About Av-Comm

Av-Comm is a second generation, family operated business that was established in 1981. Our team has over 60 years experience in the satellite and terrestrial communication installation industry making us one of the most experienced teams in the Pacific Region.

Av-Comm is committed to excellence and industry best practice regularly participates in industry organised events and training programs. This allows us to leverage our vast experience and cutting-edge technology to provide innovative, value driven solutions for our clients.

Meet the Team

We are a team of dedicated professionals, ready to do what ever it takes to make your business grow

Garry Cratt

Garry Cratt

Technical Director

Garry Cratt has over 40 years of senior management experience, including executive leadership positions with several industry leading companies and was an influential member of the Dick Smith Electronics management team. Garry Cratt is also the author of the Practical Guide to Satellite Television, one of the industries most trusted handbooks for satellite installers having sold over 5000 copies Australia wide.

Michael Cratt

Michael Cratt

Managing Director

Michael Cratt holds a Masters of Commerce with Honours from the University of Sydney, with specialist knowledge in Project Management. Michael is a member of the Project Management Institute and follows the highly standardised PMBOK methodology to provide clients with a low-risk approach to project implementation, and is a Cisco Certified Network Associate.

Ian Kirk

Ian Kirk

Senior Engineer

Ian Kirk has over 30 years of satellite communications experience specialising in large C and Ku Band antennas. Ian is an integral part of our project team providing on site management of our domestic and international infrastructure projects.

Ignacio Fuentes

Ignacio Fuentes

Senior Technician

Iggy Fuentes has over 25 years experience in the telecommunications industry specialising in the design, installation, and maintenance of high end MATV systems for hotels, businesses, and marine applications. Iggy also provides first in maintenance services to several of our tier 1 clients.

Ricardo Rosario

Ricardo Rosario

Brand Manager

Ricardo is our Brand Manager. He is responsible for all our Marketing and Communication material. Ricardo has over 5 years of experience in Digital Communication area. His Graphic and Web Designer background allows him to develop long-term communication plans. Ricardo is also an expert on Video and Photography communications and marketing.

Malcom Faed

Malcom Faed

Network Broadcast Engineer

Malcolm is our Network Broadcast Engineer.
He has over 30 years of general IT, networking, electronics and project management experience in large and small companies in both New Zealand and Australia.

He is primarily responsible for the technical design, implementation and management of the network, IT infrastructure and services provided to customers from the Av-Comm data centre.