ViaSat CEO Mark D. Dankberg says the problem with a low-orbiting satellite-Internet constellation is that it's like a cellular network operator uniformly spacing its cell towers around the United States rather than focusing coverage on high-demand areas. "That would be a big disadvantage." Credit: ViaSat
PARIS — Satellite broadband hardware and services provider ViaSat Inc., which for the first time is designing and building the full electronics payload for its future satellites, said it has built in a “soft failure mode” that preserves the satellite’s advantages even if performance is far less than expected.
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