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Google is reportedly building a fleet of satellites for world domination of internet coverage

Google is reportedly building a fleet of satellites for world domination of internet coverage

By 2 June 2014

Google is reportedly working on its own satellites that will cover the globe delivering worldwide internet access. The project, reported by The Wall Street Journal, is estimated to cost the mighty G between $1 billion and $3 billion. That should cover... >>

A week in reviews: 24 - 28 March

A week in reviews: 24 - 28 March

By 29 March 2014

It's the week when HTC claimed all glory by announcing and releasing its latest handset, the new HTC One (also known as the M8), in the same day. We had one acting as our day-to-day phone the week prior and have dug deep to deliver the verdict on whether... >>

Elgato EyeTV Netstream 4Sat review
4.5 out of 5

Elgato EyeTV Netstream 4Sat review

By 24 March 2014

The Elgato EyeTV Netstream 4Sat is something that offers some real advantages to people who already have a satellite dish. The idea of the product is simple: you feed it between one and four satellite inputs, which it bundles up into a package that allows... >>

Iridium Go satellite Wi-Fi hotspot for when you need internet on Mount Kilimanjaro

Iridium Go satellite Wi-Fi hotspot for when you need internet on Mount Kilimanjaro

By 5 February 2014

Iridium has introduced Iridium Go, a portable hotspot which, uniquely, uses satellites to provide connectivity anywhere in the world. Iridium Go will enable voice and data communications on mobile devices. It connects to smartphones and tablets, extending... >>

Superfast satellite internet coming to UK trains, planes and boats

Superfast satellite internet coming to UK trains, planes and boats

By 21 January 2014

Ofcom has just announced that it's going to free up satellite bandwidth to allow superfast internet access on trains, boats and aircraft in the UK. The new broadband speeds should deliver 10 times faster connections than are currently available while... >>

Stream satellite TV to your phone or tablet with Elgato's EyeTV Netstream 4Sat

Stream satellite TV to your phone or tablet with Elgato's EyeTV Netstream 4Sat

By 10 December 2013

British homes have always relied on the over-the-air broadcast of TV channels. But in an HD and 4K world, and with 4G mobile services in demand, the available bandwidth for terrestrial TV is shrinking. So surely it would be better to use the much less... >>

Technomate TM-Twin-OE review
4.5 out of 5

Technomate TM-Twin-OE review

By 10 May 2013

There was a time, back when Pocket-lint was still in school, where satellite TV was just about the most exotic technology you could use. If you ever got to go to someone's house, who had a massive dish and analogue satellite receiver, you could access... >>

Sky vs Virgin Media vs BT Vision - which is the best for football?

Sky vs Virgin Media vs BT Vision - which is the best for football?

By 6 August 2010

With the football season upon us, it’s time to make sure you’re all set up to watch it, but with the Sky Sports channels everywhere these days, it’s not easy to work out who’s got what and the best way of doing things. As always, we consider it... >>

Sky HD adds 7 new channels

Sky HD adds 7 new channels

By 20 August 2008

Sky is continuing to push its HD service with the announcement that it plans to launch an additional seven new HD channels in October trebling its HD offering from when it launched in 2006. Although no date has been given, movie fans will be the most... >>

DirecTV launches Portable Satellite TV service

DirecTV launches Portable Satellite TV service

By 4 May 2007

DirecTV has launched its first satellite TV with a 17-inch LCD display. The satellite provider’s new product, Sat-Go, uses a satellite receiver for avid TV fans. Coming in a brief case to protect the large screen the dish, tuner, and display is all... >>