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May 11th, 2017

ViaSat Becomes the Newest Member of the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance

The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) has announced that ViaSat has become the organization's newest member and the first broadband satellite service provider to join the Alliance.

The DSA welcomes ViaSat, its newest member, during the fifth annual Dynamic Spectrum Alliance Global Summit, which is being held in Cape Town, South Africa (May 9-11). During the Summit, Kalpak Gude and Peter Flynn, spectrum architect at ViaSat, will deliver a joint presentation on ‘Satellites and Dynamic Sharing,’ which highlights a key theme at the event: opening more spectrum sharing opportunities across the globe through innovative dynamic access technologies and spectrum policies.
The DSA recognizes ViaSat as blazing a trail within the satellite and broadband Internet industries, consistently pushing the boundaries of connectivity by bringing high-speed, high-quality internet to even the most challenging places.
Organizations interested in becoming a member of the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance are encouraged to visit the membership page, which provides a membership level breakdown and further details on how to join.

Kalpak Gude, the president of the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance, stated that ViaSat joining the DSA is a significant moment in the history of the Alliance,. It highlights that, as an Alliance, a broad approach is taken to the efficient and effective management of spectrum, which is fundamental to bridging the digital divide. ViaSat’s focus on increasing worldwide connectivity, which can help to alleviate the spectrum crunch and connect the unconnected, aligns with several of the DSA’s core goals.