Speed running way to slow and Im on the unlimited plan

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Hello, I've recently subscribed to your unlimited service at the 25mbps and over the last couple of weeks its gotten slower and slower. I've gotten to the point i cant run a video without having to buffer. The tim eof day doesnt matter its just always running and 5 or 6 or even as low as 2 mbps. can my account be checked and is there somethings I need to check in my modem/wifi router? Thanks,Alex Amoroso 
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Alex Amoroso

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Bev, Champion

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Alex, which Unlimited plan do you have? As it states, the video quality is reduced on those plans, 360, 480 or, 720 resolution and, trying to stream in a higher resolution will cause buffering.

Speeds are reduced while you are streaming to force video providers to deliver the lower resolution.
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Diana, Viasat Employee

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Hi Alex, What unlimited plan are you on?  Please send an email to viasatlistens@viasat.com with your account and contact information. 
In the meantime- here is a link that explains the unlimited plans

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It would be nice if either the champion with editing rights or the forum mod would delete the poor guy’s personal info.