How to Set Up Satellite TV Parental Controls: Guide and Tips

We'll help guide you in this setup to protect your little ones

Kyle Lemmon
Managing Editor
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April 19, 2018
2 min read

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Television programming is growing fast. Once there were only the very basic of shows, comprising of news, dramas and cartoons, but now there is a variety that is at times mind boggling. There’s good and bad in everything. TV shows are no different. Not everything is aired for everyone. There is certain TV content that is not for children. Parents worry constantly about how to shelter their children from things that could either give them nightmares or get them involved in the wrong actions.

Satellite TV gives you a solution for this problem. You can now control the access that children have to TV shows. All you have to do is first get a satellite TV connection and then learn to operate the parental guide setup. Satellite TV not only gives you a great sound and picture quality, it also allows you to decide which channels you want to watch.

The satellite TV service works by transmitting through a satellite. It provides services in urban as well as rural areas. That means that satellite TV is wherever you want it to be. The great thing is that the network does not breakdown even in severe weather. Be it snow, rain or a heavy wind, satellite connection works 98% of the time.

A variety of channels, more then 200, are available on satellite TV. Different packages are there which decide the number of channels you want to watch. The payment would also depend on how many channels you subscribe to. So, you can choose the channels you want to watch and even among them control the ones that your children watch.

After you have subscribed to a particular package of your choice, you can make a list of the channels that you don’t want your kids accessing. This would ensure that you don’t miss out anything. Then you can select the parental control option on your TV and set a password on all the channels that you want to restrict. Make sure that you decide on a password that is easy for you to remember but that your children cannot hack into. Finally, just check everything to see that the control is working properly.

Having satellite TV would put your mind at ease. Even when you are stuck at work, or out having dinner with a friend, you don’t have to stress about what your kids might be watching at home. The parental control would ensure that your child only watches what is allowed. It is almost as good as you keeping a check with your own eyes.

All of this and still the price of satellite TV service is the lowest in the market. Compared to cable TV, satellite TV is cheaper, more effective and gives the greatest results. Quality, quantity or price, whatever it is, satellite TV gives the best in all departments. Now you can leave home or take a nap without any worries. Your children will only be able to access those channels that you know can cause no harm to their young, innocent and easily impressionable minds.

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Kyle Lemmon
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Kyle Lemmon
Kyle has an unquenchable curiosity for how technology works. For the better part of a decade, he’s tested, torn apart, and talked about the lastest home security, internet, and TV-related tech. When he’s not digging in with the Reviews team, Kyle serves as Craig's underling a panelist on The Legendarium Podcast where he reviews science fiction and fantasy literature.

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