I wish there were unlimited data

  • 1
  • Problem
  • Updated 5 years ago
  • (Edited)
Archived and Closed

This conversation is no longer open for comments or replies and is no longer visible to community members.

I wished there were unlimited internet so we can watch Netflix or the roku we hardly get on because of that reason. I am not very satisfied with that I don't have money to throw away for more gbs.
Photo of Sherry Gilman

Sherry Gilman

  • 2 Posts
  • 0 Reply Likes

Posted 5 years ago

  • 1
Photo of Steve Frederick-VS1/Beam314

Steve Frederick-VS1/Beam314, Champion

  • 3241 Posts
  • 2087 Reply Likes
Unlimited internet is available from most ground based internet suppliers. However, those companies choose to ignore those of us living in the less populated parts of the country. We all would like unlimited high speed internet, but for now I am very happy for my Exede service, which is far better than the dial up I previously had, with a top speed on good days of 18 kbps. 
Photo of Shawna Smith

Shawna Smith

  • 8 Posts
  • 9 Reply Likes
They don't "ignore" us. But if you had a company that provided these services, wouldn't you want enough paying customers to cover the cost to run the cable lines in that area? That's usually the problem. Not enough money to justify the means.
Photo of Old Labs (VS1-329-L12FZ)

Old Labs (VS1-329-L12FZ)

  • 4281 Posts
  • 4367 Reply Likes
You might want to take a look at https://www.gonightshift.com/learn-more/

It may allow you to squeeze enough Netflix out of your current plan's free zone to be cost effective - those using it seem to be happy with it (basically schedules downloads during the free zones  to your router which works as a recorder and you watch them later).

In addition LorrieL may come by and explain her positive experiences with PlayLater... 
Photo of Kaotic Technologies

Kaotic Technologies

  • 281 Posts
  • 120 Reply Likes
Nightshift rules
Photo of Diana

Diana, Viasat Employee

  • 2434 Posts
  • 480 Reply Likes
Hi Sherry, I love watching Netflix myself and I want you to be able to see a movie too! Have you experimented with viewing al lower resolutions? I know an unlimited plan would be ideal but since it is not available at this time, there are sites, and setting and late night free zone, that will help you to view your movies. If you are having any system issues, or want to look at other plans, please send your account and contact information to exedelistens@visat.com.
Photo of Sherry Gilman

Sherry Gilman

  • 2 Posts
  • 0 Reply Likes
Ppl do have to work in the mornings so they can't stay up late to watch a movie do it
Photo of JEP


  • 987 Posts
  • 718 Reply Likes
Sherry - That's why the recommendations for the time shift programs.  Record automatically while you sleep and then watch when you get home from work.

This conversation is no longer open for comments or replies.