Do all the new data plans, even Viasat-2 plans have the reduced data caps?

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Looking at what's been posted - are all the new plans the hobbled 100GB capped plans? Or will there be improved plans with VS2?  Looks like it VS2 still isn't showing up in my area. It seems like a huge miss if the all the hype around ViaSat2 ends up with smaller data caps.
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Brad, Viasat Employee

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Hi Owen

The plans are Unlimited but are subject to be deprioritized if needed after hitting a certain amount of data
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Looks like our sweet Rosie.  It took a lot of time but she is a happy Old Lab now!
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Neat stuff! Just make sure to rename your link Epson Technical support to gen more hits!
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Damn
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From what I see priority data on the highest level plans will be 100 and 150GB respectively.

As for my opinion of this, I will keep that to myself.
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Interesting. Of all the ways I thought the ViaSat-2 addition would go, I never imagined that it would end being a big step backwards. A 33% reduction in service / data-caps is a pretty huge deal. 

It looks like that antenna problem with VS2 is much bigger than they're openly admitting. 
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I think they delete a post of your's every once and a while just to be safe!  Kinda makes my picture seem to come out of left field since your post was deleted.
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The only thing I am sure about you is you are a shill for Viasat's Liberty plan.

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Amen. Give me Liberty or give me steak!
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When Exede first launched, the initial plans that were offered had about 25% less data than corresponding Wildblue plans, plus they didn't have a free zone.  So, the fact that the new plans are what they are at this time isn't surprising in the least to me.  Wildblue had 7.5GB down plus 2.3GB up cap so 9.8GB total (roughly, if my memory is close to right).  Exede had 7.5GB combined total initially.  After complaining and months, they upped the base plan to 10GB (but kept the other plans lowered), and then added the free zone.  So that helped.  But at roughly shortly after the time they improved the plans offered, and hadn't worked out the kinks in service in this area (failing downloads, pages not responding, on multiple installs by different techs), that was when they closed the beam to new customers, and it stayed that way all but a few weeks since then.
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On the bright side, I know absolutely no one who wants to sign up for satellite internet, either Hughes or Viasat, due to its limitations and poor reputation. So, hopefully, the plans won't get any worse and might actually improve.
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The problem with that is that folks only sign up because they have to. Very few would choose it if they had any other option. Even an old slow 5 gig dsl line would be better. I'd take 1.5 if it was unlimited and stable for the 45 bucks it used to be.

Folks needing internet in the boonies, will still sign up. Like us, no cell service and a landline is expensive. This is our only communication. It definetly isn't by choice.
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Some of us will even climb mtns for better Internet
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Oliver look into fixed wireless. One my friends says it better than satellite.
I only say this because it appears your house looks like it’s high up.

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Must be nice up there.