HughesNet Gen4 Satellite Service Ranks High in FCC Report

HughesNet Gen4 satellite broadband service was ranked first for delivering on advertised performance promises in the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) fifth annual report on consumer broadband services. Titled “Measuring Broadband America – 2015”, the report was issued on December 30, 2015 and placed HughesNet on top of other major internet service providers. HughesNet is America’s […]
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AT&T to Transition U.S. Satellite TV Operations

Credible reports have it that AT&T will begin transiting its newly acquired U.S. satellite TV operations away from the DirecTV brand to the newly minted “AT&T Entertainment” starting January 2016. A memo from the company to its customers and seen by FierceCable confirmed the impending move. “Beginning in January, you’ll see us add the AT&T […]
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AT&T Takeover of DirecTV Well on Course

It has now emerged that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will accelerate its review of a takeover bid by AT&T of satellite TV dealer DirecTV. This is after a ruling by the US Court of Appeals that unlocked a standing dispute between TV programmers and FCC. Some of the programmers involved in the case include […]
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Dish Customers Lose Fox News Channels

Dish customers in various regions of the US have had to content with a lot of channel losses in the recent past. The current blackout is that of Fox Business Network and Fox News Channels from Dish Network list of channels. The blackout comes after negotiations for a new distribution deal between the two companies […]
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News Of On Sea Internet Afloat

Many people go on a cruise to get away from things and relax; hence, it is very hard to access Internet services while on a cruise. Anyone who attempts to access Internet on a cruise always has to contend with high prices for Internet access and has to do with slow speeds. This is about […]
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DirecTV Shareholders Back AT&T Merger To The Hilt

We are all awaiting the time when US regulators will pass a directive on the issue of the proposed merger between AT&T and DirecTV. On the other hand, the shareholders of the TV satellite company have already unanimously approved the deal. The shareholders have recently approved the merger, which will be worth $49 billion. It […]
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Inmarsat To Pioneer In-Flight Broadband

Inmarsat – a British satellite operator has announced that it will soon be rolling out a satellite and air-to- ground network for passengers on European flights. The passengers will have broadband Internet access on the screens on the back of seats, as well as available for use on tablets and smartphones. According to the company, […]
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Dish Now Accepting Bitcoin

The word Bitcoin is strange to people, but it is gaining popularity in leaps and bounds. Bitcoins are digital currency that can be used to conduct transactions online. Since the introduction of Bitcoins in 2009, many people have been wary of this virtual currency. However, now big companies nationwide are warming up to the idea […]
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Will AT&T Buy DIRECTV?

Talk is rife that AT&T is interested in purchasing satellite company DirectTV. IT seems that the phone company has already approached the satellite company offering to buy it. This news comes even as Comcast tries to acquire Time Warner Cable making this a very interesting time in the industry. These occurrences are evidence of changes […]
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DirectTV In Talks With Disney On Internet Rights Deal

There is talk that DirectTV is in negotiations with Walt Disney Co. concerning licensing rights to provide TV content through the Internet. The company wants to offer Disney’s content and other cable content as an Internet based product. This deal will be similar to the one recently accomplished between Dish Network Corp and Disney. The […]
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