Viasat

ViaSat is a communications company that provides networking systems and satellite broadband services for the defense and aviation sectors. Read more

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Viasat

ViaSat is a communications company that provides networking systems and satellite broadband services for the defense and aviation sectors. Read more

Richard Baldridge's photo - President & CEO of Viasat

President & CEO

Richard Baldridge

CEO Approval Rating

78/100

Founded:

1986

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AT&T is one of Viasat's top rivals. AT&T's headquarters is in Dallas, Texas, and was founded in 1876. Like Viasat, AT&T also competes in the Telecommunication Services industry. AT&T generates 7,637% of Viasat's revenue.

T-Mobile has been one of Viasat's top competitors. T-Mobile was founded in 1994 in Bellevue, Washington. Like Viasat, T-Mobile also operates in the Telecommunication Services field. T-Mobile generates $74.8B more revenue than Viasat.

Verizon is one of Viasat's top competitors. Verizon was founded in New York, New York} in 1983. Like Viasat, Verizon also competes in the Telecommunication Services sector. Compared to Viasat, Verizon generates $127.3B more revenue.

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Viasat Quarterly and Annual Revenue

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Annual Revenue

$2.3B

Viasat's revenue is the ranked lowest among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 31.3B. Over the last three quarters, Viasat's revenue has decreased by 53%. Specifically, in Q3 2020's revenue was $554.3M; in Q2 2020, it was $530.5M; in Q1 2020, it was $1.2B.

Viasat Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
RigNet, Inc.

Dec 2020

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$222M
RigNet is a telecom company that provides IoT-based managed communication and remote monitoring services for maritime and oil and gas industries.
Euro Broadband Infrastructure Sarl

Nov 2020

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$166.1M
EBI is a telecommunication firm that provides broadband and internet services for residential and commercial sectors.
Horsebridge Defence & Security Ltd.

Jun 2018

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undisclosed
Horsebridge Defense and Security is a provider of secure mobility and deployable small cell LTE solutions.
Arconics

Nov 2016

Source »
undisclosed
Arconics provides a connected aircraft platform and mobile applications for managing aircraft and flight-related data in the aviation industry.
engreen, Inc.

Jun 2015

Source »
undisclosed
engreen is a developer of network virtualization technology that provides a path to enhance network management and lower capital expenses.

These are all the companies that Viasat has acquired. Viasat has acquired 15 companies and its latest acquisition was RigNet, Inc. in Dec 2020. RigNet is a telecom company that provides IoT-based managed communication and remote monitoring services for maritime and oil and gas industries.

Viasat Funding History

Since Viasat was founded in 1986, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total Viasat has raised $312.8M. Viasat's last funding round was on Jul 2020 for a total of $175.0M

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Post-IPO Equity
Jul 2020
$175M
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Equity
Jul 2010
$4.8M
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Equity
Dec 2009
$133M
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IPO
Dec 1996
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Since Viasat was founded in 1986, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total Viasat has raised $312.8M. Viasat's last funding round was on Jul 2020 for a total of $175.0M

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These are all the companies that Viasat has invested in. Viasat has invested 15 companies and its latest investment was RigNet, Inc. in Dec 2020. RigNet is a telecom company that provides IoT-based managed communication and remote monitoring services for maritime and oil and gas industries.

Viasat News

April 26, 2021Business Traveller India

KLM installs wifi on first B737-800

A total of 18 B737-800s are set to be fitted with Viasat wifi technology by the end of the yearContin... See more »
April 21, 2021San Diego Business Journal

From NASA to Viasat's Boardroom

Viasat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has named former NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine to its board of direct... See more »
April 21, 2021socalTECH

Viasat Powers Remote Telemedicine Effort

Carlsbad-based satellite communications company Viasat says it is in a collaboration with 19Labs, fou... See more »
April 21, 2021News Break

A shopper's guide to Viasat home internet - News Break

If you're checking out Viasat internet, chances are you're in or moving to a rural area with limited ... See more »
April 3, 2021The San Diego Union Tribune

Ex-NASA administrator joins Viasat's board of directors

A former Navy pilot and congressman, James Bridenstine aims to bring strategic guidance to the Carlsb... See more »
March 31, 2021Telecompaper

Viasat opens network and security operations centre in UK

(Telecompaper) Viasat UK announced the opening of its Network Operations Centre (NOC) and Cyber Secur... See more »

Viasat Blogs

December 21, 2020ViaSat Blog

Study: Military communications leaders look to faster tech advances from the New Defense Industrial Base

Viasat's Ken Peterman points to the new study as more proof that the old ways of procurement can't ke... See more »
December 17, 2020ViaSat Blog

Cybercriminals are gearing up for a busy online shopping season

In this fourth article in our Cyber 101 series, we take a look at some of the ways online scammers ar... See more »
December 15, 2020ViaSat Blog

2020: The year in Viasat technology news

As we head into the New Year, we're looking back on some of the top stories of 2020 on the Viasat Blo... See more »
December 10, 2020ViaSat Blog

Robotics competition a springboard to STEM for students

Viasat-sponsored robotics teams preparing for annual FIRST Robotics event The post Robotics competiti... See more »
December 8, 2020ViaSat Blog

Connectivity at sea highlights the satellite advantage

Viasat's game-changing technology provides super yachts such as Starfire with an unparalleled connect... See more »
December 7, 2020ViaSat Blog

Small organizations struggling through the pandemic get a little help from Viasat

Read about 5 more organizations receiving Viasat Ready. Set. Grow grants The post Small organizations... See more »
December 7, 2020ViaSat Blog

This year’s International Aviation Day comes at an industry crossroads

Many changes lie ahead, and Viasat survey shows in-flight connectivity will play a pivotal role The p... See more »

Viasat Press Releases

February 9, 2021PR Newswire

Viasat Awarded Contract to Upgrade the UK Ministry of Defence's Ultra High Frequency Satellite Communications Network Control Stations

FARNBOROUGH, U.K., Feb. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Viasat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global communications c... See more »
February 4, 2021Runway Girl Network

Viasat remains bullish on IFC; says ViaSat-3 launch delayed by COVID

Viasat is now eyeing an early calendar year 2022 launch of its first ViaSat-3 satellite, after experi... See more »
February 2, 2021PR Newswire

Viasat Successfully Demonstrated Resilient, Multi-Path Networking Capabilities at the U.S. Army's Cyber Quest Exercise

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Viasat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global communications co... See more »
December 16, 2020Runway Girl Network

AAR extends pact with Viasat for IFC logistics, repair

AAR, a leading provider of aviation services to commercial and government operators, MROs and OEMs, h... See more »
December 7, 2020Runway Girl Network

Need for more capacity drives Viasat acquisition of European JV

Viasat's decision to purchase the remaining assets of the European joint venture it established with ... See more »
November 17, 2020Runway Girl Network

Viasat phased array in final testing for O3b mPOWER

Viasat Inc., a global communications company, today announced that its solid-state, fully-electronic ... See more »
November 5, 2020Runway Girl Network

KLM selects Viasat inflight Internet for majority of European fleet

KLM has picked Viasat inflight connectivity for "a majority of its European fleet", Viasat revealed t... See more »

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Viasat Summary

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Overview

ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) provides satellite and other digital communications services. It is a communications company based in Carlsbad, California with additional operations across the US and worldwide. ViaSat is a provider of high-speed satellite...

CEO

Viasat's President & CEO, Richard Baldridge, currently has an approval rating of 78%. Viasat's primary competitors are AT&T, T-Mobile & Verizon.

Website

viasat.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Viasat

  1. When was Viasat founded?

    Viasat was founded in 1986
  2. Who is Viasat's CEO?

    Viasat's CEO is Richard Baldridge
  3. How much revenue does Viasat generate?

    Viasat generates $2.3B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Viasat have?

    Viasat has historically raised $312.8M in funding
  1. Where is Viasat's headquarters?

    Viasat's headquarters is in Carlsbad California, USA
  2. How many employees does Viasat have?

    Viasat has 5,600 employees
  3. What sector does Viasat operate in?

    Viasat is in Telecommunication Services
  4. Who are Viasat's competitors?

    Viasat's top competitors are AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon