Awesome Advancements in Satellite TV Technology by NguyenTong1


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									Awesome Advancements in Satellite TV Technology
Satellite television technology has come a long way since it first emerged on the scene on a limited basis over 40 years ago. In fact, the technology
has advanced significantly even from the not too distant past when huge chunks of metal that took up large portions of your real estate were needed in
order to receive a signal. Today, the advances in satellite TV technology are revolutionizing the entertainment industry.

From C-Band to Digital
One of the earlier significant innovations in Satellite TV technology was the jump from C-band radio transmission to digital. Early programming was
broadcast in the c-band radio frequency range of 3.7 gigahertz (GHz) to 6.4-GHz. Today, satellite TV programming is delivered digitally in the Ku
frequency range of 11.7 to 14.5 GHz. This resulted in a much better sound and picture quality.

High Definition TV
Picture quality made another astounding jump in the 1990s with the introduction of high definition television, or HD TV. HD pictures have 1-2 million
pixels, or dots of color, per frame, which is 5 times greater than traditional pictures. Many people mistakenly believe that having an HDTV will provide
HD quality pictures. While it is necessary to have an HDTV to get an HD quality picture, the source must also be delivered in HD quality.

In addition to having a television capable of emitting high definition pictures, it is also necessary to have a receiver that is designed for use with high
definition televisions and capable of receiving high definition broadcasting. For this reason, it may be necessary to upgrade the receiver in order to
receive high definition programming on your HD television.

Though quickly progressing, HD TV is still a young and emerging technology. Programming is delivered by some satellite and cable TV providers. The
specially formatted shows offer a stunning picture with greatly enhanced details. However, not every program or channel is available in high definition,
and each provider offers slightly different programming options. Additionally, cable HD programming options may be limited to certain service areas.
As this satellite television technology continues to develop, programming providers are increasing the number of programs available in high definition.

The number and quality of HD televisions on the market is increasing with consumer demand, including those at very affordable price points. As the
popularity of high definition television programming increases, the number of programs available will also likely increase.

About the Author
Johney Maron loves to watch all the outdoor channels, so he went looking for satellite TV services that could offer him the best line-up. Whether you'll
want HD channels with an HD satellite receiver or great movie channels, DISH TV has you covered.


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