Satcom Direct named value-added reseller for high-speed Ka-band In-flight Internet service

ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, has announced it has expanded its current relationship with authorized value-added reseller Satcom Direct (SD), to offer ViaSat´s full suite of in-flight connectivity (IFC) systems and services to large and mid-cabin business jets, the company said.

The new agreement adds ViaSat´s latest Ka-band business jet service to SD´s IFC portfolio, which already included ViaSat´s global Ku-band IFC service. ViaSat´s Ka-band service is expected to be the fastest in-cabin business jet internet service on the market, with the most available data.

ViaSat covers over 90% of the world´s most popular flight routes using a combination of its global Ku-band and Ka-band networks.

Satcom Direct (SD) provides global connectivity solutions for business and general aviation, military, government, and heads of state aircraft, as well as operations in areas with connectivity limitations such as remote locations, large scale events, and disaster recovery. SD is a technology innovator. Since 1997, its teams have worked to advance the technology of connectivity, making SD the first in the marketplace to deliver numerous advancements and capabilities.