I received my confirmation email for signing up with Viasat. However, the monthly service charge was not the monthly service rep quoted me

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I received my confirmation email for signing up with Viasat. However, the monthly service charge was not the monthly service the rep quoted me during telecom.
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Guy Enjada

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Bob Lexus

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What was the 'quoted' charge?

What does your confirmation message claim monthly charges will be?
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Brad, Viasat Employee

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A lot of new installations have a 3 month promotional price and sometimes that gets mistaken for the monthly rate. 

Our welcome letter purposely does not quote that price to quell any confusion but you do get to keep your plan locked into the normal price.  All of our prices can be found at www.viasat.com/internet 
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Bob Spano

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They lie about everything and will not let you out of your contract.
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ExSatUser

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Not unusual. Companies lure you in with a discounted price for a few months. Then you find what it really costs.

The devil is in the details as they say.
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Will Seemore

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Did you forget about the modem lease, taxes and fees? That adds $18 a month now to the lowest service available in my area. So your $100 a month cost for the data plan gives you a $118 bill.
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Ron Frank

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YUP they all do it!  Internet TV phone it doesnt matter, the ads and salespeople use terms like "service' and "plan" which is NOT "all inclusive" of charges and obviously not your monthly "bill."

My DirecTV for instance is the $49.99 monthly "plan" they advertise and sold me, then add a second HD box $10, the TV charge the 2nd box is hooked to $6, HD programming $10, whole home DVR service $10, etc.
Anyhow, my $49.99 "plan" costs me @ $100 a month after fees and taxes.

Deceptive, yes.  Immoral, yes, but who in the corporate world has morals?  Sadly it is not deemed "illegal."
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ExSatUser

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The HD programming fee charged by Directv is a huge rip off. It is 2019 and standard def has been gone for years (unless you have a bronze or silver Viasat plan of course).
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Ron Frank

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HUGE rip off is charging $10 a month for each additional box AND another $6 a month per each TV they are hooked to!!

That is my next cost reduction step.  The wife and I never watch different shows in different rooms so Im gonna split and run both TVs off the same box.  Thats gonna save me around $25 a month.
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ExSatUser

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That's what I do.  No problem at all.  You can get a couple HD repeaters and a wireless remote repeaters.  I run 3 TV's in my house.  One box.  HD to all of them. 
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Ron Frank

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Nope bedroom is off living room.  Already have a cable running from SWM box to bedroom HD box   Just gonna move the splitter after the SWM to after the Genie and hook direct to TV in bedroom  No more box in bedroom  The new remotes are radio not infra red (line of sight) so should work just fine.
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ExSatUser

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That wont give you HD.
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Ron Frank

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HUH?  Same coax cable running signal there now, will simply be coming from a different box.
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ExSatUser

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It will be standard def resolution if you are connecting via coax..
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