Viasat announced plans to launch a Real-Time Earth (RTE) Ground Station in Alice Springs, Australia. Viasat has partnered with the Centre for Appropriate Technology Ltd (CfAT), an Aboriginal not-for-profit science and technology company based in Alice Springs, which will build and own the facility through its commercial subsidiary CfAT Satellite Enterprises. Viasat has also partnered with Indigenous Business Australia (IBA), an Australian Commonwealth commercially-focused government authority, which will help finance the project and provide related commercial advice and support.