ViaSat... Terman Received (Award)


ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has been named the winner in the Telecommunications category for the American Technology Awards, which bestows the only "Best Of" awards that recognize all technology products and services for the technology industry. ViaSat won the award for the innovative design of its high-capacity satellite system, featuring the ViaSat-1 satellite. Nominations were vetted by industry experts and technology companies. Known as "The Termans," these awards are named after Frederick Terman, who is widely credited as being the father of Silicon Valley. The winners were announced on June 15 at TechAmerica Foundation's ninth annual Technology and Government Dinner, which gathered hundreds of industry, congressional, and government leaders to celebrate the partnership between industry and government.

"We'd like to thank the panel of experts for recognizing the true potential of our new satellite architecture to transform the performance of satellite communications and lift our industry to a more competitive position in telecommunications," said Mark Dankberg, chairman and CEO of ViaSat. "I'd also like to congratulate our CTO Mark Miller, the chief architect of the system, and all the ViaSat employees who've contributed to its development."