Articles about communications technology
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With ever-increasing numbers of satellites around the earth, particularly in lower orbits, space junk can pose a problem. Here's a look at how Viasat mitigates the threat.
Catching up with Dave Ryan, president of Viasat’s Space Systems division
The Real-time Earth technology will allow many observation satellites to transfer data much more quickly than before.
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 [...]
Taking a look at some of the common misperceptions about satellite internet
Connected devices that can do a variety of things to make life easier are gaining in popularity. Here's how Viasat helps make it all possible with service almost anywhere and a strong wireless router.
All geostationary satellites move out of sunlight for varying periods of time during the spring and autumn equinoxes. Here's a look at how we manage that.
Throughout Mexico, Viasat is working to connect people who've been on the wrong side of the digital divide. By sharing a connection and purchasing time online in small increments, the service is affordable in some of the poorest parts of the country.
Ever wondered how satellite internet works? Here's a brief outline of how it's similar in many ways to traditional internet providers, but with a few key differences.
Viasat CEO Mark Dankberg said the company's integrated, high-capacity satellite network is ideally poised to provide connectivity around the world on a variety of applications.