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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 …

U.S. Army

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 …

Airlines

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 …

Atlantic Ocean

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> …

Broadband

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 …

Brexit

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. …

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 …

Military

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 …

Encryption

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 …

Airlines

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 …

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 …

India

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 …

Innovation

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 …

Aviation

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 …

ViaSat's Fiscal Year 2016 Infographic

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 …

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 …

Internet of Things

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 …

Military

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