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Carlsbad, Calif. – ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) has announced that construction of the ViaSat-1 high-capacity satellite is complete and that the spacecraft is being prepared for shipment to the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. ViaSat-1 is now scheduled for launch by International Launch Services (ILS) aboard a Proton rocket during the last week in September.
New system provides satellite performance and economics to compete with terrestrial alternatives
Carlsbad, Calif. – ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) is introducing its SurfBeam® 2 satellite networking system that enables fast and cost-effective satellite broadband services. The new system is designed to simultaneously deliver a wide range of residential, enterprise, and mobile broadband services. Customers can choose from a new family of SurfBeam 2 terminals for consumer, enterprise, on-the-move, and portable applications.
High-capacity satellite system architecture chosen for award by industry experts
Service price guaranteed as long as customers continue to subscribe
New-generation Tooway™ broadband services now available across Europe and the Mediterranean Basin
Paris – Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced the commercial entry into service of its KA-SAT High Throughput Satellite, marking the official launch of its new-generation Tooway™ broadband service.
Modules will transmit feeder link data to ground infrastructure and cross-link data among satellites for global mesh connections
Carlsbad, Calif. – ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), an innovator in satellite and other wireless networking systems and services, announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2011. The fiscal fourth quarter results include new contract awards of $271.0 million, revenues of $216.4 million, Adjusted EBITDA of $42.8 million, net income attributable to ViaSat common stockholders of $0.41 per share on a diluted non-GAAP basis or $0.28 per share on a diluted GAAP basis, and cash flows from operations of $46.3 million.
100 Mpbs compact IP encryption for mobile, airborne, tactical dismounted, and infrastructure
Contract includes initial equipment and services order for over $30 million
Carlsbad, Calif. – ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) has expanded the coverage of its Yonder® high-speed internet service over Brazil and the surrounding region. The StarOne C1 satellite is providing the bandwidth and a ViaSat regional teleport has been installed and commissioned in Rio de Janeiro. The new region of the network is operational for maritime and aviation customers of the Yonder network.
United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Continental Airlines has executed a letter of intent with inflight entertainment provider LiveTV to offer inflight Wi-Fi via Ka-band beginning next year. Now the world's largest airline following the merger, the company will use the ViaSat Ka-band in-flight Internet access system over ViaSat-1, which will be the world's highest-capacity satellite upon its launch later in 2011.
Orders enable accelerated production and field testing of BFT-2 in 2011
Carlsbad, Calif. – ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has received delivery orders from PM Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below totaling $71.1 million under its Blue Force Tracking 2 (BFT-2) IDIQ contract. These contracts include terrestrial internet connectivity, 24/7 support for network operations, and additional production vehicular transceivers. The next generation BFT-2 systems are designed to enable much faster situational awareness updates and higher transmission speeds.
Extends Ka-band service coverage in Middle East and Western Asia
Update to network infrastructure agreement with Yahsat enables Ka-band service in the Middle East
Verified 15 and 20 percent overhead FEC cores for 100G optical channels
Deliveries continue on first JTRS program to achieve production status
Carlsbad, Calif. – ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), an innovator in satellite and other wireless networking systems and services, announced financial results for the third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2010 that included new contract awards of $172.1 million, revenues of $195.9 million, Adjusted EBITDA of $37.3 million, and non-GAAP diluted net income attributable to ViaSat common stockholders of $0.43 per share, or $0.30 per share on a diluted GAAP basis.
Simple installation to deliver profitable mobile service access to low ARPU communities and other challenging environments
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.
Orders affirm government desire to transition to enhanced BFT-2 systems as quickly as possible
Development incorporates remote, automated key distribution to keep soldiers out of harm’s way
Carlsbad, Calif. – The Joint Program Executive Office (JPEO) for the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) and ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) have successfully demonstrated the ability to integrate commercial mobile SATCOM networks with JTRS networks. This integration allows the commander to interconnect dispersed field forces using JTRS radios and then backhaul communications to command centers or any other locations, including mobile locations, throughout the globe.
First Ka-band COTM networking using LinkWayS2 modems