C-Com and ViaSat to Jointly Develop New Ka-band Antenna System

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A C-Com Ka-band Auto Deploy antenna atop a vehicle. Photo: C-Com

[Via Satellite 05-27-2014] C-Com Satellite Systems has signed an agreement with ViaSat to develop a low profile, Ka-band mobile antenna system for the emerging communications-on-the-move market. C-Com will manufacture and sell this new product under the ViaSat license.

“We want to bring affordable high speed broadband connectivity over satellite to our land-based customers, much the same way commercial airlines are rolling it out for inflight broadband connection,” said Bilal Awada, CTO at C-Com.

The first pre-production in-motion antenna system units are expected to release in the fall of 2015.

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