12-30-2015 9:47 AM
No, it does not have to. But connecting it gives you video on demand and restart feature among others.
- edited 03-20-2017 11:33 AM
Hi! I'm changing internet companies and will be canceling HughesNet and going to a Verizon Hot Spot. What do I need to do to hook up my Directv to the Verizon Hotspot?
03-20-2017 11:34 AM
its not recommenced to connect to a metered data
but an hr24 would need a wireless adapter
03-20-2017 11:40 AM
Do you have any suggestions? Our wireless router isn't working well for our family. The Hotspot works well for laptops, etc. Do I have any options?
03-20-2017 11:45 AM
this is the part
but remember streaming video uses gigabytes of data
it wont take much to reach your datacap
03-20-2017 11:47 AM
btw, as a rural customer with no access to broadband, i just ignore those features
you dont need internet, its just a convenience if you can get it.
03-21-2017 9:55 AM
Will I still be able to get video on demand without internet? Sometimes we like to get a movie! Also, will it affect streaming tv on an iPhone?
03-21-2017 10:00 AM
internet will be required for on demand, and some (but not all) ppv.
it will also be required to stream certain things from the dvr to you iphone
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