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World Teleport Association Publishes Top Operator Rankings for 2023

World Teleport Association Publishes Top Operator Rankings for 2023

The World Teleport Association (WTA) today published its annual rankings for the Top Teleport Operators of 2023. The annual rankings of companies by revenue and revenue growth are compiled by surveying teleport operators around the world as well as referencing the published results of publicly-held companies.

“All the companies in our annual lists saw a rebound of year-over-year growth as the pandemic finally released its grip on the world’s economy,” said executive director Robert Bell. “The invisible infrastructure provided by satellite-centric communications continues to attract investment, technology innovation and new business models.”

The Global Top 20
The Global Top 20 ranks companies based on revenues from all customized communications services and includes operators of teleports and satellite fleets. In order from largest to smallest, the Global Top 20 of 2023 are:

  1. SES (Luxembourg)
  2. Intelsat (USA)
  3. Eutelsat (France)
  4. Arqiva (United Kingdom)
  5. Telesat (Canada)
  6. Speedcast (USA)
  7. Telespazio (Italy)
  8. Singtel (Singapore)
  9. Hispasat (Spain)
  10. Globecast (France)
  11. MEASAT (Malaysia)
  12. Nilesat (Egypt)
  13. AXESS Networks (Spain)
  14. Media Broadcast Satellite (Germany)
  15. Telstra (Australia)
  16. du (United Arab Emirates)
  17. Planetcast Media Services Ltd. (India)
  18. US Electrodynamics Inc. (USA)
  19. e& (Etisalat) (United Arab Emirates)
  20. STN (Slovenia)

The Independent Top 10
The Independent Top 10 ranks teleport operators based on revenue from all sources. The list focuses on the independent operators at the core of the business, excluding companies whose primary business is ownership and operation of a satellite fleet or terrestrial network. In order from largest to smallest, the Independent Top 10 of 2023 are:

  1. Arqiva (United Kingdom)
  2. Speedcast (USA)
  3. Globecast (France)
  4. AXESS Networks (Spain)
  5. Media Broadcast Satellite (Germany)
  6. Telstra (Australia)
  7. du (United Arab Emirates)
  8. Planetcast Media Services Ltd. (India)
  9. US Electrodynamics Inc. (USA)
  10. e& (Etisalat) (United Arab Emirates)

The Fast 10
The Fast 10 ranks all teleport-operating companies based on year-over-year revenue growth in their most recent fiscal years. Ranked by revenue growth, the Fast 10 of 2023 are:

  1. SupremeSat (Sri Lanka)
  2. Media Broadcast Satellite (Germany)
  3. US Electrodynamics Inc. (USA)
  4. Hispasat (Spain)
  5. AXESS Networks (Spain)
  6. ATLAS Space Operations (USA)
  7. Horizon Teleport (Germany)
  8. Vivacom (Bulgaria)
  9. SES (Luxembourg)
  10. MEASAT (Malaysia)

About World Teleport Association
The World Teleport Association ( has been helping its members aim higher since our founding in 1985. Today, WTA is the leading partner in growth for teleport operators, advocating for their commercial interests and promoting excellence in their business practices, technology and operations. The association publishes best-practice reports and presents webinars on technology changes and their business and market impacts. It also presents events and awards and provides global certification and assessment programs to validate excellence and drive improvement. Aiming higher creates opportunity. Aiming higher brings risk. WTA is dedicated to helping its members seize the opportunities and manage the risks to find the paths to growth in a massively changing market.