Innovations2019-04-11T11:01:49+00:00

Innovations

Our people are true thought leaders in our markets, with a long history of new ideas that become long-term business successes. Here are some of those stories.

Dynamic designer part of Switzerland team developing next-gen antenna

Antenna engineer Maria Carolina Vigano has a Ph.D. in antenna arrays, a black belt in karate — and some killer heels. During a recent visit to Viasat Denver, the blue Italian stilettos were the only obvious nod to fashion in Vigano’s otherwise understated outfit. The attire is an indicator of the way Vigano leads her life. She’s passionate about the technology she’s developed and focused on how its performance can best advance satellite communications. Being a woman in the [...]

May 9, 2018|

First data sent over new ViaSat-2 satellite

Not long ago, the notion that a single broadband satellite could do the work of a hundred or more of its predecessors was far-fetched. When we launched ViaSat-1 in 2011, we changed the industry’s thinking on that in a big way. This past weekend, we made a big step toward showing that our new satellite, ViaSat-2, is ready to disrupt the industry once again. Launched June 1, Viasat-2 has now arrived in its geostationary orbit, moved into its earth-facing [...]

Dec 8, 2017|
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