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Satellite Internet
Oliver
Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 12:15 AM
Joined: 10/02/2012
Posts: 1


Hi Everyone,
I am new to this and imagine the access and speed of the internet varies depending on the type of yachts. What i would like to know is if it's possible to download films whilst aboard a boat? Is streaming also possible or is the speed to slow? From the sounds of it, I may well be too tired, or possibly not have enough free time for such endeavors!


Henning
Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2012 5:31 AM
Joined: 01/06/2008
Posts: 1052


Streaming ability is expensive, several thousand dollars a month for service beyond the expense of the gear. Over more typical Vsat speeds, downloading a movie can take a day and if you aren't on an unlimited data plan, you'd be able to make the movie for the cost of the download.

junior
Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2012 10:33 AM
Joined: 14/01/2009
Posts: 1026


Stay away from anything bandwidth intensive. .
 
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