i love my new VIASAT 2 service.

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i love that i now have 40 GB instead of the 12 GB i use to have my speed stayed the same i love the new WIFI modem having WIFI now so far it has been great.
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Mark Davis

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  • VERY HAPPY!!

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Jim16

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Viasat really is a good internet service for us "country" folks.  I have access to most cell service ( Verizon, Sprint...) but get a heck of a lot more data with Viasat then cell.  Many, many people love their Viasat internet, despite what Forums like this appear to say.
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mike barber

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How much does it cost per month?
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Andy Moyce

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Congrats on your speed.  I, along with many commentators on this site have been plagued with incredibly slow speeds, sometimes measured in kilobytes per second during prime time hours.

Silver unlimited plan with speeds "up to" 25 MPS
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You could have always had WIFI. What am I missing?
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Mark Davis

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why use a router when it is built in to the modem?
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A good 3rd party router can give more options and abilities than the basic WiFi built into the modem.  
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Correct. The basic wifi built into the Viasat modem is not near as robust in terms of range, functionality, and features that a good, high quality router can provide.
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Andy Schack

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Actually the VS2 Sp*ck modem has a very good router....nothing like the VS1 wifi modem. I've compared the range of the new modem/router to a Netgear AC1750 which runs about $100 and the ranges are almost identical. 
Unless you want the added FEATURES a standalone router would give, you'd be better off adding a good quality extender or repeater if you are experiencing weak spots.

Andy
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That's good. I do use a repeater. But I also use added features which I would miss. Network printer and USB drive attached are two features I use.