Viasat: Business case for 1-Tbps Viasat-3 satellite over Asia closes without India, China

by Peter B. de Selding

LONDON— Viasat Inc.’s business plan for its terabit-per-second Viasat-3 satellite over Asia assumes the company is unable to serve India and China because of regulatory restrictions, Viasat Chief Executive Mark D. Dankberg said.

A key selling point of the Viasat-3 program is the satellites’ ability to train capacity on high-demand areas. They are not locked in to an even distribution over a given geography, as was the case with the ViaSat-1 satellite.

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