Watch SpaceX launch 56 Star satellites early Thursday

Viasat only covers the US, for $100 up front, $265/month you get 100 MBPS at 600 ms latency and 300 Gigs of data.
Starlink covers the world, $500 up front, $110 per month you get 100 MPBS at 18 ms latency and 1000 Gigs.

Viasat uses geostationary satellites thus has a latency that does not support phone calls or gaming. It is two to three times more expensive for the speed and the amount of monthly data you get.
 
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Viasat only covers the US, for $100 up front, $265/month you get 100 MBPS at 600 ms latency and 300 Gigs of data.
Starlink covers the world, $500 up front, $110 per month you get 100 MPBS at 18 ms latency and 1000 Gigs.

Viasat uses geostationary satellites thus has a latency that does not support phone calls or gaming. It is two to three times more expensive for the speed and the amount of monthly data you get.
ok, thank you, but is something going to change with new viasat-3 satellites launching this year? should be competitive online gaming a priority against other issues brought by low-earth satellites megaconstellations?

 
ok, thank you, but is something going to change with new viasat-3 satellites launching this year? should be competitive online gaming a priority against other issues brought by low-earth satellites megaconstellations?

You cannot play games using Viasat satellites in geostationary orbit. They are too far away, it takes half a second for a byte to get there and back.
 

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