Washington, D.C., March 21, 2022 – The Satellite Industry Association (SIA) today announced that leading wireless communications technologies provider Comtech Telecommunications Corp., (Comtech) is the newest member of SIA.
Earlier this year, Comtech announced the establishment of a new US-based business unit focused on business opportunities in the satellite ground station market. Comtech Satellite Network Technologies Inc. (a U.S. Corporation), will be based in the Company’s new state-of-the-art Chandler, Arizona high-volume manufacturing and technology facility and its existing Santa Clara, California facility. This along with its Canadian based business unit will formalize and improve the Company’s ability to serve U.S. and allied governments as a defense contractor and will facilitate the establishment of a major innovation center for Comtech’s growing commercial very-small aperture terminal (“VSAT”) platforms.
“On behalf of SIA, I am pleased to announce that Comtech has joined the Association,” said Tom Stroup, president of the Satellite Industry Association. “The Company’s growing expertise in providing innovative VSAT and satellite ground station solutions to US and allied government customers, make Comtech an ideal addition to SIA and we look forward to working with them as our newest member.”
“SIA provides an important voice of advocacy for the US satellite industry and Comtech is proud to join and support the Association. Comtech’s software defined modem platforms and flexible RF components provide our customers with flexible and scalable solutions that enable seamless and resilient connectivity”, said Daniel Gizinski, President of Comtech Satellite Network Technologies, Inc. (a U.S. Corporation).
About Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. is a leading global provider of next-generation 911 emergency systems and secure wireless communications technologies to commercial and government customers around the world. Headquartered in Melville, New York and with a passion for customer success, Comtech designs, produces and markets advanced and secure wireless solutions. For more information, please visit www.comtechtel.com (and preview our new web site coming soon at www.comtech.com).
About The Satellite Industry Association
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: Amazon; The Boeing Company; DIRECTV; EchoStar Corporation; HawkEye 360; Intelsat S.A.; Iridium Communications Inc.; Kratos Defense & Security Solutions; Ligado Networks; Lockheed Martin Corporation; OneWeb; Planet; SES Americom, Inc.; Space Exploration Technologies Corp.; Spire Global Inc.; and Viasat Inc. SIA Associate Members include: ABS US Corp.; The Aerospace Corporation; Amazon Web Services; Artel, LLC; AST & Science; Astranis Space Technologies Corp.; Blue Origin; Comtech; Eutelsat America Corp.; ExoAnalytic Solutions; Hughes; Inmarsat, Inc.; Kymeta Corporation; Leonardo DRS; Lynk; Omnispace; OneWeb Technologies; Ovzon; Panasonic Avionics Corporation; Peraton; SpaceLink; Telesat Canada; ULA; UltiSat and XTAR, LLC. SIA Affiliate Members include: ARA; Aurora Insight; COMSAT; Davis Wright Tremaine; Envistacom, LLC; Genus Group; Hogan Lovells; Integrasys LLC, Kaman Precision Products; Kencast; Keysight Technologies, Inc.; Media Broadcast Satellite; Orange Business Services; Plexus Corp; Sheppard Mullin; Skylo Technologies and Wiley