Washington, D.C., July 12, 2023 – The Satellite Industry Association (SIA) today announced that satellite direct to mobile device technology company Digital Locations, Inc., (OTCMKTS: DLOC) is the newest affiliate member of SIA. Based in Santa Barbara, California, Digital Locations is developing technology that would deliver high-speed Internet from satellites directly to smartphones throughout the globe, without the need for additional or specialized equipment.
“SIA is pleased to announce Digital Locations is the newest member of the Satellite Industry Association,” said Tom Stroup, president of the Satellite Industry Association. “Thanks to leaps in innovation, the commercial satellite industry is growing at an unprecedented rate and satellites are more capable than ever before. Satellite to cellphone capabilities have the potential to provide space-based voice and connectivity services to billions of mobile smartphone users around the world. SIA welcomes Digital Locations and their expertise in this fast-developing part of the industry, and we look forward to working with them as our newest member.”
“We are grateful to be accepted as a member of the Satellite Industry Association,” said Rich Berliner, CEO, Digital Locations. “We look forward to working with the SIA and other members to help build and strengthen the satellite industry.”
Affiliate membership in SIA is open to satellite companies as well as supporting entities that advocate and promote the domestic 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 Digital Locations, Inc.
Digital Locations, Inc., is the developer of a disruptive technology that will deliver high-speed Internet from satellites directly to smartphones all over the world. Today, high-speed Internet (also known as broadband Internet) is only available in densely populated areas around the world. Working with a research team from Florida International University, we are developing a truly disruptive technology that will finally make it possible for the wireless industry to offer high-speed Internet service from satellites directly to smartphones anywhere in the world, indoors and outdoors with no dead zones and no cell towers. Anyone, anywhere, regardless of location, economic status, race or gender will be able to access high-speed Internet service and benefit from remote learning, health care, government services, telework, participation in public affairs and even Netflix, Amazon and much, much more. To learn more about Digital Locations please visit www.digitallocations.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; Northrop Grumman; OneWeb; Planet Labs PBC; SES Americom, Inc.; Spire Global Inc.; and Viasat Inc. SIA Associate Members include: ABS US Corp.; The Aerospace Corporation; Artel, LLC; AST Space Mobile; Astranis Space Technologies Corp.; Aurora Insight; Comtech; Eutelsat America Corp.; ExoAnalytic Solutions; Inmarsat, Inc.; Kymeta Corporation; Leonardo; Lynk; Omnispace; OneWeb Technologies; Ovzon; Panasonic Avionics Corporation; Skyloom; Telesat Canada; ULA and XTAR, LLC. SIA Affiliate Members include: Digital Locations, Inc.; DLA Piper; EVONA; Genus Group; Hogan Lovells; Integrasys LLC; Keysight Technologies, Inc.; Media Broadcast Satellite; Orange Business; Orbital Research; Peraton; Plexus Corp; SD Government; Sheppard Mullin and Wiley