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

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Mush! Exede Internet service shines on the Iditarod trail

Jane Reuter,


Exede Dealer Rich Beezley explains how satellite helps mushers and Alaska residents

If there’s one thing we love to hear about, it’s people using Exede Internet service in unusual and out-of-the-way places. A remote part of Alaska definitely qualifies, and we spoke to one our dealers recently about his experience providing Exede Internet service during the famous Iditarod sled-dog race earlier this year. Read More…

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Apple fans: Get ready for those big Yosemite, iOS8 downloads

Alex Miller,


Jump on the Free Zone to grab these updates when ready

Even the least geeky Mac or iPhone user gets a little excited when new software upgrades are released. But these upgrade files are very large, so if you’re downloading them using your Exede Internet (or cellphone) service, it’s a good idea to use the unmetered Free Zone. Here are a few other things to keep in mind: Read More…

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‘Page Failed to Load’: What’s up?

Rose Pember,


Denial of Service attacks targeting websites becoming more common

 Uh-oh. We’re all familiar (and fairly frustrated) with these messages:

  • “An error has occurred.”
  • “Please try again.”
  • “502 That’s an error.”
  • “No data received.”
  • “The server encountered a temporary error.”

Our first thought might be “that dang internet!” But there are a whole slew of reasons why a webpage may not properly load. These errors can range from a connection issue to user traffic, but another reason lurking in the background may be a “Denial of Service” (or “DoS”) attack. Read More…

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Data tip: Disabling video auto-play on Facebook and other sites

Rose Pember,


Save on data by opting out of the video auto-play feature

Whether you think online videos that begin playing automatically are cool, an annoyance or just a part of online life, they can eat into your Exede Internet data allowance without your realizing it. Here’s a look at how this happens and what you can do about it.

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New MyExede Customer Portal aims to make things easier

Jane Reuter,


Now, all your account management info is in one place

The MyExede Customer Portal is now live. When you check it out, you’ll find bold, common-sense graphics that give you a clear, timely view of your usage, current billing information and other account information. Links are clearly labeled and accessed with the click of large, easy-to-find tabs. Read More…

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