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Satellite now moving toward final geosynchronous orbital slot
Carlsbad, Calif. – ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), the first-mover in high-capacity satellites, has received a contract from the U.S. Department of Defense for its current study of commercial communication satellite (COCOMSAT) systems. The contract asks ViaSat to develop methods to assess various approaches for reducing the cost of capacity through application of commercial satellite capabilities, and examine trade-offs among modems and teleports, satellite communication payloads, mission planning, and terminal constraints, performance, and operations.
More than 200 satcom equipped government aircraft are transmitting ISR and C2 in theater
Carlsbad, Calif. – ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq:VSAT) has recently crossed a milestone by reaching a total of over 500,000 operational flight hours for its airborne COTM (communications on-the-move) systems used by warfighters and analysts.
Carlsbad, Calif. – ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq:VSAT) has received a delivery order valued at approximately $27.6 million for Multifunctional Information Distribution System – Low Volume Terminals (MIDS-LVT) from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), MIDS Program Office (MPO) in San Diego, California. MIDS-LVT terminals provide greater situational awareness in combat for U.S. Navy, Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and for U.S. defense partners by gathering information into a digital view of the battlefield.
Learn more at ECOC in Geneva starting September 18
Carlsbad, Calif. – ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) has announced that the launch of the ViaSat-1 high-capacity satellite, previously set for the end of September, is now scheduled for mid-October. The delay is due to the launch failure of the Russian Federal Mission with the Express AM4 communication satellite that occurred on August 18.
New technology helps make mobile satellite devices much more mobile
Full coverage area available to aviation and maritime customers
Service providers can expand to triple play services
Carlsbad, Calif. – ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) is supplying its Edge Access Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) system to Grupo TVSA of Argentina, enabling the CATV and broadband Internet provider to offer triple play services. The ViaSat softswitch communication system delivers end-to-end, enhanced satellite VoIP networking for broadband, enterprise managed services, wholesale services, peering, and hosted applications.
Carlsbad, Calif. – ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), an innovator in satellite and other wireless networking systems and services, announced financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2012. The fiscal first quarter results include new contract awards of $253.6 million, revenues of $195.1 million, Adjusted EBITDA of $36.1 million and net income attributable to ViaSat common stockholders of $0.17 per share on a diluted non-GAAP basis or $0.04 per share on a diluted GAAP basis.
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