Major Satellite Internet Service Provider Wildblue & Exede leaves Google’s Gmail

Major Satellite Internet service provider Wildblue Exede has announced a major email accounts migration from Google's Gmail to a new email platform called Zimbra. Over 500,000 email accounts of company's current subscribers will be affected by the migration to new email service.

Satellite Internet service provider Wildblue Exede has announced a major email accounts migration from Google’s Gmail to a new email platform called Zimbra.

Google is ending its Google Apps Partner service for internet service providers like ViaSat, the provider of the Wildblue and Exede internet services, company says. Reasons behind the break up between Exede and Google kept secret but most likely Google’s services prices going up are responsible.

Email service migration has started on August 3, 2015 and will continue on for several weeks. Both Wildblue and Exede have over 500,000 subscribers combined nationwide that will be affected by this move.

New email system, called Zimbra offers sophisticated email, calendaring and collaboration features, online backup and restore. With more than 500 million people using Zimbra worldwide it is a clear why Exede decided to switch email services. Users will enjoy advanced rich browser-based interface with application features such as drag and drop, tagging, conversation views, advanced search, calendar and sharing wizard. Such feature-rich platform should deliver similar to Gmail user experience.

Although, customers will keep their email address and all the mail, Google Apps services will be permanently gone. Exede urges its customers to take action and use Google Takeout to back up vital files and other sensitive data from Google Apps.

Interested parties are invited to review the email migration coverage in full on their website: Wildblue Exede email migration to Zimbra

This most recent coverage from contains video and detailed easy to follow steps and instructions to setup an email account. states that this accessible, easy to follow guide provides all of the information necessary to prepare for email provider switch over.

The Full story Covers: Step-by-Step instructions – saving data using Google Takeout. Email changes – find out what will remain the same and what will change in email service. Server settings – email settings for smartphones, tablets and desktops.

Existing Wildblue and Exede customers are invited to review the topic and to take necessary steps for personal data retrieval from Google Apps.

More recent information about Wildblue & Exede itself can be found at

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