Viasat, BCN Sign Agreement; Enables Multi-Location Businesses to Have Reliable Connectivity using Viasat Satellite Internet

 

Sept. 9, 2020

Viasat Inc. announced it signed a reseller agreement with BCN, a technology solutions provider specializing in meeting the requirements of multi-location clients. This agreement will expand BCN's connectivity portfolio by providing multi-location businesses the option to purchase Viasat's proven business internet services as part of a total BCN solution.

BCN serves thousands of business customers throughout North America with enterprise-wide communication technology solutions using the latest in voice, data, cloud, and wireless services and technologies. Viasat will be the first and only satellite internet partner in BCN's portfolio, helping BCN fill in coverage gaps for businesses that have locations lacking high-speed connectivity. BCN will also leverage Viasat business internet as a backup connection for multi-site customers who require high-availability networks and cannot afford downtime.

The Viasat business internet service reaches 96% of the U.S. population, with download speeds up to 100 Mbps in select areas, and offers a variety of unlimited and metered data plans. Service installation typically takes place within three to five days of ordering, giving business customers the ability to quickly deploy and use Viasat's fast, reliable connectivity service.

"By bringing Viasat's satellite internet service under our portfolio of communications solutions, we can expand our ability to solve both primary and secondary connectivity challenges faced by many of our multi-location customers," said Julian Jacquez, BCN president and chief operating officer. "We have depth of customer understanding and relationships across a diverse set of markets including retail, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, transportation, and education, to name a few. Becoming a Viasat reseller will allow us to meet more of those customers' multi-site needs for high-speed, high-quality, reliable connectivity—virtually anywhere in the U.S."

"Our agreement with BCN will help multi-location customers who have sites that are out of reach of cable and fiber to get a reliable broadband connection," said Cody Catalena, vice president and general manager, Global Business Solutions, Viasat. "BCN has a strong reputation for meeting the needs of distributed enterprises, we are excited to bring our innovation and leadership in broadband satellite internet to help them better serve more customers."