DirecTV Finally Realizes Satellite Internet Isn't So Good

from the took-'em-long-enough dept

It only cost them a $1.6 billion write-off, but despite years of evidence, it looks like DirecTV has just now realized that they're better off offering TV programming over satellites than trying to cram internet access over satellites. For years, the satellite providers keep trying to do internet access, but the latency issue and other problems have proven to be too big -- as other alternatives have made the need for satellite based internet mostly disappear.

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    2shane, 3 Jul 2006 @ 6:22am

    CRAP INTERNET CONNECTIONS????

    CRAP INTERNET CONNECTIONS????

    You should come live in Australia, with a crooked monopolising company called Telstra, being privatised, for dirty deals by our crooked politicians, with most of the country full of rotten electrics, even in the big cities.....

    And the country....

    Forget it.


    The USA is not the only country that has a corrupt imbeciel running it.

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