if exede wifi is used to access the internet using a cellphone or tablet, does that count toward your data limit?

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chuck ebert

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Brad, Viasat Employee

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Yes. The wifi is connected to your Exede internet service so it'll use data. 3G on the other hand will use your cell phone's data
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Nicholas Wilson

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Yes, absolutely everything that connects by WiFi or Ethernet to your Exede modem uses up your data allowance. That includes the never-ending Windows and Android updates. It includes uploads as well as download data.
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An even simpler explanation is that every byte that goes in or out of the modem is counted, no matter what device uses it..
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That includes the never-ending Windows and Android updates

You are lucky I can't get a win 7 update to work on any of my 3 pc's. Maybe that is a blessing in disguise.