Remote area TV and internet

by Altona Stu @, Wednesday, October 04, 2017, 16:58 (17 days ago) @ Gringo Viejo

If I understand correctly, all satellite TV satellites are in geostationary orbit above the equator so they are all available to Mexico but US and Canadian satellite TV providers do not have broadcast rights into Mexico so they can't legally let you watch the same shows in Mexico as are available back home. Despite this restriction, somehow Mexican sports bars show Canadian Shaw Direct (satellite) hockey games and US satellite as well. I imagine, in the case of Shaw, they have a Canadian who receives and pays the bill without Shaw being aware of exactly where the dish is located.

If I am right and if you are okay with some subterfuge, I don't see why you couldn't do as the sports bars do. Just don't call the Canadian or US tech support phone number from Mexico if you have a problem.


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