Company Profile for ViaSat Inc.
Aug 25, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- ViaSat produces innovative satellite and other digital communication products that enable fast, secure, and efficient communications to any location. We bring today’s new communication applications to those out of the reach of terrestrial networks.
Electronic information “bits” are multiplying at an astounding rate. Military and commercial customers alike need to be interconnected to access information, entertainment, and other network-connected users. The company provides networking products and managed network services for enterprise IP applications; is a key supplier of network-centric military communications and encryption technologies to the U.S. government; and is the primary technology partner for gateway and customer-premises equipment for consumer and mobile satellite broadband services.
With revenues reaching $575 million, ViaSat has matured into a company now ranked as a DefenseNews “Top 100 Defense Contractor” and a Space News “Top 50 Space Company”. The company has also received national recognition from INC, BusinessWeek, Forbes, Fortune Small Business, Business 2.0, and Red Herring.
ViaSat employs over 1,900 worldwide, including its headquarters in Carlsbad,CA, and other major locations in Duluth, GA, and in the Washington DC area. The company has five subsidiaries: US Monolithics, Efficient Channel Coding, Enerdyne Technologies, Intelligent Compression Technologies, and JAST. These companies design and produce complementary products such as monolithic microwave integrated circuits, DVB-S2 satellite communication components, video data link systems, data acceleration and compression products, and mobile satellite antenna systems. Additional field offices are located in Boston, MA, Baltimore, MD, Washington DC, Australia, China, India, Italy, and Spain.
ViaSat trades on the NASDAQ Stock Market: ticker symbol VSAT.
|6155 El Camino Real|
|Carlsbad, CA 92009|
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Chairman & CEO: Mark Dankberg
President & COO: Richard Baldridge
CFO: Ron Wangerin
SOURCE: ViaSat Inc.
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