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Viasat-1's antennas undergoing testing during its construction at Space Systems/Loral
1 posted on 10/19/2011 5:54:46 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
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The only down side to sat based broadband is something that can’t really be fixed..

Latency.


2 posted on 10/19/2011 5:57:55 PM PDT by cableguymn
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Is this the thing the democrats were pushing above national security concerns?


3 posted on 10/19/2011 6:05:28 PM PDT by Christian Engineer Mass (25ish Cambridge MA grad student. Many conservative Christians my age out there? __ Click my name)
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"Consumer demand doubles about every two-and-a-half to three years. In other words, you want twice the service, twice the speed, twice the volume that you had two or three years ago for the same price," explains Wildblue president and CEO, Tom Moore.

This man knows nothing about broadband. AT&T and Time Warner both believe that you should pay more for less than you had a few years ago.
11 posted on 10/19/2011 6:43:36 PM PDT by af_vet_rr
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14 posted on 10/19/2011 8:02:18 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: NormsRevenge
I don't suppose there should be any concern that US consumers will be sending personal data through a Russian satellite; that the satellite may have snooping capabilities far more potent than the KGB of past.
16 posted on 10/19/2011 9:04:59 PM PDT by Fester Chugabrew (minds change)
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To: NormsRevenge

bflr


17 posted on 10/20/2011 12:08:57 AM PDT by Captain Beyond (The Hammer of the gods! (Just a cool line from a Led Zep song))
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18 posted on 10/20/2011 6:32:58 AM PDT by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
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