What does this bonus feature mean?

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Bonus feature for the Liberty plan says: "Liberty Pass lets you enjoy 1-5 Mbps download speeds (morning/daytime) after Priority Data is used."

The bonus feature I have now is: "Late Night Free Zone 12am - 5am"

What is the difference between these two? What does "priority data" mean?
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Susan Knowles

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ViaSat has recently started offering the Liberty Plans to more areas and replacing the older/classic plans having a Late Night Free Zone.

The Liberty Plan model gives you a fixed amount of priority data at normal/higher speeds up to 12 Mbps (with a newly introduced modem offered in certain areas those speeds can be increased to 25 Mbps).

Once you use up your priority data for a month, you're speed will drop to 1 - 5 Mbps depending on then current network conditions.

The Liberty Plans do not offer a free zone - however, most are finding that those lower speeds to be acceptable for the majority of their Internet needs effectively giving them virtually unlimited data.

There are some exceptions as to whether a Liberty Plan is the right personal choice, but largely it depends on the need for extremely large downloads like games.
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Another thing Liberty Plan is nice if you don't stay up 12am-5am. Also people have set up big downloads for late night zone and sometimes people have posted they can't get on the LNFZ. 
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Yes, I have had problems getting my downloads completed during the late night free zone.  My hard drive crashed and my cloud backup took forever to restore to my new hard drive.
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Hi Susan, Old Labs did a great job answering your question. Is there anything else you need, please visit our website http://help.exede.net/articles/ or send an email to exedelistens@viasat.com. Happy Holidays.