New viasat 2 plans.

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computer1949

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Posted 4 months ago

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Rique

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You forgot the question mark. ;)
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computer1949

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Concentric Circles

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They give an example price range for current plans, starting at $50.  On the new plans they don't give a price range, but I would doubt they'll change.  I'm not seeing anything you didn't, just interpreting a little.
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It's going to be at least a year before you see any price drops. I predict there will be a bronze type plan in 1 - 2 years for the price of $50 a month plus lease fee.
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Concentric Circles

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They already have $50/mo unlimited in some areas
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Old Labs

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Read the fine print on those VS-1 plans shown - the prices are only valid for new customers and go up after 3 months (just as they do now).   
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Stephen Rice

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What Old Labs said.  I'm predicting that in a year or two, the introductory 3 month prices we see today, will be regular prices.  It happened with the Liberty plans and I'm sure it will happen again.  Its just going to take time.

People thinking there are $50 unlimited plans right now, is just more evidence that people don't read what they are signing up for.
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I see the proposed VS-2 plans but no prices yet. Bronze 12, Sliver 25, Gold 30/50 and Platinum 100 numbers are speeds, all are data unlimited.
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ive been looking into getting viasat and heard about the unlimited and vs2 going live very soon and checked the offerings in my area today and they actually went down in speed offered, a few days ago it was 12 and 25mb not unlimited, today its only 5mb not unlimited offered in my area, eep!
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James Billinger

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Wait til viasat 2 go int9 service and then will may see better plans in your area
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johnny c

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The only reason i want to see new plans is in the hope that many on my beam switch to V2 so it lightens V1's load.  I don't plan on switching, what ever is better will cost more,  i've got plenty of data, just need a V1 speed boost.
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Glenn W Kelsey

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vs2 is supposed to also take and share the data load with vs1 to increase throughput.vs1 will definitely see better service because of the updates to the gateways as we are told.
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TQ

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Remember. It could take months to off load people from Viasat1 to Viasat2.
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Ronald Stricklin

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No it won't take months. Commercial customers will be moved when it goes live. This in itself will get rid of the bandwidth crunch automatically. The Commercial customers and government customers are given a more defined bandwidth guarantee. This is also an established company so standards have been set and installers are already aware of those standards. There will be a minimum of ID10T errors with installation. Finally it's a planned rollout, the equipment is ready to go. Viasat 1's "New" (actually old) modems are on back order as a cost saving measure. They will not be putting new customers on viasat 1 when 2 becomes active. As soon as 2 is active a people start moving over they are going to have a large bulk amount of these modems available. They are already producing alot of viasat 2 modems based on roll out projections which will involve moving over older customers and bringing in new. 659,000 subscribers currently use viasat. Some are wildblue and the majority viasat 1. And there's more to ramble on about.
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James Billinger

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577,000 not 659,000 user have drop
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Ronald Stricklin

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That is not a shock with the service they have been intentionally offering.