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 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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DirecTV options for the replacement of the Weather Channel

Recently we reported that DirecTV was dropping the Weather channel from its programming list. In light of these developments, the company has recently unveiled a number of new weather services for it subscribers. The suite of products includes a feature that allows subscribers to access local weather reports at any time of the day. Critics […]
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DirecTV Dumps Weather Channel

The weather channel has been removed from DirecTV’s lineup. This was done when the channel was pulled after the extension given to the company expired and the parties responsible for extending the contract were unable to come to an agreement. As a result of this development, customers of the now defunct DirecTV weather channel are […]
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Satellite Provides High Speed Internet To Rural Neighborhoods In Texas

Citizens of Lamar County, Texas now have access to high speed Internet services and unlimited phone services. This is after the problem of a lack of high speed Internet services in the area was solved by providing the citizens with the new Gen4 satellite technology. This technology allows them to deliver up to 15 Mb […]
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Richard Bay Gets Affordable Internet

  Maxwell Technology, a satellite Internet and data solution company, is now providing its services to Northern Kwa – Zulu Natal. It will now make satellite Internet accessible to the residents of Richards Bay and its surrounding locations. Maxwell Technology will be partnering with Cable wise, to provide Internet services, and communication infrastructure in places […]
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