Initial Action Services (IAS) has over 40 years of experience within the satellite communications industry. We provide services and support to commercial, government, federal and residential sectors nationwide. IAS has an extensive background in technology development, systems engineering, training and providing custom solutions for any incident, anywhere. IAS has over 20 years in the Incident Command System (ICS) which is the model tool for command, control and coordination of a response and provides a means to coordinate the efforts of individual agencies as they work toward the common goal of stabilizing the incident and protecting life, property and the environment. Such incidents include wildland fires, earthquakes, storms, floods and mudslides. IAS is registered with D&B, CCR (SAM), FEMA and we are SAFECOM compliant.
Being SAFECOM compliant means that our emergency communications satellite equipment meets and complies with all SAFECOM requirements for emergency inter-operable communication equipment. SAFECOM is managed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Office of Emergency Communications or the (OEC).
IAS works as a Certified Emergency Response Team (CERT), which often provides the only source of communications in the days following a catastrophic event. Our Certified Emergency Response Team provides trailers, equipment and services from our dispatched center. IAS has a quick set up process in which we deploy a powerful communications solution that has the “Hot Spot/Wi-Fi” IAS mobile hub solution active within 5 minutes upon arrival on scene. We also dispatch a technician to install our equipment while on scene. Our technicians will maintain the system at your location and work with on scene network operators to provide required custom services. IAS services provide multiple 24/7/365 Network Operations Center with technical support and customer service, which is handled by in-house experts who can resolve any issue that may arise.
We have all been affected by the unexpected forces of Mother Nature and know that every second counts in an emergency situation. When communications fail, peoples’ lives and property are at high risk and there is no time for waiting for traditional terrestrial infrastructure repairs. IAS has designed secure, reliable, rugged, scalable satellite solutions for rapid deployment Remote and Mobile Satellite Solutions to support the following – Incident Management Teams, First Responders, Disaster Relief Organizations, Federal and Government sectors, Motion Pictures, Events and non-profit organizations.
IAS provides high speed Internet, via satellite with fixed or mobile satellite technology on both short term and long-term basis or for occasional use purposes. Contact us today for more information (800) 200-3995.


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Our Services


  • High Speed Internet


    IAS provides high performance fixed, mobile on-demand trailers and portable heli-base or secondary on-demand Internet solutions using dual matrix satellite systems that provides a fully redundant satellite infrastructure. IAS uses two North American teleports (NOCs) which services two different high performance satellites that operate independent of one another. With the Dual Matrix service, a single mobile satellite dish may connect with either of the satellites at anytime, anywhere.

    One Mobile Dish provides:

    • Dual Satellites
    • Dual Teleports
    • Dual Hubs
    • Dual Networks
    • Dual Backbones


  • Voice, Video& VPN

    IAS specializes in providing standard phone service over satellite with VoIP phone equipment & service when using a iDirect satellite network. Our VoIP services include wired and wireless equipment that utilize our optimized iDirect network that makes callers unaware they are speaking over a satellite connection. We support a variety of video applications including- Video Conferencing, Video Streaming and Video Surveillance. We also provide VPNs and Managed Data Services.


  • Fixed & Mobile Satellite Solutions

    IAS offers satellite Internet services for global and remote connectivity solutions. IAS provides fixed, mobile and portable satellite solutions. Our solutions support temporary or long-term use requirements with flexible service plans that include the equipment and high performance commercial satellite services.



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IAS provides high speed Internet, via satellite with fixed or mobile satellite technology on both short term and long term basis or for occasional use purposes. Contact us today for more information.

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IAS proudly supports and gives back to our community through the following non-profit organizations.

National Fallen Firefighters

Their mission is to honor and remember America's fallen fire heroes, to provide resources to assist their survivors in rebuilding their lives, and work within the Fire Service Community to reduce firefighter deaths and injuries.


American Forests

American Forests, the oldest national nonprofit conservation organization in the country, advocates for the protection and expansion of America’s forests.


The Red Cross

The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. The Red Cross responds to approximately 70,000 disasters in the United States every year, ranging from home fires that affect a single family to hurricanes that affect tens of thousands, to earthquakes that impact millions.