In computer field, a satellite computer is a remote computer usually under the control of a host computer. Nowadays, internet can also be accessesed through the satellite service. This is mainly useful in mobile units like ships and in remote places where other terrestrial services are not available. In addition to that the satellite service is a very reliable source at times of interruption of land services. Dish antennas are used for the reception and transmission of the signal. Satellite internet is susceptible to hacking and a firewall is essential to prevent such attempts. Latency in the transfer of data hinders the satellite users from interactive use.

Website Listings

DISH Network

Jun 12, 2010 |

The public company delivers direct broadcast satellite television products and services to customers nationwide.

N2YO.com

Jun 12, 2010 |

Web application that does live real time satellite and space shuttle tracking and predictions.

Satcomms.com

Jun 12, 2010 |

Provides satellite communication service and handheld satellite solutions to the customers.

Satellite Superstore

Jun 12, 2010 |

Offers satellite systems, dishes, satellite receivers, motorized satellite dishes, expert advice, satellite accessories, installation equipment, and more.

Satellite Technology

Jun 12, 2010 |

Provides mobile satellite uplink services based in Chicago.

Sirius Satellite Radio

Jun 12, 2010 |

Original music satellite radio service brings live play-by-play sports, talk, music, entertainment and news.

Sky.com

Jun 12, 2010 |

Source for news, sports, entertainment, search, email, information and advice on money, motoring, style, travel and more.

Surey Satellite Technology

Jun 12, 2010 |

Research and development company working with the Surrey Space Centre at the University of Surrey's satellite engineering research group to provide rapid and cost-effective satellite missions.

XM Satellite Radio

Jun 12, 2010 |

America's satellite radio service with wide range of channels and featuring the news, sports, talk, and entertainment.