Streaming Tv is what i want not concerned with download

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Stan N Dorothy

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Posted 3 years ago

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Streaming TV is download.  Anything you 'download' from the Internet [and upload for that matter] counts against your data cap.  Streaming video sucks it up a lot quicker than just about anything else.  Regular web browsing doesn't use up too much whereas video uses up a lot.  It is what it is.
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Bev, Champion

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I would suggest Dish or DirecTV for television. Streaming over your Exede connection will exhaust your data allotment very quickly.
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Brad, Viasat Employee

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Like HfComms said, "cutting the cord" may allow you to not have a cable bill BUT it will take a HUGE bite out of your data. Outside of the Freedom plan (only in very limited areas at the moment) our plans currently are not very tailored to cutting the cord. Early next year with ViaSat 2, we will see plans that are more designed and have the capability to cater to streaming.