Viasat Business Internet FAQ
How fast is Viasat internet?
Viasat internet is the fastest satellite internet provider. Viasat download speeds are around 35 Mbps in most parts of the US and up to 100 Mbps in select areas. To compare this with other types of internet providers, cable internet download speeds can reach 1,000 Mbps while dial-up speeds are less than 1 Mbps.
Is Viasat Business Internet any good?
Yes, Viasat Business Internet is a good choice for many small businesses that can’t get internet with traditional internet providers. Viasat Internet is delivered via satellite, which means that it’ll be a lot slower than internet plans you can get in a big city. You probably wouldn’t want to get Viasat internet in Dallas, for example. Companies in big cities have many faster options than satellite internet. But, if you’re comparing satellite providers, Viasat is our top recommendation. Viasat has faster speeds than HughesNet.
Is Viasat Business Internet available in my area?
Viasat Business Internet is available to 98% of the population of the US in all 50 states. It’s available everywhere, although the speeds and plan availability vary by location. Some areas offer faster speeds than others. In order to get Viasat, you will need to have a clear view of the southern sky. If you live in a deep canyon or near other geographical features that interfere with a signal, you may not be able to get Viasat or any other type of satellite internet. To find out if Viasat is available in your area, type your zip code into our search tool.
How do I access my Viasat Internet account?
You can access your Viasat Internet account by navigating to the Viasat/Exede sign in page. You can also access your Viasat account with the Viasat app—called My Viasat—which is available for Android and iPhone.
Are Viasat and HughesNet the only companies that offer satellite internet for business?
No, Viasat and HughesNet are not the only satellite providers for rural businesses. Skycasters and Broad Sky Networks also offer satellite service to businesses customers. These internet providers deliver service that’s a combination of satellite data and 3G and 4G LTE data. Both Broad Sky Networks and Skycasters are reliable but quite costly—installation costs run $2,000 or more. Data speeds are slow. These companies primarily offer business satellite internet to companies in the oil and gas industry.