Carlsbad-based Viasat introduced Wednesday a brand new high-speed satellite tv for pc web service for a lot of U.S. markets, together with San Diego.
The corporate’s “New Selection” service affords obtain speeds of 25 to 150 megabits per second with plans beginning at $49.95 per 30 days.
Viasat mentioned the brand new service will help individuals in search of to maneuver to suburban and rural places with out different high-speed Web service.
“We’re introducing a brand new satellite tv for pc web expertise to assist meet the evolving wants of residential shoppers,” mentioned Steven Mesnick, common supervisor of U.S. broadband on the firm. “By optimizing our satellite tv for pc community, we anticipate to ship extra information at quicker speeds, extra persistently.”
“Our new service plans show a technological achievement that we’re happy with: delivering 100 occasions the pace in comparison with the primary service plans we supplied after we entered the residential web market ten years in the past with the launch of ViaSat-1,” Mesnick mentioned.
The service requires a satellite tv for pc dish that’s 30 inches broad and 28 inches excessive that may be mounted on a roof, outdoors wall or pole.
The corporate has a fleet of eight operational and deliberate satellites and serves the airline trade, different industrial prospects and governments.