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Viasat Introduces Feature-Rich, High-Quality Satellite-Based Internet Phone Service for Small and Medium Businesses

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CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Viasat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT), a global communications company, today announced the availability of Viasat Business Voice – a new cloud-based phone service optimized to work over Viasat's high-speed, high-quality satellite network. When combined with the Company's advanced Business Internet and Business Hotspots, Viasat Business Voice will provide small and medium businesses (SMBs) with enterprise-grade tools enabling them to do business anywhere, even in the hardest-to-reach locations.

According to FinancesOnline, the cost-savings of switching from a landline phone service to a voice over internet protocol (VoIP) system are significant and range from 30% to 75% across monthly bill, local calls and operational costs. The Viasat Business Voice service now offers SMB customers an opportunity to maximize operational efficiencies and reduce costs.

Viasat Business Voice offers best-in-class VoIP features and capabilities including: up to four-lines of voice (including one desktop phone for each line); a mobile-dialing app with follow-me capabilities that allows users to answer calls made to their business phone number on any cell or internet connection when away from the office; network prioritization for reliable and clear connections; unlimited local number calling (U.S., Mexico and Canada); number portability; and traditional business phone features: three-way calling, call transfer, call forwarding, call waiting, directory listing, caller ID, voicemail and do-not-disturb.

"Businesses like restaurants, boutiques, professional and personal services, public administration, construction and more no longer need to settle for traditional, expensive landline phone service or unreliable cell coverage to scale business communications," said Cody Catalena, vice president and general manager, Global Business Solutions, Viasat. "Viasat is committed to bringing enterprise-quality communication services to SMB customers where cable and fiber are unable to provide service. Our new Business Voice service is another example of how our satellite-based connectivity is helping businesses remain competitive by adopting the latest technologies no matter where they are located."

Viasat Business Voice is available today. For more information please visit: voice.viasatbusiness.com.

About Viasat
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.

Forward-Looking Statements
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, among others, statements that refer to the service offerings and the features, benefits and geographic availability of such services. Readers are cautioned that actual results could differ materially and adversely from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ include: our ability to successfully implement our business plan for our broadband services on our anticipated timeline or at all; risks associated with the construction, launch and operation of satellites, including the effect of any anomaly, operational failure or degradation in satellite performance; contractual problems, product defects, manufacturing issues or delays, regulatory issues, and technologies that do not perform according to expectations. 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.

Copyright © 2020 Viasat, Inc. All rights reserved. Viasat, the Viasat logo and the Viasat signal are registered trademarks of Viasat, Inc. All other product or company names mentioned are used for identification purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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