Telecommunications Satellites, Making Company World’s Leading Provider

Rockville, Md.–GMV today announced in the U.S. that it is providing ground systems technology for 40 percent of the world’s commercial telecommunications satellites whose launch is scheduled for 2010. The announcement further underscores GMV’s 25 years of industry experience as the leading supplier of satellite ground systems in the world.
“More than 155 commercial telecommunications satellites have used GMV technology for ground control operations support, and that number is growing with recent new contracts,” said Theresa Beech, general manager and vice president of business development for GMV. “We’re pleased to provide our satellite ground systems technology and expertise to a client roster that includes most major commercial satellite operators, as well as many small and medium-sized operators from around the world.”

A total of 21 satellites using GMV technology are scheduled for launch this year, including satellites from operators of the highest level such as Eutelsat, SES Astra, Arabsat, Nilesat, Globalstar, Hispasat, ESA and NASA.

GMV supplies a variety of different, customizable solutions for satellite control. These include the multi-mission, multi-satellite, commercial, off-the-shelf product for monitoring and control of satellites, hifly(R); the general flight dynamics product infrastructure, focusSuite; the telecommunications satellite payload reconfiguration tool, smart rings; and the mission analysis tool, matool. However, what sets GMV apart is that all missions are supported by an exceptionally talented team of experts and top-level quality standards (ISO 9001 and CMMI nivel 3), which ensures the best possible solutions and highest results for every client.

About GMV:

GMV is the leading supplier of satellite ground systems in the world, with 40 percent of commercial telecommunications satellites launched in 2010 using GMV technology. GMV has been providing satellite ground systems to satellite manufacturers, commercial operators, integrators, and Space Institutions around the world for over 25 years. More than 230 space missions have selected GMV technology, and GMV’s operational systems are currently installed on six continents in 25 countries. GMV’s U.S. headquarters are in Rockville, Md. and its European headquarters are in Madrid, Spain. More information about GMV and its products can be found at