@ ViaSat, take -2

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Either you are an ISP or you're not.


I can't even access my email because my speed is so slow.  I tried to perform a speed test and my speed is so slow the site thinks I don't have the Internet.  It was 11:00 am and now again at 2:35PM.  What time can I expect to have Internet service today?

I purchased 150GB of priority data this month @ 12Mbps and I'm not getting anything.

I did the standard re-boot of the system, router, computer, etc.  Modem readings are all normal.

What ever money you think you'll make doing this crap to your customers will cost you in multiples of millions of dollars, I GUARANTEE IT.

I'll bet you within 60 days you will lose at least 7 Form 13F level investors, perhaps on the same day.  Take that to Shawn Duffy and ask him if pissing off a Silicon Valley investor/customer with friends is a good thing to do or not.  I have an investor presentation to make at our next meeting and it will show ViaSat's true colors and it aint pretty.  My presentation will be passed around... a lot.  There are other investment groups that will be interested.

I think the money is better trusted to Elon Musk, seriously.

Do you think you're funny doing this?  I'll show you funny, you're going to prison.

I'm dumping your crap so-called "service" [sic] soon enough and until the switch is made I expect this system to work at least at a usable level.  

Here’s my speed test from today, twice.

 


 
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And I don't like having to use a 4WD to go up a mountain so I can post here with my phone.
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Thank you for your service disabled vet. It should incest almost anyone that a good bulk of the people VIASAT is fleecing is people on fixed incomes that moved to the country for more affordable housing. They cannot afford to spend money on items that don't add value to their lives. Everyone is expected to have usable internet these days.
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@Doc  ...Being a disabled vet,  you should  try to get your Senator or Representative interested in your story.  If you can do that,  you might be able to get something done!!
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@Al Santayos
You said above "It should incest almost anyone that a good bulk of the people VIASAT is fleecing is people on fixed incomes that moved to the country for more affordable housing."

How do you know that he has a sister?
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I misspelled "incensed" and went with the auto-correct without paying attention.
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I'm guessing he meant "incense".
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J&J

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And I don't like having to use a 4WD to go up a mountain so I can post here with my phone.
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What plan are you on and how much priority data have you used for your current billing cycle?
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@  VeteranSatUser

I will be a former customer and one of the better things about living in California is the courts have ruled 3000X damages is NOT unreasonable.  Viasat is getting the bill for everything I purchase to obtain a working Internet connection, as my claim for damages from this fraud perpetrated on me, and I want the full 3000 times in damages. The radios alone are $1000  each for 2, unless I need 2 more to relay down to my home.  How nice ViaSat is here in California since out of state subpoenas are such a hassle.  Crime victims do not need to go to arbitration.
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Keep us posted!
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J&J

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For sure.  If ViaSat wants to send me an email for any purpose, they'll need to speed-up my connection so I can get it.  At least it's pretty up here.  I have a place to stay here tonite where my phone will work.
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There was another gentleman from California on here. He was active a month or so ago. Very upset about the plan changes. He went the wireless route I believe. Haven't seen him on here again.
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Of course he's not coming back.  As it is written, "remember Lot's wife."
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TWEEZERS!!! I TOO WANT AN UPDATE ON THIS SITUATION ON THE FORUMS ALSO!!! :D Don't forget about me also :3

P.S.!!! I thought you weren't going to not come on the forums again like you said in your last topic you created??? :l o.o TWEEZERS!!! YOU LIED TO ALL OF US!!! SHAME ON YOU TWEEZERS!!! NAH!!! JK JK JK XD :3
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@Gabe

One might use Kenuki
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I see.   
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Just to clarify things...

"A villain who is aiming to usurp power in an aristocratic house uses a fiendish trick to make it seem like a princess has been struck by a mysterious illness that makes her hair stand on end. As a result her betrothal is postponed. A faithful retainer of the lord of the house, Kumedera Danjo, notices that a set of tweezers stand upright of their own accord and thus deduces that the villain concealed a magnet in the ceiling. The plot is foiled, the villain revealed, and the marriage goes ahead as planned. The Tweezers was revived by Ichikawa Sadanji II in 1909, with a script by Oka Onitaro."

The Tweezers Kenuki
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Those darn Tweezers.  
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But does Deku understand Otaku?



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I'm holding out hope for SpaceX and OneWeb. Some folks on this forum dismiss these companies, but I've realized over the years that you can never doubt Elon Musk. He's got the drive and the ambition to do whatever he wants.
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Check out a movie called "The Informers". Never seen her as attractive after that one.
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Amber Heard?  Eh... she's alright.  
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Amber Heard?  Eh... she's alright.  
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I guess GetSat agreed with me.  LOL. 
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I miss the old forum
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Investment is exactly Viasat's problem now. They are trying to get investors to look at the APRU growth over subscriber growth. Investors sure love the growth of income from the government and the airline business but it's been made painfully clear that the government business is short term and there's only so much room for growth in the airline and other business industry. Investors aren't comfortable with the low subscriber growth. Viasat recently won an FCC auction to be a provider of rural internet to select geographic areas. All rural. They will get a big chunk of FCC money from the connect America fund and they will have to provide services with specific quality requirements (much better service than any of us are used to.) A number of service providers that participated (Such as verizon fios) have been labeled as "ready to authorize", Viasat is not on the list. There actions could be to prepare themselves for the FCC. In the select geographic services areas that they will be the provider, they have to take any and all subscribers that come forth. They will have to provide Average daily speeds of 10 mbps (or what ever speed they agreed to with the fcc higher than that.) Once Authorized if authorized, they will have elevated subscriber growth and quickly. It's all a carefully stacked house of cards to attract investment.
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Once built, it will be commissioned quickly.
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Not necessarily!  I can show you a tower that has been setting about half finished for 20 years.  I think there was some kind of zoning problem a while back and this tower was started so it would be "Grandfathered" in and could be finished if it was ever needed.
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That is a little different situation. Now the license for my rural tower was in place for 3+ years. There was a dispute over the license, but that was before its issue. When they started building it, it was then online in about 45 days.
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I know of one tower for AT&T that stood "tall" for a year before it was "crowned."

I would suspect all wireless carriers equipment is contracted, and equipment OEMs keep inventory to bare minimum.  In past six years, I know this antenna tech has evolved, with newer models delivering more bandwidth per antenna set.

John Deere learned a number of years ago to make higher dollar equipment when a customer steps up to the plate.  Most likely, the same with Viasat, they produce large sat dish(es), when contract is signed, and funding is expected.
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February 13, 2019 - FCC says 600 MHz clearing is ahead of schedule....The FCC’s Media Bureau said in an update that the spectrum clearing and repack “is off to a very strong start on all counts ... . Significant progress has been made, and the transition is ahead of schedule both in terms of the number of stations that have already vacated their pre-auction channels and the amount of 600 MHz spectrum that has been cleared and therefore made available for use by wireless auction winners. ... This deployment is now a reality in many places and is underway in many others.”
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The bureau noted T-Mobile US’ ongoing build-out of 600 MHz spectrum as evidence of that reality; the carrier made major investments in 600 MHz in the incentive auction and has been touting the low-band spectrum as a foundation for its future 5G network. The incentive auction, the FCC noted, repurposed 84 megahertz of television spectrum for wireless use and raised nearly $20 billion. A 39-month, 10-phase transition period was set for stations to shut down or be repacked. The FCC said that 41 stations permanently went off-air as a result of the auction, and 104 others have implemented or are implementing channel-sharing arrangements, with another 30 broadcasting on new channels.
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