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Company Overview of ViaSat Communications, Inc.

Company Overview

ViaSat Communications, Inc. provides two-way satellite high-speed broadband Internet services to homes, home offices, and small businesses in small cities and rural America. It offers its services through dealers and installers. ViaSat Communications, Inc. was formerly known as WildBlue Communications, Inc. and changed its name to ViaSat Communications, Inc. in October 2009. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado. ViaSat Communications, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of ViaSat Inc.

349 Inverness Drive South

Englewood, CO 80112

United States

Founded in 1995

Phone:

720-493-6000

Fax:

720-554-7500

Key Executives for ViaSat Communications, Inc.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 58
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 58
Senior Vice President
Age: 53
Senior Vice President of Field Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

ViaSat Communications, Inc. Key Developments

Macdonald Dettwiler & Associates Ltd. and Space Systems/Loral, LLC Announce Allocation of ViaSat Settlement Resolved

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. announced that following the mediation on December 1, 2014 among MDA and Loral Space and Communications Inc. MDA/SSL agreed that they will be responsible for $55 million, and Loral will be responsible for $45 million of the $100 million settlement of the ViaSat Communications, Inc. litigation. MDA/SSL has already paid $23.4 million, including interest, to-date of this settlement.

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. and Space Systems/Loral, LLC Announce Litigation Settlement with ViaSat Communications, Inc

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. and Space Systems/Loral, LLC announced that they have settled the litigation with ViaSat Communications, Inc. pursuant to a comprehensive settlement agreement. Under the agreement, all litigation between the parties will be dismissed, resolving all of the parties' patent and contract claims. The settlement gives MDA/SSL and their customers protections against litigation in the future, allowing MDA/SSL to focus on the manufacture of all satellites, including SSL's high throughput satellites.

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