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ViaSat Reports Anik F2 Outage Causing Loss of Service for WildBlue Customers
Oct 06, 2011 (04:10 PM EDT)


CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) is reporting that WildBlue service from the Telesat Anik F2 satellite is experiencing an outage due to a technical anomaly, as reported by Telesat earlier today. Based on estimates provided by Telesat, ViaSat projects that WildBlue customers receiving service through Anik F2 will be restored by tomorrow morning.  

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About ViaSat

ViaSat delivers fast, secure communications, Internet, and remote network access to fixed sites or on-the-move. 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 and products to the U.S. and allied governments; is the primary technology partner for gateway and customer-premises equipment for consumer and mobile satellite broadband services; and offers high-speed Ka-band satellite broadband services under the WildBlue brand. ViaSat also offers design capabilities and a number of complementary products including monolithic microwave integrated circuits and modules, DVB-S2 satellite communication components, video data link systems, data acceleration and compression, and mobile satellite antenna systems. Based in Carlsbad, Calif., ViaSat has established a number of worldwide locations for customer service, network operations, and technology development.

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, specifically statements about the estimated time of restored service. In addition, please refer to the risk factors contained in ViaSat's SEC filings available at www.sec.gov, 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.

SOURCE ViaSat Inc.