ViaLite Communications has been announced as a finalist in the upcoming World Teleport Association (WTA) ‘2017 Teleport Awards for Excellence’, with ViaLite’s Ka-Band Rain Fade Diversity System shortlisted for the Teleport Technology of the Year award! WTA selects its finalists from nominations submitted to the association by both members and non-members. Recipients are selected by a vote of the WTA Membership. WTA also announced the 2017 Finalists for Independent Teleport of the Year: Arqiva (UK), Signalhorn (Germany), SpeedCast (Australia). The winners for the two categories will be announced at the 22nd annual Teleport Awards for Excellence Ceremony and Luncheon on March 7 during the SATELLITE conference in Washington, DC. In addition to honoring the winners, WTA will present the 2017 Teleport Executive of the Year Award at the luncheon, hosted by Crystal. WTA’s Director of Development Louis Zacharilla will emcee the event.