Press Release

Xenesis and Hartwell Capitol Consulting ink $212.5 million agreement for global distribution

By SpaceRef Editor
September 10, 2019
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Xenesis, Inc., a leading innovator in communications technology for the space industry, announced its $212.5 million, 4 year agreement with Hartwell Capitol Consulting, LLC. (HHC), for HHC’s global distribution of the Xen-Hub®, Xenesis’ optical communications laser terminal that’s capable of transporting data at volumes five to ten times greater than other commercial solutions currently available for space to ground communications.

The agreement solidifies Xenesis’ entry into several international markets where the need for data transport is underserved, and it provides HHC with exclusive rights to market, distribute, and sell the Xen-Hub® in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Israel, India, Australia, Nigeria, Mexico, Singapore, and Brazil.

The CEO of Xenesis, Mark LaPenna said, “We [Xenesis] are to satellite communications what broadband was to dial-up thirty years ago, which is at the very heart of why we are going to ‘win the battle’ for revolutionizing space communications.” When asked about Hartwell Capitol Consulting and its agreement with Xenesis, LaPenna said, “This multi-year deal is a significant step toward achieving that goal. For Xenesis, it establishes a physical presence for the foreseeable future in countries where there is an abundance of opportunity for our technology to make a substantial impact. Their [HHC’s] ability and experience with working within the private and government sectors, both here [in the United States] and abroad, makes them a perfect fit for developing Xenesis’ clientele and proliferating the adoption of our hardware and services.”

Hans Mumm Ph.D., a Lead Consultant with HHC, echoed LaPenna’s sentiment, saying “Xenesis is changing the playing field.” Commenting on the deal between Xenesis and HHC, Mumm— whose credentials include staff positions within the National Security Council (NSC), the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)— provided his assessment of what the agreement means for secure and reliable, high-speed communications, saying “quite frankly, for the future of our nation [the United States], its military, government, and the high-tech sector, the implications are profound.”

About Hartwell Capitol

Based in Palmetto, Florida, Hartwell Capitol Consulting was founded in 2001 to provide new and start-up technologies with business development consulting services and to assist them with private and government sector capital acquisition in domestic and international markets. About Xenesis

Based in Chicago, Illinois, Xenesis, is a communications company specializing in the development of leading-edge intellectual property in the Space and ground services markets. With a collective 100+ years expertise and the industry’s best Partnerships, Xenesis is leading the revolution in global communications. For more information about Xenesis, visit and follow on Twitter. “Xenesis – See the light and connect.”

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Victoria Marie Philip

Vice President of Corporate Affairs

Xenesis, Inc.

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