Satellite Solutions: AST expands its reach into Latin America


Global satellite solutions and communications company, the AST Group, has opened its LATAM office and announced the appointment of Christian Lasprilla.

The opening is a key milestone in AST’s growth strategy which includes both geographic and solution expansion.

Christian joins The AST Group to focus on developing existing and new business relationships in Latin America and brings with him over 10 years of relevant industry experience in the Land, Maritime, and Aero sectors. Familiarity of the region, together with local languages will assist our customers at every step of their AST journey.

Robert Lorenzana, Vice President of Applied Satellite Technology Systems US LLC (AST) said; “With our new and innovative solutions such as INTEGRA & IRIS, I am delighted that we now have a local presence ready to assist customers in this region, with the emphasis being on educating and supporting local companies with their communication requirements. Our industry-leading solutions allow our customers to use satellite in a more effective manner, making it an affordable and effective option”

“We are committed to further growing our capability in Latin America in sectors such as mining, utilities, energy and government where satellite is a key enabler. This is an exciting time for AST.”

The AST Group is a global innovator in communication solutions, offering a suite of unique propositions such as their award winning IRIS and INTEGRA solutions.

The AST Group has presence globally, with offices serving both end users and channel partners in Europe, Africa, The Americas, Asia and Australia and have a proven track record in delivering high profile projects in a variety of markets sectors.

Along with local engineers and experienced sales staff, The AST Group offer unbiased advice to ensure customers receive the right communication solution to meet their business needs, and at a competitive price. The AST Group also provide a manned 24/7 Global Customer Support service to ensure continuity of service and reliable assistance from fully qualified personnel.