ViaSat SurfBeam 2

Business Eutelsat Broadband Terminal

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The SurfBeam 2 terminal provides high-performance, cost-efficient internet access with support for fast web browsing, video streaming, file sharing and bandwidth-intensive internet applications. With downstream rates of up to 40Mb/s and upstream rates of up to 10Mb/s, the SurfBeam 2 sets new standards for performance and reliability.

A faster, more responsive user experience

The indoor unit (IDU) has an embedded acceleration client that works with gateway acceleration servers to provide a faster and more responsive experience for users. The outdoor unit (ODU) comprises a satellite reflector and feed, transmit and receive electronics and a mounting kit and can be supplied with a pole-mount or universal wall-mount.
Simple to install and operate

SurfBeam 2 was designed to enable fast installation and is part of a complete system that includes a Satellite Modem Termination System (SMTS) gateway and a Network Management System (NMS) to enable simple subscriber management and features such as automated service provisioning, diagnostics and customer support.

Ideal for a range of applications

SurfBeam 2 is ideal for a broad range of industry applications such as high-speed internet access, Video and Voice over IP, high-speed file transfer, Email and Web browsing.

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User Speeds

  • Forward Channel: Operator configurable up to 22Mbit/s
  • Return Channel: Operator configurable up to 6Mbit/s
  • Networking (IP Networking)
  • Transparent TCP and HTTP acceleration
  • Packet classification and filtering
  • Per-flow queuing
Indoor Unit


  • Operational: 0 to +40C
  • Storage: -35 to +65C
  • Humidity: 0 to 95% (non-condensing)
  • Altitude: 3000m
  • Shock and Vibration: Per ISTA, Procedure 3A, 2008


  • Status: Indicators Power; Satellite Acquisition; Activity; Fault
  • Size: 4.3 x 22 x 21cm
  • Weight: 2.2kg (with power supply)
  • Power Supply 100 to 240 VAC; 50 to 60 Hz
Outdoor Unit


  • Supplied by IDU on IFL coax, 30 to 55 Vdc
  • Ambient Temperature -40° to +55° C (up to +80° C survival)
  • Humidity 0 to 100% (condensing)
  • Rain < 100 mm/hr
  • Wind 50 mph
  • Reflector Size: 77 x 72 cm
  • Weight 33.5 lb; 15.2 kg
  • Mast Size 2.88 in O.D.; 3mm

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