can I use EXEDE on the go?

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Hello,

Can I purchase EXEDE service and use it in any place I moved to? I can relocate/install equipment by myself. Any suggestion how to proceed? Is it possible to rent an equipment for this purpose?
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Roman Kalisetskiy

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Jim, Champion

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You can but it's not simple. Plans vary by geographic location. Some areas can only get the 5 mbps plans and there are a few isolated spots in the CONUS where you cannot get the service at all. When you move you will get new dish, new modem and I believe they will require a new 24 month commitment. If you change beams there will be a different modem lock key. Also, ViaSat as well as the FCC require that only certified technicians do the installation.
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Hello Roman, Exede Internet service requires a stationary, fixed installation at your home that must be installed by a trained authorized tech. Unfortunately you cannot reinstall this equipment yourself. For more information feel free to give our Customer Care line a call at 1-855-463-9333 and they would be happy to assist with any further questions or concerns.  Thank you. 
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Roman Kalisetskiy

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I still don't understand that. I installed Tooway equipment by myself in Europe. It is the same Ka-band broadband from eutelsat. The same modem, the same dish. All you need is a compass and a laptop to point antenna right direction. Ok, you need modem lock key but can be obtained via phone support I think. So why not?
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Because we Americans are stupid.  We believe it when we are told someone else has to be paid to do simple things for us that we very well could have done ourselves.  Exede might have allowed us to do our own installs but the government OF the people, BY the people and FOR the people has set up a commission named The Federal Communications Commission that is NOT empowered to make or pass laws, only rules and regulations (with no law to back them up).  That commission made a rule not law that transmitters such as our Exede service utilizes must be installed by "Qualified" persons only.  My original First-Class Radiotelephone license probably won't qualify me because I haven't attended the 2 hour training course needed for anybody to become qualified. 
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Roman Kalisetskiy

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Good answer. I have radio engineer degree. So I must attend 2 hour training to become qualified? Let me know the price )))
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J&J

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Kaotic Technologies (a true champion) installs for Exede, maybe he can enlighten you about how to become qualified.

My installer came out and was a bit miffed that I already had a 6' (above ground) 2" schedule 80 pipe cemented in the ground waiting for him.  He mounted the dish, connected a laptop, moved the dish around until the Tria squealed and locked it down.  I digitally signed for 2 years and he left.  How hard is that?  Ahh but no, we must be "qualified."

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Sadly I had a pole there with the hughesnet dish on it and all he really had to do was take that dish off put the exede on and done but he put in a new pole, cut and spliced my wire and then attached the splice block to the side my house....not very qualified in my book...I could have done a better job my self.

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