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Has CNET Reviewed Satellite TV For PC?

by JJo2006 / January 6, 2008 7:03 AM PST

I was searching for a way to receive satellite tv on my laptop so I can view it wherever I go. I already pay for Satellite service on my home tv. I found the following site:


It states that their software won many awards including your Editors' Choice Award in June 2007.

Is this true? If so, can you provide a link to the review? I couldn't find it here on CNET.

Before I buy it I just wanted to know if the software will do what it says it does, and if they are truthful about the awards they won. Thanks in advance.

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I'll say scam...
by John.Wilkinson / January 6, 2008 8:21 AM PST

I've run across that group before and I'll have to throw the scam label on them based on them spamming their customers, numerous consumer claims of fraud, and their claim of apparently nonexistent reviews from Cnet and others. I've submitted an alert on the site to have it looked into, but I'd avoid it at least for the time being.


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Don't hand money to criminals.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 7, 2008 12:36 AM PST

There are plenty of these wanting for you to send them money for content they have no license to share.

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I have my suspicions, I will have CNET' legal team look into
by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / January 7, 2008 1:58 AM PST

the use of our logo to see if it is legit or not. I would take the advice of our mods above to be on the safe side.

I will update with what they find.


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Satellite TV
by jackaniston82 / July 28, 2009 12:13 AM PDT

Can I use one dish for the whole house?

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Satellite TV
by jackaniston82 / July 28, 2009 11:18 PM PDT
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Any suggestion or advice?

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Dish Network services
by jackaniston82 / August 2, 2009 6:09 PM PDT
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Can I switch to Dish Network services from Direct TV?

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DISH Network
by jackaniston82 / August 3, 2009 9:39 PM PDT
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Any advice or suggestion?

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Dish Network Services
by jackaniston82 / August 5, 2009 6:25 PM PDT
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Can I have to pay such amount to them at the time of change location or cancellation time?

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As far as i know...
by MarkLoranz / December 7, 2009 3:21 AM PST

I've scanned the net for a while and this is a topic that has come up on many occasions. places live http://tv2pc.variousetc.com

Some say scam because you can find free shows all over the internet.

But i have to be honest when i say that all those shows may be out there, but the one time fee is so that you can let them do the work of finding the best channels for you ( i know i don't have time to find 3600 channels and bookmark them so i can watch sometime later)

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3600 channels .. you dont have time to find?
by Donkeydust / June 27, 2010 6:45 AM PDT
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Then how will you have time to watch? Can you find 20 or 30 good channels? This would be exciting in it self. I can give you one Comedy central. lots of shows. BNN is another (biz news)and the networks have a bit of stuff. If there are 3600 channels out there I am sure it is easy for a biz man to compile a list just by setting up a user friendly site for people to add their channels. I will look now for such a list.
If this 3600 sounds toooo good to be true...maybe it isnt.
Things that make you go HMMM? #1 that there is a site that is so great as to offer 3600 channels. #2 That it cost $36 for lifetime #3 That one guy didnt buy it and tell 5 friends and they told 5 friends and after about a month there would be like 100 million people watching cause everyone likes to not ahve any cable/satellite bills at all . Hmmm that certainly makes me go Hmmm whats wrong with this picture?

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