Satellite Television is another form of broadcasting which allows tv subscribers to get relay signals through satellite. First satellite was launched by Soviet Union on October 4, 1957. Satellite initiated television broadcasting on march 1, 1978.
There are three categories of Satellite Television which are mentioned below
Direct Broadcast Satellite(DBS).
Direct to Home Television(DHT).
Many experts feel that the Satellite tv has an edge over Cable tv simply because it is rapidly growing, price changes according to the channels selected and 100% digital quality.Hence it is no suprise that it is widely used in various countries such as USA, Germany, Japan, UK, France etc.
Other notable advantages of Satellite tv are as follows
Different Variety of Programming Packages.
High Definition Sound and Picture Quality.
Choice of so many channels.
Accessibilty of different programs in foreign languages.
Includes time-skipping option.
Most famous Satellite Televisions are:
DirecTV:Foundation year – 1990Headquarters – California, USA
60 movies / month + sports
Dish Network:Foundation year – 1996Headquarters – Meridian, Colorado, USA
75 movies / month + sports
Similarities Between Dish Network and Direct TV
Local channels are provided by default.
24*7 customer service.