Overview lists Leonardo/Leonardo DRS as the top provider of Satellite Telecommunications (NAICS 51740) to the U.S. Federal Government from 2015-2018.

Onmispace, LLC

Founded by veteran telecommunications and satellite industry executives, Omnispace is blending the global footprint of a non-geostationary satellite system with mobile wireless connectivity into one harmonized network with unmatched resiliency, capacity, and reliability.

Panasonic Avionics Corporation

Panasonic Avionics delivers high-speed connectivity, live television and phone services to airlines, worldwide. Our constantly evolving, open network architecture ensures airlines always receive the bandwidth they need, providing more opportunities to expand the connectivity offerings, ancillary revenue streams and operational efficiencies. Established in 1979, Panasonic Avionics Corporation, a U.S. corporation, is a subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation.


Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. As a trusted provider of highly differentiated space, intelligence, cyber, defense, electronic warfare, homeland security, and secure communications capabilities, Peraton is a critical partner to the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and select federal agencies and commercial entities. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, the company employs approximately 3,500 people across the U.S. and Canada.


Planet is an integrated aerospace and data analytics company that operates history’s largest commercial fleet of satellites, collecting daily, high resolution imagery of everywhere on Earth. Planet’s daily snapshot captures a massive amount of information about our changing planet, and is delivered with the software and analytics users need to make critical business decisions.

Speedcast Government

A systems integrator and teleport operator based in Gaithersburg, MD, Speedcast Government provides global coverage and satellite communications solutions through its managed satellite network service VIPnet, and supporting ground infrastructure, network and systems design, and integration services. Speedcast Government’s teleport in Denmark can access more than 100 satellites from 55°W to 70° and its teleport services include managed network services; mobile satellite services; and ship-to-shore communications. Speedcast Government customers include government agencies, government contractors, telecommunications companies, NGOs, infrastructure operators and multinational enterprises.

SSL, A Maxar Company

As a global leader of advanced space technology solutions, SSL, A Maxar Company (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates) is at the nexus of the new space economy, developing and sustaining the infrastructure and delivering the information, services, systems that unlock the promise of space for commercial and government markets. With more than 6,500 employees in over 30 global locations, the Maxar Technologies portfolio of commercial space brands includes MDA, SSL, DigitalGlobe and Radiant Solutions.


Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, with offices and facilities worldwide, Telesat is the fourth largest FSS operator. The company provides reliable and secure satcom solutions to broadcast, corporate and government customers. Telesat has a global fleet of 13 satellites, with one more under construction, and manages additional satellites for third parties.


XTAR, LLC is a privately owned and operated company providing commercial X-band space segment services to U.S. and Allied government users. The high-powered global, fixed and steerable beams on XTAR’s two satellites provide affordable and highly-flexible X-band capacity to support critical government applications, including “comms-on-the-move” and airborne ISR. The XTAR fleet provides coverage anywhere  from Denver east to Singapore.

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