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chuckbear

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Posted: 04/26/20 02:42pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

timmac wrote:

12 months dish/direct TV will be asking for a bail out from our government..

Don't invest in a fancy satellite dish for your RV, it will be useless soon..

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Do us all a favor and wait 12 months and then come can and tell us how it worked out. You have been preaching this for as long as I have been a member of this forum. As a matter of fact, I can't recall you posting about anything else which leads me to believe you have an agenda. Chuck

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timmac wrote:

By years end you will get fast internet at home or in your RV anywhere, internet gets you thousands of TV programs and many are free without commercials..

Your lack of knowledge of satellite TV is now eclipsed by your lack of knowledge of satellite Internet. Get educated at the Starlink FAQ.

From Elon Musk . . .

"We'll have some small number of customers in Los Angeles but we can't do a lot of customers in Los Angeles because the bandwidth per cell is simply not high enough" also "I wanna be clear, it's not like Starlink is a huge threat to telcos. I want to be super clear. It is not. In fact it will be helpful to telcos because Starlink will serve the hardest to serve customers that telcos otherwise have trouble doing with landlines or even with cell radio stations, cell towers."


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For how long has timmac been telling us about the pending demise of satellite TV? 10 years? As I mentioned before, I don't see satellite TV disappearing any time soon.

Funny how timmac only mentions the TV satellite industry but not the cable industry when he says new technologies are going to put them out of business. I'm thinking he must be a disgruntled worker that was fired by one or both of the satellite companies.





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gemsworld wrote:

For how long has timmac been telling us about the pending demise of satellite TV? 10 years? As I mentioned before, I don't see satellite TV disappearing any time soon.

Funny how timmac only mentions the TV satellite industry but not the cable industry when he says new technologies are going to put them out of business. I'm thinking he must be a disgruntled worker that was fired by one or both of the satellite companies.


Cable companies will take a small hit but they offer high speed internet to business as well as home but in large cities mostly but the dish companies try to hit the rural areas and RV's mostly and that is going to hurt their business big cause they don't offer internet..

Internet and streaming is the new way, with streaming you don't have to pay for shopping channels in your package like dish/direct does, you only buy what you want to watch and most of it is Free and very few commercials..


Old dish/direct TV with a few good channels and mostly junk channels with commercials that cost $100 a month will not make it in the near future..

12 months and counting

* This post was edited 04/26/20 05:55pm by timmac *

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According to Elon Musk anywhere on Earth in under an hour by 2018, that should be coming up soon.





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K Charles wrote:

According to Elon Musk anywhere on Earth in under an hour by 2018, that should be coming up soon.


You want to put that into English? If you mean travel anywhere on earth in 60 minutes? That would require suborbital flight. 12000+ miles in an hour plus landing and takeoff times. And I have seen no signs that anyone is preparing for that. So if it ever happens it won't be soon, and it won't be in the atmosphere. Most folks aren't ready for a 4G takeoff anyway.


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TechWriter wrote:


Your lack of knowledge of satellite TV is now eclipsed by your lack of knowledge of satellite Internet. Get educated at the Starlink FAQ.

From Elon Musk . . .

"We'll have some small number of customers in Los Angeles but we can't do a lot of customers in Los Angeles because the bandwidth per cell is simply not high enough" also "I wanna be clear, it's not like Starlink is a huge threat to telcos. I want to be super clear. It is not. In fact it will be helpful to telcos because Starlink will serve the hardest to serve customers that telcos otherwise have trouble doing with landlines or even with cell radio stations, cell towers."


Yes the big cities with high speed cable internet/TV will still be king in the cities, but Dish/Direct TV is king in the rural areas and with RV's and that is where Starlink will be king, Dish/Direct will lose so many customers in theses rural areas and RV's it will take a huge bite out of their profit, I suspect they might even shutter their doors or sell out to another company at a fire sale price to give it a go..

Dish satellites are rare here in Vegas, cable or tele line has the largest share of the market for internet and TV, I also suspect that is the same in every large city..

But Starlink will rule the rural areas and RV's..

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chuckbear wrote:

. You have been preaching this for as long as I have been a member of this forum.
It's getting old. Nobody cares if he's right.

* This post was edited 04/27/20 07:16am by 2oldman *

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The method of delivery is irrelevant.

It’s still hundreds of channels of [email protected] that I won’t be watching.

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Until we know the cost I would not be underestimating the existing competition.


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