Yes, you need the proper equipment but it's no problem. Verizon, ATT and Tmobile all have devices that plug into your laptop to get internet. You can get satelite TV anywhere. The problem is tracking while your moving. If you just want TV at anchor use this Marine Satellite TV Tracking
If you want TV while you are underway you'll need a far more expensive system but it can be done. Then you need to sign-up with a satelite TV provider.