Satellite Operators






Inmarsat plc is the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services.


Since 1979, Inmarsat has been providing reliable voice and high-speed data communications to governments, enterprises and other organizations, with a range of services that can be used on land, at sea or in the air. Inmarsat employs around 1,600 staff in more than 60 locations around the world, with a presence in the major ports and centres of commerce on every continent. Inmarsat is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:ISAT.L).




Thuraya is one of the leading mobile satellite communications companies that empower people with tools to bring the organizations and communities they serve closer together.
Thuraya offers innovative, flexible and dependable technology that helps users overcome the toughest challenges and achieve the highest aspirations – facilitating reliable communications where and when it matters most.


Their global customers include industry leaders from a variety of sectors including energy, media, marine, government and NGOs.
Its superior network enables clear communications and uninterrupted coverage across two thirds of the world via satellite and across the globe through our unique GSM roaming capabilities.







Iridium is the only satellite communications company that offers truly global voice and data communications coverage. Its 66 cross-linked Low Earth Orbit satellites form a worldwide grid only 780 km above Earth. The Iridium telephone system provides truly global spot beam coverage for satellite telephones.
Iridium offers complete coverage of even the most remote points on Earth – oceans, land masses, airways, and even Polar Regions – and a comprehensive range of portable and fixed wireless products.

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Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) is a private joint stock company that is fully owned by Mubadala, the investment arm of the Government of Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Mubadala’s commercial strategy is fundamentally built on long-term, capital-intensive investments that deliver strong financial returns.
Since being incorporated in 2007, Yahsar have implemented extensive research and interaction with customers to design the region’s first multi-purpose satellite system consisting of two satellites and related ground infrastructure.




Established in 1977, Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL, ISIN code: FR0010221234) is one of the world’s leading and most experienced operators of communications satellites. The company provides capacity on 37 satellites to clients that include broadcasters and broadcasting associations, pay-TV operators, video, data and Internet service providers, enterprises and government agencies






Globalstar is a leading provider of mobile satellite voice and data services. Globalstar offers these services to commercial customers and recreational consumers in more than 120 countries around the world.

The Company’s products include mobile and fixed satellite telephones, simplex and duplex satellite data modems, the SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger and flexible service packages.







Telenor Satellite is a major European satellite provider of data communication services for customers in the maritime and oil and gas markets.

Telenor Satellite owns and operates the THOR satellite fleet, positioned at 1°West, which provides high-powered and high-quality satellite capacity throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Telenor Satellite is headquartered at Telenor Group offices in Fornebu, just outside Oslo. The company is 100% owned by Telenor Broadcast Holding AS, a wholly owned holding company of Telenor Group, one of the world’s major mobile operators