Viasat2 beam

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How much more space will be on viasat2 beam compared to viasat1 beam I know viasat2 is doubled the capacity but was curios if it will be double the capacity on each beam as well
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Posted 9 months ago

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ViaSat2 is designed with the additional capability to shift available bandwidth from lesser used beams to those with higher use. This is a great improvement over ViaSat1, with each beam at a fixed bandwidth.
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I’ve pointed at this a couple of times. This sounds good and is a good thing till the new satellite becomes congested. Then people on historically undersold beams will have to learn to share resources.

A smart move might be to find the best plan available on the current satellite. We know it can’t transfer bandwidth.
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That's why I'm staying on Viasat 1 as long as I can.
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oh ok well that is good than I just went over 150GB and they throttled me to 0.26 download speed but upload speed is over 4mbps I cant wait till viasat2 is ready because Im switching ASAP
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Agree 100%