Snowing like crazy , Direct TV is searching, Exede is up and running!!!

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Jim16

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Posted 2 years ago

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Brad, Viasat Employee

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There was a photo floating around of a TRIA I think in Alaska with 16 inch icicles hanging and the signal still worked 
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Matt F, Viasat Official Rep

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You might be referring to another photo, but I personally saw this near Portage, AK. It was still working fine.


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Jim16

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We lose our Direct TV a lot with any kind of cloud cover, even tho both dishes are at the same location on the roof, as is seen in my avatar.  In fact, the Direct TV is blocking part of the Exede Sat. dish and all is still fine.
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Deku, Champion

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my ma and i tend to lose connection with when snow is onto the satilite but yet i have to brush it off with a broom. but when it was snowing one day i still had services even though the satilite was cover :3 but so i went outside wee hours of the morning and brushed both of them off. and it stilled worked when it was snowing also :D
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Exede Lindsey

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Hi JIm16 and Tirzy,

 Thanks for the positive comments regarding your Exede dish and the snow accumulation. So nice to hear you're a happy customer and are enjoying your service (:  
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Deku, Champion

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why your most welcome :3 i am sure happy with my services :D
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Alex, Viasat Corporate Communications

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Part of the reason why your satellite internet fares better than satellite TV in bad weather is that video requires a more uninterrupted signal -- it's more 'all or nothing' -- whereas internet can drop some packets due to weather and still work pretty well. Maybe just a little slower or spottier when weather's heaviest but still better than video.