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Viasat Named Global Satellite Business of the Year; Mark Dankberg Quoted

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Jeff Brody

During Euroconsult's 16th Annual Awards for Excellence in Satellite Communications, Viasat was awarded the Global Satellite Business of the Year Award, Viasat announced on Thursday.

The award recognizes the operator who achieved the best performance in terms of strategic initiatives but also revenue growth, margins and commercial development during the past year. The award was based on a performance analysis of market players and assessed by senior experts from the Euroconsult team.

"We are honored to be awarded the Global Satellite Business of the Year recognition at the 2019 World Satellite Business Week event," said Mark Dankberg, chairman and CEO of Viasat. "Viasat's rapid growth and achievements over the last year is the  result of our team’s commitment and the investments we've made to enable fast, affordable broadband in the most challenging places. We're even more energized and excited about the opportunities still before us.

Euroconsult is a leading global consultancy specializing in space markets. They announced award winners on September 11, 2019, during the World Satellite Business Week 2019 conference, an annual event based in Paris that brings together influential representatives from the global satellite communications and information business sectors.

About Viasat

Viasat is a global communications company that believes everyone and everything in the world can be connected. For more than 30 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the world communicate. Today, the Company is developing the ultimate global communications network to power high-quality, secure, affordable, fast connections to impact people's lives anywhere they are—on the ground, in the air or at sea.