Commercial communication satellites are used by broadcasters and telecommunications companies to provide information and entertainment services. Applications include television signal distribution, private data networks, mobile telephony, broadband internet, satellite radio and earth observation.
COM DEV is the world’s most prolific supplier of commercial communications equipment for satellites. We supply to every major satellite manufacturer, providing custom-designed components such as microwave multiplexers and switches, payload electronics and Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) technology.
Over 80 per cent of all commercial communications satellites ever launched have had COM DEV technology on board. Our list of customers in this market includes Boeing, EADS Astrium, Lockheed Martin, Orbital Sciences, Space Systems/Loral and Thales Alenia Space.