DIRECPC TWO-WAY SATELLITE ACCESS

DirecPC is the satellite Internet service offered by Hughes. It’s been frustrating up to now because it requires a dialup connection for your outgoing traffic. A two-way, always-on satellite connection will be available soon, but it appears that you’ll have to sign up with one of DirecPC’s partners to get the service at first. The most appealing choice is Earthlink, a big ISP that hasn’t exactly distinguished itself with its cruddy DSL service. But you can hope for the best. Here’s their press release with more information.