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ViaSat Inc. has won a delivery order valued at approximately $52 million for Multifunctional Information Distribution System terminals from The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), San Diego. By gathering information into a digital view of the battlefield, MIDS provides greater situational awareness in combat for the U.S. Navy, Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and for U.S. defense partners. The secure, high capacity, jam resistant wireless (non-satellite) system connects users with both digital data and voice communications.
Team ViaSat finished third in the 8-person Team division of the RAAM 2008 cross-country bicycle race . After a sendoff at ViaSat June 11, the team began the race at 2:00 p.m. PDT. The race continued day and night over the weekend until finishing in
ViaSat Inc. CEO and Chairman Mark Dankberg has been named the recipient of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Aerospace International Communications Award for 2008. The award recognizes outstanding contributions in the field of aerospace communications. This year the award singled out Mr.
Accommodates Program Specifications for Interoperability and Mission-Specific Needs for Performance
ViaSat subsidiary Enerdyne Technologies Inc. will introduce and demonstrate an advanced new Command and Control (C2) and Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) digital data link for Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems (TUAS) at next week’s annual AUVSI conference and exhibition at the San Diego Convention Center. Enerdyne will be demonstrating its new EnerLinksIII system in the ViaSat booth #1421 at AUVSI.
ViaSat Inc. has signed Infrastruktura TK to become a “ViaSat Authorized Repair Center” for satellite communication system service, repairs, and spares in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). The addition of the ITK service center gives service providers in the region an in-country source for fast turnaround of service and support requests for their ViaSat LinkStar® and LinkWay® satellite systems.
ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a producer of innovative satellite and other wireless communications and networking systems, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2008. The fiscal fourth quarter results include revenues of $147.4 million, net income of $0.41 per share on a diluted non-GAAP basis or $0.33 per share on a diluted GAAP basis and cash flows from operations of $2.2 million.
ViaSat Inc. has received a $3.97 million Task Order (TO) for modification of the Joint Communication Simulator (JCS) under an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract from the U.S. Air Force. The JCS enables accurate analysis of communication system performance without the expense of in-flight testing.
Carlsbad, CA - ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) is shipping its new LinkStar® VSAT system with bandwidth-efficient Adaptive Coding and Modulation (ACM), and is implementing additional bandwidth saving technologies that go beyond the industry standard. Only ViaSat offers Dynamic Link Adaptation (DLA) and AcceleNet® IP network and application acceleration.
ViaSat subsidiary Intelligent Compression Technologies has been selected as a finalist for the 2008 SoftwareCEO/CompTIA Software Innovation Awards. ICT was selected in the "Most Innovative Enterprise Software" category for its AcceleNet® WAN optimization and application acceleration client software.
Carlsbad, CA – March 12, 2008 –ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) has expanded its contribution to universal communications access in Russia, having installed over 1,000 LinkStar®S2 satellite networking terminals over the past year. Working through Russian service provider HeliosNet, the VSAT network deployments also include three LinkStar DVB-S2 hubs.
Video, audio, GPS, biometric, and CBRNE data transmitted from a boarding party to a mother ship provides real time collaboration and improves personnel safety
WildBlue Co-Founder and Former CEO to Lead ViaSat Ka-band Broadband Venture
Carlsbad, CA – ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) announced today that it has appointed Tom Moore as Senior Vice President of the company and President of the recently announced ViaSat-1 Ka-band broadband satellite initiative, effective immediately. Mr. Moore, a co-founder, director and former president and CEO of WildBlue Communications, will lead ViaSat’s ViaSat-1 Ka-band broadband satellite initiative.
Pre-tax earnings up 83% for the quarter and 26% year-to-date
Collaborative Effort with Top Ka-Band Leaders to Deliver Significantly Higher Speeds and Bandwidth Rich Internet Media Services to U.S., Canada & Europe Space. Systems/Loral Awarded ViaSat-1 Ka-Band Satellite Contract.
Will Incorporate Commercial Bandwidth Efficiency Technologies Into Joint Internet Protocol Modem for Hub-Spoke Networking
Carlsbad, CA - ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a producer of innovative satellite and other wireless communications and networking systems, today announced results for its fiscal year 2008 second quarter, including record revenues of $146.6 million and new net contract awards of $189.5 million for the quarter ended September 28, 20071. ViaSat reported net income of $0.35 per share on a diluted non-GAAP2 basis or $0.27 per share on a diluted GAAP basis.
Modifications to KG-250 network encryptor enables low risk and low cost replacement for U.S. Air Force
Terminal delivers unparalleled mobile, secure voice and broadband IP data to tactical warfighters
Carlsbad, CA – ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq:VSAT) received its first order for AN/PSC-14s from the U.S. Air Force 36th Contingency Response Group. The AN/PSC-14 combines Inmarsat IP-based Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) technology with ViaSat AltaSec® IP inline encryption equipment to create a portable, ruggedized BGAN user terminal capable of both secure and non-secure operation.
New capabilities include Link 16 waveforms
Carlsbad, CA – ViaSat Inc. received a $18.3 million (with options to $20.9 million) Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract from the U.S. Air Force in support of continued development of the Joint Communication Simulator (JCS). This award extends the JCS capabilities at three locations to include Link 16, new operating modes, and other new CNI signals. The award covers task orders for JCS feature development in support of Air Force and Navy avionics system testing through 2013.
Duluth, GA – ViaSat Inc. and Verso Technologies have successfully tested a satellite backhaul system for GSM mobile communications that can cut the cost of GSM backhaul through more efficient use of satellite bandwidth. The system combines ViaSat LinkStar® satellite communications networking and Verso NetPerformer® technology. The satellite GSM backhaul system was successfully tested in a GSM network in Papua New Guinea for Telikom PNG Ltd. Following the successful trial, Telikom PNG is planning to roll out 50 GSM over satellite remote sites throughout Papua New Guinea.
Carlsbad, CA – ViaSat Inc. has won a delivery order valued at $2.4 million for Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS) terminals in support of the Republic of Korea. The 24-month contract, beginning in May, 2008, includes four LVT(11) ground-based Low Volume Terminals and associated support equipment.
Distribution agreements have been signed which mark the extension of the service into France, Spain, and Bulgaria.
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Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) and ViaSat today announced that the consumer broadband satellite service they are partnering to offer in Europe will be rolling out next month in Germany, with other selected European markets to follow before the end of the year. The service will be similar to the WildBlue service and use our SurfBeam® satellite DOCSIS system. The announcement was made earlier today at the IFA show in Berlin.
In-Line Media Encryptors will secure data in desktop PCs, mobile computer platforms, and removable storage media
Carlsbad, CA – ViaSat Inc. has been selected by the National Security Agency (NSA) to manufacture its KG-200 and KG-201 In-Line Media Encryptors (IMEs) and to develop additional Data At Rest (DAR) security products to meet the needs of the DoD user community.