Info about WildBlue and ViaSat-1 upgrade availability

As a current WildBlue subscriber-living way off the grid-I am particularly interested in their new ViaSat-1 satellite and the faster speeds / enhanced capabilities that it will provide. As such, here are some articles on the topic:

UPDATE: from what I have read, WildBlue ViaSat-1 residential availability has started in Colorado (or will start SOON… like late Dec early Jan) and then nationwide rollout in February. If anyone else has better/updated info, please post in the comments… thanks!

ViaSat’s High-Capacity Satellite Nears Start of Commercial Operations | Xconomy 

ViaSat’s High-Capacity Satellite Nears Start of Commercial Operations | Xconomyhttp://www.xconomy.com/san-diego/2011/12/07/viasats-high-capacity-satellite-nears-start-of-commercial-operations/Related Posts ViaSat Pays $568M to Buy WildBlue and Connect Its Satellite With High-Speed Internet Customers ViaSat on New Trajectory Following Deal to Create Satellite-Based…
WildBlue to Offer New 12 Mbps Tier – $50 a Month, Though Likely Heavily Throttled, Capped | DSLReports.com, ISP Informationhttp://www.dslreports.com/shownews/WildBlue-to-Offer-New-12-Mbps-Tier-117403?nocomment=1As we’ve explored, both WildBlue and HughesNet will soon have new higher-capacity satellites in orbit feeding their services, a move that may result in faster speeds — but…
ViaSat Hopes ViaSat-1 Changes Satellite Broadband Economics – Though Western U.S. Residents Won’t See Much Improvement | DSLReports.com, ISP Informationhttp://www.dslreports.com/shownews/ViaSat-Hopes-ViaSat1-Changes-Satellite-Broadband-Economics-116594Assuming everything goes according to plan, ViaSat this week should launch ViaSat-1 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, finally providing U.S. residential satellite…
WildBlue ViaSat1 the real scoop 

WildBlue ViaSat1 the real scoophttp://www.satelliteguys.us/broadband-forum/271586-wildblue-viasat1-real-scoop-8.htmlSounds REALLY good. Hope it works out in practice. Hmmmm- I have this trailer near Falling Waters, WV. If I could get a LoS (can’t for Dish Network), $50 bucks might be worth it…

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