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QuadSAT Nominated for Via Satellite’s 2018 Satellite Technology of the Year Award

23 April 2019

Satellite and Connectivity Professionals can vote to help QuadSAT win the inaugural Satellite Technology of the Year award.

Odense, Denmark, 23rd April 2019 – QuadSAT, the drone-enabled antenna testing company has been nominated for Via Satellite’s 2018 Satellite Technology of the Year Award. The nominees are chosen based on innovation, benefit to the industry, and overall disruption to the satellite landscape.

QuadSAT’s platform uses drone technology to test, calibrate and measure the performance of satellite and VSAT antennas autonomously by mimicking an orbiting satellite. This method enables highly accurate testing while drastically reducing downtime.

The winner of the 2018 Satellite Technology of the Year will be determined by a combination of the Via Satellite editorial team, including Editorial Director, Mark Holmes, and votes that come directly from industry. The public can vote for QuadSAT online, or onsite at the SATELLITE 2019 event, which takes place May 6-9 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.  There will be stations for attendees to vote at the Via Satellite booth (#543 on the show floor).

Joakim Espeland, CEO, QuadSAT, commented: “We are really excited to have been nominated for this award. The support we have received from the industry has been instrumental in helping us develop a platform with the potential to revolutionize antenna testing for the satellite communications industry.”

From the host of the prestigious “Satellite Executive of the Year Award”, Via Satellite has a longstanding history of recognizing the people leading the charge for the satellite industry.

Via Satellite is dedicated to recognizing the technology breakthrough that has changed the way the satellite and connectivity industry worked in 2018 and for years to come,” said Mark Holmes. “We’re proud to offer this award and recognize the technology as part of our ongoing commitment to the global satellite industry.”

Voting closes at noon ET on Tuesday, May 7th. The winner will be announced at a special Awards Luncheon, sponsored by Peraton, at SATELLITE 2019 on Wednesday, May 8, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Tickets for the Awards Luncheon can be purchased through SATELLITE 2019 registration. SATELLITE 2019 will take place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, located at 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, D.C. 20001.

For more information on the award, or to vote for QuadSAT, please visit

About QuadSAT

Founded in March 2017 and having recently set up an office in Harwell, UK, QuadSAT is a Danish company that has developed brand new tools and techniques for testing and calibrating satellite antennas being deployed in high-value maritime and aeronautical markets. Combining the latest drone technology with a simulated satellite payload and mathematical algorithms, QuadSAT simplifies the requirements for satellite antenna testing, qualification and calibration. In addition, use of QuadSAT’s products reduces vessels and aircraft downtime for such testing procedures, significantly reducing operational expenses.

As well as satellite antenna qualification and calibration, QuadSAT’s system can also be used to identify interference to satellite transmissions with pinpoint accuracy, which is vital to minimize inadvertent or other rogue interference. QuadSAT’s customers include the some of the world’s leading satellite operators, satellite antenna manufacturers, VSAT network operators’ maintenance teams and antenna testing facilities.

Press contact

Helen Weedon
+44 1570 434632
+44 7733 231922

About Via Satellite

Via Satellite, a monthly publication providing essential news and expert business analysis on the global satellite communications marketplace, including current and evolving applications, infrastructure issues, technology, and business and regulatory developments around the word reaches the most engaged community of satellite professionals and qualified industry decision makers.

About SATELLITE 2019

SATELLITE unites 15,000 aerospace and connectivity thought leaders, entrepreneurs, executives, engineers, end-users and enthusiasts from over 100 countries for the largest and most important global satellite technology event of the year. Serving all industries looking to better their business operations or enhance their strategy through connectivity, the SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition will take place on May 6-9, 2019 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.


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