Updates on Central America..?

  • 1
  • Question
  • Updated 3 weeks ago
  • Acknowledged
Any updates on services being expanded to Central America? We're based in Costa Rica, wanting to move on this asap. Thank you. 
Photo of James B

James B

  • 5 Posts
  • 1 Reply Like

Posted 3 years ago

  • 1
Photo of Brad

Brad, Viasat Employee

  • 3563 Posts
  • 1340 Reply Likes
I don't believe we announced anything yet but ViaSat 2's footprint does cover Mexico, Central America and flightpaths to Europe. We won't have any serviceability until early 2018 at which point we may discuss future expansion plans. 
Photo of curtis

curtis

  • 4 Posts
  • 0 Reply Likes
Brad, I’m still waiting for this as well. Please keep us posted...
Photo of Matt B

Matt B, Viasat Employee

  • 1104 Posts
  • 523 Reply Likes
A bit of an update..  We are working to expand in Brazil, and have community wifi in several areas in Mexico.  Haven't heard anything about Costa Rica however.  
Photo of curtis

curtis

  • 4 Posts
  • 0 Reply Likes
This hurts really bad as Costa Rica currently has no reliable connection in there rural areas. It seems the satellite is available but dealers for Costa Rica is non-existant
Photo of curtis

curtis

  • 4 Posts
  • 0 Reply Likes
Matt, if you happen to hear about a solution for Costa Rics, or know of anyway I can get my hands on a setup package, please, please, please, let me know. Thank you. Its frustrating to know the technology is right there, but out of my reach due to marketing techniques.
Photo of Luis Wong

Luis Wong

  • 1 Post
  • 0 Reply Likes
Hi, any update on the services? Is it available in Costa Rica now?
Photo of Barrett Griffith

Barrett Griffith

  • 1 Post
  • 0 Reply Likes
Very interested in bringing your service to Costa Rica. I have a relations with various telecoms in Costa Rica and would be happy to make some introductions to get the ball rolling. 
(Edited)
Photo of curtis

curtis

  • 4 Posts
  • 0 Reply Likes
Barrett, please let me know if you find out anything else on this. I’m in Costa Rica and waiting on this service as well.