ViaSat-2 Launch

By ViaSat Inc. | Inspired to connect the world, ViaSat introduces ViaSat-2, a satellite system so unique it would be the catalyst for connecting continents, people and places. ViaSat-2 is the precursor to delivering ultimate internet experiences anywhere on the planet.

ViaSat-2 Launch Kit

ViaSat-2 and the Eutelsat 172B are co-passengers aboard Arianespace's Ariane 5 launch vehicle, which will launch June 1.

ViaSat-2 at a Glance

Netflix and fly: The inside story on bringing superfast internet to your next transatlantic flight

IBTimes UK visits Boeing Satellite Systems in Los Angeles to learn all about the ViaSat-2 internet satellite.<p>Over half of airline passengers would …


ViaSat, Inc. Is Launching ViaSat-2 Communications Satellite

ViaSat plans massive ground network of smaller gateways for ViaSat-2 and ViaSat-3 satellites

WASHINGTON — To maximize the capacity from its soon-to-launch ViaSat-2 high-throughput satellite, ViaSat intends to deploy twice as many ground …


Broadband Goliath

ViaSat-2 is the cover story for an edition of Aviation Week highlighting the satellite's capabilities as it prepares to launch June 1.

ViaSat measures ViaSat-2 vs OneWeb, SpaceX, Gogo 2Ku

The Boeing-built ViaSat-2 satellite, with more than 300 Gbps of throughput, is scheduled for launch June 1. ViaSat Inc., whose IP paranoia is well …


Space Odyssey: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at ViaSat-2

APEX Insight: ViaSat probes the possibility of higher broadband capacity, better coverage and seamless connectivity with the launch of ViaSat-2. …


Inspired to Connect the World

In 2017, ViaSat will launch ViaSat-2, a satellite system so unique it would be the catalyst for connecting continents, people and places. It would be …


What ViaSat 2 Means for the Future of In-Flight Wi-Fi

At this year’s Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) in Hamburg, TPG sat down with ViaSat’s VP of Commercial Mobility, Don Buchman, to talk shop about the …

Checking-in: Latest ViaSat-2 Satellite Launch Update

ViaSat-2 is making strong progress on its way toward its June 1 launch. The second week of the launch campaign closed by reaching a number of …


ViaSat to Launch New Satellite, Endeavors | San Diego Business Journal

— A huge rectangular box rises 25 feet above the factory floor at Boeing Co.’s El Segundo satellite plant, making the people below it look like …


5 Minutes for 5 Questions with Boeing

ViaSat partnered with Boeing Satellite Systems for the construction of ViaSat-2, which is scheduled to launch from French Guiana on June 1. ViaSat …


What Happens After ViaSat 2 Launches: Step 2. In-Orbit Test

After we have designed, built and launched a satellite into space, and it has reached its geostationary orbital slot, we do not immediately call it …


Watch This Space: ViaSat and Boeing Discuss Upcoming ViaSat-2 Satellite Launch

APEX Insight: With twice the capacity of ViaSat-1, ViaSat-2 promises to bring new opportunities for in-flight connectivity when it launches later …


What Happens After ViaSat 2 Launches: Step 1. Orbit Raising

<b>First, a bit about orbital mechanics….</b><p>A rocket launching a commercial geostationary satellite generally leaves the satellite in what is known as a …


ViaSat: Betting big on satellite broadband with upcoming launch

About eight years ago, ViaSat Chief Executive Mark Dankberg bet the company he co-founded on satellite broadband, eventually spending $1 billion to …


ViaSat-2: Getting Ready for Launch

A question the ViaSat program team is often asked is: what happens leading up to a satellite launch? Let’s take you through the ViaSat-2 journey – …


ViaSat reveals newest satellite, which will increase speed, capacity

EL SEGUNDO — At a low-key press event, ViaSat revealed its latest and most advanced satellite, which will put the company on a path to be more …


A Sneak Peek at ViaSat's Newest Satellite | San Diego Business Journal

Carlsbad-based ViaSat Inc. is betting much of its future on a new satellite costing more than $500 million.<p>The only time you’re likely to get a …


ViaSat's satellite launch, delayed by protests, now set for June 1

ViaSat said Wednesday that it has a new date to launch its latest broadband internet satellite, which was delayed earlier this month when widespread …

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ViaSat-2 travels to Launch!

Connect Up with Us on ViaSat 2

ViaSat is focused on bringing high-speed, high-quality connectivity to the world. This effort initially began with the launch of ViaSat-1 and will …