ViaSat-2 satellite update: New satellite is on its way!

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Approximately 29 minutes after liftoff, the ViaSat-2 mission was underway with the satellite separating from the launch vehicle. First signals from the satellite were acquired shortly thereafter through a ground station at Hassan, India. In the coming days, ViaSat-2 will start orbit raising with its chemical propulsion system, followed by solar array deployments, and will then switch over to its electric propulsion system to complete orbit raising over the coming months. ViaSat expects it will take several months for ViaSat-2 to reach its final orbital destination, located at 69.9° west longitude.

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Alex, Viasat Corporate Communications

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Deku (The #1 Hero Data Saver), Champion

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OH YAY!!! :3 also i hope it can go into late may cause my bday is in early may so sometime in late may would be a WONDERFUL bday present for me :D i hope its in late may so i can keep up with yall :3 also cant wait for the new plans!!! imma want more data caps like maybe 250gbs OR 350gbs or something like that ;3
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vince mattingly

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Think of it as man made flatulence without the smell because there's no oxygen in space. Congrats exede, really like my new liberty Plan highly recommend.
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Brad, Viasat Employee

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Thats' one way to put it Vince haha
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christina corrigan

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I need bigger data caps as well. Satellite internet is my only option.
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Levi Garrison

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... my speeds are rarely over 4 mbps, usually at around 100kbps an the plan runs out after a matter of a week or so of barely using it. Kind of hard to do online classes when the videos buffer every second and you have to wait 3-5 minutes for a page to fully load. Tried to talk to a rep a couple months ago and she had an attitude with me, customer service is kind of a joke. The only options I have are satellite or fixed wireless... And satellite is letting me down big time.
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Levi Garrison

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... my speeds are rarely over 4 mbps, usually at around 100kbps an the plan runs out after a matter of a week or so of barely using it. Kind of hard to do online classes when the videos buffer every second and you have to wait 3-5 minutes for a page to fully load. Tried to talk to a rep a couple months ago and she had an attitude with me, customer service is kind of a joke. The only options I have are satellite or fixed wireless... And satellite is letting me down big time.