ViaSat-2 Launched – World’s Most Powerful Internet Communications Satellite

We’ve been closely tracking satellite internet provider ViaSat since 2014 when it’s Exede division launched “virtually unlimited” 12Mbps satellite internet service for just $70/month, momentarily generating a lot of excitement. But… Exede’s spot-beam technology did not at all support mobile users who left their assigned regional spots behind, and Exede’s ViaSat-1 satellite powering the Exede service was […]

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2016 RV Mobile Internet Year in Review & Looking Forward Into 2017

2016 has been a good year for staying connected. It has never been easier to get online in more places than ever – but the number of options and the tradeoffs between them remains as overwhelming as always. Things may be getting faster, data more bountiful, and connectivity better overall – but the world of RV Mobile […]

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ViaSat Announces Plans to Build World’s Highest Capacity Satellite

Satellite broadband company ViaSat (the company behind consumer brands Exede and WildBlue) yesterday announced plans for its third generation satellite network. The new ViaSat-3 design will have an amazing Terrabit/second of total network capacity, which should be capable of providing “100+ Mbps broadband to any home” with support for 4K ultra-high-definition video streaming, and even faster […]

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“Virtually Unlimited” Satellite Internet Arrives, Disappoints Mobile Users

Satellite internet tends to be all about limitations – slow, capped, and often very expensive. So it is little wonder that a lot of RVers were excited by the news this week about new service plans from ViaSat’s Exede division — offering “virtually unlimited” 12Mbps internet service for just $70/month. Wow! But… Exede is a […]

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