ViaSat Gets $46M Win

Carlsbad-based ViaSat, a supplier of networking equipment for the satellite communications market, said Thursday that the firm has received a $46M contract award from Star Satellite Communications Company. Star is a subsidiary of Al Yah Satellite Communications Company PrJSC (Yahsat). The firm said that the contract covers network infrastructure and customer premise terminals, used for a new high-speed Internet service being delivered to customers in the Middle East, Africa, and Southwest Asia.