‘Cyber event’ influencing satellite-internet assistance in Ukraine: Viasat

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Viasat reported Monday that it believes “a cyber occasion” disrupted its satellite-internet provider in Ukraine, with an ongoing outage under investigation.

“Viasat is going through a partial community outage — impacting internet service for preset broadband customers in Ukraine and in other places on our European KA-SAT community,” the California-based firm said in a assertion to CNBC.

“We are investigating and analyzing our European community and programs to identify the root bring about and are using further network safeguards to reduce even more impacts whilst we try to recuperate provider to affected prospects.”

The outage started on Feb. 24, the day Russia invaded Ukraine, according to the corporation, which explained it notified “regulation enforcement and govt companions,” including it has “no indication that purchaser facts is concerned.”

It is unclear how many prospects Viasat has in Ukraine, and the firm declined to say how numerous are currently being influenced.

Shares of Viasat were being up 3.5% in midday buying and selling Monday at about $45.

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