PRESS RELEASE ARCHIVE

2013

Dec 12 – SIA Welcomes FCC Evaluation of Rules for Mobile Wireless Services Aboard Aircraft

Nov 20 – SIA Testifies Before U.S. House of Representatives Hearing on Commercial Space

Oct 30 – SIA Congratulates New FCC Chairman and Commissioner on Senate Confirmation

Oct 24 – DigitalGlobe Joins SIA

Aug 9 – SIA Welcomes FCC Approval of Satellite Regulatory Overhaul

Jul 11 – SIA Files Comments Supporting Draft Rules to Reform Satellite Export Controls

Jun 17 – SIA Report Shows Higher Satellite Industry Growth in 2012

May 29 – New SIA Member: Row 44

May 23 – SIA Hails Administration’s Speedy Issuance of Draft Rules to Reform Satellite Export Controls

May 22 – SIA Supports FCC Proposal to Promote In-Flight Satellite Broadband Internet Services

May 20 – NEW SIA MEMBER: The SI Organization, Inc.

May 9 – Two Satellite Proposals Approved at FCC Open Meeting

Mar 20 – NEW SIA MEMBER: Astrium Services Government, Inc.

Mar 19 – Dr. Richard C. Beaird Recipient of SIA’s 2013 Satellite Leadership in Government Award

Feb 07 – NEW SIA MEMBERS: O3b Networks and ITT Exelis

Jan 14 – SIA Supports Major FCC Overhaul of Satellite Part 25 Regulations 

Jan 14 – SIA Announces New Officers for 2013 Executive Commmittee

2012

Oct 10 – NEW SIA MEMBERS:  AIS Engineering, Inc. and Encompass Government Solutions

Jun 28 – NEW SIA MEMBER: MTN Government Services

Jun 27 – DISA’s Bruce Bennett to Deliver Opening Remarks at SIA’s 2012 Army Commercial SATCOM Users Workshop in Baltimore, on August 13th

Jun 07 – Major General Makr Bowman Confirmed as Morning Keynote at SIA’s 2012 DOD Commercial SATCOM Users Workshop

May 31 – NEW SIA MEMBER: NEWSAT AMERICA

May 22 – SIA’s 2012 State of the Satellite Industry Report – Reports Further Growth in 2011

May 21 – SIA Endorses Senate Satellite Export Control Reform Bill S.3211

May 18 – SIA Applauds Passage of H.R. 4310 National Defense Authorization Act National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013

Apr 18 – SIA Applauds Administration’s Final Assessment of Satellite Export Control Policy – Calls for Legislative Reform

Mar 13 – Brian H. Nilsson Received SIA’s 2012 Satellite Leadership in Government Award

Mar 09 – GLOBAL SATELLITE INDUSTRY DENOUNCES UNIDROIT PROTOCOL

Feb 23 – GLOBAL SATELLITE INDUSTRY REITERATES OPPOSITION TO UNIDROIT SPACE ASSETS PROTOCOL

Feb 07 – SIA ITAR WRITTEN TESTIMONY FOR HFAC HEARING

Feb 07 – SIA TESTIFIES FOR SATELLITE EXPORT CONTROL REFORM BEFORE HOUSE FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Feb 02 – XTAR JOINS AS A NEW MEMBER OF SIA

Jan 20 – SIA ANNOUNCES NEW OFFICERS FOR 2012 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

2011

Nov 1 – SIA Press Release on Introduction of Satellite Export Control Reform Legislation, H.R. 3288

Sept 28 – Cindy Moran, Director of Network Services, DISA confirmed as Keynote at 2011 DoD SATCOM Workshop (Dec 13-15, 2011)

Sept 20 – Ultisat Joins SIA

Jun 20 – 2011 State of the Satellite Industry Report Released – Shows Further Growth in 2010

May 25 – SIA and AIA Welcome Proposed Satellite Export Control Reform Amendment

May 13 – Satellite Industry Association Applauds Administration’s Interim Assessment of Satellite Export Control Policy

Mar 16 – TWO NEW MEMBERS JOIN SIA: Orbital Sciences Corporation and Segovia, Inc

Mar 14 – SIA’s 2011 Satellite Leadership in Government Award Presented to Jonathan Adelstein, USDA Administrator for Rural Utilities Service

Feb 7 – SIA Appointed to FCC’s Emergency Response Interoperability Center Public Safety Advisory Committee

Jan 18 – SIA Announces New Board For 2011

2010

Oct 29 – Ambassador Gregory L. Schulte To Keynote at the 2010 DoD Commercial SATCOM User’s Workshop December 6 – 8, 2010

Oct 4 – Lt General Caroll F. Pollett To Keynote At 2010 DoD Commercial SATCOM User’s Workshop

Sept 22 – SIA Announces Two New Members: Cisco and TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.

Sept 13 – New Director of Policy for SIA

June 08 – 2010 State Of The Satellite Industry Report Shows Continued Growth in 2009

May 05 – GLOBECOMM SYSTEMS’s INC joins SIA

Mar 15 – SIA To Leadership Awards to Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski and Special Recognition to Telecoms Sans Frontieres

Mar 9 – SIA To Launch “SATELLITES TO THE RESCUE” At The 2010 IWCE on MARCH 9, 2010

Jan 27 – Satellite Industry Association Announces Four New Members: COBHAM, GLOWLINK, SAT GE and TRACE SYSTEMS

Jan 13 – Satellite Industry Association Board Elects New Officers for 2010

2009

Oct 01 – SIA Files Comments to the FCC on the role of satellites in the National Broadband Plan

Aug 10 – Major General Randolph P. Strong to Keynote at SIA’s 2nd Army Commercial Satcom User’s Workshop

June 10 – SIA Announces Support of Section 826 of H.R. 2410 Concerning Export Licensing of Satellites and Related Components

June 03 – 2009 State of the Satellite Industry Report Shows Continued Growth in 2008. For a copy of the report Click Here

May 06 – Joint IPCC Press Release on In-Flight Passenger Communications

Apr 02 – SIA Testifies on Satellite Export Controls Before House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee

Mar 19 – Hughes to represent SIA on Broadband Stimulus Panel

Mar 11 – SIA welcomes new member DRS Technical Services, Inc

Feb 26 – SIA members commend new administration broadband stimulus package

Jan 27 – SIA Board Of Directors Elected

2008

Dec 19 – SIA Supports Satellite-Delivered Broadband Incentives For New Administration’s Economic Stimulus Package

Nov 17 – SIA Selected to Join Government-Industry Team On National Security And Emergency Preparedness

Nov 12 – New Director of Communications for SIA

Sep 22 – SIA Supports Legislation Funding Interoperable Communications Equipment For First Responders

Sep 12 – Satellites To The Rescue For The 2008 Hurricane Season

Aug 27 – SIA Applauds Satellites at the 2008 Olympics

Aug 6 – SIA Hosts First Army Commercial Satcom Users Workshop

July 30 – SIA Chairman Testifies Before FCC Public En Banc Hearing on Public Safety Interoperable Communications – the 700 MHz Band Proceeding

June 11 – SIA Releases 2008 State of the Satellite Industry Report — Commercial Satellite Industry Revenue Jumps 16 Percent in 2007

Mar 27 – SIA supports FCC DBS Decesion

Mar 14 – Telesat Joins Satellite Industry Association

Mar 4 – SIA Announces the Recipiets of the 2008 Satellite Leadership in Government Award

Feb 1 – SIA Praises NTIA’s Networked Nation Report

Jan 10 – Comtech EF Data Joins Satellite Industry Association

2007

Dec 13 – SIA Elects 2008 Officers; Jennifer Manner to Serve as Chairman

Nov 26 – Patricia Cooper Named President of SIA

Oct 25 – C-Band Initiative – National & Regional Support

Oct 19 – C-Band Initiative – SUIRG Wi-Max Test

Jun 6 – Navy SATCOMS Users Workshop

Mar 8 – U.S. Senate Overwhelmingly Supports Satellite Technology for Interoperable Emergency Communications

Mar 2 – SIA Announces New Associate Members-SWE-Dish Space Corp & Echostar Satellite LLC

Feb 22 – SIA Hosts Satellite leadership Dinner

2006

Jul 18 – Telecommuting Testimony

Jun 21 – SIA Testifies Before House Armed Services Committee

May 22 – Satellites are Part of the Solution Space News

May 18 – SIA Testimony Before the Senate Commerce Committee – Re: Broadband Deployment

Apr 13 – ARTEL and Integral Systems Join SIA Board of Directors

Feb 12 – SIA Announces the Addition of Two New Associate Members; Alliant Techsystems, Inc. (ATK) and Emerging Market Communication, Inc. (EMC), and the Addition of The DirecTV Group to the SIA Board of Directors

2005

Nov 3 – SIA Announces Civil Government SATCOM Users Workshop

Oct 20 – SIA Announces New Member TerreStar

Oct 13 – SIA Announces New Member XM Satellite Radio

Jul 12 – SIA Announces New Members IOT Systems, Marshall Communications and Spacecom

Jun 6 – SIA Releases State of the Satellite Industry Report

Jun 3 – SIA Holds Reception for COM/CITEL Delegates

Jan 24 – SIA Announces New Members DirecTV and Stratos Global

Jan 10 – Satellites Provide Instant Infrastructure for Tsunami Victims/Aid Workers

Jan 5 – Satellite Industry Association Announces New Board Officers and Office Move

2004

Dec 6 – Satellite Industry Association Strengthens Government Affairs Staff

Nov 9 – Satellite Industry Association Submits Industry Consensus Comments on CALEA

Jun 16 – David Cavossa Named Executive Director of Satellite Industry Association

Mar 11 – SIA and APSCC Sign Agreement, Pledge Increased Cooperation

Mar 3 – FCC Chairman Powell Lauds Satellite Industry

Jan 29 – Leading Space Organizations Announce Creation of the National Space & Satellite Alliance

Jan 28 – SBCA and SIA Partner to Help FCC Make the Rural Connection

2003

Sep 10 – Historic First Gathering of Satellite CEOs

Sep 10 – SIA Applauds FCCs State of the Satellite Industry Report

Apr 7 – SIA Releases 2002 Satellite Industry Statistics

2002

May 3 – SIA Lauds CSIS Report on U.S. Export Controls

Feb 13 – SIA Urges FCC to Limit Damage Caused by Radar Detectors

Jan 25 – SIA urges FCC to Preserve 2 GHz MSS spectrum

Jan 7 – David Cavossa Joins SIA Staff

2001

Dec 11 – Satellite Industry Association Announces New Leadership

Jun 29 – Richard DalBello Joins Satellite Industry Association as Executive Director

May 29 – Cellular Industry Grab for 2 GHz Mobile Satellite Spectrum Harms Rural Consumers and Threatens Public Safety

May 4 – Berman and Rohrabacher Introduce Bill to Strengthen Competitiveness of U.S. Satellite Industry

Apr 5 – Satellite Industry Association Releases Global Satellite Statistics

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