I take online classes and watches alot of Netflex. Which plan is the best one for me?

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Tammy Jordan

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Brad, Viasat Employee

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Hi Tammy,

The problem with streaming Netflix is that if you're watching in HD you're eating 2-3GB per 2 hour movie roughly. For your needs if available I'd recommend the Liberty 50 or if you have it in your area Freedom plan. 
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Brad, Viasat Employee

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with that said, reducing the resolution off streaming will greatly help. 480i (SD) will only do around 500MB-700MB for a feature length movie
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Tina Crutcher

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so the unlimited plan is not really unlimited?

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Jim16

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yourguytim

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Don’t get a plan. Just cancel your service.
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Ivan Bludnik

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You are correct that the unlimited plan does not mean unlimited.
Neither does 12 mbps mean that you will actually receive that speed.
You cannot cancel without severe penalties.
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Dina Hess

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For online classes and watching a lot of Netflix, don't even bother with trying Viasat if you have any other option.  The data caps will be too low to meet your needs.  You need something without data caps at all, ideally, or a very high cap.
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Zachariah Giffin

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Look I have online college classes with Independence University and I watch Hulu none stop and I don't run out I have the unlimited make sure you watch your shows in DVD quality not HD