February 23, 2021

Looking to the Future of Mobility as Andrew Faiola Is Elected to MSUA Board of Directors

Andrew Faiola MSUA Board of Directors
Andrew Faiola
Andrew Faiola, Head of Mobility, ST Engineering iDirect

We’re pleased to announce that our Head of Mobility, Andrew Faiola, has been elected to the Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA) Board of DirectorsAs a Director of MSUA, Andrew will help to drive the group forward in their work to heighten awareness of satellite mobility innovation and the development of the satellite mobility market worldwide.  

MSUA has been dedicated to supporting users and solution providers in the mobile satellite industry for over 25 years. Today, the non-profit organization promotes the value and role of satellite in the 5G era of mobility within the broader context of the telecom IT marketplace, expanding the voice and visibility of its members and user communities.  

“I’m really pleased to be joining the MSUA Board”, said Andrew. “As the recognized leader in ground infrastructure systems for aeronautical, land mobile, and maritime users, we acknowledge the responsibility we have to be champions for our customers and end users. MSUA has consistently embodied that vision and promoted innovation.”  

In 2021, Members can expect MSUA to tackle some major themes on the mobile revolution at the intersection of satellite and technology including continued work on 5G, new constellations and technologies, the commercialization of space, next generation ecosystems, mobile transformation and the digitization of crossover satellite solutions.   

“We are delighted to welcome Andrew to our Board of Directors”, commented Lisa Dreher, President, MSUA. “Ground infrastructure is integral to the industry’s success in future mobility networks. As the winner of our Company to Watch award in 2020, ST Engineering iDirect is an innovative leader in the mobility space. We look forward to the energy, enthusiasm and experience that Andrew will bring to the organization as we move into a new and exciting phase of evolution in mobile technology.”   

You can hear more from Andrew and learn about our innovation and the wider satellite mobility sector on the Frequencies podcast:

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