ViaSat is a global provider of satellite broadband and wireless services, infrastructure, and technology. As services and technology Сompany,  it is connecting international communities to the internet by offering residential Internet service, enabling passengers and operations crews to stream high-bandwidth media, applications, and content when traveling globally on commercial, business or government aircraft and maritime vessels, and empowering international warfighters on the front lines of battle with real-time, secure Internet-based intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance for high-requirement missions. ViaSat delivers and protects information with its trusted communications ground systems, infrastructure, and services.

Carlsbad, US
Size (employees)
4,300 (est)
ViaSat was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Carlsbad, US
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Key People/Management at ViaSat

Mark Dankberg

Mark Dankberg

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Richard Baldridge

Richard Baldridge

President and Chief Operating Officer
Doug Abts

Doug Abts

Vice President, Global Mobility
Robert Blair

Robert Blair

Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Girish Chandran

Girish Chandran

Vice President and Chief Technical Officer
Melinda Del Toro

Melinda Del Toro

Senior Vice President, People and Culture
Bruce Dirks

Bruce Dirks

Senior Vice President, Treasury and Corporate Development
Shawn Duffy

Shawn Duffy

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Kevin Harkenrider

Kevin Harkenrider

President, Commercial Networks
Keven Lippert

Keven Lippert

President, Broadband Services and Chief Legal Officer
Mark Miller

Mark Miller

Executive Vice President, Chief Technical Officer and Co-Founder
Steven Hart

Steven Hart

Executive Vice President, Engineering, Chief Technical Officer and Co-Founder
Ken Peterman

Ken Peterman

President, Government Systems

ViaSat Office Locations

ViaSat has an office in Carlsbad, Duluth, Linthicum Heights, Bryan and in 16 other locations
Carlsbad, US (HQ)
6155 El Camino Real
Bryan, US
2908 Finfeather Rd
Cleveland, US
4830 E 49th St
Duluth, US
1725 Breckinridge Plaza
Englewood, US
349 Inverness Dr S
Germantown, US
200 20511 Seneca Meadows Pkwy
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ViaSat Financials and Metrics

ViaSat Financials

ViaSat's revenue was reported to be $1.56 b in FY, 2017 which is a 10% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (Q2, 2018)

393.1 m

Gross profit (Q2, 2018)

48 m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2018), %


Net income (Q2, 2018)

(13.9 m)

EBIT (Q2, 2018)

(15.9 m)

Market capitalization (3-Mar-2018)

4.3 b

Cash (5-Mar-2018)

242.7 m


4 b
ViaSat's current market capitalization is $4.3 b.
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


1.4 b1.4 b1.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

963.9 m984.3 m1 b

Gross profit

418.6 m433.1 m510.4 m
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018


344.4 m353.3 m347.8 m363.1 m399.2 m380.6 m380 m393.1 m

Cost of goods sold

243.4 m240.8 m237.6 m248.3 m271.1 m255.5 m260.5 m345.1 m

Gross profit

100.9 m112.6 m110.2 m114.9 m128.1 m125.1 m119.5 m48 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


52.3 m42.1 m130.1 m

Accounts Receivable

266.3 m286.7 m263.7 m

Prepaid Expenses

44.7 m47.6 m57.8 m


128.4 m145.2 m163.2 m
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018


42.5 m46.4 m63.9 m47.3 m51.3 m284.9 m160.6 m242.7 m

Accounts Receivable

294.5 m304.5 m259.8 m262.7 m276.5 m254.8 m215.1 m251.9 m

Prepaid Expenses

47.2 m47.8 m48.4 m53.5 m49.3 m53.6 m66.2 m72.4 m


127.3 m123.3 m141.3 m155.5 m151.6 m158.5 m177.9 m181.4 m
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

39.9 m21.8 m21.8 m

Depreciation and Amortization

221.4 m242.1 m245.9 m


(1.2 m)(26.7 m)(12.4 m)

Accounts Payable

862 k5.3 m972 k
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

2.5 m7.4 m17.4 m2.2 m12.9 m17.5 m(9.2 m)(23.1 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

57.3 m118.4 m182.2 m60 m121.8 m183.4 m63.9 m124.8 m


(3.1 m)(4.5 m)(20.1 m)(11.7 m)(2.1 m)(9.8 m)(15.2 m)(12.5 m)

Accounts Payable

(3.4 m)(3.7 m)(8.7 m)(18.3 m)(8.9 m)(7.8 m)(11.2 m)(7.7 m)
USDY, 2017


-255.2 x


21.8 x


91.4 k

Financial Leverage

1.8 x
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ViaSat Operating Metrics

ViaSat's Subscribers was reported to be 577 k in Q3, 2018. ViaSat's Backlog was reported to be $2.2b in Q3, 2018.
Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Jun, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Mar, 2018

Aircraft Fleet

270 330 380 419 446 476 509 533 555 559 568 576 589


$1.76 b$1.97 b$1.90 b$1.76 b$1.67 b$1.73 b$1.67 b$1.82 b$1.78 b$2.03 b$2.03 b$1.96 b$1.09 b$2.15 b

Backlog Funded

$865.80 m$949.50 m$903.40 m$841.40 m$795.70 m$835.10 m$807.60 m$879 m$864.10 m$941.80 m$963.30 m$937.90 m$1.01 b$1.02 b

Engineers And Scientists

1.80 k1.90 k2.20 k
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ViaSat Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
ViaSat India Pvt. Ltd.
ViaSat Antenna Systems S.A.
ViaSat Australia PTY Limited
ViaSat Broadband Holdings B.V.
ViaSat China Services, Inc.
ViaSat Europe S.r.L.
Engreen India Private Limited
Euro Broadband Retail Sàrl
Exede Communications Limitada
Exede DEU GmbH
ViaSat Netherlands B.V.
ViaSat Peru S.R.L.
ViaSat Satellite Holdings Limited
ViaSat Satellite Ventures Holdings Luxembourg S.a.r.l.
ViaSat Stimulus, LLC
VService, Inc.
Wildblue Communications Canada Corp.
Exede Servicos De Comunicacoes Rio Limitada
IOM Licensing Holding Company Limited
Thames Space Limited
ViaSat (IOM) Limited
ViaSat Technologies Limited
ViaSat Tecnologia S.A. de C.V.
ViaSat UK Limited
ViaSat VS3 Holdings Limited
ViaSat Worldwide Limited
ViaSat, Inc. Limitada
VParent, Inc.
Arconics November 14, 2016$21.60 m
Engreen, Inc. June 11, 2015
NetNearU June 10, 2014
LonoCloud April 12, 2013
Stonewood Group June 05, 2010
WildBlue October 01, 2009$568 m
JAST Antenna Systems July 24, 2007$2 m
Intelligent Compression Technologies February 20, 2007$20 m
Enerdyne Technologies June 21, 2006$17.50 m
Efficient Channel Coding November 25, 2005$26 m
US Monolithics December 21, 2001$30 m
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ViaSat News and Updates

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