New ViaSat high-capacity satellite system improves connections for first responders
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”
Renders stored data unclassified in extreme environments
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.
Top FCC ranking for delivering advertised speeds, and ViaSat-1 Guinness World Records title, make Exede competitive with terrestrial DSL, wireless, and cable broadband alternatives
Exede service performance for in-flight Wi-Fi, military ISR, and satellite newsgathering to be showcased at Satellite 2013 conference in Washington, D.C.
Satellite Internet from Exede continues to collect recognition for innovation and performance
Carlsbad, Calif. – The ViaSat-1 satellite that powers Exede® Internet service has earned a Guinness World Records® title as the highest-capacity communications satellite in the world. At the time of its launch in October 2011 by ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), ViaSat-1 had more capacity than all of the other communication satellites covering North America combined.
Pax River flight test shows sustained 8 Mbps performance during rigorous maneuvers
Ultra small, VR-12 Ka production units available now
90% of Exede subscribers received 140% or better of advertised 12 Mbps speed during peak periods
Carlsbad, Calif. – February 15, 2013 – Exede Satellite Internet service from ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) became the first satellite provider ever to be included in the annual Federal Communications Commission (FCC) benchmarking study of broadband speeds, and it debuted in the top spot for exceeding advertised speeds.
Marines exercise option to build smartphones and tablets with government-grade security
COTS-based PSIAM crypto module simplifies reconfiguration for new applications
Carlsbad, Calif. – The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), on behalf of the Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS) Program Office (MPO) (JPEOJTRS10), has awarded a $34 million dollar firm fixed price contract to ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq:VSAT) for the design, development, and production of a cryptographic module (LCM) for the MIDS Low Volume Terminal (MIDS-LVT) Block Upgrade 2.
Gain an edge in quickly identifying and containing security issues and attacks
Government and general aviation business growth drives demand for increased bandwidth and new services
Carlsbad, Calif. – ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has signed four new contracts that increase the total Ku-band capacity of its global mobility network by more than 60 percent. This investment in additional bandwidth will be reserved for government and general aviation business growth and customer requirements for high data rates for mobile satellite communications.
DistribuTECH open Jan. 29-31 at San Diego Convention Center
CBM-100 maintains highest mesh MF-TDMA throughput rates in a reduced form factor
Carlsbad, Calif. – ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has introduced a small form factor version of its LinkWayS2 satellite modem that enables it to occupy less space than the standard, rack-mount 1 RU chassis. The ViaSat CBM-100 modem is an embeddable card set for use in more tactical applications.
VR-12 Ku-band antenna system reaches milestone in equipping hundreds of military and general aviation aircraft with true broadband satcom
Technology by ViaSat powers new generation of high-speed satellite Internet
Defense Systems has ranked ViaSat number 25 among the most successful and agile 75 companies supplying products and systems in the net-centric battlespace. The new list appears in the December 2012 issue of Defense Systems and online at DefenseSystems.com.
Managed private network delivers military airborne broadband
Carlsbad, Calif. – ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) will provide broadband airborne satcom services for a U.S. government customer under a contract award valued at $52 million. The one year contract is a renewal for services already provided using ViaSat ArcLight® technology over a managed private network established in 2009 to support military missions for the War on Terror.
Carlsbad, Calif. – ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has commenced an exchange offer for its outstanding unregistered 6.875% Senior Notes due 2020 (the “old notes”). The old notes were issued on October 12, 2012 in a private placement pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933 in an aggregate principal amount of $300.0 million.
Designed to increase efficiency and performance in UHF satcom
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