The upload speed for residential Viasat is 3 mbps. For Viasat Business internet plans it is 4 mbps.
All Viasat internet plans advertise 3 Mbps for upload speed. Most customers don’t look into upload speed when looking for a plan to buy, but it can be important depending on the range of applications you plan to do on your internet plan. Download speed is how fast your internet connection can transfer data from a server to you. It is for loading a webpage, streaming a video or music or downloading files. Upload speed is how fast your internet connection can transfer your data to a server. Upload speed becomes much more important when you need to use video chat, livestream yourself or upload high-resolution images. For most online activities 1.5 Mbps is more than enough for a smooth internet experience. It will be difficult to find an internet satellite provider who offers high upload speeds because of the latency that comes with satellite internet. With this in mind satellite internet will have slower download and upload speeds than cable internet networks because the signal has to be sent so far and it takes time to send signals back and forth. If you aren’t worried about waiting an extra minute or couple of seconds for something to upload then you won’t have an issue with the upload speeds that Viasat offers.