The official blog of Exede Internet, with tips for getting the most out of your satellite Internet service.

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Keeping an eye on your Internet data

Brian the Alien,


A little knowledge can go a long way toward managing your data allowance.

One of the things we often hear about from our customers is the data limits we have on our high-speed satellite Internet plans. We recognize how frustrating it can be to bump up against your data cap, and also that it’s not always financially feasible for you to either buy more 1GB increments or to upgrade to the next plan. But there are ways to enjoy the internet pretty much how you’d like to without taking unnecessary data hits. Here are a few simple tips to help manage your data on a day-to-day basis: Read More…

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Beware of email scams looking like they came from Exede/WildBlue

Alex Miller,


Almost every day, a story about a new and ever-more sophisticated effort to trick consumers or steal their personal information makes headlines.

We’ve had a few of our customers get scam emails that appear to be from us (ViaSat/Exede and/or WildBlue) asking questions about bills. Here’s what one recent one looked like: Read More…

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Going incognito: The many benefits of private browsing

Jane Reuter,


Feature adds security when using shared devices

Private or “incognito” browsing lets you surf the internet without your browser remembering the sites and pages you’ve visited. There’s a long list of good reasons to browse privately in certain situations. Read More…

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The big list of apps and websites to help with New Year’s resolutions

Jane Reuter,


With a little digital help, you can improve your odds of sticking to it

New Year’s resolutions typically are anything but new. “Lose weight” was the top 2014 resolution, according to the website Statistic Brain, followed by these old favorites:

  • Get organized
  • Improve financial habits
  • Enjoy life more
  • Stay fit
  • Learn something exciting
  • Quit smoking
  • Help others
  • Fall in love
  • Spend more time with family

The bad news: About 8 percent of resolution-makers hit their mark.

The good news: There’s an app or program for all of it, and many of the best ones are free (typically with paid upgrades available).

Let your Exede Internet service be your partner in beating the statistical odds. Read More…

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