From Direct TV website
Now we're talking. I wonder if there is a separate antenna that does the uplink or if is uses the dish somehow. I suppose whether the subscription is compatible with a gyro stabilized antenna, like the TracVision, is a critical issue.
I know of a place or two on the out islands of the Bahamas that had internet access, but certainly no phone. It was definitely through satellite. Got me thinking here. It just doesn't seem like it should or needs to be as crazy expensive of some marine systems are.