ViaSat-1 employs SSL's space-proven 1300 platform and high-capacity Ka-band spot beam technology to ultimately service more broadband users at faster data rates than any previous satellite. ViaSat-1 involves a collaborative effort with ViaSat and the top satellite broadband leaders in the market including Loral, Telesat, and Eutelsat. The spacecraft was successfully launched in 2011 and provides broadband service to users in the Continental United States, Canada, Alaska, and Hawaii.