Amplifier & Modem Manufacturers

Advantech Wireless

At Advantech Wireless Technologies, we design, manufacture and deploy networking for broadband connectivity, broadcast solutions, video contribution and distribution and mobile backhaul, using satellite and terrestrial wireless technologies. Our revolutionary technologies include world-leading GaN technology high power amplifiers, SSPAs, block-up converters (SSPB), frequency converters, fixed and deployable antennas, antenna controllers and terrestrial microwave radios.

Our bold and innovative thinking helps a smarter world overcome the most daunting challenges. Ultimately, we help people stay connected and informed using advanced terrestrial and satellite communication technologies. With corporate offices in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Russia and Brazil. Advantech Wireless’ reach extends around the globe.

CPI SMP: Satcom Products Group

The Satcom Products Group of CPI’s Satcom & Medical Products Division (CPI SMP) is a worldwide leader in uplink amplifier products and systems for satellite communications. CPI has played a pivotal role in the satcom industry since its inception: the first satellite projects, including INTELSAT and CONUS, were supported by CPI, which was then part of Varian Associates, Inc.

Today, CPI's scope and global reach is unmatched, having shipped over 50,000 high power amplifiers to uplink stations in over 150 countries. CPI satcom products for satellite uplink and troposcatter applications are available in all standard frequencies from S-band to V-band. CPI's Satcom Products Group is also a global leader in the design and manufacture of uplink klystrons and advanced millimeter wave klystron technology, with frequency ranges up to 700 GHz.

Comtech EF Data

Comtech EF Data Corp. is a leading supplier of satellite bandwidth and link optimization. Our high-performance satellite communications infrastructure solutions feature groundbreaking efficiency, robust intelligence and unparalleled horsepower. Commercial and government users around the world utilize our solution suite to reduce OPEX/CAPEX and to increase throughput for the most demanding fixed and mobile networks.

Comtech Xicom Technology

Comtech Xicom Technology, founded as Xicom Technology in 1991, has grown to be a world leading satellite communications (satcom) amplifier supplier, offering the broadest product line in the industry. Our focus on customers, innovation, and quality has driven growth and created a company with a reputation for excellence. Regarded as an industry leader across the board, Xicom provides rugged, highly efficient and reliable Traveling Wave Tube Amplifiers (TWTAs), Klystron Power Amplifiers (KPAs), Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPAs), and Block Upconverters (BUCs) for commercial and military broadcast and broadband applications around the world. These Xicom High Power Amplifiers (HPAs) are in use in critical communications links on the ground, in the air and on the sea; they support fixed traditional and direct-to-home broadcast, mobile news gathering, transportable and flyaway systems, secure high data rate communications, and broadband access over satcom.

Mission Microwave

At Mission Microwave Technologies we have developed revolutionary Solid State Power Amplifier BUCs to support ground-based, airborne, and space-based applications. Utilizing the latest in semiconductor technology, we have optimized the size, weight, and power (SWaP) for these critical applications while delivering the best possible reliability. Mission Microwave currently offers advanced GaN BUC products at X-Band, Ku-Band, and Ka-Band from 12W to 400W, and sets the “new standard” for performance and reliability.


NOVELSAT is an innovator and a leading provider of next-generation content connectivity solutions over satellite. Powered by our innovative technology, our solutions are transforming network capabilities to drive new experiences and expand growth potential.

Our leadership foundations are built around our proprietary waveform and premier system architecture, combined with cutting-edge video capabilities and best-in-industry content security. Pioneering, expanding and enhancing core and end-to-end capabilities, we outperform competitive solutions and products, delivering new levels of performance, efficiency and flexibility. Our high-performance solutions are setting the industry standards in spectral efficiency, transmission performance, media processing, video delivery, and content protection, powering mission-critical and demanding applications for the broadcast, cellular, government, and mobility markets.

Peak Communications

Peak Communications designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of satellite communication equipment, for flyaway, truck or fixed earth station applications. Included in the standard product range are Block & Synthesised Frequency Converters (covering all primary frequency bands), Beacon Receivers, Automatic UpLink Power Controllers, Line Amplifiers, Splitters/ Combiners, Test Loop Translators, LNB DC & 10MHz Reference drivers, 10MHz Reference Generators & Redundant Switch Systems. To meet customer specific requirements Peak Communications also offers a high quality, responsive custom design and manufacturing capability.

ST Engineering iDirect

ST Engineering iDirect is a global leader in satellite communications (satcom) providing technology and solutions that enable its customers to expand their business, differentiate their services and optimize their satcom networks. Through the merger with Newtec, a recognized industry pioneer, the combined business unites over 35 years of innovation focused on solving satellite’s most critical economic and technology challenges and expands a shared commitment to shaping the future of how the world connects. The product portfolio, branded under the names iDirect and Newtec, represents the highest standards in performance, efficiency and reliability, making it possible for its customers to deliver the best satcom connectivity experience anywhere in the world. ST Engineering iDirect is the world’s largest TDMA enterprise VSAT manufacturer and is the leader in key industries including broadcast, mobility and military/government. In 2007, iDirect Government was formed to better serve the U.S. government and defense communities.


Founded in 1988, SpaceBridge Inc., is an established supplier and global market leader in broadband satellite communications systems technology. Previously known as Advantech Wireless Inc., the company is now doing business as SpaceBridge Inc.

Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, SpaceBridge Inc. is well positioned to meet the demands of today’s global market, with two affiliate R&D offshore innovation centers. Sales, and support offices, as well as remote offices in: Brazil, Colombia, United Kingdom, the Middle East, Indonesia, China, and Russia. SpaceBridge is an ISO9001 registered vendor.

The company develops and provides satellite network equipment and services, including VSAT HUBs and Terminals for Point-to-Point, Point-to-Multi-Point, and Mesh typologies, as well as SCPC and broadcast modems for GEO and NGSO satellite constellations

SpaceBridge Inc. also provides Cloud-Based autonomous managed services for its customers, helping them to eliminate initial large CapEx investments and save on network management OpEX, while speeding time-to-market.

Teledyne Paradise Datacom

Teledyne Paradise Datacom, a division of Teledyne Defense Electronics, LLC, designs, manufactures and sells satellite modems, solid state power amplifiers (SSPA), low noise amplifiers (LNA), block up converters (BUC) and associated redundancy subsystems. We deliver satellite communications products around the world.​

Teledyne Paradise Datacom Background
Paradise Datacom Ltd. was founded in 1988 in the United Kingdom. It specialised in the design and manufacture of IBS/IDR framing units and later produced a full line of satellite modems. Paradise Datacom LLC was founded in 1997 in the United States, and acquired the Locus Communications products group of ITT, with a satcoms history dating back to 1968. Paradise Datacom acquired the SierraCom SAT product line in 2002. In 2010, Paradise Datacom was acquired by Teledyne Technologies Inc. Since then Paradise has continued to address a worldwide market for satellite modems and associated RF products.​

Terrasat Communications

Terrasat Communications, a privately-owned US company, has been manufacturing microwave & satellite RF equipment since 1994. We started with custom engineered microwave RF modules & Block UpConverters (BUCs).

Today, we produce the most innovative BUCs on the market; the IBUC–the Intelligent BUC. Unlike the typical BUC, the IBUC includes multiple sensors and a powerful micro-processor for performance improvement & feature enhancements. All IBUC models include a web interface for extensive Management & Control and are SNMP-compliant for easy interface with any NMS.

IBUC models are available in C-band, X-band, Ku-band, & Ka-band with a full range of output power levels. Our higher-powered models incorporate GaN amplifier technology to optimize performance with minimal back-off to the PLinear point & deliver maximum usable power.

All IBUCs are manufactured in our modern, vertically integrated plant near Silicon Valley. Each IBUC undergoes multiple quality checks during the manufacturing process as well as an exhaustive individual unit temperature testing in environmental chambers.

WORK Microwave

New space, old space or deep space, all missions need data links back to earth. RF or Optical links, DVB or CCSDS standards WORK Microwave modems are flexible and proven technology platforms serving your mission requirements and bespoke application, all for an off-the-shelf price tag. With heritage in Cubesats, earth observation, satellite tele-command and control, institutional research missions and New Space approaches your data is safe with us through our range of reliable communication products.

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