CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Viasat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global communications company, announced it officially opened new offices in Austin, Texas; Seattle, Washington; and Amsterdam, Netherlands. The new offices aim to drive innovation across a number of technical and engineering disciplines by leveraging the talented candidate pools in the local regions.
"Viasat works on extremely difficult communications challenges ? like how to bring high-speed, high-performing internet to the hardest-to-reach places," said Rick Baldridge, president and chief operating officer, Viasat. "By opening new offices around the globe, we can offer candidates an opportunity to work on challenging programs that have a real impact on how the world communicates."
Baldridge continued, "Each of these cities?Austin, Seattle and Amsterdam?are highly respected, growing cities with a booming technology sector. We look forward to engaging with potential candidates, university systems, local industry and government delegations, as we focus on attracting new, qualified team members to help us expand and innovate our software platforms, technical infrastructure and security toolsets."
Separately, Viasat provided an update on its expanding headquarters in Carlsbad, Calif. The new 23-acre campus expansion, located across the street from the Company's existing headquarters, was designed to embody Viasat's culture of creativity, exploration, freedom and innovation, as well as foster interaction between employees, clients and visitors. The space can accommodate six new office buildings, three parking structures, a cafe/conference center, recreational amenities for employees and an outdoor space providing "unexpected experiences" and displays of Viasat's latest technologies. For more information on the new campus, read the Viasat corporate blog here.
Viasat is a global communications company that believes everyone and everything in the world can be connected. For more than 30 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the world communicate. Today, the Company is developing the ultimate global communications network to power high-quality, secure, affordable, fast connections to impact people's lives anywhere they are?on the ground, in the air or at sea. To learn more about Viasat, visit: www.viasat.com, go to Viasat's Corporate Blog, or follow the Company on social media at: Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter or YouTube.
This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to the safe harbors created under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Forward looking statements include statements about the direction of the new global offices, employee headcount expectations and future company growth globally. Readers are cautioned that actual results could differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ include: 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 communications and technology sectors, generally. In addition, please refer to the risk factors contained in Viasat's SEC filings available at www.sec.gov, including Viasat's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and 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.
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