Delivered through a communications satellite and received either by a dish or set-top box, satellite TV often provides a cost-effective and comprehensive alternative for consumers seeking TV where traditional cable providers do not offer services. An Earth-to-satellite-to-Earth configuration, the technology works by feeding a signal from an uplink dish that’s pointed toward a specific satellite in space. There, signals are transmitted and then received by a transponder that sends a signal back to Earth at a different frequency. The Satellite TV channel here on Satellite.TMCnet.com is your source for breaking industry news, featured articles, case studies, white papers and podcasts covering direct broadcast via satellite, television receive-only and other satellite TV technologies.
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