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How Does Satellite Internet Work

Satellite internet has revolutionized the way we view internet connectivity. We no longer have to be dependent on a phone line or cable TV connection for internet service. Internet users in rural areas stand to benefit the most. So, how does satellite internet work? Here is a detailed look at it. Primary Components of Satellite […]

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Satellite Internet Services in Mississippi

People need internet access for work, entertainment, booking tickets, making reservations and so on. The speed and reliability of the internet connection play an important role in its functionality. Satellite internet is the next generation of internet connectivity. This internet service provides high data speed by using geostationary satellites. A number of excellent satellite internet […]

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Satellite Internet in Rural Area

Satellite Internet for Rural Areas

Internet technology has been advancing at the rate of knots. We do not think twice before streaming live TV, the latest movies on NetFlix or even watching live sports/events on our laptops, tablets or smartphones. All this has been made possible with high-speed broadband internet. In the process, we ignore or rather take for granted […]

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DirecTV Unbottles Wireless Genie Device

DirecTV unbottled the new Wireless Genie Mini (WGM) device that receives live TV and DVR access in the home wirelessly to subscribers in the US. The small video client connects to DirecTV’s central whole-home Genie system via a secure WiFi connection, helping to eliminate excessive wiring. Wireless Genie Minis, launched in April, offer full HD-DVR […]

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Dish Calls Comcast-TWC Merger ‘Eerily Similar’ to Primestar

Satellite television provider Dish Network filed a petition asking The Federal CC (FCC) to block Comcast-Time Warner cable merger. In the 200 page petition, Dish urged regulators to reject the $45 billon deal claiming it would hinder the country’s television and broadband markets and citing an eerie resemblance of Primestar. PrimeStar is a former direct broadcast […]

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HughesNet Gen 4

HughesNet Celebrates Major Milestone

Hughes Network LLC celebrated a major milestone in September.  Hughes, the world’s leading provider of broadband satellite services, announced that it is the first company to achieve over one million users in North America.  Surpassing the one million user milestone makes Hughes the largest provider of satellite Internet connectivity in the world. Hughes president, Pradman […]

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Unbundle Local Broadcast TV Coming Soon?

The newest legislation for cable television is the “Local Choice” proposal currently in the Senate Commerce Committee as an add-on to the reauthorization the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act. It unbundles local broadcast channels and allows for consumers to decide which stations they wish to include in their cable subscriptions. Typically, cable companies would […]

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