About Us

ThinKom Solutions manufactures low-profile antennas engineered expressly for high-speed connectivity in the most harsh, remote and mobile environments.

On a fuselage, in a backpack or mounted on a vehicle, our antennas enable satellite service providers to deliver reliable broadband to millions of users, while minimizing OpEx and maximizing efficiencies across the board.

Company a glance …

  • Based in Hawthorne, California
  • 75,000 sq. ft. manufacturing/testing facility
  • Privately held
  • 130+ employees
  • AS9100D certified
  • FAA Part 145 Repair Station

Innovation
Timeline

Company established

2000

First major US govt. contract awarded for airborne antenna (K/Q-band)

2003

First vehicle antenna installation (ThinSat®) for commercial TV/radio

Roof top antenna 2006

Awarded Spanish Military Emergency Unit contract for multiple X-band antennas

2008

First ThinSat delivery (US intelligence agency)

2009

First deliveries of tactical, compact Ku- and X-band antennas (ThinPack®)

ThinPack 2009

First low-profile antenna proven for high-speed Ka-band and EHF communications on a US military wide-body aircraft

(press release) 2011

Awarded US Army contract for ThinSat (X, Ka bands)

2012

Patented VICTS technology selected by Gogo for inflight connectivity

Gogo selects ThinKom VICTS 2013

Gogo launches 2Ku IFC powered by ThinAir® Ku3030

2014

Aeromexico becomes first commerical airline to adopt Ku3030

Aeromexico ThinKom Ku3030 2014

Company expands to current 75K sq. ft. facility in Hawthorne, CA

(press release) 2015

Ku3030 receives blanket worldwide FCC regulatory approval

(press release) 2015

Delta Air Lines selects Ku3030 antenna for over 250 aircraft installs

delta-airlines 2015

APEX Best Achievement in Technology awarded to Gogo 2Ku

APEX 2015

ThinPacks incorporated into man-portable terminals by leading integrators

ThinPack 2016

Delta Airlines increases Ku-band installation commitment to 600 aircraft

Delta Airlines Wi-Fi 2016

Alaska Airlines selects Ku3030 for their entire fleet

Alaska Airlines Wi-Fi 2016

Ka-band antenna (ThinAir Ka2517) completes DO-160 FAA qualification

2017

Ku3030 connectivity exceeds 100 Mbps for the first time on a single aircraft

(press release) 2017

Airline partners reach 21; install schedule for Ku3030 exceeds 2,000 aircraft

2017

VICTS airborne antennas reach 3.3M accrued commercial flight hours

ThinKom Ka-band antenna 2018

Ka2517 becomes the first airborne antenna to track a MEO satellite (O3b)

ThinKom MEO 2018

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