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  • AST appoints new Group Managing Director


Global provider of intelligent remote communication solutions, Applied Satellite Technology Ltd (AST) announces the appointment of Andrew Peters as Group Managing Director.

Andrew has held leadership roles in several telecoms and technology organisations, including CEO of Deutsche Telekom UK and Telefonica UK, with significant experience in M&A and business integration.

In 2013, Andrew joined Pole Star Space Applications as CEO, significantly improving the position of the organisation during his time in the business and has since continued to keep close links with both the satellite and maritime industries.

More recently, Andrew set up his own consultancy firm, acting as an advisor to leadership teams in software-led businesses before joining AST as Group Managing Director on 1st November 2021.

Gregory Darling, Founder and Chairman, commented

“Andrew's appointment comes at a pivotal time for AST, his experience in the technology sector and knowledge of our industry and markets will spearhead our Group in the next stage of our growth”

Andrew said:

“I am delighted to join the AST Group at a very exciting time and, together with our talented people, look forward to leading the next phase of profitable growth for the business and supporting our customers globally”

About the AST Group 

Applied Satellite Technology Ltd (AST) is an independent provider of end-to-end remote communication services with 30 years’ experience in delivering solutions in both maritime and land-based industries.  

AST’s experienced team of connectivity experts, network specialists and installation engineers deliver services through offices in the UK, Europe, Americas, Singapore, Australia, and New Zealand and through AST’s established network of global channel partners.  

Providing worldwide coverage and leading smart solutions ensures resilient, powerful connectivity when it is needed most. Through enabling services and digital solutions such as INTEGRA Control; bandwidth management solution, IRIS; remote monitoring and asset tracking and iRAMS; data management and monitoring platform, users can optimise their operations, make informed decisions quicker and reduce their costs.   

24/7 Global Customer Support ensures continuity of service and dependable assistance from fully qualified personnel.

Wherever you are, whatever your remote connectivity requirements, AST has a solution. To discuss how we can take you further with one of our experts call +44 (0)1493 440 011 or email 

Wherever you are, whatever your remote connectivity requirements, AST has a solution. To discuss how we can take you further with one of the friendly team call +44 (0)1493 440 011 or email


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