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

Important changes coming for and email

Alex Miller,

Because Google is discontinuing its support of Gmail and other Google service for internet service providers, we will be migrating all and email accounts to a new service called Zimbra this summer. Your login and password information will remain the same, and your mail, calendar and contact information will all change over automatically. However, if you have […] Read More

Ad blockers can save data … and more

Alex Miller,

These simple browser plug-ins are free and easy to install Companies go to great lengths to get your attention online, but many advertisements consume data, can slow the pace of page loads and potentially reduce battery life. Some include short videos that, unless they’re disabled, play automatically. Read More

Keeping an eye on your Internet data


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 […] Read More

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

Going incognito: The many benefits of private browsing

Alex Miller,

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