From: Satellite Industry Association
Posted: Wednesday, December 12, 2018
The Satellite Industry Association is pleased to announce that Peraton has joined SIA as its newest member. As a next generation national security company, Peraton’s Communications sector provides assured connectivity and communications solutions, over satellite, terrestrial, , and wireless-based networks, for the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and critical infrastructure operations..
In October, Peraton announced it had successfully completed the first phase of a global critical communications network expansion initiative by adding four major metropolitan areas and two commercial satellite teleports to its existing network to now span 24-plus cities. Earlier this year, the Company also announced plans to enhance its global connectivity services by upgrading and expanding its terrestrial core network.
“The Satellite Industry Association is pleased to welcome Peraton and its expertise providing government and commercial customers with satellite-based and hybrid terrestrial connectivity and communications solutions,” said Tom Stroup, President of SIA. “The Company’s experience with the federal government and DoD plus its planned focus on emerging applications such as IoT tracking and data analysis also make Peraton an ideal addition to SIA.”
“We look forward to the opportunity to connect with leaders across the satellite industry under a common mission – to advance the voice of our community in support of its role in national security, homeland security and global information infrastructure,” said David Myers, president Communications Sector, Peraton.
Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. As a trusted provider of highly differentiated space, intelligence, cyber/SIGINT, defense, electronic warfare, homeland security, and secure communications capabilities, Peraton is a critical partner to the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and select federal agencies and commercial entities. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, the company employs approximately 3,500 people across the U.S. and Canada.
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: AT&T Services, Inc.; The Boeing Company; EchoStar Corporation; Intelsat S.A.; Iridium Communications Inc.; Kratos Defense & Security Solutions; Ligado Networks; Lockheed Martin Corporation; Maxar Technologies; Northrop Grumman Corporation; OneWeb; SES Americom, Inc.; Space Exploration Technologies Corp.; Spire Global Inc.; and Viasat, Inc. SIA Associate Members include: ABS US Corp.; Airbus Defense and Space, Inc.; Analytical Graphics, Inc.; Artel, LLC; Blue Origin; DataPath Inc.; Eutelsat America Corp.; ExoAnalytic Solutions; Globecomm; Globalstar, Inc.; Glowlink Communications Technology, Inc.; HawkEye 360; Hughes; Inmarsat, Inc.; Kymeta Corporation; L3 Technologies; Leonardo DRS; Panasonic Avionics Corporation; Peraton: Planet; Telesat Canada; TrustComm, Inc.; Ultisat, Inc.; and XTAR, LLC. SIA Affiliate Members include: The Aerospace Corporation; AQYR Technologies; COMSAT; Envistacom LLC; KenCast; Newtec; Phasor; RUAG Space; Sheppard Mullin; and Wiley Rein LLP
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