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#1 OFFLINE   bobo

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Posted 21 August 2003 - 08:47 PM

Anybody know why internet service is not available on the Directv smaller dishes ( round/oval ), yet is on the larger Directway dish.

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#2 OFFLINE   boba

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Posted 22 August 2003 - 10:19 AM

Bobo the larger directway dish is used so that you can receive enough signal for the system to work. Directway uses a FSS satellite which is not as strong a signal as the DBS satellites so a larger dish captures more signal.

#3 OFFLINE   Jacob S

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Posted 23 August 2003 - 07:52 PM

Why do they not offer internet service using the same frequency being used for DirecTv and Dish Network?




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