Speed---or lack of

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How can you charge me for this kind of service? Day 2 of the service month.

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bill nord

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VeteranSatUser, Champion

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Looks like primetime speeds!
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yourguytim

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Just wait til it looks like this. WELCOME TO THE FAMILY.

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Oliver

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Same for me, my UP TO 25Mbs service. 96024 zip 
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yourguytim

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Discrasefull
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bill nord

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And for all you Champions that might suggest my connection might be the problem, here's the same test at 7:30am the following morning...

Conclusion --- The beam is overloaded.
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Old Labs (VS1-329)

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Conclusion -  the beam is overloaded during peak usage periods based on two speed tests. But pretty common on my beam also.

After 3 years not much has changed in that regard:

https://community.viasat.com/viasat/topics/download-speed-variations

and any benefits of added capacity of Viasat-2 have not materialized for those of us on Viasat-1 - some claim they haven't materialized on Viasat-2 either (except for a select few).

Many would actually be "happy" with your original result during peak usage periods... 
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