Beam closed

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I’m both surprised and kind of impressed. My small beam in central Virginia is closed to new subscribers. It was only opened on 6/1/18. Does anyone know if this is due to capacity or an issue? Prime time speeds dropped to 5 mbps in less then 3 months on the Gold 50 plan so apparently there are a lot of subscribers. Just wondering if this is the new standard to maintain acceptable speeds on the new satellite.
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Nathan Hart

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Ricky Dean

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I actually agree with the closing of beams..  I would have rather Viasat tell me I cannot buy access than to charge me and not deliver some sort of acceptable standard..  I would say Kudos for that..
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I agree. The problem right now is capacity isnt directed where it is needed, while other areas have too much capacity and not enough subs.