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  • Thales Alenia Space

    The European leader in satellite systems and a major player in orbital infrastructures, Thales Alenia Space is a joint venture between Thales (67 per cent) and Finmeccanica (33 per cent). Thales Alenia Space and Telespazio embody the two groups' "Space Alliance". Thales Alenia Space sets the global standard in solutions for space telecoms, radar, optical Earth observation, defense, security, navigation and science. Thales Alenia Space is one of the world's leading space telecom players, with orders from the United States, Russia, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East, and growing business with Asian customers. Thales Alenia Space is also the worldwide leader in telecommunication payloads with over 200 payloads ordered (i.e. 30 per cent of market share). In addition, we are among the world leaders in space borne microwave equipment, with products integrated in 50 per cent of all satellites built worldwide. The company has a total of 7,200 employees and 11 industrial sites, with design and manufacturing facilities in France, Italy, Spain and Belgium. For more information, please visit

  • Arianespace

    Arianespace is the world's leading launch Service & Solutions company, delivering innovative offer to its customers since 1980. Backed by its 23 shareholders and the European Space Agency, Arianespace proposes an unrivalled launcher family, comprising Ariane 5, Soyuz and Vega, and an international workforce renowned for their culture of commitment and excellence. As of February 1, 2010, Arianespace had launched a total of 277 payloads, including more than half of all the commercial satellites now in service worldwide. It has a backlog of more than 20 Ariane 5 and 15 Soyuz launches, equal to three years of

  • ViaSat

    ViaSat provides innovative satellite and other digital communication systems and services that enable fast, secure, and efficient communications to any location. We bring today’s new communication applications to people out of reach of terrestrial networks, in both the commercial and government sectors, with a variety of networking products. ViaSat also operates Exede® Internet, a Ka-band satellite broadband service provider in North America.

    With more than 120 commercial systems installed or on order, more customers use ViaSat Ka-band gateways than those of any other manufacturer. Networks operated by our service provider partners, deliver satellite broadband services to more than one million low-cost broadband terminals, thousands of high-speed modems, and mobile terminals on 2,300 aeronautical and maritime platforms.

    Based in Carlsbad, California, ViaSat includes a number of worldwide locations for customer service, network operations, and technology development. For more information about ViaSat, please visit our website at: To learn more about our IP Trunking Terminals, please visit:

  • ORBIT Communication Systems logo

    ORBIT Communication Systems (, where innovation is standard, is a global provider of highly engineered mission and business-critical communications systems and solutions for maritime, aerospace, and earth observation applications in the commercial, defense and homeland security markets. Its high end, high performance and reliable satellite communication systems are deployed on offshore platforms throughout the oil & gas industry, Navies and coastal guards, commercial shipping and cruise sectors.

    With over 60 years of experience, operation centers and support networks on all continents and thousands of deployments on moving platforms, ORBIT provides its customers with cutting edge solutions on land, sea, air and in space. Taking pride in its engineering, integration and service capabilities, the company's world-wide presence supports all of its products, all the time, everywhere.

  • Logo_General-Dynamics-SATCOM_Technologies

    GD SATCOM Technologies is positioned to provide solutions for global satellite and wireless communications requirements. The company are market leaders for base station and earth station communications products and services, VSAT antennas and antenna systems, and wireless backhaul products. The company offers an exciting range of new communications products and services backed by the same high quality and expertise you've come to rely on. For more information please visit:

  • ComtechFD-logo

    Comtech EF Data Corp. is the recognized global leader in satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization. The advanced communication solutions encompass the Advanced VSAT Solutions, Modems, RAN & WAN Optimization, Managed Bandwidth and RF products. The Company is recognized as a technology innovator, and has a reputation for exceptional product quality and reliability. The solutions enable commercial and government users to reduce OPEX/CAPEX and to increase throughput for fixed and mobile/transportable satellite-based applications. For information please visit:

  • Logo_Gilat

    Gilat designs, develops and markets innovative satellite and hybrid networking products, services and solutions and has shipped more than 1,000,000 VSATs to operators in 85 countries. Gilat provides broadband solutions that deliver efficient, reliable and affordable data, Internet, voice and video to enterprises, governments, carriers and consumers around the globe. Gilat also provides value to its customers through comprehensive end-to-end solutions, turn-key projects, managed network services and network outsourcing. For more information please visit: