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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.
Global Energy Services Ltd. has been selected by one of North America’s major oil and gas exploration and production companies to provide the communications network for remote oil and gas exploration sites in western Canada. RAMTelecom Inc. will use its LinkStar VSAT hub to provide communication services for the Global Energy network.
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Duluth, GA – ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) will supply its LinkStar® DVB-S2 satellite networking system to enable Entel Chile to expand its communication services for education, business, and government in Chile. The contract includes installation and integration of a satellite network hub with LinkStarS2 terminals in Santiago de Chile.
New hub and terminals will expand Internet access to more citizens in Mexico
Carlsbad, CA – ViaSat Inc. will supply its LinkStar® DVB-S2 satellite networking system to Unete Telecomunicaciones S.A. (Bolivia) to expand its enterprise broadband services in Ecuador and the surrounding region, and specifically, for its recently awarded Telecentros Comunitarios Ecuador contract, issued by the national entities CONAM and CONATEL.
Sberbank Will Link Banking Sites Across Russia With LinkStar DVB-S2 Network
Import Figures Show ViaSat Captures 50% of Argentine Market for Broadband Terminals
Duluth, GA ViaSat Inc. will supply its LinkStar® broadband satellite networking system to Comsat International Argentina to expand the availability of enterprise broadband networking in Argentina and the surrounding region. The new LinkStar network began operation in May.
Operator turns up service on one of first DVB-S2 networks in the world
Smart Digital Communications is First Asia Customer to Inaugurate DOCSIS-based System
ViaSat Inc. has delivered two satellite communication system hubs based on the new, more efficient DVB-S2 global standard. The new DVB-S2 waveform offers up to 30% greater bandwidth efficiency substantially reducing network operating costs. ViaSat hub-based LinkStar S2 and mesh architecture LinkWay S2 VSAT systems are interoperable as well, enabling powerful and flexible hybrid star/mesh network configurations. The customers using the new S2 systems are an Internet service provider in New Zealand and a major stock exchange in China.
Carlsbad, CA – ViaSat Inc. has obtained a Certificate of Compliance for its LinkStar® VSAT system from SatLabs, the group tasked with certifying the interoperability of satellite terminal products using the Digital Video Broadcast Return Channel Satellite (DVB-RCS) standard. The tests verify that the LinkStar broadband satellite terminal complies with the standard and is able to interoperate with other DVB-RCS systems. The LinkStar terminal passed all DVB-RCS qualification tests in one day at the SatLabs certification facilities located at CETECOM in Germany.
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.
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
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.
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
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 - The Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management and Network Innovation Associates Inc. are installing a LinkStar� satellite private network from ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) for the County�s first responder network. The Emergency Satellite Communications Network (ESCN) is designed to be the backbone for the Emergency Management Information System (EMIS) that L.A. County fire, law enforcement, health, and safety agencies rely on for communications in the event of a disaster.
Norcross, GA - ViaSat (NASDAQ: VSAT) is supplying a LinkStar� broadband network to Airtel Enterprise Services, the enterprise arm of India�s leading telecom group, Bharti Tele-Ventures Ltd. (BTVL), for shared-hub satellite communication services in India. Airtel is planning to offer a range of networking services, from low-rate point-of-sale data to broadband virtual private networks and Internet access. LinkStar VSAT options for network access and bandwidth management make it an efficient choice for all types of traffic.