It’s been delayed a few times already, but the high-capacity ViaSat-1 satellite is now in the process of being prepped for a new launch date: October 19th. Once in operation, it’ll bring download speeds up to 10Mbps to satellite internet customers in both Canada and the US (including Hawaii) via Xplornet and WildBlue, respectively, and serve other partners like JetBlue. Those interested can keep an eye on the source link below for a live broadcast of the launch.
ViaSat-1 scheduled to launch October 19th, spreading high-speed satellite service across North America originally appeared on Engadget on Sat, 08 Oct 2011 09:07:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.