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the Cost of Installation for Satellite Internet Access

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$ 359
Feb 2008
Monticello, AR
Installation for satellite internet access  more... close row
$ 150
Mar 2007
Jacksonville, Florida
Flat fee for satellite installation  more... close row
$ 0
Aug 2007
Jackson, Ohio
Free installation with 2 year contract  more... close row
$ 200
Oct 2007
San Francisco CA
Not convenient but necessary  more... close row
$ 125
May 2008
cachagua, california
Setup fee for wonderful satellite connection  more... close row
$ 400
Sep 2007
Pine Bluff, AR
Finally getting parents off of dial-up internet  more... close row
$ 0
Apr 2007
Pickerington, Ohio
Installation free with a two year contract  more... close row
$ 199
Jun 2007
Conesus, NY
Installer extremely inexperienced  more... close row
$ 30
Apr 2008
Racine, WI
A special on satellite installation  more... close row

Description of service

I recently had satellite internet service set up at my home. The reason I had switched is because they were running a special for $10.00/month for internet for 15 months and after 15 months it went up to $20.00, another reason is that cable prices for internet continue to rise. That $10.00 is not included in the price of my installation however, that is an ongoing monthly fee, the price of installation is as below:

Installation of satellite dish - $0.00

Installation & purchase of PC modem - $20.00

Labor for all installation - $0.00

Tip for installation Tech - $10.00

Review of Service

The service was great but it was quite lengthy. They had to run new wires for installation and had to test the system, which took the better part of the day. The technician arrived @ 8:00am (believe it or not, right on time) and worked until 2:00 pm only stopping for lunch break. It took a while for them to get it installed and tested but the tech was very professional and very competent. I was very pleased with the experience.


For home use the satellite internet is just fine. It's as good speedwise as DSL and is much cheaper than cable. However, I don't recommend it for a business solution for the reason of latency. The download times are great but upload times are not as fast, which makes using the service for work VPN connectivity and IP Phones not very practical. But for home internet usage I give it a thumbs up.

$ 40
Jun 2007
Bucharest, Romania
Family wanted satellite internet access  more... close row
$ 80
Jan 2007
Shellbyville, Kentucky
Last minute necessity for satellite internet  more... close row