Viasat Unveils GX LITE Terminal for Mobile Use by Land Force
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Nov 28, 2023

Viasat Unveils GX LITE Terminal for Mobile Use by Land Forces

  • Portable, flat-panel user terminal built for high bandwidth data rates.

Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global leader in satellite communications, today announced the availability of the GX LITE terminal. Built with land expeditionary users’ requirements in mind, GX LITE readily translates to any “grab and go” situation and enables secure, flexible, high-throughput communications worldwide.

GX LITE was developed with Viasat’s value-added manufacturer partner, Get SAT, an innovator in lightweight satellite communications terminals for ground, airborne and maritime applications. It leverages Get SAT’s highly efficient flat panel antenna technologies and enables fully autonomous operation to transmit and receive high-bandwidth data rates.

The GX LITE terminal is designed to operate across commercial Ka-band with reliable service via the Global Xpress (GX) network, the company’s globally available, high-throughput commercial Ka-band network.

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Matt Wissler, Chief Technology Officer, Viasat Government Services, said “Viasat is committed to delivering innovative solutions that support our customers’ missions on land, at sea, in the air and in space. We are proud to partner with innovative terminal manufacturers like Get SAT to develop technology that is tailored specifically to U.S. Government land users’ requirements. GX LITE is another successful example of this collaborative approach.”

Viasat and Get SAT designed GX LITE to align with the current and future needs of land expeditionary users. It is lightweight and easily transportable with a carrying case that can fit into a commercial airline’s overhead compartment. Additionally, the terminal’s low power consumption and ability to operate on batteries for up to seven hours is designed to deliver increased flexibility. The terminal is easy to set up and operate, enabling network connection anywhere in the global footprint with no user configuration. It features a user-friendly front panel interface and a Wi-Fi capability that can be configured, enabled, and disabled by the user.



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