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Viasat Appoints Jim Bridenstine to Board of Directors

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Viasat Inc. announced Thursday the company’s appointment of former National Aeronautics and Space Administration administrator and Oklahoma congressman Jim Bridenstine to its Board of Directors. Bridenstine, a 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, will serve as a Class II director, and his initial term will expire at Viasat’s 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. 

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Viasat Awarded $50.8M Contract by AFRL For Satellite Integration Research

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Viasat has been awarded a seven-year $50.8 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to research integration between government and commercial satellite networks. Viasat will work with AFRL’s Space Vehicles Directorate to discover ways to integrate commercial satcom with government-owned satellites, so they all operate as a seamless network. 

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Viasat Approved to Gain Cyber Threat Intelligence through DHS ECS Program

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Viasat has been approved to receive cyber threat intelligence through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Enhanced Cybersecurity Services (ECS) program. "The added DHS ECS intelligence coupled with the advanced capabilities inherent in the Viasat cyber offering, enables us to better fortify our customers' cyber posture and maintain a vigilant and watchful defense against the world's most advanced adversaries,” said Ken Peterman, president, Government Systems, Viasat.

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Viasat UK Wins Contract to Provide UHF SATCOM to Royal Navy; Steve Beeching Quoted

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Viasat UK, a subsidiary of Viasat Inc., has been awarded a contract to provide Ultra High Frequency (UHF) satellite communications (SATCOM) for the Type 31 frigates. The services will be delivered to the Royal Navy by Babcock Team 31. “This UHF SATCOM capability will ensure the Royal Navy Type 31 frigates will have the robust, secure, world-wide UHF voice and data services,” said Steve Beeching.

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Viasat Grows Business Aviation Market by Removing Tech Speed Caps; Craig Foster, Claudio D’Amico Quoted

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Viasat has removed internet speed limits delivered to aircrafts across its business aviation Ka-band service plans as well as doubled its minimum committed internet speed to its service plans to grow Viasat’s business aviation market, the company reported on Wednesday.

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Viasat, Visiontec Expand Partnership to Deliver High-Speed, High-Quality Satellite Internet; Antonio Carlos de Moraes, Bruno Soares Quoted

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Viasat and Visiontec, a Brazilian-based satellite products distribution company, have partnered to provide fast, reliable internet service to residential homes across Brazil, Viasat announced on Tuesday

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Viasat Adheres to FCC’s “Keep Americans Connected Pledge in Lieu of COVID-19 Outbreak; Mark Dankberg Quoted”

Viasat Inc. has announced today its commitment to meet the FCC's "Keep Americans Connected" pledge and will work with its residential and small business customers to keep them connected, lessening potential health and economic impacts associated with the coronavirus, the company announced on Monday

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Viasat Names Jim Dodd, Peter Langkilde, Krishna Nathan to Leadership Roles to Strengthen Management Team; Rick Baldridge Quoted

Viasat has appointed Jim Dodd, as president of Global Mobile Solutions, Peter Langkilde, as vice president and Head of Broadband Services for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Dr. Krishna Nathan, as chief information officer (CIO) to expand its global leadership team, the company announced on Thursday.

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