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Superfast satellite internet coming to UK trains, planes and boats

Superfast satellite internet coming to UK trains, planes and boats

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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

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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... >>

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Technomate TM-Twin-OE

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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?

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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

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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

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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... >>