Dismal primetime speeds continue

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Just giving an update.

9:30pm on Tuesday the 10th.  Nothing has changed.

Download :: 205 kbps


Now Sunday during the day, I was pulling about 10Mbps.  It is amazing how slow things get in the evenings.  And spring break is over :(

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Posted 8 months ago

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Does it tend to speed back up in an hour or two?  Like by midnight?
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Based on passed experience, about 11 it will speed up a little but nothing significant until around 2:00am in the morning.
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Have you considered moving to Mexico? I hear ViaSat is busy working to bridge the digital divide down there.


Sorry. Couldn’t resist, but I feel your pain.

I’m running close to a solid 3Mbps this evening.
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2 hours later I am pulling around 2.2Mbps. Not bad. By then again, it is almost midnight.

Earlier things had deteriorated so bad I was having trouble doing the work I needed to do online. That is a problem.
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900 kbps tonight. Seen a lot worse!

Of course the night is young as onky 8:30.
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Why don't you get out and help push!
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I sure wish viasat would give us an honest explanation.
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Most likely a combination of things. First, all these "unlimited" plans with 150GB of priority data. Then, anticipation that Viasat-2 would be nationwide and operating at maximum capability.

In reality, they gave too much prioriy data away and Viasat-2's nationwide rollout has been delayed.
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I knew unlimited was a mistake from day .5. I originally signed up for it and half a day later I came to my senses and canceled the my request to change plans.

Viasat 1 is a very capable piece of equipment but it does have congested areas. You think you hate the speed of your 12 gb plan? Just wait until you see the speeds of unlimited.
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I was just informed that Viasat is on it and working hard to resolve this situation.............
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I am around 600kbps tonight during primetime.

Technically it is better than last week. Normally I run between 1 and 1.5 during primetime, so still room for improvement!