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2014-09-16 16:20:51

CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq:VSAT) was awarded the Best Achievement in Technology Award for its Exede(®) In The Air in-flight connectivity service at the APEX Avion awards ceremony Monday night in Anaheim. Entries are judged by an industry panel comprised of representatives from every part of the airline passenger experience community: airline, hardware, software, distributor, lab and service companies....

2014-09-16 08:21:24

Proof-of-concept flight test of "global roaming capability" on the best available network included enroute operation with transitions among multiple satellites and networks CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In-flight network switching between commercial Ku- and Ka-band satellites has been successfully demonstrated by ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), using its innovative dual-band terminal and a new radome. The test flights, conducted in July and August on a commercial 757-200...

2014-09-09 08:37:04

GERMANTOWN, Md., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced that its newest generation portable BGAN terminal, the Hughes 9211-HDR, is on target for commercial availability in November 2014. It is designed to operate with Inmarsat's BGAN HDR service, which provides a portfolio of asymmetric and symmetric high data streaming rates. The BGAN HDR service provides an average speed of...

2014-09-08 08:35:33

Keynote speaker to focus on global expansion of broadband services GERMANTOWN, Md., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global growth in high-throughput satellite technology (HTS) and services will be the subject of the keynote address by Ramesh Ramaswamy, vice president of International sales and marketing at Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes) at this year's VSAT 2014 conference. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110112/NE29456LOGO Drawing on the market success of the Hughes...

2014-09-08 08:35:17

GERMANTOWN, Md., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced it has become the first company to exceed one million active users in North America for satellite Internet connectivity. This total includes all Hughes retail and wholesale subscribers and additional users receiving services through third-party service operators with capacity arrangements....

2014-09-08 00:20:29

CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq:VSAT) has reached a comprehensive settlement of all outstanding claims related to its litigation with Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) and Loral Space & Communications Inc. for breach of contract and patent infringement. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091216/VIASATLOGO In April 2014 a U.S. District Court in San Diego determined that SS/L breached its non-disclosure agreement with ViaSat by disclosing...

2014-08-26 08:35:46

Both airborne and fixed-site terminals in development CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers are beginning to place advance orders for next-generation Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) terminals from ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) for operation over the recently announced ViaSat worldwide L-band network. The orders, totaling 3,150 terminals, include a mix of both fixed-site machine-to-machine (M2M) and airborne units that are scheduled for delivery next year. Vehicular, maritime,...

2014-08-20 08:34:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning this week, ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) will offer Exede® high-speed satellite internet plans that provide households across Florida with virtually unlimited data usage for communications, web browsing, and streaming media. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091216/VIASATLOGO Virtually unlimited satellite internet service -- providing at least 150 GBs of monthly data without a strict data allowance -- is another notable...

2014-08-12 16:32:53

Launch areas announced for August 18 rollout CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning Monday, August 18, ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) will offer Exede® high-speed satellite internet plans that provide households in select locations across the country with virtually unlimited data usage for communications, web browsing, and streaming media. The new "Freedom" plan will be initially offered along portions of the Eastern Seaboard and the Gulf Coast; select counties in...

2014-08-12 12:32:44

Latest Satellite Broadband Offerings to Support Home and Small Offices GERMANTOWN, Md., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced it has been awarded a contract modification by the State of Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) to expand its offerings under the Texas Agency Network Next Generation (Tex-AN NG) Communications Technology Services program. Under the...


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