Grupo Tesacom Joins Viasat’s ELEVATE Program to support Remote Operations for Industries and Governments

ELEVATE membership will support the satellite IoT providers’ global growth across a range of industries including energy, utilities, agriculture, oil and gas, and mining.


CARLSBAD., Calif., June, 17, 2024 –Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global leader in satellite communications, today announced Grupo Tesacom, a South America satellite IoT specialist, has joined its ELEVATE program. 

ELEVATE is a growth program, ecosystem and marketplace for ambitious IoT solution providers, enablers and OEMs who want to work with Viasat to use its network and footprint to scale. As an ELEVATE partner, Grupo Tesacom will provide innovative satellite communications and technology for industrial operations in Latin America, offering tailored voice and data solutions.

As part of the program, Grupo Tesacom will have new access to Viasat’s global L-band network to provide Internet of Things (IoT) and satellite connectivity services. This will enhance the company’s ability to support large-scale projects across the region. It currently provides an integrated suite of hybrid connectivity solutions, including satellite communication, IoT, software development and data airtime plans.

Headquartered in Argentina, with offices across Latin America, Grupo Tesacom has a long history of enabling satellite connectivity for industrial operations in the region.  For over twenty years, it has developed technology for large-scale projects across the region and provides an integrated suite of hybrid connectivity solutions, including satellite communication, IoT, software development and data airtime plans.

Grupo Tesacom supports diverse industries, including energy, mining, oil & gas, logistics, and agriculture. It also serves the main Government, defense, and humanitarian aid organizations in the region to enhance the field deployment of critical operations. It will also gain access to Viasat’s broader partner network, creating opportunities to collaborate on additional niche communications solutions for its customers.

ELEVATE’s marketplace will help the company attract new customers in locations without reliable connectivity, or those which have mission-critical connectivity needs.  For customers, it gives access to a broad choice of satellite connectivity and IoT solutions developed by a range of providers to enhance the efficiency, safety and sustainability of their businesses. 

James Grisbrook, Senior Director, Marketing and Communications, Viasat Enterprise, said: “ELEVATE is the go-to destination for satellite IoT innovation that helps our partners easily leverage the latest technology to meet some of the biggest challenges companies are facing today. By combining forces with partners like Grupo Tesacom, we will accelerate the development of IoT solutions to meet our clients’ mission-critical requirements across diverse industries.”

Juan Pablo Pelizza, VP of Business, Grupo Tesacom, said: “At Grupo Tesacom, our commitment to driving positive change in Latin America through technology is unwavering. Joining Viasat’s ELEVATE program reinforces our dedication to leverage satellite connectivity to further drive innovation in the region, contributing to economic and community development. " 

Viasat’s ELEVATE program is open to new entrants, disruptors and established brands of any size who have developed an innovative digital product or service and want to access the power of satellite enabled IoT solutions. Viasat provides dedicated technical guidance on how to integrate and support its highly reliable satellite services, go-to-market strategy planning and exposure to its distribution channel to enable access to new markets. 

Providers working across a diverse range of industries, including, but not limited to, agriculture, aid and NGOs, energy, exploration and leisure, media, mining, transport and utilities, as well as agnostic technology providers, will be considered for membership.

Organisations join the ELEVATE program here.

About Viasat
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