The AST Group
Your full-service communications integrator with reliable hybrid end-to-end solutions
  • Connectivity and technology solutions
  • High-speed LEO connectivity
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    We give you more than connectivity. We give you remote control.​

    Alongside tailoring hardware and airtime solutions to keep people, systems and assets connected in the remotest locations, we give you control of your safety and performance, wherever you are.

    In a world of increasing automation, AST empowers you to monitor and control, onsite and remotely, through integrated sensor technology that gives you a live dashboard of your asset’s safety, data-usage and performance. Giving you the data-driven insight to optimise your operations, make informed decisions and reduce your costs.

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    Full-service communications integrator

    AST is a full-service communications integrator providing the maritime, energy and government sectors with reliable hybrid end-to-end remote solutions.

    We integrate cutting edge services and applications with the world’s leading communications providers to solve complex problems; enabling greater connectivity and control over your satellite and GSM networks and the ability to remotely track, monitor and control your assets.

    Are you ready for high-speed LEO connectivity?

    As OneWeb's first LEO partner, we are bringing energy, enterprise and maritime customers access to OneWeb’s low-latency, fibre-like and affordable connectivity solutions, in even the most remote locations on land and at sea.

    Maritime Sectors

    • Commercial Shipping

      Seamless connectivity solutions for sustainable business operations and crew safety and welfare.
    • Commercial Fishing

      Feel connected and safe wherever the catch takes you.
    • Offshore Energy

      Keep offshore crews safe with dependable communications while achieving enhanced operational efficiency.
    • Workboats

      Monitor and maintain your workboat and optimise vessel performance with ease using automated reporting.
    • Polar

      Conduct research efficiently and explore with confidence knowing your safety is in hand with weather resilient, reliable connectivity in the Arctic and Antarctic regions.
    • Yachts & Leisure Boats

      Dependable, high-end connectivity for your onboard guests and crew to stay connected wherever you sail or berth.
    • Ports

      Enabling ports to operate efficiently and sustainably with real-time reporting and data access.
    • Autonomous Vessels

      AST is powering a new generation of craft and redefining the possibilities of data collection wherever it is needed.

    Land Sectors

    • Government & Security

      Secure, resilient uninterrupted voice, data and video services you can count on in challenging environments.
    • Utilities

      Energy and utility companies are turning to satellite communications and IoT for efficiency and sustainability solutions.
    • Consumer & Leisure

      Keeping you connected onboard or on land wherever adventure takes you.
    • NGO's & Environmental

      Sat comms play a vital role in responding to environmental and humanitarian crises as well as monitoring and prevention.
    • Mining

      AST is an expert in providing remote communication solutions to enable the efficient running of mining sites.
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    Trusted Tier 1 Partner
    We are a trusted Tier 1 partner to all major satellite communications suppliers.


    We are already seeing the benefits of running our satellite services through the INTEGRA Network and can now identify the source of encrypted data being used on our vessels from any type of device, mobile, tablet or laptop.

    Richard Marshall

    International Communications Manager at SEACOR Marine International.

    I am proud to have AST as an important sponsor of my educational work over the years. Through their support, AST has provided me with the latest satellite technology allowing me to keep in contact with schools from all over the world.

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    Antony Jinman

    Polar Adventurer

    Our enthusiasm to incorporate advanced technology such as iRAMs into our designs keeps us ahead of the competition and encourages customers to keep coming back to our yard. We strive to make the best boats possible, and that means improving and evolving our vessels with craftsmanship and technology at the forefront.

    Alan Goodchild

    Managing Director, Goodchild Marine

    With Great Migration Camps Live Reviews, we are using modern technology to upgrade the more traditional written reviews that can be found on any number of sites across the Internet to something completely different; a three-dimensional, interactive experience that will greatly help clients to choose the right destination for their next safari.

    Carel Verhoef

    LiveReview presenter and Great Migration Camps Director

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    Unrivalled customer support

    We will be there for you no matter what - offering knowledgeable advice and excellent customer service, all backed up by genuine 24/7 365 professional and technical support.

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    • Dedicated account manager
    • 24 / 7 support
    • Custom solutions