Washington, D.C., June 10, 2019 – The Satellite Industry Association today announced that Omnispace has joined SIA as its latest Member Company. Omnispace is integrating the global footprint of a NGSO satellite constellation with the mobile wireless networks of the world’s leading telecom companies into a seamless “one global network”, to deliver a global 5G network optimized for mobile communications.
The Company adapts wireless technology to integrate satellite with terrestrial networks using 3GPP standards and provide leading mobile operators with global connectivity solutions. By employing technology that enables support of 5G protocols and devices, Omnispace will deliver reliable, scalable, affordable solutions for mobile users worldwide.
“SIA is pleased to announce that Omnispace has joined the Association as its latest Associate Member,” said Tom Stroup, President of SIA. “As the satellite industry continues to expand its next-generation connectivity capabilities, Omnispace’s NGSO constellation expertise as well as its experience in integrating both satellite and terrestrial mobile connectivity and 5G-protocol solutions makes them a welcome addition to the Association.”
“Omnispace is redefining mobile communications by fusing satellite and terrestrial technology to deliver global 5G connectivity solutions that meet the needs of 21st century users,” said Ram Viswanathan, president and chief executive officer, Omnispace. “We are pleased to be partnering with SIA to work alongside member companies as part of the voice of the industry.”
Founded by veteran telecommunications and satellite industry executives, Omnispace is a pioneering global communications provider headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area. Delivering a unique, 5G-based ‘one global network’ specifically designed to meet the communications needs of 21st century users, Omnispace is redefining mobile connectivity around the world. https://omnispace.com
SIA is a U.S.-based trade association providing representation of the leading satellite operators, service providers, manufacturers, launch services providers, and ground equipment suppliers. For more than two decades, SIA has advocated on behalf of the U.S. satellite industry on policy, regulatory, and legislative issues affecting the satellite business. For more information, visit www.sia.org.
SIA Executive Members include: AT&T Services, Inc.; The Boeing Company; EchoStar Corporation; Intelsat S.A.; Iridium Communications Inc.; Kratos Defense & Security Solutions; Ligado Networks; Lockheed Martin Corporation; OneWeb; SES Americom, Inc.; Space Exploration Technologies Corp.; Spire Global Inc.; and Viasat, Inc. SIA Associate Members include: ABS US Corp.; Airbus Defense and Space, Inc.; Analytical Graphics, Inc.; Artel, LLC; Blue Origin; Eutelsat America Corp.; ExoAnalytic Solutions; Globalstar, Inc.; Glowlink Communications Technology, Inc.; HawkEye 360; Hughes; Inmarsat, Inc.; Kymeta Corporation; Leonardo DRS; Omnispace; Panasonic Avionics Corporation; Peraton; Planet; Speedcast Government; SSL; Telesat Canada; and XTAR, LLC. SIA Affiliate Members include: The Aerospace Corporation; AQYR Technologies; COMSAT; Envistacom, LLC; Integrasys LLC, Kencast; Newtec; Phasor; RUAG Space; Sheppard Mullin; and Wiley Rein LLP