Skycasters LLC, the oldest and largest facilities-based VSAT reseller, joins Global VSAT Forum

AKRON, OHIO — Skycasters LLC, an international provider of satellite internet, data and VPN equipment services, has joined the Global VSAT Forum (GVF) as a full member.

Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2018, GVF is recognized as the collective voice of global satellite communications industry. The independent, nonprofit association is focused on promoting the interests of the satellite communications industry and aiding in the promotion of satellite technology and services worldwide. Its more than 200 members represent every sector of the satellite industry and every major global region.

“Skycasters is proud to be part of GVF, an incredible organization that is helping advance satellite-based solutions worldwide,” said Don Jacobs, co-founder and owner of Skycasters, an American owned and operated VSAT Network Operator. “We look forward to the many advantages of GVF membership, including the opportunity to impact the future of our industry by collaborating with other market leaders and influencers.”

As a full GVF member, Skycasters will benefit from exclusive member services such as:

  • Online customer access through the GVF website
  • Market intelligence, including reports on sales and marketing opportunities
  • Branding at events worldwide, including free or discounted access to and eligibility to speak at conferences, summits, workshops and seminars
  • Premier publishing visibility in the GVF Directory & Satellite Resource Guide.

In addition to these benefits, GVF supports members through outsourced advocacy initiatives, GVF Working Groups (which serve as a GVF Brain Trust for the association), and more. Jacobs noted, “GVF is committed to promoting growth of the global satellite communications industry as well as its membership.’

To view Skycasters’ GVF member profile, visit


About Skycasters LLC
As the oldest and largest facilities-based VSAT reseller, Skycasters brings affordable broadband satellite internet access, satellite VPN equipment, mobile satellite internet, and corporate data services to all types of organizations, including rural and underserved business locations. The company provides broadband satellite internet access and data service to thousands of business, government, educational and nonprofit users in the United States and abroad. Learn more at

About Global VSAT Forum (GVF)
Founded in 1998, GVF is an independent, nonpartisan and nonprofit association for organizations engaged in the delivery of advanced broadband and narrowband satellite services to consumers, and commercial and government enterprises worldwide. The London-based group includes a broad-based membership representing every major world region and every sector of the satellite industry, including fixed and mobile satellite operators, satellite network operators, teleports, satellite earth station manufacturers, system integrators, value added and enhanced service providers, telecom carriers, consultants, law firms and users. For more information, contact [email protected] or visit