Has anyone noticed increased speeds the last 2 days. I am on Silver unlimited. I am wondering if it has to do with Viasat2 turning on beams.

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I have noticed increased speed the last 2 days. Has anyone else seen this?
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TQ

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Spinninghorse, Champion

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I am on Viasat 1. No.
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VeteranSatUser, Champion

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No. It would be way too early for anything like that.
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Brad, Viasat Employee

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Awesome! We've been working on traffic management. ViaSat-2 is part of the measures but more immediate things are probably more likely such as our teams working on the network, closing off busier areas from new activations until the dust settles, etc. 
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Bradley

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“6Mbps does everything ONE needs.”

Probably more correct written like above.

6Mbps is fine for old men with three cats. It’s not sufficient for a family. Anyone who has had satellite also knows speeds vary dramatically over the course of an hour. 6Mbps one minute and maybe 1Mbps the next. If 6Mbps was a solid baseline similar to how terrestrial services work, we’d see fewer complaints. If 6Mbps is top speed on sunny days with no wind and no network congestion, then we know it only goes downhill from there.
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Old Labs (VS1-329)

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Not to mention that young men with cats require much more upload bandwidth for their selfies...

 
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Michael McDowell

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What is he doing to that cat?  I would look angry, too!
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Bradley

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I thought my page was private....
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Stephen Rice, Champion

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Already told you, the mean wife got rid of the cats. I'm strictly a dog man now.
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And this is why people shouldn't jump the gun when they get one good speed result. What has changed? Not much. Tonight I am back to 0.6 Mbps.

The more people think things have changed, the more it stays the same.
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Bradley

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You mean prime time speeds matter?

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Stephen Rice, Champion

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4 mbps for me and I don't even have a cat.
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VeteranSatUser, Champion

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I keep telling ypu to come on over to a congested beam. But no. Y9u want to keep bragging about your speed ad the Liberty plan :).
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Give me Liberty or give me steak. PLA