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VSAT Stellar Awards 2018

Congratulations to the winners!

The VSAT Awards recognise the initiatives driving change across the industry and celebrate the companies improving global connectivity through satellite!


VSAT Service Provider of the Year WINNER: Speedcast

Speedcast's "network of networks" is unique in large part because of its unmatched scale in the current industry landscape, leveraging assets from previous acquisitions to create the largest and most robust network serving customers both onshore and offshore. 

Speedcast leverages partnerships with many different satellite and non-satellite operators and providers to create a network that is agnostic and flexible to meet customer's specific needs, as well as fully redundant to ensure the best available connectivity.

Best Ground Segment Technology WINNER: UHP Networks

UHP is a revolutionary technology which has transformed many aspects of the VSAT industry, especially the private and high-performance enterprise VSAT networks. Its basis is a software-defined UHP platform which delivers unparalleled performance with compact and reliable implementation. The technology has developed and matured in the last few years and is being adopted at an increasing rate by many leading operators throughout the world.

Most Innovative Satellite Application WINNER: NSSL Global

FusionIP is the Most Innovative Satellite Application due to its unique integration of satellite and cellular in one antenna with only one coax-cable between Antenna and Below Deck Equipment as well as the unique integrated service package offering, which automatically allows the customer to switch instantly and seamlessly between satellite and cellular without any additional cost whilst ensuring the highest availability no matter the location of the vessel.

Best Newcomer in the Industry WINNER: G&S SatCom

What is unique about G&S SatConnect is that it targets the Service Provider’s operations as a whole and not just individual selected pieces. It supports the end to end business case from the ground segment, the operator, the service provider all the way to the  end user via a customer portal. Managing the entire workflow enables G&S SatConnect to leverage new innovations and features that happen, for example, on the ground infrastructure and allow the end-user to consume it at an extremely short turn-around.

Thanks to all the applicants and congratulations to the winners!