Viasat Expands Dublin Office; Sets up European Software Centre of Excellence
"We are expanding in
Welcoming the announcement,
Over the past few years, Viasat has strengthened its commitment and grown its presence in
March 2018, Viasatannounced the development of a new phased array flat panel antenna at its office in Lausanne, Switzerland.
December 2017, Viasatopened an Amsterdam, Netherlandsoffice as a research and development (R&D) center dedicated to the development of satellite access node (SAN) subsystems, embedded cloud-based software and ground segment infrastructure for the ViaSat-3 satellite platform. The Amsterdamlocation also handles customer premises equipment logistics for Europe.
November 2017, Viasatand the ESA announced Project AIDAN, a Public Private Partnershipto develop key components for the ViaSat-3 satellite communications system with European industry.
March 2017, Viasatand long-term partner Eutelsat Communicationsclosed their joint venture, enabling Viasatto launch a new consumer broadband retail service in Europe.
- In 2017,
Viasatexpanded its office in Farnborough, U.K., creating a satellite communications R&D facility.
April 2016, Viasatlaunched the High Capacity Satellite (HCS) Applications Factoryin partnership with ESA to rapidly develop new products, applications and HCS-enabled services, with work being performed in Viasat's U.K.and Switzerlandoffices.
- Over the past two-years
Viasatannounced a number of new commercial airline customers leveraging its connectivity solution over Europe, including: EL AL Israel Airlines, Finnair, Icelandair and SAS. The Company is also delivering aviation-grade software to a number of European airlines including Aer Lingusand Ryanair.
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