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Spot-beam satellite tech promises better in-flight Wi-Fi

The technology will be introduced by JetBlue flights next month, and will be rolled out to other airlines in the coming year.

By Aug. 7, 2013

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Exede: The satellite broadband service you've been waiting for?

ViaSat has launched Exede, its new high-speed satellite Internet service, offering what it describes as a "feels-like-fiber" experience. Is it a game changer for rural America and Wi-Fi service on airlines?

By Jan. 19, 2012

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JetBlue to launch fast free in-flight Wi-Fi in 2013

The airline carrier thinks offering fast Wi-Fi is a game changer for customers, so it's about to begin offering the speedy ViaSat service that will be free for an initial trial period.

By Sep. 17, 2012

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Major satellite outage affecting ISPs, ATMs, flights

Telesat's Anik F2, one of the most powerful telecom satellites in orbit, has turned off and away from Earth.

By Oct. 6, 2011

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Dish reportedly readying nationwide satellite broadband

Satellite TV provider will utilize a satellite recently launched by sister company EchoStar for a service launching this fall, sources tell Bloomberg.

By Aug. 15, 2012

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At last, broadband in the boonies, but at a price

In the final installment of a weeklong series, Crave writer Eric Mack finally succeeds in bringing broadband Internet access to his isolated mountain home. See how he did it.

By Mar. 30, 2012

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Dish lets kangaroo out of pouch at CES (live blog)

Dish goes kangaroo crazy as it announces "Hopper," a DVR that lets users watch recorded shows via "Joey" units throughout the house.

By Jan. 9, 2012

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Dish blasts out high-speed satellite broadband

Dish leaps ahead with a satellite-based broadband service with very fast speeds, including up to 12Mbps downloading and 3Mbps uploading, with prices starting at $79.98 per month.

By Jan. 9, 2012

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President Obama watched Bin Laden raid live over the Internet

Technology played a crucial role in locating Osama Bin Laden and spreading the news of his death, even allowing President Obama to watch the terrorist leader's last stand live over the Internet.

By May. 3, 2011

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Dish aims high with new Hopper DVR, high-speed satellite broadband service

At CES 2012, Dish has made a plethora of announcements as it rolls out its new Hopper DVR system capable of storing 2,000 hours of programming and a new high-speed satellite broadband service that it says will be a boon to rural America.

By Jan. 9, 2012