ViaSat Adds Infrastruktura TK as Authorized Repair Center in Russia and CIS : In-Country Center Will Improve Service Quality and Cut Response Time for Region

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ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) has signed Infrastruktura TK to become a “ViaSat Authorized Repair Center” for satellite communication system service, repairs, and spares in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). The addition of the ITK service center gives service providers in the region an in-country source for fast turnaround of service and support requests for their ViaSat LinkStar® and LinkWay® satellite systems.

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Gaining the expertise of ITK for our repair center will increase the service quality and really cut response time for our Russian customers

"Gaining the expertise of ITK for our repair center will increase the service quality and really cut response time for our Russian customers," said Robert Feierbach, managing director for enterprise VSAT sales at ViaSat. "With the vast size of the CIS, ITK will reduce the time for customers to get replacement terminals, spares, parts, or repairs by eliminating the need for lengthy import or export procedures in each case."

ITK, based in Moscow, has years of experience in servicing all hub-based, mesh, and single-channel-per carrier satellite systems in the Russian Federation. For more information or to contact Infrastruktura TK, go to

About ViaSat

ViaSat produces innovative satellite and other digital communication products that enable fast, secure, and efficient communications to any location. The company provides networking products and managed network services for enterprise IP applications; is a key supplier of network-centric military communications and encryption technologies to the U.S. government; and is the primary technology partner for gateway and customer-premises equipment for consumer and mobile satellite broadband services. The company has five subsidiaries: US Monolithics, Efficient Channel Coding, Enerdyne Technologies, Intelligent Compression Technologies, and JAST. These companies design and produce complementary products such as monolithic microwave integrated circuits, DVB-S2 satellite communication components, video data link systems, data acceleration and compression products, and mobile satellite antenna systems. ViaSat has locations in Carlsbad, CA, and Duluth, GA, along with its Comsat Laboratories division in Germantown, MD. Additional field offices are located in Boston, MA; Baltimore, MD; Washington, D.C.; Australia; China; India; Italy; and Spain.

Forward-Looking Statements

Portions of this release, particularly statements about the performance and deliveries of ViaSat products and technology, may contain forward-looking statements regarding future events and are subject to risks and uncertainties. ViaSat wishes to caution you that there are some factors that could cause actual results to differ materially, including but not limited to: contractual problems, product defects, manufacturing issues or delays, regulatory issues, technologies not being developed according to anticipated schedules, or that do not perform according to expectations; and increased competition and other factors affecting the telecommunications industry generally. In addition, please refer to the risk factors contained in ViaSat's SEC filings available at, including without limitation, ViaSat's annual reports on Form 10-K and ViaSat's quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date on which they are made. ViaSat undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements for any reason.

Comsat Labs and Comsat Laboratories are tradenames of ViaSat, Inc. Neither Comsat Labs nor Comsat Laboratories is affiliated with COMSAT Corporation. "Comsat" is a registered trademark of COMSAT Corporation. All additional products are trademarks of their respective owners.

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