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Carlsbad, CA � ViaSat Inc. has been awarded an undefinitized $3.5 million delivery order from The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), San Diego, to begin development of specifications for an Airborne Networking Waveform (ANW) for the Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS) Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS). This ANW task will begin implementing Tactical Targeting Networking Technology (TTNT) into MIDS JTRS. TTNT is an Internet Protocol (IP) based, high-speed, ad hoc network designed to enable the U.S.
Advanced Antenna Systems Will Optimize New High-Performance Satellites
Duluth, GA - ViaSat has been selected by direct-to-home satellite broadcaster DIRECTV, Inc. (NYSE: DTV) to provide four 9.1-meter Ka-band earth station antenna systems for uplinking high-definition television (HDTV) services. The antenna systems will enable DIRECTV to expand its HDTV services over new Ka-band satellites, including the recently launched Spaceway satellites.
New technology helps make mobile satellite devices much more mobile
Duluth, GA � ViaSat Inc. has been selected as the network service provider for The Burger King Corporation in North America, providing broadband satellite networking services to BK� restaurants in an initiative called Connect Your W@y. The multi-year contract includes installation, network operations, and satellite communication services.
Carlsbad, CA � ViaSat Inc. has finalized a $13.8 million dollar subcontract modification with The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) for the Family of Advanced Beyond-line-of-sight Terminals (FAB-T) program. As part of the Boeing team, ViaSat will develop the Programmable INFOSEC Module (PIM) software for the terminal, as well as providing system and security engineering services to Boeing. This award increases a previous award from Boeing for the PIM due to modifications to the security requirements, waveform specifications, and the embedded cryptographic module.
Next Generation of ViaSat' Best-Selling Encryptor Will Help Advance Secure Communications for U.S. Military; Shipments Begin in Early 2006
Duluth, GA � ViaSat is supplying a LinkStar� broadband network to Gulfsat Communications Company, a subsidiary of United Networks, for shared hub network services in Kuwait. Gulfsat is planning to target its networking and Internet services to banks, oil operations, government offices, and businesses in remote areas without terrestrial connections. Using the Eutelsat SESAT-2 satellite, the services will cover the Middle East, Europe and North Africa.
Duluth, GA ? ViaSat Inc. will supply its LinkStar? broadband satellite networking system to COC Education Group to expand the availability of enterprise broadband distance learning networking in Brazil. Deliveries of the hub and first order of network terminals are scheduled for this month.
?ViaSat is providing our company with a leading edge, multimedia satellite communication system that will enable us to reach all Brazilian territory with high quality e-learning services.? said Chaim Zaher, executive president of COC Education Group.
DVB-S2 cuts operating costs and mesh networking improves versatility
Duluth, GA � ViaSat today announced two important enhancements to its LinkStar VSAT networking system. LinkStarS2 incorporates the new DVB-S2 waveform offering up to 30% greater bandwidth efficiency � substantially reducing network operating costs. LinkWayS2 remote terminals integrate into the S2-capable LinkStar hub systems � enabling powerful and flexible hybrid star/mesh network architectures.
Pegaso Banda Ancha to Integrate and Commercialize Service, PanAmSat to Interconnect Schools Through PAS-1 and ViaSat to Provide 13,000+ SurfBeam� Terminals for Initiative
Carlsbad, CA - ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a provider of communication equipment for government and commercial customers, today announced financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2006. Highlights include record quarterly and year-to-date revenues of $111.6 million and $315.7 million, respectively. The company also reported net income of $0.26 per share on a pro forma basis or $0.23 per share on a diluted GAAP basis. Year-to-date, the company reported net income of $0.72 per share on a pro forma basis or $0.62 per share on a diluted GAAP basis.
Duluth, GA � ViaSat Inc. is supplying UNASAT Communications LLC with a DOCSIS�-based two-way satellite broadband access network to provide services for the small-to-medium enterprise market. The initial $5 million contract includes a quantity of Ku-band SurfBeam� DOCSIS-for-satellite modems, a Satellite Modem Termination System (hub), a 6-meter hub antenna, and RF equipment. The UNASAT SurfBeam network provides seamless access to advanced broadband data and VOIP (voice over IP) services.
Operator looks ahead to new ViaSat DVB-S2 technology for efficiency gains
Duluth, GA � ViaSat is providing a turnkey satellite communication network, including a complete hub antenna system, to Tuaropaki Communications Ltd. for its Inzonecorp satellite broadband Internet service. Rural Inzone uses satellite delivery to make broadband affordable & accessible to business and residential customers throughout New Zealand. The network is scheduled to be completed and commissioned by the end of February.
Network offers efficient communication for low-rate or broadband services
Duluth, GA - ViaSat is supplying a LinkStar� broadband network to CELCOM, through network integrator Digisky Sdn Berhad, for shared-hub satellite network services in Malaysia. CELCOM, a subsidiary of Telekom Malaysia, has also chosen to include ViaSat hub software that makes the network compatible with the Digital Video Broadcast Return Channel Satellite (DVB-RCS) international standard for interoperability.
Carlsbad, CA � ViaSat Inc. will supply Multi-functional Information Distribution System (MIDS) terminals, trusted filter security products, and systems engineering to Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) as a result of recent awards to Northrop Grumman�s Mission Systems sector for the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) and Joint Interface Control Officer (JICO) Support System (JSS) programs of the U.S. Air Force Electronic Systems Center. Total value of ViaSat content for both programs is approximately $3 million, excluding follow-on options for production and support.
Company Continues to Drive Growth Through Ongoing Innovation
Carlsbad, CA � Red Herring magazine has selected ViaSat as one of the inaugural Red Herring Small Cap 100. The editors of Red Herring evaluated over 2,500 technology companies from North America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region for the award.
Duluth, GA � The VSAT Networks and Antenna Systems divisions of ViaSat have completed a move to a new 15.5-acre campus Northeast of Atlanta, Georgia. The campus includes two buildings totaling 143,000 square feet that accommodate engineering, manufacturing, test and operations, along with other management and administrative personnel, plus an outdoor antenna integration and test area.
DOCSIS�-based network enables Internet and broadband communications to schools
Carlsbad, CA � ViaSat is supplying its consumer broadband satellite network system to Telesat, one of the world�s leading satellite operators. ViaSat will supply more than 3,700 satellite terminals that Telesat customers will use to enable Internet access for schools in Colombia, plus additional terminals for other projects in Latin America.
Duluth, GA � ViaSat Inc. was honored as one of the �Top Ten Best Known Foreign Companies in the China Satellite Application Industry� for 2005 by a board of China business and industry groups following the China Satellite 2005 conference. The China Satellite Industry Excellence Enterprises Award Presentation was hosted October 4 by the China High-Tech Industrialization Association, China Satellite Application Forum, Digital Communication World Magazine, and Beijing Century Celebrity International Investment Consulting Company Ltd.
Seamless network management and bandwidth allocation make Skylinx the ideal fit for massive bandwidth requirement
Carlsbad, CA � ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT), a satellite and wireless communication technology provider to government and commercial markets, has reached an agreement to acquire privately-held Efficient Channel Coding Inc. (ECC), a producer of broadband communication integrated circuits and satellite communication systems. With this purchase ViaSat will increase its depth in the new S2 version of the DVB-RCS satellite broadband standard and will become the supplier of modem chips for the Asian IPSTAR spot-beam satellite system.
Carlsbad, CA - ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) today announced results for its fiscal year 2006 second quarter, including revenues of $104.1 million, new net contract awards of $102.8 million, net income of $0.24 per share on a pro forma basis and $0.21 per share on a GAAP basis, and cash flows from operations of $12.3 million. Year-to-date, the company reported total revenues of $204.1 million, net new contract awards of $232.2 million, net income of $0.46 per share on a pro forma basis or $0.39 per share on a GAAP basis and cash flows from operations of $19.1 million.
Carlsbad, CA - ViaSat has been awarded another add-on order valued at nearly $5.7 million for Multifunctional Information Distribution System terminals from The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), San Diego. The order adds to the $60 million delivery order announced on June 13 and the $5.2 million add-on order announced September 21. This order brings the total to more than $70 million for the largest MIDS order received by ViaSat as part of the MIDS Lot procurements.
Norcross, GA - ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) has risen to the top of the China market for two-way satellite data systems through the first six months of 2005, capturing a 43% market share according to a report published by CCID Consulting Company, Ltd. The market share figure is more than three times its nearest competitor.
Carlsbad, CA - ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq:VSAT), a satellite and wireless communication technology provider to government and commercial markets, has been awarded an add-on order valued at more than $5.2 million for Multifunctional Information Distribution System terminals from The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), San Diego. The order augments the $60 million delivery order announced on June 13, the largest MIDS order yet received by ViaSat as part of the MIDS Lot procurements.