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ViaSat CEO Mark Dankberg Named Visionary Executive Of The Year

CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Dankberg, chairman and CEO of ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT), has been named Visionary Executive of the Year at the first annual Satellite Markets and Research Vision Awards in New York City. The award goes to the outstanding senior executive of a satellite company who demonstrated a keen sense of mission for his company and a forward-looking vision of where his company and the industry is heading.

(Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091216/VIASATLOGO)

Satellitemarkets.com and Satellite Markets and Research provide subscribers with news analysis, industry forecasts, and market intelligence covering the key trends on the global satellite communications market. The Vision Awards ceremony took place last night at SATCON 2012. Application Technology Strategy LLC co-sponsored the first Vision Awards.

"I'm delighted to accept this award and I thank Satellite Markets and Research and the distinguished panel of judges," said Mr. Dankberg. "I looked up visionary in the dictionary. As an adjective the dictionary uses words like unreal, impractical, and imaginary, and as a noun it says someone with keen foresight. If that second description is what is intended here, then I truly am honored by this award.

"And the difference between those two definitions is a team of people who can bring that unreal vision to life. That's what this is about. ViaSat has 2500 incredibly talented people and without them, I would not be here."

"Our readers selected Mr. Dankberg to receive this award due to his visionary leadership of ViaSat, from a -three-person startup in a spare bedroom in his home 26 years ago to a billion dollar, vertically-integrated company that's a leader in several key market segments in the satellite industry," said Virgil Labrador, editor-in-chief of Satellite Markets & Research and chairman of the Awards Board of Judges. "We congratulate Mark and ViaSat on this success."

About ViaSat ( www.viasat.com)

ViaSat delivers fast, secure communications, Internet, and network access to virtually any location for consumers, governments, enterprise, and the military. The company offers fixed and mobile satellite network services including Exede ® by ViaSat, which features ViaSat-1, the world's highest capacity satellite; service to more than 1,750 mobile platforms, including Yonder® Ku-band mobile Internet; satellite broadband networking systems; and network-centric military communication systems and cyber security products for the U.S. and allied governments. ViaSat also offers communication system design and a number of complementary products and technologies. Based in Carlsbad, California, ViaSat has established a number of locations worldwide for customer service, network operations, and technology development.



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