When was your company established?
ARTEL, LLC. was founded in 1986.

What is the origin of your company name?  
ARTEL came from the term, “state of the art telecommunications.”

Who owns your company?
ARTEL is a privately held Limited Liability Company (LLC) with primary investors from two private equity firms.

What is the main business focus of your Fairfax County office?
ARTEL’s core business is providing end-to-end satellite and terrestrial communications and information technology services. ARTEL offers network management systems, solutions integration and information assurance services to meet the critical business objectives of clients.

Who are your primary customers?
The Department of Defense and Department of State.  

What sets you apart from your competitors?
ARTEL has maintained a 95 percent customer retention rate since 1986 because of our strong commitment to customers. We are also committed to our knowledgeable and loyal employees - key employees have been at ARTEL on average seven years.

What are the advantages of your Fairfax County location?
An equitable business climate, the continued growth of the private sector in northern Virginia, access to a well educated population base and proximity to customers and partners.

Where do you see your business in five to 10 years?
ARTEL expanded its core business model from that of a satellite bandwidth provider to successfully providing terrestrial communications services and end-to-end telecommunications. ARTEL has experienced extraordinary growth the past three years having doubled the size of its business and employee and we expect to do the same in the next five years.

Where is your company located (address, phone number, Web site)?

1893 Preston White Drive
Reston, VA  20191