A World Satellite Business Week event
11-14 Sept. 2017 / The Westin - Paris

Abel Avellan



United States of America

Abel Avellan is founder and current CEO of global satellite and terrestrial communications provider Emerging Markets Communications. Throughout his tenure in the satellite communications space, Mr. Avellan has been involved in a number of satellite (VSAT) communications developments focused on the emerging markets, particularly in Africa, and on wireless communications solutions for Ericsson in Sweden. He is a co-inventor of 17 US patents for EMC’s satellite communications technologies including solutions for bandwidth reutilization and efficiency, HD video conferencing and cloud-based browsing over satellite, antenna size reduction for mobility applications and new high throughput satellite payloads.