Washington, D.C., June 29, 2021 – The Satellite Industry Association (SIA) today announced that Orange Business Services, the global enterprise division of the Orange Group, one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators, is the newest affiliate member of SIA. As a global network-native digital services company global service provider and end-to-end communications integrator, Orange Business Services provides satellite broadband connectivity to businesses around the world.
With more than 50 years’ experience in the satellite market, Orange Business Services, is an established player in the global B2B market over land and sea. Orange Business Services specializes in delivering satellite services and expert consultancy across multiple business sectors, and is able to combine many different technologies and networks. As a service provider with a global footprint, the Company is also well positioned to participate in the current market trend where satellite operators and service providers are working closer together.
“SIA is pleased to welcome Orange Business Services as our newest satellite industry member,” said Tom Stroup, president of SIA. “Through its launch of ubiquitous satellite broadband service, Orange is helping to bridge the digital divide by providing unserved and underserved enterprise customers with high-speed connectivity. We welcome their global telecommunications expertise and their commitment to the role satellites can play in the rollout of next-generation 5G and other future services.”
“We are honored to join SIA, we look forward to contributing and collaborating with the other members. We provide to our customers an end-to-end global connectivity in hard-to-reach locations, both on land and at sea.” said Xavier Boguslawski, head of the Satellite Business Unit at Orange Business Services. “We provide managed satellite services anywhere on the globe, with secure access to corporate IP-based VPN, enhancing critical applications, voice, videoconferencing, and even Telepresence.”
Affiliate membership in SIA is open to satellite companies as well as supporting entities that advocate and promote the commercial satellite industry. SIA Affiliate Members receive a number of benefits including attendance at SIA’s Annual Association Meeting, participation in all open SIA meetings and most events (excluding the SIA Leadership Dinner) and SIA Member discounts to industry events. For further details regarding membership in SIA, please see the following link: https://sia.org/membership/membership-applications/.
About Orange Business Services
Orange Business Services is a network-native digital services company and the global enterprise division of the Orange Group. It connects, protects and innovates for enterprises around the world to support sustainable business growth. Leveraging its connectivity and system integration expertise throughout the digital value chain, Orange Business Services is well placed to support global businesses in areas such as software-defined networks, multi-cloud services, Data and AI, smart mobility services, and cybersecurity. It securely accompanies enterprises across every stage of the data lifecycle end-to-end, from collection, transport, storage and processing to analysis and sharing. With companies thriving on innovation, Orange Business Services places its customers at the heart of an open collaborative ecosystem. This includes its 28,500 employees, the assets and expertise of the Orange Group, its technology and business partners, and a pool of finely selected start-ups. More than 3,000 multinational enterprises, as well as two million professionals, companies and local communities in France, put their trust in Orange Business Services.
Orange is one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators with revenues of 42.3 billion euros in 2020 and 259 million customers worldwide at 31 December 2020. Orange is listed on the Euronext Paris (ORA) and on the New York Stock Exchange (ORAN). In December 2019, Orange presented its new “Engage 2025” strategic plan, guided by social and environmental accountability. While accelerating in growth areas, such as B-to-B services and placing data and AI at the heart of innovation, the entire Orange Group will be an attractive and responsible employer.
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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; 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.; Amazon Web Services; Artel, LLC; AST & Science; Astranis Space Technologies Corp.; Blue Origin; Eutelsat America Corp.; ExoAnalytic Solutions; HawkEye 360; Hughes; Inmarsat, Inc.; Kymeta Corporation; Leonardo DRS; Lynk; Omnispace; Ovzon; Panasonic Avionics Corporation; Peraton; Planet; Telesat Canada; ULA; UltiSat and XTAR, LLC. SIA Affiliate Members include: The Aerospace Corporation; Akash Systems Inc.; AQYR Technologies; Aurora Insight; COMSAT; Envistacom, LLC; Integrasys LLC, Kaman Precision Products; Kencast; Keysight Technologies, Inc.; Media Broadcast Satellite; NB+C; Orange Business Services; Plexus Corp; Sheppard Mullin; Skylo Technologies; and Wiley