Viasat InCommand Named MSUA 2024 Satellite Mobile Innovation Award Winner

Company’s On-Demand Commanding and Telemetry Solution Honored in the Government Mobile Innovation Category


CARLSBAD, Calif., March 21, 2024Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global leader in satellite communications, today announced that its InCommand solution was named the winner of the Government Mobile Innovation category in the Mobile Satellite User Association’s (MSUA) 2024 Satellite Mobile Innovation Awards. These annual awards recognize innovations in mobile connectivity on land, at sea, in the air and in space. With an emphasis on sustainability amid the expansion of commercial space activities, the awards prioritize the long-term health and safety of the space ecosystem, in accordance with MSUA’s mission.

As part of Viasat’s suite of space-to-space, multi-band, multi-orbit solutions, InCommand enables commanding and telemetry on-demand for space assets operating below geostationary orbit (GEO). It establishes real-time connectivity for space relay in support of low and medium Earth orbit satellites via Viasat’s L-band network, removing dependencies on ground infrastructure and helping ensure swift responses to satellite operation needs.

InCommand will support NASA’s Communications Services Project (CSP) in the Launch and Early Operations Phase (LEOP) and Mission operations. In an upcoming demonstration, the InCommand solution will use Viasat’s global L-band network to provide real-time telemetry, tracking and control (TT&C) operations at any point in a spacecraft’s orbit.

“The team at Viasat is honored to receive this award from MSUA,” said Susan Miller, President, Viasat Government. “This recognition underscores our commitment to developing and delivering innovative commercial solutions that address the current and evolving communication needs of near-Earth orbit operations, providing government and commercial operators with reliable, flexible and cost-effective space-relay communications as a service.”

MSUA announced the full list of 2024 Satellite Mobile Innovation Award winners following the awards presentation on March 19th.

About Viasat
Viasat is a global communications company that believes everyone and everything in the world can be connected. With offices in 24 countries around the world, our mission shapes how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the world communicate and connect. Viasat is developing the ultimate global communications network to power high-quality, reliable, secure, affordable, fast connections to positively impact people’s lives anywhere they are—on the ground, in the air or at sea, while building a sustainable future in space. In May 2023, Viasat completed its acquisition of Inmarsat, combining the teams, technologies and resources of the two companies to create a new global communications partner. Learn more at, the Viasat News Room or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, X or YouTube.

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About MSUA
The Mobile Satellite Users Association is a non-profit association dedicated to promoting the interests of the millions of users of satellite services for mobile communication, navigation, and safety worldwide. The association fosters the exchange of news, information, and ideas among and between users, suppliers of equipment and services, operators of satellite systems, and the various entities affecting the future of the industry. MSUA sponsors the annual Satellite Mobile Innovation Awards, celebrating the top anticipated and market-proven advancements in satellite services, and collaborates with conference organizers around the world to shape and facilitate conference programming dedicated to the users of satellite services. We invite you to join MSUA and to take part in our community. Visit to learn more.
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Viasat, Inc. Contacts
Dan Bleier, Public Relations, Viasat Government, +1 (202) 383-5074,
Alena Koci, Viasat Government,
Peter Lopez, Investor Relations, +1 (760) 476-2633,

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to the safe harbors created under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Forward-looking statements include, among others, statements about the features, expected benefits and performance of Viasat’s InCommand space relay service capability through the L-band network and its support of the NASA Communications Services Project. Readers are cautioned that actual results could differ materially and adversely from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ include: our ability to realize the anticipated benefits of the Viasat global L-band GEO satellites and any future satellite we may construct or acquire; construction, launch and operation of satellites, including the effect of any anomaly, operational failure or degradation in satellite performance; contractual problems, product defects, manufacturing issues or delays, regulatory issues, technologies not being developed according to anticipated schedules, or that do not perform according to expectations; delays in approving U.S. government budgets and cuts in government defense expenditures; and increased competition and other factors affecting the government and defense sectors generally. In addition, please refer to the risk factors contained in Viasat’s SEC filings available at, including Viasat’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date on which they are made. Viasat undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements for any reason.

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