Life for we callously spurned, sat-net-using bottom feeders 'bout to get real y'all (fingers crossed)...

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as a (potential) savior seen to rise in the west:........

https://pjmedia.com/lifestyle/fcc-approves-spacexs-ambition-plan-bring-satellite-based-broadband-mas...

I, for one, will be pouring forth prayers that Elon is successful at slashing our shackles and ushering forth a day where *all* citizens are treated to *true*, affordable, hi-speed *Services*!!!
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John M.

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  • positively giddy!!!

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VeteranSatUser, Champion

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I have waited 20+ years for an alternative to satellite internet. Good thing I haven't held my breath :).
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fmj77

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We'll have to wait a few more years, but I definitely think this could work. Don't ever underestimate Elon Musk.
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Nathan Hart

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3 companies are doing the same thing.
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GeoTech

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who would the other two be ?  SpaceX 1  and ? 2 and  3  ?
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Bradley

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OneWeb is the other serious contender. The CEO, oddly enough, has a side company that is looking to do the same thing. Boeing is said to be looking to get into the game too. This doesn’t include various foreign countries that potentially could do the same thing.
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johnny c

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Competition is good for consumers, and keeps competitors innovating.
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GeoTech

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hi just saw that... it will be a while but good things take time, but remember the lack of alternatives if we didn't have Viasat i wouldn't be typing to you right now :)   not sure how my acct will read but know in advance i am not Viasat Corp but a tech.... will have to update or redo my acct but havnt posted in a few years but follow you guys everyday.... lets see who i am lol when i post.  PS to homer above.. note that Elons system will still be satellite but low earth orbit... which by nature has some handshake issues as users are passed from sat to sat.... 23,000 plus of them :)  > GeoTech
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GeoTech

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Had to make a new acct.... hello world and fellow Viasat Users !   I am back and here to assist in any way i can with my technical expertise or not lol !   i never posted before because my nick was too Viasatsupportish like :) and never bothered to redo my acct on the old system.... but i get every ones messages and problems on my phone every day for 6 years  lol  what a burden wanting to help :)
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GeoTech

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now if someone could assist me since I'm comin in thru the back door... how would i go about getting an avatar like lets say  hmmm  Bart Simpson ??  might be appropriate :)