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ViaSat's Most Popular Service Plans

ViaSat's plans vary by region, so be sure to verify pricing and plan terms with them before ordering service as all plans or promotions may not be available in all areas or to all customers and can expire at any time.

Pros & Cons of ViaSat

ViaSat Pros
  • Available in over 98% of the US
  • No fees for additional data consumption
  • Various packages to fit specific needs
  • Free standard installation
ViaSat Cons
  • Online gaming could be difficult
  • Not reliable with VPNs
  • New accounts must be credit checked
  • Bandwidth could be limited if used excessively

ViaSat Internet Service

Even though starting in 1986, ViaSat doesn't provide its internet service plans until 2012. ViaSat is a broadband satellite DSL, cable, or fiber is not accessible to their home.

Viasat offers home phone service. Viasat Voice uses VoIP that works with your existing satellite internet service. You simply connect your phone to the Viasat WiFi Modem or Gateway with a phone cord. Older modems require an adapter included with your equipment.

Viasat Voice is designed to work with your smartphones. You can connect multiple cell phones to your voice service and have them all ring when a new call arrives. Voicemails are sent to your email so you never miss a call. Setup filtering with your service so your unwanted calls get sent to voicemail, while the calls you want never get lost.

Frequently Asked Questions about ViaSat

Is ViaSat available in my area?

Since ViaSat is a satellite service, it is available practically everywhere.

Do I have a monthly data cap with ViaSat?

There are monthly data limits, but vary by plan. Upgrading your plan will grant a high data cap.

Can I use ViaSat service for online gaming?

ViaSat service will have more latency than your typical hardline connection because of the travel time of the signal traveling between your location and the satellite.

Will I have upfront or monthly equipment costs with ViaSat?

Yes, there is a modem rental of $12.99 per month.

Will I be able to stream movies and shows using a satellite internet service?

Any of the online streaming services will work great because of the high download speed of satellite.

Will they check my credit score when I get ViaSat?

ViaSat does use a credit check when you order a service plan.

What happens if I go over my monthly data cap?

Accounts that use more data than their plan is allotted will have their traffic slowed down during peak hours.

Are there overage charges for using too much data?

There are not any overage charges with ViaSat.

Can I get other services through ViaSat?

Yes, ViaSat can provide VOIP (Voice Over IP) and DirecTV services.

What kind of support do I get if I have equipment trouble?

There is 24 hour customer support, 7 days a week.


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Summary of Top Cities Served by ViaSat

CityCoverageMax SpeedAvg SpeedType
New York, NY100.00%100 Mbps20 MbpsSatellite
Los Angeles, CA100.00%100 Mbps20 MbpsSatellite
Chicago, IL100.00%100 Mbps20 MbpsSatellite
Brooklyn, NY100.00%100 Mbps30 MbpsSatellite
Manhattan, NY100.00%100 Mbps30 MbpsSatellite
Houston, TX100.00%100 Mbps20 MbpsSatellite
Queens, NY100.00%100 Mbps30 MbpsSatellite
Phoenix, AZ94.56%100 Mbps20 MbpsSatellite
San Antonio, TX100.00%100 Mbps20 MbpsSatellite
San Diego, CA100.00%100 Mbps20 MbpsSatellite
Data provided by various data sources including the FCC. For more information please view our sources page.

Summary of Top School Districts Served by ViaSat

DistrictGradesMax SpeedAvg SpeedType
Henning Public PK - 121 Gbps479 MbpsCable, DSL, Fiber and Fixed Wireless
Fairmount Public 18KG - 121 Gbps465 MbpsFiber
Sebeka Public PK - 121 Gbps463 MbpsFiber and Fixed Wireless
Lasara Independent PK - 121 Gbps461 MbpsFiber and Fixed Wireless
Lidgerwood Public 28PK - 121 Gbps454 MbpsCable and Fiber
La Farge PK - 121 Gbps451 MbpsCable and Fiber
Franklin Community School CorporationKG - 121 Gbps449 MbpsCable, DSL, Fiber and Fixed Wireless
Glen Ullin Public 48KG - 121 Gbps440 MbpsFiber
Kickapoo Area PK - 121 Gbps440 MbpsCable, DSL, Fiber and Fixed Wireless
Bethel-Tate Local PK - 121 Gbps440 MbpsCable, DSL and Fiber
Data provided by various data sources including the FCC. For more information please view our sources page.
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