With the evolution of digital satellite television, you can foresee that television has come a long way. The Satellite TV is a part of communication service that involves transmission of TV signals through different communication satellites orbiting around the earth.
The most familiar use of communication satellite is transmission of television programs to worldwide TV subscribers. With the advancements in broadcasting technology, different types of transmissions are now supported through receivers and transmitters.
Generally satellite television is classified into three categories that include Direct broadcast satellite (DBS), Television receive-only (TVRO) and Direct to Home television (DTH). These different categories of satellite TVs provide hundred’s of TV channels and offer wide range of communication services to the customers.
Advantages of Satellite TV:
- The viewers can record their favorite programs, pause or rewind the program that they watch.
- It supports high definition picture quality and standard sound.
- It provides easy access to programs that get telecasted in foreign languages.
- Provides easy subscription to different channels at low prices.
When it comes to countries using satellite TV, nearly 16,000,000 households in America have a home satellite antenna and Germany stays next to US with 12,900,00 households powered by satellite TV.
Few popular service providers that offer satellite television services globally include DirecTV, Dish Network, Time Warner cable and Comcast.