Star One (also known as Embratel Star One) is the Brazilian satellite operator. It is a subsidiary of Embratel and headquartered in Rio the Janeiro.
Star One was founded in December 2000, as a subsidiary of Embratel in the area of operation and administration of satellites. The company Star One owns one of the most reliable satellite controls of the entire planet. It is ISO certificate 9001: 2000, for the satellite control Service, was achieved after a migration between the ISO 9002: 1994 and ISO 9001: 2000. It is a historical fact for a company that was the first satellite operator in the world to have this service certified by ISO, which occurred in the year 1998.
This means that the Star One owns an international prestige. This certification is the recognition of the standardization of service established in the Brazilian satellite control, which has significantly improved, ensuring higher and better quality and reliability for users of satellites BrasilSat and Star One C. The main change from the old certificate concerns the examination of the conformity with ISO in almost all areas of Star One. The company is committed to quality of Service Control of satellites, and this commitment is an attestation of competence, generating even more peace of mind for its customers and partners.
In the year 2011, aiming to ensure greater security of its services, the company joined the SDA (Space Data Association), which is the main institution that provides space surveillance service. That means, that the Star One is a company accredited in accordance with the requirements of Inmetro in Brazil, the Ansi-Rab in the United States and RVA in Netherlands. A pioneer in many respects, Star One earned his first licence in 1998 and still remains a step ahead when it comes to maintain rigid standards of quality control.