Corporate membership is offered at executive and associate levels. There are seven categories of corporate members: Manufacturers, Distributors, Industry Partners, Technical School Members, Broadband Provider Members, Programmer Members, and Satellite Provider Members.

Below is a breakdown of the various categories of membership that are offered. 

Manufacturer Member
Manufacturers of satellite receiving equipment.

Distributor Member
Companies that are wholesale suppliers of ground reception equipment to the industry 

Industry Partner
Professionals, consultants, members of the financial community and others who are interested in and support the activities and policies of the Association.

Technical Schools Member
Technical schools that provide education or training in the satellite industry.

Broadband Provider Member
Companies engaged in delivery of high speed Internet via satellite.

Programmer Member
Companies controlling the production and/or distribution of original, licensed, or syndicated programming for home satellite viewing.

Satellite Provider Member
Companies who own or lease transponders and control centralized nationwide program distribution for the retail market.

Listed are potential benefits of SBCA membership: 

  • Banner ads and features in SBCA newsletters 
  • Events posted on online calendar 
  • Product features in SBCA Product and Service Guide
  • Event invitations for networking opportunities with executives within the industry
  • Access to members’ resources including licensing database 
  • SBCA advocacy assistance in state tax, licensing and OTARD issues

For inquiries on joining the SBCA as a corporate member please contact Steve Hill at or (703) 963-0350 to discuss opportunities.