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Time Line

atrexx' business started with the Market Exchange Platform which continues to provides a neutral and independent arena for buyers and sellers of satellite capacity and other resources, such as production equipment or up-link facilities.

atrexx Time LineThe strong demand for Internet access solutions via Satellite subsequently led to the decision to invest into own service provision. Within less than a year, the IP via Satellite business dramatically expanded into regions such as Middle East, North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Today, atrexx is a key solution provider for the telecommunications and broadcast industries, with strong focus on satellite communications. Offerings include Internet and IP via Satellite, Mobile Satellite Services, Voice Communication, Corporate Networks, Wireless Access and Radio and TV via Satellite.

Services are provided globally with a focus on the Middle East, Asia, Africa, South America and Europe. atrexx’ current customers include commercial and industrial enterprises as well as governmental institutions and military units, in more than 35 countries. Geographical expansion targets the Indian sub-continent and Southeast Asia.

Mile Stones


  • May: Launch of professional Ka-Band services to Libya and Afghanistan on Hylas-2 satellite (Press Relase)


  • June: Certification of Quality Management System confirmed through external audit 
  • April: Provision of backbone connection via satellite trunk to mining company in Mauretania
  • May: Delivery of BGAN systems with Explorer 500 enclosure for fixed satellite network to the oil exploration industry
  • January: Major hardware shipment  for high bandwidth C-Band project 


  • August: Introduction of short-term contracts for many shared bandwidth services
  • July: Certification of Quality Management System confirmed through external audit 
  • June: Design and hardware implementation of second national TV channel of Madagascar
  • May: Broadband services for burgeoning South American market (Press Relase)
  • February: Crucial Ground Station Works for Embassy VSAT Project in 47 Countries (Press Relase)


  • October: Promotion of mobile broadband satellite prepaid services (Press Relase)
  • August: Certification of Quality Management System confirmed through external audit (Press Relase)
  • July: Remote Communications to serve the oil and gas industry in Libya (Press Relase)
  • June: Launch of Triple Service on AMOS-5i Satellite across Africa and Middle East (Press Relase)
  • February: Restoration of services following anomaly on Intelsat-4 satellite (Press Relase)
  • January: iDirect iNFINITI service continuation to 'stranded' African customers on Intelsat 14 (Press Release)


  • December: Interconnecing dispersed business without local telco operators (Press Relase)
  • November: Presentation of how to shorten long-term satellite leases through Trading Platform (Press Relase)
  • October: C-Band weather proof satellite communications to Africa (Press Relase)
  • September: Launch of Communication Links for Iraq on Eurobird 4A and for Afghanistan on W6 satellites (Press Relase)
  • August: Expansion of IP Satellite Services to South America and the Caribbean (Press Relase)
  • July: Update of atrexx Quality Management System to ISO 9001:2008 (Press Relase)
  • June: Business Continuity Solution with Back-up via Satellite (Press Relase)
  • May: Triple iDirect Service Platform on Telstar 11N for Africa (Press Relase)
  • January: Welfare communications links via satellite for troops and police forces to peace keeping mission (Press Release)


  • December: Broadband Internet access and VoIP solution for large Construction Site in Nigeria
  • October: Playout, multiplexing and DTH Distribution via Eutelsat Hotbird 13° for Democracy Broadcast Project in Middle East
  • July: Change of the legal form to atrexx Ltd. & Co. KG for taking the company to the next level
  • June: Launch of e-Quote system to  provide  fast quotations to registered users
  • May: ISO 9001:2000 Certification of atrexx' Quality Management System by DQS (Press Release)
  • March: Expansion of Voice trunk services to Africa in C-Band
  • February: Introduction of atrexx' BGAN rental product bundled with prepaid traffic


  • December: First set-up of broadband maritime solution to vessel cruising in the Indian Ocean
  • September: VSAT Network for Safari Park Authority in Tanzania
  • August: BGAN based data and voice network for governmental customer in Iraq
  • June: Expansion of atrexx staff at the headquarters, due to strong business
  • March: Voice trunk service to Central African country
  • February: Service Expansion to Asia. First VSAT station in Sri Lanka
  • January: VPN network based on iSCPC for oil industry in Libya


  • December: Project management and full service provision for a NGO broadcaster, including multicast contribution from Afghanistan, media-server backup and signal distribution via Eutelsat HotBird™ on DVB/MPEG2.  
  • October: Combined Internet access and VoIP service on Telstar 12 for peace keeping armed forces in Lebanon
  • September: IP-VPN via satellite solution for a Central African Telecommunication Ministry
  • June: Value Added distributor agreement signed with iDirect
  • May: Exhibition at "Rebuild Iraq" Show in Amman/Jordan
  • April: BGAN and Regional BGAN Service launched
  • February: iDirect based 2way2sat services for Europe, Middle East and entire African Continent
  • January: New website presenting atrexx' offerings in both more breath and more depth


  • December: Implementation of "Provider for Providers" Business Concept
  • October: VPN for Oil Pipeline Constructor in North Africa
  • July: Market analysis and technical planning for a WiMAX ready wireless access network in Germany
  • May: Provision of sophisticated DVB/SCPC and SCPC/SCPC services on Eurobird 2 and SESAT 2 for Europe and Middle East.
  • March: Panel sharing at the Middle East Satellite Summit of CABSAT 2005 in Dubai
  • February: Exhibition at SatCom Africa 2005 in Johannesburg


  • December: Launch of atrexx’ exclusive LinkStar based 2way2sat Ku-Band services on W3A for Sub-Saharan Africa
  • August: Installation of a large SCPC/SCPC backbone to Baghdad, Iraq, for origination of mobile communications to international destinations
  • June: Launch of a corporate network for the US Army in Iraq with 25 stations
  • April: Presentation of terrestrial / satellite based VPN services for corporate networks
  • March: DVB/SCPC Internet back-bone connection on LMI-1 satellite to Cable TV network in Douala, Cameroon
  • January: Launch of LinkStar based Ku-Band services on NSS-7 for West Africa


  • November: atrexx Middle East Satellite Conference and training seminar in Dubai
  • October: Launch of Voice-over-IP services for Call Shops and residential subscribers with complete management over the Internet
  • September: atrexx and UDcast provide cost-effective connectivity for corporate networks (Press Release)
  • August: First LinkStar based Broadband service from atrexx in North Africa
  • May: One-week presentation of 2way2sat services in Bulgaria to key governmental and corporate customers
  • March: Launch of Online Event Calendar to promote Up-Link and TV Production Facilities worldwide (Press Release)
  • February: Co-operation agreement with NSAB for distribution Occasional Use Capacity on Sirius Satellites
  • January: First LinkStar based Broadband service from atrexx in Middle East


  • September: atrexx presents first Internet based satellite booking system world-wide (Press Release)
  • April: Hispasat and atrexx sign co-operation agreement for occasional use satellite capacity (Press Release)
  • February: atrexx Satellite & Telecommunications Exchange Platform goes online (Press Release)

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atrexx Ltd. & Co. KG
Bonner Straße 10
D-53424 Remagen
Tel.: +49 2228 9120-0
Fax: +49 2228 9120-29
Email: info@atrexx.com