What am I missing here?????

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For $100 per month(+rental fees)  -- 12Mbps/50Gb or 25Mbps/Unlimited Gb
Is there something I'm not seeing in this?
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Jim Eoff

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I don't think you are, unless I'm missing the point of your question. The Unlimited Silver requires the Viasat combination Modem/Router, which they can send (no charge IIRC).
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Unlimited plan gives 480P, the others might provide higher definition.

But if unlimited plan is available it is the better value.

I think the smaller plans will eventually go away, they will probably keep one for basic users.
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Liberty 50 allows you to turn the Video Data Extender OFF and, thus stream HD video as long as you have Priority data. Unlimited Silver does not allow you to turn the Video Data Extender off, it is ALWAYS ON, No video over 480p resolution will stream, it must buffer and not all sights allow you to buffer a full TV show or movie before pushing play. Basically on Silver, you can't watch HD video, DVD quality or lower only.
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Timothy Apjok

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If you go out and an look at new service, the $100 for unlimited is a 3 month promo. My guess is that the list above is also promo and after 3 month it goes back up to $150. It dosn't say it anywhere, but I don't trust it as of today and I personally wouldn't do it until I actually talked to someone at Customer Service.
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Coffee is bad.  Tea is good.
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Old Labs

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Who the heck is Dawn? As the title asks what am I missing here? ;)
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Matt B, Viasat Employee

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Another username that spammed a third party miracle ISP a few months ago.
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Old Labs

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If anyone knows, I know that... I was there for the original Frankie Valli flashback but she/he goes by many names and I was noting Jim16's seemingly out of place post ;) At least the cleanup in aisle 5 was a little easier this time.
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Cleanup is happening faster this weekend then most!
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Rose Smith

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We got the same offer on our beam last week. I considered the issue of 480p since we have a 70” high def tv and I won’t watch fuzzy buffering programs. On the other hand, abiltity to watch Netflix with 50 g while possible, was very limited at 1 g per hour. Nevertheless , I can only imagine what it will be like not worrying about using our data and asking guests to be considerate of our limited WiFi! We signed up immediately. Now we are waiting for the modems to come in. They are back ordered for at least a month! This is potentially a life changer and I can’t wait! No more trips to the library to use public WiFi! Thank you via sat.
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Jim16

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Don't forget about the Free Zone offered by the Liberty plan.  Others can talk about that since I don't have it.  
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Rose Smith

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We used to use it, when we were on the 10g plan and it was available at midnight. Just can’t deal with 3 Amat my age! Lol
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Yeah, from the looks of the "New plans," if this is what it looks like with the new satellite, we wasted our money waiting for Viasat II.  We already pay about $70/mo, and we aren't paying more than that.  And we aren't switching to a plan where the free zone is 3 AM.  So it looks like Viasat II is a DOWNGRADE. 
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I think this is all about Viasat doing Marketing Research before the launch of plans for Viasat-2.
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These are not the Viasat-2 plans. But if you don't want to spend more money, you probably are going to have to keep your current plan.
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I thought the new bird was capable of spreading the bandwidth over beams that had more demand? I’m hoping for an equal playing field.
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VeteranSatUser, Champion

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Location will still play a role in what kind of plans will be available.
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Bradley

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Assuming you may utilize the ability to switch to the new satellite, why?
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I can't go into that at this time.  I am just saying like today, don't expect the same level of plans available to all locations. 

Will everybody get a different level of plans available on the new satellite?  Yes.  Will all plans be available everywhere?  Wait and see...but you will be surprised.  

For instance my NRTC Viasat provider has already announced their new coming plans for Viasat-2.  Those plans are actually WORSE than what is available today to existing Viasat customers.  I can't explain it....but that is what has been communicated. 

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Bradley

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Lol. Older post but VetSat appears to have been prophetic with what we know today.
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Terrible.

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