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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 …

Budgeting

American Goes All In on Faster Wi-Fi - Bloomberg

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 …

Wi-Fi

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

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

War

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 | ViaSat

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

Wi-Fi

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 …

Aerospace

ViaSat 30th Anniversary Video - 2 min

Air Force One to Get Broadband Satellite Internet

Air Force One to Get Broadband Satellite Internet<p>The President will soon be able to make VoIP calls and stream HD video from the air.<p>The White House …

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 | ViaSat

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

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 …

Aerospace

ViaSat accelerates investment in ViaSat-3 terabit-per-second spacecraft

PARIS – Satellite broadband hardware and service provider ViaSat Inc. on May 24 said it would accelerate investment in its …

Emerging Technology

ViaSat's Fiscal Year 2016 Infographic | ViaSat

ViaSat challenges Gogo’s 2Ku in the battle for Chicago

PARIS—Satellite broadband hardware and service provider ViaSat Inc. on May 18 laid out what it sees as multibillion-dollar markets in aeronautical …

Wi-Fi

June 2016 - HTS: Gauging the Impact | Via Satellite

High Throughput Satellites (HTS) have made the successful transition from concept to reality, but what started as a trickle of satellites has very …

Innovation

How to protect data centre critical national infrastructure from cyber attack

Analysis: Experts advise on how to start building defences.<p>Following on from the threats, how to secure the data centre and the NCI is the next step. …

Cybersecurity

ViaSat connects satellite development programme for European Space Agency

ESA initiative aims to kick-start the development process for high-capacity satellite products, apps and services

Innovation

Handheld Radio Link to Offer Greater Digital Situational Awareness

Dismounted (BATS-D) Handheld Link 16 Radio to Offer Greater Digital Situational Awareness<p>ViaSat has announced their Battlefield Awareness and …

Nintendo

Two-Thirds of UK Firms Suffered a Cyber Attack Last Year

Two-thirds of large UK businesses suffered a data breach or cyber attack at some point in the past year, according to new research by the …

San Diego’s Coolest Companies

GoPro<p><b>Location:</b> Carlsbad <b><br>Employees:</b> 150; 1,500 globally<p>GoPro’s 45,000-square-foot space in Carlsbad features an on-site gym, outdoor showers, surfboard …

Going Global

Virgin America touts tech as it launches SFO-Denver flights

Richard Branson headlines launch of Virgin America service between San Francisco and Denver. Trevor Hughes, USA TODAY<p>DENVER — Some airlines christen new routes with a modest launch. Not Virgin America. The San Francisco-based airline pulls out all the stops for its new routes, launching them with …

Airlines

Our Path to High Speed Global Broadband: SMART. BOLD. DIFFERENT.

5 Questions with Software Engineer: McKenzie Velia

In celebration of National Engineers' Week we asked ViaSat engineers five questions. Software engineer, McKenzie Velia who develops software for …

Iron Man