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ViaSat-2 Satellite Reaches Geostationary Orbit

The $600 million satellite will have a 300 Gbit/s throughput, up from ViaSat-1’s 140 Gbit/s in 2011. It will use Ka-band frequencies.

Dec, 5 – Viasat Inc. announced today the ViaSat-2 satellite has successfully arrived in geostationary orbit at 69.9° west longitude, and has transitioned into orbit normal mode (earth pointing) with its reflector and radiator deployments now complete. The ViaSat-2 satellite has commenced in-orbit testing, (continue reading here)

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