any body else running slow tonight

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am running veryy slow am been on hold 2 hours why am i running so dang slow april 2 2020 1207 am 0.62   3.33 my upload and download speeds on bronze 12 unlimited
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Shannon Williams

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SonyaA

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yeap even some pages are timing out 
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Mike Hopson

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It will remain slow as long as so many folks are at home during the virus times. I am just glad that it is still running!
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Voyager

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I’d love to have 0.62. I was getting this last night.
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Judi Yonge

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Yes I live on the lake it's been slow here for couple weeks this company is all I can get and if you have to go on liberty it's awful
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Homeskillet

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I think all forms of internet are slowing down, but the ones that aren't hardwired are hit the hardest as they weren't that fast to begin with. Satellite is getting hit the worst, followed by cell wireless. My Red wireless has been running around 2-5 Mbps down and it is usually 12-15.
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Jimmie Dotson

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My speeds are 4 to 5 download and 1.2 upload. Let's face it we all got screwed. I turned this in to the Florida Attorney General's Office as a COVID Scam. I have to WFH. Let's see if anything happens LOL
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Jimmie Dotson

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Look. It's a Christmas Miracle. 7.35 on VIASAT
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Jimmie Dotson

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Hotspot on my phone
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Voyager

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Neither of those sub 100 ms latency times are from Viasat.
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GabeU, Champion

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Neither of those sub 100 ms latency times are from Viasat.
Remember, Google's speed test is never accurate with the satellite internet's latency.  It's likely gleaning that info only from the gateway.
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Homeskillet

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 I turned this in to the Florida Attorney General's Office as a COVID Scam.


Looks like we have another one who refuses to understand the limitations of satellite internet. It would be interesting to know the background of people who make these type comments. I wonder if it is people who cable was available to when they first used the internet and don't remember dial-up and DSL.

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Voyager

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Yes, Viasat really needs to do a much better job of educating its customers. The ignorance here is profound, but then so is the Viasat subterfuge. It would be nice to see a lot more transparency.
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Homeskillet

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At least they have toned down the commercials on my broadcast TV. The family of 3 all streaming high resolution video at once has shifted to a lone farmer just needing it to order supplies for his farm.
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I am also in the same boat as others. Have kids at home who game and I do on occasion and since it seems like it is always raining here in northern ny state I am waiting for some nice days for things to dry up so I can get my kids outside. The schools are shut down here so other than their school work there isn't much else for them to do besides draw / color and stream movies and game. I am not really upset about the throttling due to the pandemic but do wish there was some wiggle room in the free zone area. I was pulling my hair out trying to diagnose computer problems for my wife and kids and judging by some of the posts it's all coming down to visits end. I totally get it if they just came out and said it that's all. Hope everybody stays safe and healthy