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Satellite Industry Association Announces UltiSat as the Newest Associate Member of SIA

Washington, D.C., June 21, 2021 – The Satellite Industry Association (SIA) today announced that, global systems integrator and telecommunications services provider UltiSat has rejoined SIA as its newest associate member.  The Company, based in Gaithersburg, MD, is a leading provider of end-to-end communications solutions via satellite and terrestrial networks to civilian government, defense, commercial and non-profit customers.  UltiSat owns and operates a global network of multiple satellite teleports, a terrestrial network with strategically located gateways, a 24/7 secure network operations center, and in-house engineering, field service and fabrication facilities.

In late 2020, the Company announced a rebranding and a corporate re-launch following the previous acquisitions by Speedcast of former SIA member companies UltiSat and  Globecomm.  Founded in 2003, the original UltiSat focused on managed network services of satellite and terrestrial connectivity, with unique capabilities in the airborne sector. The Globecomm acquisition brought strengths in complex engineering and systems integration, as well as wireless and mobile communications.  The re-launched UltiSat combines the strengths, capabilities, and market reach of the two predecessor businesses into a single next generation company.

“We are very pleased to announce that UltiSat is once again a member of the Satellite Industry Association,” said Tom Stroup, president of SIA.  “UltiSat brings a wealth of knowledge as a long term provider of satellite and terrestrial services as well as systems integration and cybersecurity solutions for enterprise, government and Department of Defense customers.  SIA and its members welcome their expanded expertise and we look forward to re-engaging with the UltiSat team.”

“SIA is a powerful voice for the satellite communications industry.” said David Myers, President and CEO of UltiSat. “As a technology agnostic integrator, we partner with companies at every level of the value-chain from satellite fleet and teleport operators, to modem and electronics manufacturers, to next-generation antenna providers, and even emerging cloud-based services companies. We are proud to be part of an association that promotes the value of the satellite industry.”


About UlitiSat

UltiSat is a global provider of end-to-end solutions for managed networks, airborne communications, specialized global wireless, and advanced engineering and technical services.  We focus on the needs of customers in the defense, national security, federal/civilian government, humanitarian-aid and critical infrastructure markets.  We offer a range of services leveraging satellite, terrestrial and wireless technologies, combined with in-house engineering, systems integration and global field service capabilities.  UltiSat leverages a 25+ year heritage and experience deploying solutions in over 120 countries to specialize in secure communications and networking for missions of high consequence.  For more information visit

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

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; 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; Peraton; Plexus Corp; Sheppard Mullin; Skylo Technologies; and Wiley