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
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ViaSat Office Locations

ViaSat has offices 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 (Q3, 2018)

381.8 m

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

118.1 m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %


Net income (Q3, 2018)

(25.6 m)

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

(25.3 m)

Market capitalization (25-May-2018)

3.7 b

Closing share price (25-May-2018)


Cash (31-Dec-2017)

161.8 m


4.5 b
ViaSat's current market capitalization is $3.7 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, 2018Q3, 2018


344.4 m353.3 m347.8 m363.1 m399.2 m380.6 m380 m393.1 m381.8 m

Cost of goods sold

243.4 m240.8 m237.6 m248.3 m271.1 m255.5 m260.5 m269.3 m263.7 m

Gross profit

100.9 m112.6 m110.2 m114.9 m128.1 m125.1 m119.5 m123.8 m118.1 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, 2018Q3, 2018


42.5 m46.4 m63.9 m47.3 m51.3 m284.9 m160.6 m242.7 m161.8 m

Accounts Receivable

294.5 m304.5 m259.8 m262.7 m276.5 m254.8 m215.1 m251.9 m228 m

Prepaid Expenses

47.2 m47.8 m48.4 m53.5 m49.3 m53.6 m66.2 m72.4 m76.4 m


127.3 m123.3 m141.3 m155.5 m151.6 m158.5 m177.9 m181.4 m182.1 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, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

2.5 m7.4 m17.4 m2.2 m12.9 m17.5 m(9.2 m)(23.1 m)(48.8 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

57.3 m118.4 m182.2 m60 m121.8 m183.4 m63.9 m124.8 m186.4 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)(24.1 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)5.8 m
USDY, 2017


-179.5 x


16.1 x


88.8 k


0.6 x


0.3 x

Financial Leverage

1.8 x
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ViaSat Operating Metrics

Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Jun, 2017Q1, 2018Q3, 2018Mar, 2018

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



Patents Pending


Satellite Fleet

3 3 3 4
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ViaSat Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
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
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ViaSat News and Updates

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Orange looks to the skies to boost connectivity

Orange has announced a deal with Eutelsat to act as one of two distribution partners on the satellite operator’s Konnect VHTS asset, expected to be operational in 2021.

Surprise addition of military satellites to the DoD budget irks commercial industry

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Satellite ground stations, or also known as Ground Antenna Sites, are the radio stations that provide RF communication interface for communicating with spacecraft. This communication is done by transmitting and receiving radio waves on a very high frequency range and done with the help of parabolic …
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