Satellite technology has been around for quite some time, but it's only been recently that it's been popular for the consumer market in areas where cable and fiber optic internet connections aren't available. The truth is that there are a lot of options when you're closer to a data center geographically, but not every town and every home is. For those customers, the only internet option has been dial-up and DSL, which utilize land line connections to bring you the internet. While they may have been capable in the past, there's more content, and bigger file sizes, than ever before.
More content, and services like online streaming, mean that there's an increasing demand for speed and reliability. That's where ViaSat steps in; with an entire communications system set in place, both on Earth and in orbit, ViaSat can beam the internet to you, wherever you are, all at speeds that are more than 200x faster than a dial-up connection, and 8x as fast as DSL. All it takes is a satellite dish, a modem, and a computer.
- We handle the installation and setup for you, so no worrying about needing a technical degree just to get your internet running. We make the entire process of installation incredibly easy, and fast. Once we've got the equipment in place, you will get a signal from our orbital satellite communications system. It's just that fast.
- Your computer or internet-ready device is connected to a modem, which is connected to a satellite internet dish mounted on your home. Once the modem and dish are setup, you'll be ready to go! There won't need to be any adjustments or changes after initial installation, but we do handle repairs and maintenance, which you can call to schedule at any time.
- Our ViaSat-1 satellite relays information to and from your home dish at lightning fast speeds. ViaSat uses some of the latest in satellite technology to give our users a better online browsing and communications experience, and it shows in just how fast our satellite internet can download and upload information. If you've been stuck with dial-up and DSL, you'll be amazed at just how quickly you can browse the net, and it's all thanks to our ViaSat-1 in the sky.
Want to learn more about our satellite system, or find out what else ViaSat can do for you? Call or e-mail our Customer Service team today!
How ViaSat Internet Works Inside of Your Home
Signing up for ViaSat Internet services is effortless when you work with our highly professional customer service representatives. The dedicated staff will help you decide on the best data plan based on your Internet usage as well as provide you with information on our bundled services such as ViaSat Voice and ViaSat Internet + DIRECTV. Yet you may be wondering how satellite Internet works. How do you get ViaSat Internet in your home?
What to Expect During the Installation of ViaSat Internet
The only thing you will need is a computer that can access the Internet through a modem or your wireless router. We will supply the rest. ViaSat offers standard installation services for free as a certified technician will come to your home with a 30" mini dish, an ViaSat modem and cables to perform the connections.
The technician will position the satellite dish onto your home in the optimal place where it will have an unobstructed view of the southern sky. Then they will run a cable into your home and connect it to the ViaSat Internet modem. Afterwards, the technician will connect the modem directly to your computer, or you can install your own wireless router to the modem. The technician will provide a short demonstration on how to use the equipment as you are now connected to our satellite communications services.
Your mini dish will send out signals to the ViaSat-1 satellite whenever you open your Internet browser and access a web page. That signal will be transmitted through gateways that makes a secure connection to the Internet network.
What You Will Receive
When you have ViaSat Internet, you will see the fastest download speeds imaginable. Our new ViaSat 12 service offers Internet speeds that are 8 times faster than ordinary 1.5 Mbps DSL and 200 times faster than outdated dial-up services. You can practically do anything with ViaSat Internet -- from streaming movies to uploading photos to the family. It is that simple.
Why wait another minute dealing with shoddy and slow Internet services when you can have access to the innovate satellite communications technology offered by ViaSat? Call our customer service representatives today to find out more about our data plans, bundled services and free standard installation from our technicians. Then enjoy the Internet even more in your rural home by having a reliable and fast connection from ViaSat.