Reaching the billions of people around the world who are still unconnected requires that satellite broadband is part of the mix. Satellite communication requires smart regulatory decisions that secure the spectrum needed and recognize the critical role satellite will play in bridging the digital divide.
Mark Dankberg’s presentation for the 2020 International Microwave Symposium
From the Sept. 3, 2020 Viasat Annual Meeting of Shareholders
Viasat is constantly adapting to threats
Failure to manage space collision probabilities could deny everyone access to space for decades or more.
Viasat Commends International Telecommunication Union Member States for Expanding Ka-band Spectrum Availability for Satellite Broadband Mobility Services at the 2019 World Radiocommunication Conference
Decision Allows Viasat to Expand its Global Mobility Broadband Offerings and Enhance its Position as a World Leader in Satellite Services for Aviation, Maritime, Government and other Key Markets
Satellite broadband is an essential tool for closing the digital divide — and access to the required spectrum is essential to the effort.
SATELLITE 2019 keynote panel: Viasat CEO on ways satellite can be relevant in the competitive, global broadband market
Industry leaders on panel agree satellite demand driven by its unequalled ability to reach almost anywhere
Viasat's Evan Dixon discusses the company's increasing presence in the European broadband market and how satellite can help Europe meet its connectivity goals.
The world looks to the United States for leadership in space-based communications. Ever since we landed men on the moon while an enthralled country watched live, the U.S. space industry has invested heavily in innovation and delivered reliable, critical, community-lifting results — thanks to the certainty of a portion of radio spectrum available for satellite broadband connectivity. But the continued security, reliability and unique scalability of satellite broadband require the continued protection of the spectrum used today for that [...]
Tom Stroup, president of the Satellite Industry Association, spoke to the Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee about the importance of spectrum for satellite communications