Likes Exede but fiber option is tempting

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Hello everyone.  I have Exede now for over a year and do love it.  I just found out today that starting the end of next week that we will have Fiber based Internet at our house.  I am not currently sure if or when I will switch because I have been very pleased with Exede. 


A question that I see myself asking is or has anyone kept Exede when Fiber was available at that our home?


Thanks,

James

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James Morris

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Knight Rider

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I agree Exede has been good internet but sorry to say if I had cable or fiber I would be gone as soon as its installed in my house and was working.
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James Morris

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I hope I can go by their office in a few days and check out their equipment and get a feel for them as a company.  They will be offering a carrier grade wifi router for 7/month and I can get 150 Mbs for 59.99 for both up and down.  Sometimes I just hate change when everything is working so well.
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The economics of what you pay, for what you get, makes keeping Exede somewhat prohibitive.  Comcast just ran a fiber to your home and isn't operating a satellite and associated ground stations to make it work.  Comcast can serve your home with over 100 Mb/sec connections and won't worry about how much data you use until you go over 350 GB/month consistently.   Technical requirements make satellite internet more expensive by it's very delivery method. So the bottom line is that keeping Exede with Comcast Nfinity would be for those people who need a redundant backup source of Internet for mission-critical operations where "the show must go on" despite cost.

You decide if Keeping Exede is in your own best interest.  ViaSat/Exede cares about every single customer but will also be happy for you obtaining a less expensive source for you Internet needs.
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James Morris

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Any one here familiar with Carrier Grade Wi-Fi?
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Carrier grade is usually going to perform as advertised and be very reliable.  This class of equipment also has capabilities not found in residential equipment.  Some of the best is made by Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. of San Jose, CA.  Their products can be viewed HERE.   Ubiquiti Networks equipment is used by industries across around the world where performance and reliability is essential.


P.S.  HERE is the front door to their website
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Diana, Viasat Employee

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Hi James,  Thank you for your kind post.  It is certainly up to you to decide what is the best service for your but we do appreciate your continued patronage with ViaSat.  Thank you again! Exede Diana

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