Global operations across 5 continents.
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Head office: Great Yarmouth, UK

Regional head office: Chandler, Arizona

Regional head office: Perth, Western Australia

Regional head office: Singapore

Regional head office: Nairobi, Kenya


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.

Network Partners


Key Facts

AST Australia is a Australian owned and operated company that is part of the privately owned AST Group of companies who have been established for over ten years and are represented in the UK, Singapore, South Africa, USA and Australia.

Gregory Darling in the UK formed AST in 1992 as a result of being a dissatisfied user of the Inmarsat satellite communications in various 'offshore' applications. The company grew and prospered in depth and capability by providing a superior level of service in a very competitive environment.

This independence allows for decisions to be made quickly with the entire management team having a 'hands on' approach.

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

Richard Coston

Managing Director

Global offices


Applied Satellite Technology Ltd
AST Group Parent Company,
Satellite House
Bessemer Way,
Harfreys Industrial Estate
Great Yarmouth
Norfolk NR31 0LX
United Kingdom

+44 (0)1493 440 011

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

+44 (0)2380 641 144

AST Marine Sciences Ltd
8 White Lodge Trading Estate
Hall Road
Norfolk NR4 6DG
United Kingdom

+44 (0)1493 416 566

AST Marine Networks
Unit 5
Lodge Farm Barns
New Road
Norfolk NR9 3LZ
United Kingdom

+44 (0)1603 327 878

The Netherlands


AST Systems, Fiesta Tech Centre
1478 N. Tech Blvd, Suite 105
Gilbert, AZ 85233
United States

+1 480 247 2439


Applied Satellite Technology Australia Pty Ltd
Satellite House
33a Walters Drive
Osborne Park
6017, Australia

+61 89 205 4000

Applied Satellite Technology Australia Pty Ltd
Suite 1.09
32 Delhi Road
Macquarie Park
2113, Australia

+61 (0) 2 9135 0060


AST Distribution Asia Pte Ltd
23 Ubi Road 4
5th Floor
Olympia Industrial Building
08620, Singapore

+65 8125 8828

Applied Satellite Technology Asia Pte Ltd
110 Lorong 23 Geylang
#03-05 Victory Centre
388410, Singapore

+65 62 916 605

PT Aplikasi Satelit Teknologi Indonesia
Graha Anugerah 8th Fl
Suite 806
Jl. Raya Pasar Minggu No. 17A
Jakarta Selatan – 12780

+62 21 794 4289


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

+254 (0) 711 762 307

AST Systems South Sudan
Hai Malakal
South Sudan

+211 (0) 954 399 318