Our offices

Head office: Great Yarmouth, UK

Regional head office: Nairobi, Kenya

Regional head office: Juba, South Sudan


Today, The AST Group boasts a 140 strong workforce providing satellite communications to a wide range of global customers.  

AST Distribution are focused upon supporting their reseller network with local sales, service and support teams based in the UK, USA, Australia, Singapore and South Africa.

To join AST's reseller network contact a member of the sales team via, where you will be directed to the appropriate division.

With new and innovative products being brought onto the market, the industry is thriving and be-spoke solutions, involving integration of hardware and software for specific customer requirements, becoming more commonplace.  AST Distribution employ a host of experienced staff who are able to turn ideas into reality, and work closely with resellers to fulfil customer projects. 

AST have undertaken integrated projects such as satellite tracking services to 800+ UK fishing vessels under contract to DEFRA (UK Government) which stand as a testament to their success in this specialised area.


  • To be a leading provider of satellite communication solutions and associated support services.
  • To provide customers with the most effective communication solution that meets or exceeds their needs.

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Key Facts

With over 25 years of experience in the field of satellite communications, AST Systems, part of The AST Group is truly dedicated to providing an unbiased and reliable satellite communication service to customers.

Gregory Darling, Managing Director comments;  "AST were one of the first independent companies to recognise the potential for satellite communication needs around the world.  As a result we have lived through and grown whilst all of the major developments in the Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) industry have taken place.  

The benefits of this continue today, and alongside the experience and knowledge that 25 years in the industry bring, AST have built and maintained strong relationships with all the major global satellite communication suppliers."

Expert Knowledge

Over 25 years of industry experience

Global Support

24/7 customer support available

Solutions Focussed

Unique software to enable customers



Gregory Darling

Group Managing Director



Applied Satellite Technology Ltd
Systems House, Woodside Road,
Hampshire SO50 4ET
United Kingdom

+44 (0)2380 641 144


AST Systems South Sudan
Hai Malakal
South Sudan

+211 (0) 954 399 318

AST Systems (Africa) Ltd
Suite 1A
Silverpool Office Suites
Jabavu Lane

+254 (0) 711 762 307