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Acknowledges ViaSat for creation of transformational high-capacity satellite system
Leading innovation for a new generation of high-capacity satellite systems
Carlsbad, Calif. – Mark Dankberg, chairman and CEO of ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT), has been honored with the Innovator Award at the 2013 Arthur C. Clarke Awards in Washington D.C.
Exede® In The Air in-flight Internet service from ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) has been selected as a finalist in the Aerospace and Security Technologies category for the 2013 Most Innovative New Product Awards, sponsored by CONNECT.
ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq:VSAT), an innovator in satellite and other wireless networking systems and services, has filed an additional complaint for patent infringement against Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) related to the ongoing, unauthorized, and willful use of ViaSat technologies.
Carlsbad, Calif. – ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) has named Ken Peterman as General Manager of its Government Systems segment. Before joining ViaSat, Mr. Peterman was president and CEO of SpyGlass Group, a provider of executive strategic advisory services to the defense, aerospace, and associated communities.
Carlsbad, Calif. – ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) announced the appointment of Robert Bowman to its board of directors. Mr. Bowman will serve as a Class II director and will stand for election at the company’s 2013 annual meeting of stockholders. With the appointment of Mr. Bowman, the ViaSat board now consists of seven members, six of whom are independent directors.
Third major recognition this year for high-speed satellite Internet service -
Bandwidth innovation a result of “challenging conventional thinking”
Cloud networking and PaaS capability to augment ViaSat broadband network
Carlsbad, CA – ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT), an innovator in satellite and other wireless networking systems and services, has acquired privately-held LonoCloud Inc., an early-stage company with expertise in cloud networking software. ViaSat intends to integrate core components of the LonoCloud Platform as a Service (PaaS) product with the ViaSat broadband network. LonoCloud employees will join ViaSat’s broadband networking team.
Carlsbad, Calif. – Bruce Dirks has agreed to join ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) as Chief Financial Officer. Shawn Duffy, who has served as interim CFO since August 2012, will continue in her position as Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller of the company.
Carlsbad, Calif. – ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) announced that Ronald Wangerin, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of ViaSat Inc., has advised the company of his decision to resign to pursue other opportunities outside of ViaSat. Shawn Duffy, ViaSat Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, will lead the day-to-day management of the finance team and assume the role of interim CFO. The company has initiated a search to identify a full time CFO and expects to conclude the search process expeditiously. Mr.
Maximizing the points of technology improvement
In his book “The Innovator’s Solution1”, Clayton M. Christensen writes about how companies must compete when a product or service is not good enough to meet customer expectations:
Recognized for exceptional actions in neutralizing attempted foreign theft of technology
Carlsbad, Calif. – ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq:VSAT) has been awarded the first Defense Security Service (DSS) Award of Excellence in Counterintelligence in a ceremony at ViaSat January 24. The DSS recently created the award to recognize the cleared defense contractor who best demonstrates the ability to stop foreign theft of U. S. defense technology each year. ViaSat was one of just two companies selected out of over 13,000 cleared contractors.
Carlsbad, Calif. – ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) has rescheduled the launch of its high-capacity satellite ViaSat-1 with International Launch Services (ILS) to summer 2011. The delay provides additional time for repair and testing after the satellite was damaged while being moved during the testing process. All costs related to the repair and re-testing of the satellite are being assumed by the manufacturer of ViaSat-1, Space Systems/Loral, a subsidiary of Loral Space & Communications Inc.
New ViaSat team record time set in race from Oceanside, CA to Annapolis, MD.
See all the race coverage on our ViaSat Racing RAAM page.
Carlsbad, CA – ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has named senior vice president Tom Moore as president of its newly acquired WildBlue subsidiary. Mr. Moore was a co-founder of WildBlue in 1998 and served as president and CEO until 2005, continuing as a director of the company until 2008. Under his tenure, WildBlue raised over half a billion dollars, built and launched its own special purpose satellite, and deployed a nationwide consumer broadband service. Mr.
Carlsbad, CA – ViaSat and WildBlue Communications have been granted early termination by the Federal Trade Commission and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice of the mandatory waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (“HSR”), in connection with the previously announced ViaSat acquisition of WildBlue.
Integrates one of the USA’s fastest growing broadband ISPs with the ViaSat-1 satellite venture and positions WildBlue® satellite broadband for accelerated growth and expansion
Capital-efficient transaction expected to be accretive to ViaSat Non-GAAP EPS immediately after close
Achieves Gold rating for 67,000 square foot operations and manufacturing facility
Carlsbad, CA – ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for its recent Building 6 project. LEED is the leading USGBC rating system for designing and constructing the world’s greenest, most energy efficient, and high performing buildings.