Viasat buys Britain's Inmarsat in $7.3 bln satellite play

By Pushkala Aripaka Nov 8 (Reuters) – Viasat agreed to buy British rival Inmarsat on Monday in a $7.3 billion deal to broaden the U.S. based company’s satellite and land-based communications services. The takeover of London-based Inmarsat comes just two years after it was taken private in a $3.4 billion deal by a consortium of…