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Exede Liberty Pass speed tests [RESULTS]

Here you will find real world speed test results for ViaSat’s Exede Liberty Pass internet plan. These results are from AFTER the monthly allotment is downloaded. These are also with their latest modem which features “up to” 25 Mbps downloads. Here is verification┬áthat the monthly allotment has been used, and the Liberty Pass is in effect:   A quick note regarding units discussed in this post: Unit symbol The ISQ symbols for the bit and byte are bit and B,

Disable Skype voicemail [SOLVED]

I use a Google Voice number in conjunction with Skype. It allows me to receive calls at home via satellite internet. However, when I miss a call I want Google to take the voicemail┬ánot Skype. Thankfully, the steps for disabling Skype voicemail are fairly easy. First, go to the following URL: https://secure.skype.com/account?page=voicemail Second, click to uncheck the voicemail setting: That is it, Skype voicemail is now disabled! ­čÖé *PS you may have to disable this annual, as I believe certain

New satellite internet review site

My Exede review is one of the most commented articles on my site (177 comments and counting). However, having that many comments on one page (or paginated) can be quite cumbersome for someone simply looking for an organized set of reviews  (Exede or otherwise). Therefore, here is the link to a satellite internet review and complaint site, which has a dedicated section for Exede as well as most other satellite ISPs. That site is meant to be a simple resource for people

Exede slowed speed: ping results

Here are ping times when Viasat slows your Exede service due to reaching 100% of your monthly data allowance: Reply from 72.30.38.140: bytes=32 time=989ms TTL=51 Reply from 72.30.38.140: bytes=32 time=606ms TTL=51 Reply from 72.30.38.140: bytes=32 time=1103ms TTL=51 Reply from 72.30.38.140: bytes=32 time=630ms TTL=51 Reply from 72.30.38.140: bytes=32 time=863ms TTL=51 Reply from 72.30.38.140: bytes=32 time=1360ms TTL=51 Reply from 72.30.38.140: bytes=32 time=719ms TTL=51 Reply from 72.30.38.140: bytes=32 time=838ms TTL=51 Reply from 72.30.38.140: bytes=32 time=1223ms TTL=51 Reply from 72.30.38.140: bytes=32 time=1391ms TTL=51 Reply

Difference between original WildBlue and Exede [explained]

Recently I had some people ask me what the differences are between the┬áoriginal WildBlue and Exede satellite internet plans. The answer: They utilize different satellites and offer vastly different speeds and usage experiences. Exede utilizes ViaSat-1, the most capable commercial communications satellite in existence Launched October 19, 2011 aboard a┬áProton rocket, it is the world’s highest capacity communications satellite with a total capacity in excess of 140 Gbit/s, more than all the satellites covering North America combined, at the time

WildBlue US Government Recovery Act Program and Plans

If you are in the market for Exede or WildBlue Broadbrand, make sure to checkout the WidlBlue US Recovery act plan first: US Government Stimulus Program | Satellite Internet Service from Wild Bluehttp://get.wildblue.com/recovery-act-program.htmlThe limited time U.S. government Recovery Act Program is currently in effect, but funds are running out. Don’t miss out on this opportunity for discounted monthly rates, plusÔÇŽ WildBlue & the US Recovery Act | Low Cost Broadbandhttp://www.wildblue.com/options/recovery-actThis special program is available to rural unserved households under the

Differences between original WildBlue FAP & Broadband (Exede) FAP

The orignal WildBlue services uses a rather unusual ‘rolling FAP’ that is pretty hard to explain. The new WildBlue broadband (Exede) uses a much simpler monthly usage reset date. Here are the policies for both old and new WildBlueas of 2012.06.28 followed by an explanation and example where┬áappropriate. –JD Original or ‘old’ WildBlue Plans WildBlue Original Plans:┬áAfter exceeding either of the usage thresholds, which vary by service package, the speed of your service will be slowed to 128 kbps download

Exede satellite internet review

Long-Term Exede Internet Review (May 2012-2016) NOTE: There is a a lot of information in the comments at the bottom of this review, feel free to ask your own Exede questions there or share your own satellite internet experiences! Thank you, –JD 2016.06 My┬áExede modem’s Ethernet ports recently stopped working. Currently waiting to hear back from them on when they will be able to replace it. 2014.Feb Still pleased with Exede, the speeds reach their advertised rates and the usage