SIA Press Releases and News

Jan. 8, 2019 Satellite Industry Association Announces New Executive Committee Officers for 2019
Jan. 4, 2019 Satellite Industry Association Congratulates Brendan Carr and Geoffrey Starks on Senate Confirmations as FCC Commissioners
Dec. 13, 2018 SIA Welcomes Airbus Defense and Space as the Association’s Newest Member
Dec. 12, 2018 Peraton Joins the Satellite Industry Association
Dec. 11, 2018 Leonardo Joins the Satellite Industry Association
Dec. 5, 2018 Law Firm Sheppard Mullin Joins the Satellite Industry Association
Nov. 26, 2018 KenCast Becomes the Newest Member of the Satellite Industry Association
Nov. 15, 2018 The Satellite Industry Association is Pleased with FCC Prioritizing Important Commercial Satellite Industry Initiatives
Nov. 15, 2018 Newtec Joins the Satellite Industry Association
Nov. 1, 2018 SIA Congratulates Doreen Bogdan-Martin on her Election Victory and Becoming the New Head of the ITU’s Development Bureau
Oct. 30, 2018 SIA Supports Doreen Bogdan-Martin Campaign for United Nations’ ITU Leadership
Oct. 29, 2018 SIA Commends the President’s Plan to Develop a Sustainable Spectrum Strategy that Protects America’s Space and Satellite Interests
Oct. 29, 2018 Globalstar Joins the Satellite Industry Association
Oct. 25, 2018 SIA Applauds the FCC for its Recognition of the Importance of the Satellite and Space Industry
Oct. 17, 2018 AQYR Joins the Satellite Industry Association
Sept. 10, 2018 RUAG Space Joins the Satellite Industry Association
August 6, 2018 SIA Encouraged by Legislation That Would Overhaul Satellite Earth Observation Regulatory Approval Process
July 25, 2018 SIA Urges Senate Committee to Protect Vital Satellite Broadband Services and to Promote a Cooperative 5G Spectrum Environment
July 25, 2018 SIA Urges Senate to Confirm Kimberly Reed as the Next President of the EX-IM Bank
July 17, 2018 SIA Encourages House to Protect Vital Satellite Spectrum and Services to Ensure Next Generation Broadband for All Americans
July 11, 2018 Satellites to the Rescue – SIA Announces Publication of New First Responders Guide to Satellite Communications
July 10, 2018 SIA Organizes Satellite Technology Demonstration and Exhibition at the Rayburn House Office Building on July 10th
June 13, 2018 SIA Releases 21st Annual State of the Satellite Industry Report
May 24, 2018 SIA Applauds President’s Plan to Reform and Modernize America’s Commercial Space Policy
April 19, 2018 SIA Congratulates Jim Bridenstine on His Senate Confirmation as NASA Administrator
April 17, 2018 SIA Announces Space Situational Awareness Recommendations and Applauds Vice President’s Call for an Orderly Space Environment
Mar. 13, 2018 GSC Press Release – Global Satellite Coalition Launched by the Industry’s Leading Trade Associations
Mar. 13, 2018 FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Provides Keynote Address at 21st Annual Satellite Industry Association Leadership Dinner
Mar. 13, 2018 FCC Satellite Division Chief Jose Albuquerque Recipient of 2018 SIA Satellite Industry Association Leadership Award
Mar. 13, 2018 Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Delivers Keynote Address at SIA’s 21st Annual Satellite Industry Leadership Dinner
Mar. 12, 2018 NTIA Administrator David Redl to Deliver Government and Military Forum Keynote Address at Satellite 2018
Feb. 21, 2018 SIA Presentation to the National Space Council
Feb. 5, 2018 SIA Applauds the FCC’S Recognition of the Importance of Satellite in it’s Broadband Deployment Report
Jan. 29, 2018 SIA Applauds Rural Connectivity Goals and Precision Agriculture Legislation
Jan. 16, 2018 Spire Global Joins SIA Executive Board
Jan. 10, 2018 Phasor Joins SIA
Jan. 9, 2018 SIA Announces 2018 Executive Committee
Jan. 4, 2018 SIA Appoints Therese Jones as the Senior Director of Policy
Dec. 19, 2017 SIA December 2017 President’s Report Released
Nov. 16, 2017 SIA Encouraged by FCC Rulemaking Regarding the Use of Spectrum Above 24 GHZ
Nov. 9, 2017 SIA Applauds Confirmation of David Redl as NTIA Administrator
Nov. 6, 2017 Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space Policy Stephen Kitay to Provide DoD Workshop Keynote
Oct. 30, 2017 When Hurricanes Strike – Satellites Provide Lifesaving Services Before and After the Storm
Oct. 18, 2017 DoD Workshop Keynote Congressman Rogers
Oct. 17, 2017 First Responders Guide to Satellite Communications
Oct. 3, 2017 SIA Congratulates FCC Chairman Pai on Reconfirmation
Sept. 25, 2017 SIA Encouraged by Ex-Im Bank Board Nominations
Sept. 11, 2017 AGI Joins the Satellite Industry Association
August 24, 2017 SIA Organizes 5G Satellite Conference
August 21, 2017 Globecomm Joins SIA
August 4, 2017 SIA Applauds Carr and Rosenworcel Confirmations
July 11, 2017 SIA Releases 20th Annual SSIR
June 21, 2017 SIA Applauds Appointment of Tom Sullivan as FCC International Bureau Cheief
June 29, 2017 SIA Applauds Nomination of Brendan Carr as FCC Commissioner
June 16, 2017 SIA Welcomes News that Jessica Rosenworcel will be Renominated as FCC Commissioner
May 22, 2017 SIA Applauds Nomination of David Redl as New NTIA Administrator
May 18, 2017 SIA Supports FCC Proposal to Reduce Internet Regulations for Service Providers
Apr 25, 2017 SIA Organizes Satellite Technologies Track at 2017 NAB Show
Apr 24, 2017 DataPath-Joins-SIA
Apr 21, 2017 SIA Urges Senate to Support Ex-Im Bank and Confirm Board Nominations
Mar 7, 2017 FCC OET Chief Julius Knapp Honored With 2017 SIA Satellite Industry Leadership Award
Mar 2, 2017 Satellite Industry Association Testifies Before Senate Hearing on the Value of Spectrum to the U.S. Economy
Mar 2, 2017 SIA Testimony – Senate Commerce Committee Hearing
Mar 1, 2017 Maj. Gen. Thompson Named Government and Military Forum Keynote at SATELLITE 2017
Feb 27, 2017 Congressman Bridenstine to Deliver Keynote Address at SIA Leadership Dinner
Feb 23, 2017 FCC Commissioner O’Rielly to Provide Keynote Address at SIA Leadership Dinner
Feb 6, 2017 The Aerospace Corporation Joins the Satellite Industry Association
Jan 26, 2017 HawkEye 360 Joins Satellite Industry Association
Jan 25, 2017 SIA Congratulates New FCC Chairman Ajit Pai
Jan 25, 2017 SIA Announces New Officers for 2017 Executive Committee
Nov 17, 2016 SIA and GVF Collaborate on Joint Cybersecurity Initiative
Nov 15, 2016 L-3 ETI Joins Satellite Industry Association
Oct 18, 2016 Satellite Communications and Imagery Invaluable for Hurricane and Natural Disaster Relief
Sept 26, 2016 SIA Organizing Senate Satellite Tech Demo at Hart Senate Building on Sept 28th
August 4, 2016 SIA Celebrates Vital Role of Satellites as Rio 2016 Olympic Games Begin
July 14 , 2016 SIA Media Statement Concerning FCC Rulemaking Regarding 5G Services in Bands Above 24 GHz
June 20, 2016 SIA Applauds FCC Chairman’s Call for US Leadership in Next-Gen 5G Services
June 2, 2016 SIA Satellite Industry Report Shows Continued Revenue Growth and Substantial Increase in the Number of Satellites
May 23, 2016 Law Firm Wiley Rein Joins SIA as Inaugural Affiliate Member
Apr 18, 2016 SIA Organizes Inaugural Satellite Industry Forum at NAB Show
Apr 12, 2016 SIA Encouraged by Proposed Bill Urging FCC to Ensure Satellite Operators Access to Spectrum
Mar 14, 2016 Lt Gen John W. Raymond Honored with SIA Leadership in Government Award
Mar 10, 2016 Winston Caldwell Honored with SIA Industry Recognition Award for Highlighting the Usage of Satellite Spectrum
Mar 8, 2016 Deputy Secretary of Defense Work and FCC Chairman Wheeler Keynotes at SIA Leadership Dinner
Feb 29, 2016 Charity Weeden Joins SIA as the New Senior Director of Policy
Feb 1, 2016 NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden Jr., to Deliver SIA Forum Keynote Address at SATELLITE 2016
Jan 28, 2016 SIA Files Comments with FCC Regarding Spectrum Frontiers Rulemaking
Jan 14, 2016 SIA Announces New Officers for 2016 Executive Committee
Dec 17, 2015 SIA Applauds FCC For Further Streamlining of SATCOM Regulations
Dec 9, 2015 SIA Applauds Reauthorization of Ex-Im Bank
Nov 27, 2015 WRC-15 Decides Satellite Spectrum is Central to Future of Global Connectivity
Nov 17, 2015 SIA Applauds Congress for Passage of Commercial Launch Indemnification
Oct 22, 2015 SIA Statement Re Spectrum Frontiers Rulemaking by FCC
Oct 13, 2015 SIA Intros EO Forum and Affiliate Membership
Oct 6, 2015 SIA Urges Congress to Reauthorize Ex-Im Bank
Aug 6, 2015 OneWeb Joins the Satellite Industry Association
July 7, 2015 SIA Announces Congressional Satellite Tech Demo
May 26, 2015 SIA Releases NEW State of the Satellite Industry Report
April 29, 2015 ABS US Corp Joins SIA
Mar 17, 2015 SIA Honors Karl Nebbia with Satellite Leadership Award
Mar 3, 2015 Kymeta Corporation Joins SIA
Feb 2, 2015  SIA Files Comments w FCC Regarding Part 25 FNPRM
Jan 12, 2015  SIA Announces New Officers for 2015 Executive Committee
Dec 9, 2014 Tom Stroup Appointed President of SIA
Sept 30, 2014 SIA Applauds FCC Proposal to Further Streamline SATCOM Regs
Sept 10, 2014 SIA Urges Congress to Re-Authorize Ex-Im Bank
July 30, 2014 SIA Announces Departure of President Patricia Cooper
June 12, 2014 SIA Celebrates Satellite Coverage at the FIFA World Cup Brazil
May 19, 2014 SIA Releases 2014 State of the Satellite Industry Report
May 13, 2014 SIA Celebrates Publication of Final Satellite Export Regulations
Mar 18, 2014 NEW SIA Members: iDirect and Glowlink
Mar 12, 2013 SSPI Honors SIA with 2014 Industry Innovator Award
Mar 11, 2014 SIA Recognizes Commerce Dept’s Bureau of Ind and Security
Feb 18, 2014 NEW SIA Member: Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems
Feb 12, 2014 SIA Celebrates Gold Medal Satellite Coverage at Sochi Olympics
Jan 17, 2014 SIA Applauds Extension of Launch Indemnification
Jan 14, 2014 SIA Announces New Officers for 2014 Executive Committee
Dec 12, 2013: SIA Welcomes FCC Evaluation of Rules for MWS Aboard Aircraft
Nov 20, 2013: SIA Testifies Before U.S. House� Hearing on Commercial Space
Oct 30, 2013: SIA Congratulates FCC Chairman/Commissioner on Confirmation
Aug 9, 2013: SIA Welcomes FCC Approval of Satellite Regulatory Overhaul
Jul 11, 2013: SIA Files Comments Supporting Draft Satellite Export Control Rules
Jun 17, 2013: SIA Report Shows Higher Satellite Industry Growth in 2012
May 29, 2013: New SIA Member: Row 44
May 23, 2013: SIA Hails Issuance of Draft Rules to Reform Satellite Export Controls
May 22, 2013: SIA Supports FCC Proposal to Promote In-Flight Satellite Internet
May 20, 2013: NEW SIA MEMBER: The SI Organization, Inc.
May 09, 2013: SIA Comments on Two Satellite Proposals at FCC Open Meeting
Mar 20, 2013: SIA IN THE NEWS – Export Control Reform Control, Aviation Week, by Frank Mooring
Mar 20, 2013: NEW MEMBER: Astrium Services Government, Inc.
Mar 19, 2013: Dr. Richard C. Beaird Awarded SIA’s 2013 Satellite Leadership in Government Award
Mar 18, 2013: SIA IN THE NEWS – SIA’s ITAR Panel at SATELLITE 2013,, by Marcia Smith
Mar 14, 2013: SIA FILING – SIA Letter to the USTR on International Services Trade Agreement
Mar 05, 2013: SIA FILING – SIA Written Ex Parte on Qualcomm’s Proposed Ku0band ATG System
Mar 05, 2013: SIA Ex Parte on Qualcomm’s Proposed Ku-band ATG System
Mar 01, 2013: SIA IN THE NEWS – Talking Export Controls with Patricia Cooper, WorldECR, by Tom Blass
Feb 07, 2013: TWO NEW MEMBERS FOR SIA: O3b Networks and ITT Exelis
Jan 14, 2013: SIA’s Announces �2013 Executive Committee
Dec 26, 2012: SIA IN THE NEWS – U.S. Congress Relaxes Satellite ITAR Regulations

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