Does satellite work well with Live?

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#1 Posted by clh_05 (441 posts) -

Or is it crappy and lag alot?

#2 Posted by clh_05 (441 posts) -
I meant satellite internet btw.
#3 Posted by KoFoNiO (938 posts) -

Actually it doesnt work at all. This is from xbox.com:

The performance of Xbox Live will vary by ISP and network conditions on the Internet. Not all Internet service providers support Xbox Live play. Dial-up (for example, 56K), ISDN, and satellite Internet services are not supported.

#4 Posted by teebeenz (4362 posts) -
I meant satellite internet btw.clh_05
Satelite has an epic latency, often 2-3x more than the minimum needed for a dialup game. Unless you're on a terrestrial system hooked up via ISDN or something you wont have a hope in hell in using any such service.
#5 Posted by clh_05 (441 posts) -
Bummer, thanks for the help.
#6 Posted by NeoGen85 (4157 posts) -
Pretty much Satellite has been notorious with not cooperating with online gamers period for years.
#7 Posted by dmizzy (4 posts) -

I have wildblue Satellite internet and the laging on halo 3 is just stupid does anybody have anything that can speed my connection up

#8 Posted by BelatedNoob (431 posts) -
DONT GET SATELLITE. I had it for about 2 months, and its sooo laagy on xbl with it. I hate it, NO RECOMMENDATION.
#9 Posted by dmizzy (4 posts) -
i live out in the country and the only thing is satellite or dial up witch is better for xbox live
#10 Posted by stevoluvmunch (1176 posts) -

i live out in the country and the only thing is satellite or dial up witch is better for xbox livedmizzy

NO XBOX LIVE FOR YOU

#11 Posted by Eddie5vs1 (6085 posts) -

i live out in the country and the only thing is satellite or dial up witch is better for xbox livedmizzy

Dial-up is a no-go as XBL won't allow it. Satellite internet service would be fine for a silver account as all you would be doing is downloading things. If you want the gold service and the ability to play others online, satellite won't cut it. The ping for satellite is 200+ while dsl and cable are usually below 50ms. The higher ping means lag all over the place. Sorry, but it seems you're out of luck until you ger dls or cable out your way.

#12 Posted by dmizzy (4 posts) -
is there any other internet providers you now that may come out this far Waycross,Georgia
#13 Posted by Eddie5vs1 (6085 posts) -

is there any other internet providers you now that may come out this far Waycross,Georgiadmizzy

i would check with your local telephone providers to see if they have dsl available. I know that Dish Network is also offering dsl, but I'm not sure who qualifies.

#14 Posted by dmizzy (4 posts) -

thank for your comments i have dish network and will see if i can get dsl thank you

#15 Posted by Eddie5vs1 (6085 posts) -

thank for your comments i have dish network and will see if i can get dsl thank you

dmizzy

no problem, hope it works out for you. If it does, feel free to send me an invite.