Factory option and expanding high-capacity Ka-band footprint enable easier airline transition to high-speed in-flight service
Collaboration aimed at increasing service level quality to every online passenger
Carlsbad, Calif. – JetBlue Airways has upgraded its agreement with ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) as the airline moves forward on its mission to offer a superior in-flight broadband experience. JetBlue is more than doubling its contract commitment to $20 million for the service, called Fly-Fi powered by Exede® Internet, while ViaSat will bill for bandwidth charges based on the service take rate for each flight.
Service options now available for a variety of communication profiles
Boeing-built ViaSat-2 will support fast-growing Exede Internet services with unparalleled combination of capacity, service, coverage and flexibility
Exede® service subscribers continue to grow as Q4 installations approach 100,000
Custom design, integration, installation, and certification of advanced technology to deliver high-speed service
Carlsbad, Calif. – To provide private transport-class aircraft with in-flight connectivity (IFC) services, ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) and L-3 Platform Integration have signed a memorandum of agreement to collaborate on a complete airborne satellite communication system. These aircraft are typically airline-sized planes that are custom-fit for use by heads of state and VVIP customers.
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.
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