Welcome to the information base for satellite Internet service, satellite Internet providers, and satellite Internet access. This section is dedicated to providing more in depth information about satellite Internet with helpful tips, articles, and advice.
Satellite Internet Service
Broadband, or high-speed Internet comes in many different forms including satellite Internet service. As mentioned satellite Internet is high-speed Internet, and though it's not as fast as DSL, fiber, or cable, it does have bennefits you can't get with a slower dial up connection, like talking on the phone while you're online. Since it's broadband your phone calls won't be interrupted. You can also download music, and videos much faster than with dialup.
Satellite Internet Providers
The two largest providers in the U.S. of satellite Internet are Hughesnet, and Wildblue, much the same way there are only two major providers of satellite TV. Dish Network, and DirecTV. Both of the satellite TV providers use the Satellite Internet providers as part of a third party agreement to offer satellite Internet service where DSL is not available.
Satellite Internet Access
Since satellite Internet is not subject to physical phone, or cable lines, satellite Internet access is available nearly everywhere in the U.S. This is great news for dial up subscribers that have no other options for high-speed Internet, since satellite Internet gives them access to real broadband service.