The Global Leader in Asset Tracking, Monitoring and Control

ORBCOMM is a global leader and innovator in the industrial Internet of Things (IoT), providing solutions that connect businesses to their assets to deliver increased visibility and operational efficiency. The company offers a broad set of asset monitoring and control solutions, including seamless satellite and cellular connectivity, unique hardware and powerful applications, all backed by end-to-end customer support, from installation to deployment to customer care. ORBCOMM has a diverse customer base including premier OEMs, solutions customers and channel partners spanning transportation, supply chain, warehousing and inventory, heavy equipment, maritime, natural resources and government.

ORBCOMM at-a-glance:

  • The largest satellite IoT and M2M player in the world
  • The industry standard for satellite communications
  • The most versatile single source for satellite, cellular and dual-mode offerings
  • The innovative leader in IoT and M2M technologies
  • The industry’s largest, most diverse technical team


ORBCOMM offers the most comprehensive suite of Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) components—from satellite and cellular connectivity and leading-edge hardware to complete end-to-end-solutions and application enablement.

ORBCOMM is the world’s leading global industrial IoT and M2M provider and operates the only commercial satellite network 100% dedicated to M2M. Since its inception, ORBCOMM has been setting the standard for innovation and richer information in telematics applications.

With 20 years of innovation and expertise in IoT and M2M, ORBCOMM is an established and experienced industry leader in the world of network connectivity, hardware and application solutions. With one of the most diverse and capable engineering teams in the industry, ORBCOMM is able to offer the industry’s broadest and most unique solution offering to our partners and end-users.

ORBCOMM’s more than 1.7 million subscribers enjoy complete global coverage across multiple satellite (LEO and GEO) networks, robust ground infrastructure and the world’s best Tier 1 cellular networks. Dual-mode satellite-cellular devices offer the best of both worlds in terms of reliability and affordability.

ORBCOMM is a truly global company, with authorizations in over 120 countries and territories and sales representation in over 20 regions around the world. Our networks, devices and applications are engineered to provide complete global coverage for remote asset management.

ORBCOMM’s award-winning hardware and powerful applications enable reliable tracking, monitoring and control of vital assets, fixed or mobile—no matter how remote. Our products and solutions have a proven track record of increasing efficiency and ROI for our customers in transportation and distribution, heavy equipment, oil and gas, maritime and government. ORBCOMM’s products and solutions have received numerous industry awards for innovation and excellence in design, performance and durability.

ORBCOMM is trusted by some of the world’s largest companies. Our diverse customer base includes premier heavy equipment OEMs such as Caterpillar Inc., Doosan Infracore America, Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., John Deere, Komatsu Ltd., and Volvo Construction Equipment, as well as end-to-end solutions customers such as C&S Wholesale, Canadian National Railways, CR England, Hub Group, J.B. Hunt, Marten Transport, Swift Transportation, Target, Tropicana, and Tyson Foods.

ORBCOMM is continuously updating its network to improve global coverage and enhance performance and reliability for our customers around the world. With the launch of 16 new, more capable next generation OG2 satellites and a proven ground infrastructure, ORBCOMM has taken its highly valuable satellite service to the next level.

Our innovative ORBCOMMconnect platform offers a single web interface for seamlessly integrating multiple satellite and cellular networks, applications, data delivery, billing, provisioning and self-service subscriber management.

ORBCOMM is committed to meeting our customers’ needs around the world, 24/7. We provide dependable and timely resolution of all customer inquiries in multiple languages and consistently work to further improve the customer experience. Whether working directly with end-users on product installation or solution deployment, or providing field application engineering support to our global network of system integrators, OEMs and solution providers, ORBCOMM strives to exceed customer expectations every step of the way.


Over the last 20 years, ORBCOMM has successfully established a strong position of leadership, innovation and expertise in the global IoT and M2M industry.

Acquisitions have played a key role in shaping ORBCOMM’s evolution and what has enabled the company to offer the most comprehensive suite of capabilities in the industrial IoT and M2M industry today. Some key recent milestones in this area include:

Blue Tree Systems (2017)
The acquisition of Blue Tree adds truck in-cab and refrigerated fleet vehicle solutions to ORBCOMM’s expansive transportation portfolio. Customers now have access to the industry's most comprehensive, integrated offering encompassing nearly all transportation assets—from in-cab to fleet vehicles to refrigerated assets to dry vans—from one source, solidifying ORBCOMM's global leadership position in transportation and industrial IoT. Blue Tree’s market leadership also adds strength and distribution in key geographies such as Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

inthinc (2017)
With a superior portfolio of telematics solutions, inthinc, Inc. provides a solid entry point for ORBCOMM into the vehicle fleet management market. inthinc’s offering complements and strengthens the company's existing transportation and heavy equipment product portfolio, allowing customers to access a broader set of asset monitoring solutions. ORBCOMM will expand inthinc’s core telematics services to its existing transportation and heavy equipment markets and broaden inthinc’s global footprint through its widespread distribution channels.

Skygistics (2016)
With the acquisition of Skygistics (PTY) Ltd. and its South African and Australian subsidiaries, ORBCOMM adds distribution for ORBCOMM’s broad range of products in some of the fastest growing IoT markets, including South Africa and 22 other African nations. Based outside of Johannesburg, South Africa, Skygistics provides a broad range of satellite and cellular connectivity options as well as telematics solutions centered around the management of remote and mobile assets to more than 250 telematics and enterprise customers.

WAM Technologies (2015)
ORBCOMM acquired WAM Technologies LLC (WAM), an affiliate of Mark-It Services, Inc. and leading provider of remote management and control solutions for ocean transport refrigerated containers and intermodal equipment. The acquisition of WAM expands and strengthens ORBCOMM’s industry-leading cold chain monitoring solutions, which include trailers, rail cars, gensets and now sea containers. With the addition of WAM’s installed base, ORBCOMM becomes the clear leader in monitoring cargo shipments.

SkyWave Mobile Communications (2015)
The acquisition of SkyWave—the largest M2M service provider on the Inmarsat global L-band satellite network—furthers ORBCOMM’s strategy to provide the most complete set of options and capabilities in the M2M industry. With the addition of SkyWave, ORBCOMM now has one of the largest combined engineering teams in the M2M industry as well as new economies of scale, distribution channels and geographies. The addition of SkyWave’s higher bandwidth, low-latency satellite products and services that leverage the IsatDataPro (IDP) technology further expands the breadth of ORBCOMM’s solutions portfolio.

InSync Software (2015)
The addition of InSync Software—a premier provider of Internet of Things (IoT) enterprise solutions and versatile, turn-key software applications—adds significant application capabilities and allows customers to rapidly deploy M2M and IoT solutions across ORBCOMM’s core markets. By expanding InSync’s uniform software platform beyond RFID, cellular and sensor technologies to include satellite, customers benefit from reduced development costs, time to market and improved ROI.

Euroscan (2014)
With its acquisition of Euroscan—a leading M2M provider of refrigerated transportation temperature compliance recording systems—ORBCOMM adds its integrated, turnkey systems that are used worldwide to ensure the safe and secure transportation of food and pharmaceuticals by monitoring and assuring temperature compliance throughout the supply chain. Euroscan also adds a significant distribution channel in Europe and other key geographies, while Ameriscan adds scale and an expanded portfolio of cold chain monitoring services that complement ORBCOMM’s North American transportation operations.

SENS Asset Tracking (2013)
The acquisition of Comtech’s Sensor Enabled Notification System (SENS) operation—a market leader in one-way satellite products and services—supports ORBCOMM’s multi-network operator strategy and strengthens its position as the leading provider of satellite and cellular communications for the M2M industry. The SENS system, which consists of satellite-based tracking devices, a network hub and an Internet-based back-office platform, enables customers in the government, defense, transportation, logistics, and oil and gas industries to retrieve and view critical data from the field via the Globalstar satellite network.

GlobalTrak (2013)
The GlobalTrak acquisition is a significant step in building the company’s diverse portfolio of end-to-end solutions and enables ORBCOMM to expand its integrated M2M services into new industrial and geographic markets. Combining GlobalTrak’s advanced container and vehicle tracking technology with ORBCOMM’s existing capabilities creates a new suite of product offerings across an expanded global distribution network. GlobalTrak gives ORBCOMM access to military, international, government, and commercial customers as well as expanded geographical reach in growing regions such as the Middle East, Asia and South America.

MobileNet (2013)
By acquiring MobileNet, ORBCOMM can directly address opportunities within the heavy equipment industry through Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), dealers and fleet owners. Through MobileNet’s flexible, proven telematics platform, ORBCOMM can offer the industry a complete fleet management solution while reducing development costs and time to market. MobileNet’s key customers include Doosan North America, a world-class construction equipment company, and leading rail companies Union Pacific, CSX and BNSF.

PAR LMS (2012)
The acquisition of PAR Logistics Management Systems (PAR LMS)—a leading provider of advanced solutions for monitoring transport assets and cargo—expands ORBCOMM’s satellite, terrestrial and dual-mode offerings, and advances sales growth in attractive business segments. The addition of PAR LMS furthers ORBCOMM’s growth strategy by enhancing value-added services, improving economies of scale in manufacturing and service delivery and providing an expanded customer base with some of the most advanced products in the telematics industry.

StarTrak Systems (2011)
The acquisition of StarTrak and its ReeferTrak® and GenTrakTM brands are an important milestone in the continued evolution of ORBCOMM as an innovative, satellite-based M2M communications services company. A leading provider of tracking, monitoring and control services for the refrigerated transport market, StarTrak provides customers with the ability to proactively monitor, manage and remotely control their refrigerated transport assets. In addition to relationships with leading refrigerated unit manufacturers such as Carrier and Thermo King, StarTrak’s customers include well-known brands such as Tropicana, Maersk Line, Prime Inc, CR England, FFE Transport, Inc. and Exel Transportation.


  • Announces FCC Approval of Acquisition by GI Partners
  • Heavy Equipment Monitoring Solution Receives Certification in China
  • Selected by Farmbot to Enable Smart Agriculture Solutions
  • Launched the IS 400 Tractor ID Sensor—A Breakthrough in Tractor-Trailer Connected Intelligence
  • Upgrades Prime Inc. with Next Generation Refrigerated Monitoring Solution
  • Partners With Calian to Develop Earth Station Equipment for Next-Gen OGx Service
  • Partners with Unseenlabs to Provide Maritime Surveillance for Government and Commercial AIS Customers
  • Upgrades Marten Transport with Next Generation, Dual-Mode Asset Tracking Solution
  • Selected by Grassmid Transport to Track its Multi-Asset Fleet
  • Enters into Agreement to be Acquired by GI Partners
  • Selected by IWX Motor Freight to Monitor Refrigerated Trailers
  • Selected by Zachry Construction to Monitor Mixed Fleet of Heavy Equipment
  • Extended AIS Partnership with Lloyd's List Intelligence
  • Won $45.6 Million Single-Award, Multi-Year Contract With the U.S. Army
  • Introduced New Satellite as an Accessory for Asset Tracking and Monitoring Devices
  • Launched First Commercial LoRa WAN™ On-Board Vessel IoT Solution
  • Launched Next-Generation, Dual-Mode ST 9100 Terminal
  • Extended Agreement with Inmarsat to Provide Next-Generation, Global IoT Service
  • Launched ST 2100 Satellite Communications Device for Easy Integration into IoT Applications
  • Introduced the ORBCOMM Platform For Transportation Assets
  • Expanded Agreement with Terex for Heavy Equipment Telematics
  • Launched the GT 1200 Next Generation Solar-Powered Tracking Solution for Trailers and Containers
  • Received Third-Party Certification for ORBCOMM ELD Devices
  • Opened Boca Raton Office as New Regional Headquarters
  • Selected by Vishipel for Vessel Monitoring System for Commercial Fishing Market in Vietnam
  • Extended Kordia AIS Contract with Australian Maritime Safety Authority
  • Selected by Lidl UK for Cold Chain Monitoring Solution
  • Launched Enhanced Web Platform and Telematics Devices for Heavy Equipment
  • Extended Maerospace AIS Contract with Government of Canada
  • Launched Next-Generation Refrigerated Container Monitoring Solution
  • Secured Multi-Million Dollar Order with Savi to Track Nearly 24,000 Assets for The U.S. Department of Defense
  • Selected by Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG) for Trailer Fleet Management Solution
  • Announced the Availability of ORBCOMM Satellite Services and Solutions in China
  • Added Data Analytics Capabilities to ORBCOMM's Industrial IoT Solutions
  • Acquired inthinc, Inc.
  • Launched VesselConnect for Monitoring Refrigerated Containers at Sea
  • Moved India Operations to New Technology Center of Excellence in Hyderabad, India
  • Launch Tri-Mode Class B Vessel Tracking Solution with Pole Star and Weatherdock
  • Selected by J.B. Hunt for Fleet-Wide Asset Tracking and Monitoring Solution
  • Launched the IoT industry’s first dual-mode, LTE-enabled asset tracking devices
  • Commenced Offering of $250,000,000 Senior Secured Notes
  • Reached over 1.7 Million Subscribers on ORBCOMM Network
  • Acquired Skygistics (PTY) Ltd.
  • Launched IoT Toolkit to Power Enterprise Solutions from End-to-End
  • Announced Commercial Service for Final 11 OG2 Satellites
  • Selected by Lockheed Martin for Automated Identification Technology Infrastructure
  • Selected by Terex for Heavy Equipment Telematics Solution
  • ORBCOMM’s IsatData Pro (IDP) Core Modem Made Commercially Available
  • Reached over 1.6 Million Subscribers on ORBCOMM Network
  • Successfully Launched OG2 Mission 2
  • Acquired WAM Technologies LLC
  • Acquired SkyWave Mobile Communications
  • Acquired InSync Software, Inc.
  • Acquired Euroscan Group
  • Successfully Launched OG2 Mission 1
  • Completed Credit Agreement with Macquarie Group to Access up to $160 Million
  • Reached over 937,000 Subscribers on ORBCOMM Network
  • Acquired PAR Logistics Management Systems
  • Launched AIS VesselSat 2
  • Acquired StarTrak Systems, LLC
  • Launched AIS VesselSat 1
  • Launched ORBCOMM Satellite AIS Commercial Service
  • Reached 500,000 Subscribers on ORBCOMM Network
  • Signed Next Generation OG2 contract with SpaceX
  • Reached 250,000 Subscribers on ORBCOMM Network
  • Public Offering on Nasdaq: ORBC
  • Reached 100,000 Subscribers on ORBCOMM Network
  • Won U.S. Coast Guard Contract for Satellite Automatic Identification Service (AIS)
  • New Ownership
  • Fully Deployed Network of 27 Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) Satellites
  • $45M Term Loan with AIG
  • Acquired GlobalTrak
  • Acquired MobileNet, Inc.
  • Acquired Comtech's SENS Asset Tracking Business
  • Reached over 825,000 Subscribers on ORBCOMM Network