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Free Live Streaming WiFi Dish TV on Southwest Airlines is Awesome

I enjoyed 3 hours of live TV on a recent flight to my laptop, iPad and iPod.  It was easy to use and was free. If you want internet access this is an additional cost of $4 to $8 depending on the length of your flight.

Using your own laptop, tablet or smartphone, you will have unlimited access to both live channels and on-demand television shows at no cost.  You can watch CNBC, Fox, MSNBC, Golf Channel, NBC, NFL and a bunch of other stations.  See more available content & stations below.

What kind of device do I need?

You will be able to test your device prior to purchasing TV or movies. The inflight entertainment offerings are available on WiFi-enabled devices (802.11g/n) that meet the following minimum requirements:

Windows Devices Minimum Requirements
  • Operating System: Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
  • Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x (or higher), Firefox 11.x (or higher), Google Chrome 18.x (or higher).
  • Plug-ins: Adobe Flash Player 10.0.22 (or higher)
Apple Minimum Requirements (iPad, iPod, Macs)
  • Operating System: OSX 10.6.x, or 10.7.x
  • Browser: Safari 5.x (or higer), Firefox 11.x (or higher), Google Chrome 18.x (or higher)
  • Plug-ins: Adobe Flash Player 10.0.22 or higher
  • iOS Requirements: Compatible with iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S, iPod touch: 3rd & 4th generation, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.2 or later.
Android Requirements: Only select devices are supported at this time.

The live TV channel lineup includes: Bravo CNBC FOX 5 New York (WNYW) FOX Business Network FOX News Channel Golf Channel MLB.com (Major League Baseball), when games are available MSNBC NBC 4 (WNBC) NFL Network Select episodes from: 30 Rock Downton Abbey Grimm House Law & Order Law & Order: SVU Parenthood Parks and Recreation Royal Pains Smash The Office Top Chef Up All Night Whitney Available movies: Babe Back To The Future Definitely, Maybe Despicable Me Field of Dreams Jurassic Park King Kong Letters to Juliet Man on a Ledge Meet the Fockers Nanny McPhee Notting Hill Once Pride and Prejudice Red The Adjustment Bureau The Bourne Identity The Bourne Supremacy The Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift The Hunger Games The Mummy The Three Musketeers The Twilight Saga: Eclipse The Twilight Saga: New Moon Tower Heist Twilight Warrior

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