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ViaSat-2: Satellite goliath goes into orbit

The most powerful commercial broadband satellite ever built has just gone into orbit on an Ariane rocket.
ViaSat-2, which is to be stationed above the Americas, has a total throughput capacity of about 300 gigabits per second.
The spacecraft was part of a dual payload on the Ariane flight. It was joined by Eutelsat 172B, a UK/French-built platform to go over the Pacific.
Both satellites will be chasing the rampant market for wi-fi on aeroplanes.

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ViaSat executes deal with Boeing to build ViaSat-2 satellite

ViaSat has executed a contract with Boeing to build ViaSat-2, which is based on ViaSat's enhanced Ka-band satellite technology and architecture. ViaSat-2 is anticipated to approximately double the bandwidth economics of ViaSat-1, while simultaneously increasing its coverage footprint by seven-fold.
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Boeing Selected to Build ViaSat-2 Satellite

Boeing has a new satellite customer under a contract to design and deliver one Boeing 702HP high-power spacecraft to ViaSat Inc. in 2016.
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ViaSat Announces Next Generation Broadband Satellite

ViaSat has executed a contract with Boeing to build ViaSat-2, which is based on ViaSats next generation, Ka-band satellite technology and architecture. ViaSat-2 is expected to be, by far, the worlds highest capacity satellite at the time of launch (scheduled for mid-2016) achieving an unparalleled mix of capacity and coverage. ViaSat-2 is anticipated to approximately double the bandwidth economics of ViaSat-1 while simultaneously increasing its coverage footprint by seven-fold.
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