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TorontoGringo 2008-11-02 01:26 PM

DirecTV Over the Internet
 
Sorry mods if this is in the wrong forum

Does anyone know of a way to get DirecTV over the internet???
I figure I just hook up my TV to my PC with S-Video cable, then I can watch DirecTV on my TV through my computer.

Is there anything out there??? Slingbox perhaps??

recneps77 2008-11-02 03:07 PM

Slingbox should do it for you.
What you said won't work unless you have a tv tuner with s-video (otherwise, it's s-video OUT not IN)
and if that were the case, you'd need the proper software to stream it over the internet to your other pc/tv

TorontoGringo 2008-11-02 03:41 PM

Yeah sorry thats what I meant, S-Video going from PC to my TV

jayoldschool 2008-11-02 03:45 PM

In case you don't realize how a Slingbox works...

You need to put the box at a location that actually has DirecTV, and a high speed internet connection. Then, you control the Slingbox/DirecTV receiver with your computer over the internet.

TorontoGringo 2008-11-02 04:36 PM

Then a slingbox is not what i'm looking for.

Is there no way I can get DirecTV or DISH network over my broadband internet????
Reason being I live in a Toronto condo without a balcony, so getting a mini-dish is out of the question

Walter Dnes 2008-11-02 09:18 PM

I think you've been hearing about a widespread rumour that DirecTV may be getting into the online-TV business. The article is at http://www.techcrunch.com/2008/11/01...emand-service/ Note that this still a rumour so far, and I assume that it will not be available to Canadian IP addresses.

jayoldschool 2008-11-02 09:38 PM

No, you can't get DirecTV over the internet (in the manner you want).

admin 2008-11-03 09:16 AM

Moved to IPTV forum.

There is no DirecTV over internet therefore I am closing this thread.


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