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ViaSat Named Global Operator of the Year at the World Satellite Business Week 2017 Conference

PARIS,Sept. 14, 2017/PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, today proudly announced it has …

Satellite internet latency: What’s the big deal?

One thing a lot of people ask about with Exede satellite internet service is something called “latency.” If you’ve researched what satellite internet …

EL AL Israel Airlines and ViaSat Bring In-flight Wi-Fi Innovation to New Boeing 787 Dreamliner Aircraft

TEL AVIV, Israel andCARLSBAD, Calif.,Sept. 6, 2017/PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, …

Does VoIP phone service work with satellite internet?

We occasionally hear someone say satellite internet doesn’t work with an internet landline (VoIP) due to latency, but that’s simply not true. In …

Status update for ViaSat-2, our newest satellite

We’ve answered a bunch of questions about ViaSat-2 — our new satellite — in various places, but here’s a summary of things you might be curious about.<p>…

How much internet speed do you really need?

How much internet speed do you need?<p>If you’re an internet user (and we’ll assume you are since you’re reading this blog), then the need for speed …

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 …

Total Solar Eclipse

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 …

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. …

ViaSat makes value-add acquisition with Arconics buy - Runway Girl

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 …

Airlines

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

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