February 1, 2024 – Viasat, Inc. announced AST (Applied Satellite Technology), a leading global innovator in satellite communication solutions, has joined its ELEVATE program. ELEVATE is a growth program, ecosystem and marketplace for ambitious IoT solution providers, connectivity wholesalers, enablers and OEMs who want to work with Viasat to use its network and footprint to scale. As an ELEVATE partner, AST will provide globally trusted connectivity solutions that deliver real customer value by enabling complete remote control to connect people, systems, and assets even in the remotest locations. As part of the program, AST will benefit from Viasat’s global L-band network – amplifying its ability to provide Internet of Things (IoT) and satellite connectivity services. This aims to support customers make data-driven decisions that enhance performance, improve efficiency, and reduce operating costs