Exede Spaceship and demo station location : Near Gate 2 Date and Time: Sept. 27 - Oct. 6 during fair hours Introductory service offer: Available for duration of fair. Details available at demo area. Virginia Business Partners:About Exede ( www.exede.com)Exede, a service of ViaSat Inc., delivers high-speed Internet to more than 550,000 subscribers across the U.S. With download speeds of 12 Mbps, Exede service has transformed satellite Internet for households that previously had slow, inadequate Internet service. It is also proving to be a popular, competitive alternative to residential DSL and wireless Internet. In June 2013, the company began offering Exede Voice residential telephone service over its network, optimized for quality and reliability. In the FCC's annual benchmarking report, Measuring Broadband America 2013, Exede service led all Internet service providers in surpassing advertised speeds. ViaSat-1 earned a Guinness World Records® achievement as the highest-capacity communications satellite in the world at the time of its launch in October 2011. Exede service is also a winner of a 2013 Edison Award for innovation and performance and a winner of the 2012 Popular Science "Best of What's New." About ViaSat ( www.viasat.com)ViaSat delivers fast, secure communications, Internet, and network access to virtually any location for consumers, governments, enterprises, 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 2,300 mobile platforms, including Yonder ® Ku-band mobile service; satellite broadband networking systems; and network-centric military communication systems and cybersecurity 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 employs over 2,900 people in a number of locations worldwide for technology development, customer service, and network operations.
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Buzz: Post a picture with Brian the Alien, the extraterrestrial mascot for Exede Internet, on your Facebook page and tag "#exedebrian" Media Demo /Interviews/Photos: Available on request Visuals available : Photo of spaceship and truck, Brian the Alien, logos. http://www.exede.com/media-center
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