Glossary Definition for: Bird-on-a-Wire

Satellite internet dishes need to be precisely aimed at the satellite providing data service. Rather than require a second dish for television reception, a BOW mounts additional receivers precisely offset on the same dish being used for data to also allow that dish to pick up satellite TV service too.

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This used to be commonly supported, but is rare now.

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