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Galaxy 1 joins Viasat’s ELEVATE program to provide integrated satcom solutions

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ELEVATE membership will support the IoT providers’ global growth across range of industries including utility, oil and gas, mining, transport, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and media.

CARLSBAD., Calif., MAY, 29, 2024 – Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global leader in satellite communications, today announced Galaxy 1, an independent provider of secure satellite communication services and connectivity, has joined its ELEVATE program. 

ELEVATE is a growth program, ecosystem and marketplace for ambitious IoT solution providers, connectivity wholesalers, enablers and OEMs who want to work with Viasat to use its network and footprint to scale. As an ELEVATE partner, Galaxy 1 benefit from Viasat’s global L-band network – amplifying its ability to provide Internet of Things (IoT) and satellite connectivity services.

Headquartered in Florida, Galaxy 1 specializes in integrating mobile satcom services and connections, providing data airtime plans, secure terrestrial infrastructure, online firewalls, satcom equipment and IP applications for use over satellite networks. Galaxy 1 specializes in integrating IoT satcom and cellular services, delivering highly secure and resilient communication solutions to national critical infrastructure segments.

The company helps its customers stay connected — even in remote environments — through its innovative solutions for managing distributed terminals, including video and audio streaming, tracking software, a robust M2M/IoT control platform and a secure online billing (IBIS) and remote terminal management platform (RTM). 

With offices in the UK, US, Netherlands and Singapore, it predominantly supports partners and integrators across utility, oil and gas, mining, transport, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and media verticals.

As part of the program, Galaxy 1 will gain access to Viasat’s broader partner network, creating opportunities to collaborate on additional niche communications solutions for its customers.

ELEVATE’s marketplace will help the company attract new customers in locations without reliable connectivity, or those which have mission-critical connectivity needs.  For customers, it gives access to a broad choice of satellite connectivity and IoT solutions developed by a range of providers to enhance the efficiency, safety and sustainability of their businesses. 

James Grisbrook, Senior Director, Marketing and Communications, Viasat Enterprise, said: "ELEVATE is the go-to destination for satellite IoT innovation. It’s a one-stop-shop that helps our partners easily leverage the latest technology to meet some of the greatest challenges the planet faces today. By combining forces, we will accelerate the development of IoT solutions to meet our clients' mission-critical requirements across diverse industries.”

“Through partnerships with forward-thinking companies like Galaxy 1, they can rely on our highly reliable L-band network to deliver groundbreaking solutions at speed. That ultimately means more integrated Internet of Things solutions for industries.”

Martyn Durrant, Chief Commercial Officer, Galaxy 1, said: “‘Galaxy 1 is extremely proud to join Viasat’s ELEVATE program, supporting the growth of our best-in-class IoT managed connectivity solutions and platforms.

“As a market leader in integrating satellite and terrestrial connectivity to deliver resilient and secure networks and solutions to the IoT segment, we view ELEVATE as an opportunity. Through the program, we plan to expand the reach of our solutions to more customers in the critical infrastructure segment and support like-minded partners with the capabilities to deliver to complex business challenges.”

Viasat’s ELEVATE program is open to new entrants, disruptors and established brands of any size who have developed an innovative digital product or service and want to access the power of satellite enabled IoT solutions. Viasat provides dedicated technical guidance on how to integrate and support its highly reliable satellite services, go-to-market strategy planning and exposure to its distribution channel to enable access to new markets. 

Providers working across a diverse range of industries, including, but not limited to, agriculture, aid and NGOs, energy, exploration and leisure, media, mining, transport and utilities, as well as agnostic technology providers, will be considered for membership. 

Organisations join the ELEVATE program here.

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About Viasat

Viasat is a global communications company that believes everyone and everything in the world can be connected. With offices in 24 countries around the world, our mission shapes how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the world communicate and connect. Viasat is developing the ultimate global communications network to power high-quality, reliable, secure, affordable, fast connections to positively impact people’s lives anywhere they are—on the ground, in the air or at sea, while building a sustainable future in space. On May 30, 2023, Viasat completed its acquisition of Inmarsat, combining the teams, technologies and resources of the two companies to create a new global communications partner. Learn more at www.viasat.com, the Viasat News Room or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, X or YouTube.

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