Skyware Global announces engineering centre in Washington DC Area
April 27, 2011
Skyware Global, the complete supplier of satcom terminal solutions, has announced the opening of a new office in the Washington DC area. The facility, located on Spring Hill Road in Tyson’s Corner (Vienna, VA) will comprise both engineering and sales teams and is designed to further support the company’s substantial client base in the Washington region.
The news comes at a time of strong growth for the company, particularly in the emerging Ka-band market. Following its development of the world’s first consumer broadband Ka antenna in 2004, Skyware Global remains the sole supplier of such antennas to the North American market, with more than 1.3 million in use in this territory alone. Globally, the company has supplied more than 11 million DTH antennas to hundreds of international clients.
David C. McCourt, CEO, Skyware Global, says, “As Skyware Global works on more and more sophisticated products we found it increasingly important to have an engineering centre located near our clients. We have engineering offices in both Germany and the United Kingdom but felt our growth dictated an engineering facility in North America. We boast a significant number of clients in the DC area and this move allows us to provide these companies with greater technical support, faster customer service and enhanced capabilities. In addition to benefitting our existing customers, the expansion allows us to enhance our access to a number of vertical satellite markets and will support the work carried out by our other industry-leading R&D teams across the globe.”
Skyware Global’s engineering teams in the UK and Germany will also continue to support existing and new customers and drive the launch of new product offerings. The company is actively sourcing new engineering talent to strengthen its existing global operations as well as seeking industry-leading engineers to head up its Washington DC office.
Skyware Global is a world-leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of satcom terminal solutions for the global satellite industry and specializes in DTH, VSAT and RF electronics. The company has manufacturing operations in Smithfield, North Carolina, Accrington, UK and Zhuhai, China as well as engineering offices in England, Scotland, Germany and now Washington DC.