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viasat inc (VSAT) Snapshot

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$57.10
Previous Close
$56.94
Day High
$57.90
Day Low
$56.69
52 Week High
03/25/14 - $74.78
52 Week Low
08/13/14 - $51.50
Market Cap
2.7B
Average Volume 10 Days
257.4K
EPS TTM
$-0.29
Shares Outstanding
46.7M
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viasat inc (VSAT) Details

ViaSat, Inc. provides high-speed fixed and mobile broadband services; advanced satellite and other wireless networks; and secure networking systems, products, and services worldwide. The company’s Satellite Services segment provides retail and wholesale broadband satellite services under the Exede and WildBlue brand names, which offers two-way satellite-based broadband Internet access and voice over Internet protocol to consumers and small businesses. It also provides mobile broadband services comprising network management and high-speed Internet connectivity services for customers using airborne, maritime, and ground mobile satellite systems; and enterprise broadband services. As of April 4, 2014, this segment provided broadband satellite services to approximately 641,000 subscribers. Its Commercial Networks segment offers fixed satellite networks that comprise satellite network infrastructure and ground terminals designed to access Ka-band broadband services; mobile broadband satellite communication systems; and antenna systems for terrestrial and satellite applications, such as geospatial imagery, mobile satellite communication, Ka-band gateways, and other multi-band antennas. This segment also provides design and technology services, including analysis, design, and specification of satellites and ground systems; ASIC and MMIC design and production; and wide area network compression for enterprise networks. The Company’s Government Systems segment offers government satellite communication systems, including various broadband modems, terminals, network access control systems, and antenna systems; information security and assurance products, and secure networking solutions; and tactical radio and information distribution systems to enable real-time collection and dissemination of secure real-time digital information between command centers, communications nodes, and air defense systems. ViaSat, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Carlsbad, California.

viasat inc (VSAT) Top Compensated Officers

Co-Founder, Chairman of The Board, Chief Exec...
Total Annual Compensation: $949.4K
President and Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $716.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $336.5K
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $435.8K
Senior Vice President of Broadband Services
Total Annual Compensation: $355.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

viasat inc (VSAT) Key Developments

ViaSat Inc. Announces Next-Generation L-Band Managed Service Terminals

Customers are beginning to place advance orders for next-generation Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) terminals from ViaSat Inc. 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 and airborne units that are scheduled for delivery next year. Vehicular, maritime, and asset tracking terminals are also available for advance order. As previously announced, the company is providing an upgrade to MSS networks by using an innovative new L-band waveform optimized for high capacity. The technology leverages ViaSat experience in serving the U.S. government, enterprises, and consumers with highly secure, reliable, and rugged satellite-based global services. By using bandwidth more efficiently, the new satellite technology brings a number of performance improvements to MSS customers: High capacity, Integrated security, Broadcast and multicast, Low latency, Netted voice and Guaranteed availability.

ViaSat Exede Debuts First Virtually Unlimited Satellite Internet Service in Florida

ViaSat Inc. will offer Exede(R) high-speed satellite internet plans that provide households across Florida with virtually unlimited data usage for communications, web browsing, and streaming media. Virtually unlimited satellite internet service -- providing at least 150 GBs of monthly data without a strict data allowance -- is another notable first for ViaSat, a company with a history of leadership in technology and market innovation. Its Exede Internet consumer service, powered by the world's high capacity communications satellite ViaSat-1, was the first high-speed satellite service to reach a significant portion of the U.S., including rural and remote areas that had historically limited internet options. ViaSat also offers Exede In The Air high-speed in-flight internet for airline passengers on JetBlue and United; Exede Business for added speed and data tailored to business subscribers; and Exede Enterprise communications for live events, field operations and disaster response. ViaSat has also announced plans for another groundbreaking satellite, ViaSat-2, now in development. Its launch, planned for 2016, is expected to facilitate a significant expansion of Exede services, capacity, speed, and coverage areas.

ViaSat Inc. Exede Debuts First Virtually Unlimited Satellite Internet Service in U.S

ViaSat Inc. 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 California, Arizona, and Minnesota; and across most of Alaska, Hawaii, and Florida. Virtually unlimited satellite internet service (providing at least 150 GBs of monthly data without a strict data allowance) is another notable first for ViaSat, a company with a history of leadership in technology and market innovation. Its Exede Internet consumer service, powered by ViaSat-1 satellite service to reach a significant portion of the U.S., including rural and remote areas that had historically limited internet options. With the recent growth in household data usage, especially for streaming services. In addition to the Freedom plan, other Exede plans debuting August 18 across a large area of the country will offer double or triple current data allowances. These expanded data allowances are available for Exede Evolution, a plan introduced late last year that offers unlimited e-mail and web page access. ViaSat also offers Exede In The Air high-speed in-flight internet for airline passengers on JetBlue and United; Exede Business for added speed and data tailored to business subscribers; and Exede Enterprise communications for live events, field operations and disaster response. In a June 2014 report from the FCC, Exede Internet led 14 other internet services in delivering advertised speed, with peak period upload and download speeds of approximately 140% of what is promoted. This is the second consecutive year that Exede Internet's performance was at the top of the charts in the agency's annual independent study, "Measuring Broadband America." ViaSat has also announced plans for another groundbreaking satellite, ViaSat-2, now in development. Its launch, planned for 2016, is expected to facilitate a significant expansion of Exede services, capacity, speed, and coverage areas.

 

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