Connectivity not expected to be technically high speed...

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Connectivity was not expected to be technically high speed however, dial-up as a bench mark dream is simply overselling the spot beam. from 6 to 10 pm central time loading a web-page is rarely functional lately, this week in particular, whereas vudu etc. is laughable. yes the media saver widget is on although we need an over selling the infrastructure widget.

What can be done for The NW Florida I-10 corridor between Tallahassee and Pensacola, i.e. any plans for mechanical upgrades/protocol improvements/capacity availability via attrition...?
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ExSatUser

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Have you looked at options besides satellite internet? Dont look for anything to change into the new satellite launches.
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Admiral Korbohuta

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He could be over priority data or just on a very congested beam. Or possibly one of the customers still on a Freedom plan.
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I just assumed he was over priority or on one of those throttle anytime plans. So either he has to conserve data or change plans (or providers).
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Old Labs

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As someone frequently asks, what plan are you on and how much priority data have you used? More specifically where do you stand with respect to your priority data - over or under? 

That should also be expanded to to ask when did you acquire that plan (if unlimited) and where are you located (zip code preferable although we've got a general idea in this case)?

Posting here so as to avoid the unhelpful nonsense below...
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Also how long have you had the service and when did the issues start?
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I agree it's not going to change anytime soon it will take a revolutionary company to move into the market like it happened when straight talk entered the pre paid phone arena years ago and then things started to pop sparked a competitive trend among providers to fight for customers rather than be the only game in town .
And no viasat is not the straight talk of internet satellite they. Far to greedy to become competitive...
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They >> Viasat << should at least give...CUSTOMERS ... What they advertise ..the false advertising.
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I noticed Viasat has a new commercial on my broadcast TV. It is a far cry from the previous one that showed life for a family on a magic beam with husband, wife and daughter all streaming high resolution video at once on wireless devices. That commercial implied everyone got service that good. The new one has a dude out in the country in a pickup truck saying he wants internet where he lives, while implying he has minimal needs, and then it says "up to" 3x faster than DSL.

I wonder if Viasat decided to stop the misleading ads due to angry customers from their habit of over promising and under delivering?
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No teenage girl yelling "mom"????
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No teenage girl yelling "mom"????


Nope, just a dude and his truck out in the country.
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I have yet to see a Viasat TV commercial for some reason, but I see HN ads just about every day.
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https://www.ispot.tv/ad/ZMVP/viasat-invisible-line-this-isnt-nowhere

The rest can be found at: 

https://www.ispot.tv/brands/O78/viasat

You can also make out the disclaimers regarding all claims at the end of the two currently active ones.
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Good commercial. Definitely the first time I've ever seen it.
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Old Labs

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They target different markets depending on whoever your TV service provider is and how they group markets. I don't see the Viasat ads but am in the DC market, I get HughesNet though. Sort of a borderline DC/Richmond area where I'm at with completely different demographics north and south of that invisible line they mention - no mans land - red state vs blue state vs purple state so to speak - local market is a relative term ;)     
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Old Labs, are you in Stafford? Or was that someone else? Even though it doesn't look like it, Ladysmith area where I am at is no man's land. Couple miles off I-95 and you are lucky to have electricity.
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Yes Stafford but the part known as Staffordtucky to some of us. 
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Is there a tractor in the commercial? That would make it a slam dunk to buy then!
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Old Labs

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Actually there is... shall we prepare to welcome you back?
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ExSatUser

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Hmmmm.....

I am fine right now with my ISP. But there was a firmware update this morning. Maybe I wont be.
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I wish I was around when all that started so I'd get the tractor joke.  :) 
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I wish I was around when all that started so I'd get the tractor joke.  :) 
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So you want to hear the tractor story?
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Ahhh.  A Seinfeld reference.  Now I get it.  
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Yep!

With satellite internet with priority data, serenity now, insanity later!