Considering switch from DishNet to Exede

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We currently have dish we are thinking about switching to excede and adding Hulu and Netflix and we are always on the net is this a good idea
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Lacey Schliep

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Posted 4 years ago

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Exede Lindsey

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Hello Lacey,

Video uses a fair amount of data, so you can go through a 10 GB data allowance rather quickly by watching a lot of video. A standard (SD) definition movie or TV show on Netflix or Hulu averages about 0.75 GBs per hour, while a high definition (HD) movie is up to 3.0 GB/hour. If you’ve got a 10 GB/month plan, it’s easy to see you’ll be hitting your data allowance limit before long at this rate. If you find you’re bumping up against your data allowance on a regular basis due to video, you can upgrade to a bigger plan, Buy More data, watch video during the Free Zone or tweak your habits a bit. Note: The Free Zone comes with Classic, Evolution or Essential plans only.   

A great way to help save data with your viewing would be to adjust your settings. Here are some tips to help with playback settings:
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Alex, Viasat Corporate Communications

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Lacey, I'd add that DishNet and Exede can be pretty similar services, so it'd be a good idea to give us a call to see what plans are available in your area and how they might compare before taking action. 1-855-523-2214