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I don't know how to title this thread, or where to put, so I'll just put it in general to see if it gets bites.

Anyway, hypothetical situation...

I own a house here in the United States, and I own a place in germany as well. In germany I subscribe to their sky satellite package (similar to our DirecTV), and it gives me full HD movies, tv shows, and sports, and whatnot.


Could I leave my satellite receiver box on, and somehow connect it through a PC or something, where when I'm in the United States, I can use a PC I have in the United States to access that remote PC in Germany and in turn access my satellite subscription package? With that, could I make it so it's in clear HD as well?

German HD Satellite Box>German Computer>American Computer>American HDTV. Would that work?

If so, how would you do it? Could I maybe invest in my own Server, or have some sort of secret portal through the web. Would there be a way to change channels?

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You just want to be entertain;

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How about Netflix or maybe a ball game? What's your objective here; save money, keep in touch with home news, etc.?

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I have no idea if or how this works or if it would fit

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your needs but you might try to google "slingbox" and read what about what this contraption is supposed to do.

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