CARLSBAD, Calif. April 25, 2012 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia King Abdul
$70 million high-capacity Ka-band
As the KSA’s center for Saudi Arabian national science and its national laboratories, KACST fosters national innovation and technology transfer between research institutes and industry.
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ViaSat will perform the program in cooperation with its KSA teammates MOTECO/HICAP.
"We look forward to continuing over 30 years of cooperation with ViaSat as we implement this important program for KSA," said Sheikh Farhan AL-Faisal, president & CEO MOTECO & vice president of HICAP.
ViaSat is the most experienced and most vertically integrated high-capacity Ka-band broadband company, providing satellite design, ground infrastructure, and service operation support. The company’s ViaSat-1 satellite is the highest capacity satellite in the world at 140 Gbps total throughput.
SOURCE ViaSat Inc.