Recently, the editors of Via Satellite got together to debate (and argue) who they felt were the 10 hottest companies in the satellite industry. The list ranges from start-ups, like SpaceX and Astranis, to established companies, like Speedcast and SES.

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Speedcast is the world’s largest remote telecommunications service provider. The firm currently relies on a network of 40 teleports and more than 70 satellites providing connectivity to customers in the maritime, energy, government, and enterprises sector, and emerging markets.

Steered by CEO Pierre-Jean Beylier, Speedcast saw its revenue more than double in 2017 to $514 million from $218 million in 2016, and expects to reach $1 billion in annual revenue by mid-2021.

Read more on the 10 Hottest Companies in Satellite 2018 at Satellite Today.