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ViaSat Selected by Northrop Grumman Australia to Deliver Next-Generation Satellite Communications Equipment for the Australian Defence Force

CANBERRA, Australia,July 26, 2017/PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, today announced it …

Australian Defence Force

ViaSat Receives Supplemental Type Certificate for its Gen-2 In-flight Connectivity System on Boeing 737 Aircraft

CARLSBAD, Calif.,July 25, 2017/PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, announced today it …

Airlines

Total solar eclipse 2017: How & where to see it

If you want to see a total solar eclipse without leaving the United States, Aug. 21, 2017, will be the chance of a lifetime – literally.<p>This year’s …

Astronomy

ViaSat Welcomes Varsha Rao to Board of Directors

CARLSBAD, Calif.,July 12, 2017/PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, today announced the …

How to save data when gaming online with Exede Internet

So the video gamer in your house insists their gaming time isn’t the reason for the data overages you may be experiencing, but all those hours …

ViaSat Tripling MIDS JTRS Production Capabilities for U.S. Airborne Forces

CARLSBAD, Calif.,June 26, 2017/PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, has been awarded Lot 5 …

ViaSat-2 Satellite Completed Chemical Orbit Raising and Successfully Deployed Its Solar Arrays

CARLSBAD, Calif.,June 22, 2017/PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, proudly announced today …

ViaSat Secures Multi-Year Contract for its Small Tactical Terminals on Apache Guardian Aircraft

CARLSBAD, Calif.,June 20, 2017/PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) has awarded ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global broadband services and …

Lockheed Martin Taps ViaSat's Datalink Communications System for the U.S. Navy's Long Range Anti-Ship Missile Integration and Test Program

CARLSBAD, Calif.,June 14, 2017/PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, announced today it …

How the ViaSat ground system connects Earth and sky

When people think of satellite internet, their minds usually turn skyward. But it takes a lot more to provide the Exede service than just satellites. …

ViaSat Military Veterans Champion Transition Workshop

For example, one area Rota likes to educate veterans on is compensation and benefits. He encourages veterans to look beyond salary, and evaluate the …

ViaSat’s Business Jet Users Gear Up For Faster Connectivity Services

James Person, director of Business Development and Strategy for ViaSat’s Business Aviation division continued, “Eighty percent of business jets …

ViaSat Welcomes Icelandair to its Commercial Air Roster

ViaSat adds one of Europe’s premier airlines, Icelandair, to its growing family of commercial airline customers focused on delivering great in-flight …

Over a Quarter of Consumers Worried that Poor Broadband will Ruin Their Holidays, Research Survey Shows

<i>Millennials especially concerned, as 45 percent of 16-24 year olds express worry</i><p><i>New Technologies on the Horizon Can Help Great Britain Achieve 100%</i> …

2016 Great Britain Residential Broadband Perception Report

Internet connectivity is no longer regarded as a luxury, but as an essential right for 21st century citizens. As the demand for greater connectivity …

American Goes All In on Faster Wi-Fi

American Airlines Group Inc. plans to install faster Wi-Fi on 500 more aircraft in its domestic fleet, bolstering an earlier order for ViaSat Inc. …

Airlines

ViaSat makes value-add acquisition with Arconics buy

ViaSat continues its strategic growth through acquisitions. Next up on the list is the purchase of Dublin-based Arconics. Financial terms of the deal …

Airlines

ViaSat lands another airline for inflight Wi-Fi

Carlsbad’s ViaSat has signed up a second European airline to use its high-speed, in-flight Wi-Fi technology.<p>The satellite Internet provider said this …

Really Fast Wi-Fi Coming to European Skies as Finnair Signs with ViaSat

Finnair will soon deliver Wi-Fi to short-haul passengers in Europe.<p>The airline has signed an agreement with ViaSat Inc., to install high-speed …

SPAWAR Looks to ViaSat to Support and Modernize the U.S. Navy's Proven UHF Satellite Communications Network

Under this particular<p>SPAWARcontract,ViaSatwill help support the sustainment and modernization of the joint UHF military satcom network integrated …

Wanted: A better economy class

Though passengers and airlines say they want a better economy experience, actually bringing it to the skies won't be easy.<p>Watch a TV commercial for just about any airline, and there's a good chance it will tout the posh features of its premium classes. Recline in our spacious seats, they purr. …

Airlines

ViaSat Expands 'Edge to Cloud' Network Encryption Portfolio with Introduction of First Type 1 100 Gbps Ethernet Encryptor

CARLSBAD, Calif.,Aug. 15, 2016/PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, announced today the …

ViaSat urges commercial airlines to do the math on satellite connectivity

PARIS – Satellite broadband services and hardware provider ViaSat Inc. on Aug. 9 sought to deliver a decisive blow to airline-connectivity …

ViaSat 30th Anniversary Video - 2 min

Air Force One to Get Broadband Satellite Internet

The President will soon be able to make VoIP calls and stream HD video from the air.<p>The White House in Washington, D.C. might be full of Wi-Fi dead …

Air Force One

Meet ViaSat India: Sathya Narayanaswamy

On June 30, 2016 we proudly opened a new Research & Development Center (R&D) in Chennai, India. The new R&D Center advances our globalization …

ViaSat Brings More Competition and Faster Speeds to the In-Flight Wi-Fi Market

When ViaSat pitched American Airlines not long ago, executives at the satellite Internet company made their usual argument. They promised they could …

ViaSat Opens New Research & Development Centre in Chennai, India

CHENNAI, India,<p>June 30, 2016/PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, today inaugurated its …

Why the Dassault Falcon 8X shone in Geneva - Runway Girl

Coming out of the recent EBACE show in Geneva there were few winners so obvious as the Dassault Falcon 8X. The new, three-engine jet completed its …

Aviation