Viasat plan upgrade

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I don’t think so, what I understand you will not be able to upgrade from Exede right away you’ll have to wait several months but that’s just what I’ve been told . This what my dealer told me. I am wondering if this is true or not
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James Billinger

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Posted 7 months ago

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Steve Frederick, Champion

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Viasat did not invest $750 million just to have Viasat2 sit idle. They will be switching some subscribers in the most heavily beams as soon as it goes live. I think your dealer is misinformed.
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James Billinger

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I will keep checking daily lol
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Matt B, Viasat Employee

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To correct Steve slightly, current customers in heavy beams may be offered to move.  It will not be an automatic thing, due to equipment, pointing, etc.  
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James Billinger

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Can I ask how will I know if I am on heavy beam
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Bradley

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You should know. Slow speeds around the clock, congested beam.
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Takes a lot of money to move a customer to the new bird. Want to move? Pay the money for a top end plan as some plans will only run on the new bird.
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Viasat Unlimited Satellite Internet Service Providers
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VeteranSatUser, Champion

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Triangle style modem included I bet :)
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James Billinger

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Would like to see what modem look like
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Nothing like the old ones. Complete redesign.
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is two modems, wifi and none wifi. But a think the none wifi is just for biz accounts with static ip.

I hope that I can move one of my accounts to the new sat for a little redundancy. it had pics of the new hardware,I took the stupid sat installer online training and test so I can move my own dishes. both have usb port that I hope to see used for multicast data, but I doubt it never did it with the other modems.
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I am hoping that there will be a modem only option offered for those of us who prefer to use our own third party routers.

Time will tell when the new plans are offered later this month.
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That's a good representation! Might have to eat half of it though for proportional size.

Much more accurate though than Old Labs candle design.
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Today is finally February. Now come the multitude of posts about "I haven't seen any new plans!"