Families who lack internet at home are using the service to keep up with school and work
Program allows Viasat employees to get up to $10,000 a year in reimbursement for coursework at an accredited college or university
A handful of Viasat Tempe employees are donating hundreds of volunteer hours to helping Arizona students, and in the process putting Viasat in the spotlight
In the U.S., students are expected to have access to internet at home to complete assignments. Satellite broadband offers an opportunity to connect those households on the other side of the digital divide.
Distance learning enables students in many rural areas to pursue their education, but a good internet connection is essential.
Viasat's Innovation Lab is a place for employees to play with 3D printers, virtual reality equipment, micro controllers, and soldering tools with one express purpose: to spark creativity.
Viasat is a major sponsor of the Festival of Science & Engineering, designed to engage kids and families in science and engineering. The March 3 event at Petco Park drew more than 20,000 kids and their families. Viasat also sponsored the March 10 Super STEM Saturday, held at California State University San Marcos. It drew more than 10,000 attendees.