Key Association Programs
Public Policy and Outreach
SBCA helps to protect the satellite industry’s interests in the regulatory arena by working with its member companies to represent the industry’s views on important issues that come before State and local policymakers SBCA works to protect satellite providers, distributors, retailers, technicians, and consumers alike from attempts at the State and local levels to introduce onerous or burdensome rules in areas including: licensing, permitting, tax, and zoning and covenants. By utilizing a united industry voice, SBCA will continue to be an effective tool for educating State and local regulatory agencies on the industry’s concerns about policies that affect the businesses and customers of satellite-delivered communications services.
National Standards & Testing Programs
SBCA and satellite industry leaders have joined together to develop the SBCA National Standards and Testing Program providing an industry-endorsed benchmark of knowledge for the installation of satellite products and services. The program aims to increase the professionalism of satellite system installers, thereby improving service to consumers and increasing business for satellite retailers. On a larger scale, its impact will benefit the entire industry - from installers to programmers - as consumer confidence grows. For more information, please Click Here.
The SBCA Communications Department serves as the voice of the satellite consumer services industry, and works closely with its various member companies. The department represents the Association and the entire industry within the media, and serves as a clearinghouse of information on satellite-delivered technology. Department activities include: extensive media relations, the drafting and distribution of industry news releases, and the creation of a monthly e-News letter