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May 20th, 2012

ViaSat + DIRECTV... Planning To EXEDE (SatBroadcasting™)

[SatNews] ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) has added another wide-reaching channel to distribute...

...its high-speed Exede(sm) by ViaSat satellite Internet service. A new agreement with DIRECTV initiates plans to add Exede high-speed Internet service to a selection of video and broadband bundles for the home. Introduced in January, Exede delivers speeds of up to 12 Mbps (megabits per second) via the highest capacity satellite in the world. The speed of Exede Internet service makes it very competitive with wireless home broadband service as well as legacy DSL and many cable services. The satellite Internet service, now available in all 50 states, brings together the highest capacity satellite in the world, next-generation ground equipment, and breakthrough web acceleration technology. The service offers speeds up to 12 Mbps downstream and up to 3 Mbps upstream beginning at $50 per month.