Dish Network Company History

Written by Kate Ivy and Gary Davis


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But then, thatís nothing new. EchoStar has been full of firsts. Each year, EchoStar and DISH Network have reaffirmed their standing by realizing new levels of service and cutting-edge technology. Partnering with communication masters such as SBC and Earthlink, DISH Network has been able to offer even greater discounts and services inrepparttar form of bundled packages. Ranked No. 1 in Customer Satisfaction among Cable/Satellite TV Subscribers by J.D. Power and Associates, DISH Network reached their 10 millionth customer milestone in 2004 and boasts an impressive satellite network withrepparttar 138203 capacity to provide hundreds of channels of digital video, audio and data services via DISH Network service to homes, businesses and schools throughoutrepparttar 138204 United States. With over 20,000 employees, EchoStar and DISH Network remain dedicated torepparttar 138205 delivery and advancement of Direct Broadcast Satellite worldwide.

DISH Network of Tomorrow

Whatís onrepparttar 138206 horizon for EchoStar and DISH Network?

The satellite industry continues to grow and expand, creating new opportunities and exciting, innovative technologies. High definition television and digital video recording are just two great examples of how far a little ingenuity can take you. DISH Network recognizes this unlimited potential in satellite broadcasting and continues to look ahead, exploring new services and programming choices for its customers. Withrepparttar 138207 passage ofrepparttar 138208 Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act of 2004 (SHVERA), DISH Network anticipatesrepparttar 138209 possibility of distant high definition TV network channels withinrepparttar 138210 next few years.

Whateverrepparttar 138211 future holds, there are two things you can be sure of: itís bound to be exciting and EchoStar and DISH Network will continue to leadrepparttar 138212 pack.

About the Authors: Gary Davis is owner of Dish Network Satellite TV and has written numerous articles on the satellite television industry. Kate Ivy has written for a variety of publications and websites and is the owner of Ivygirl Media & Design.


How Satellite TV Works

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Satellite, Meet My TV

With its capabilities well established, it was only a matter of time beforerepparttar media industry began ponderingrepparttar 138202 satelliteís potential in television.

Like traditional broadcasting antennas, satellite television works with radio waves as well but with a much broader range. The older, larger dishes transmitted analog signals that rarely required decoding. Todayís smaller dish systems send digital signals, which produce a higher quality of sound and video. This digital signal is encoded into MPEG-2 format Ėrepparttar 138203 same format as your DVDís - and transmitted to your receiver box where it is decoded and translated into an analog signal that is then fed to your television. Why allrepparttar 138204 fuss? Digital produces enhanced video and audio that you just canít get from analog.

So how does it all work?

In order to receive satellite programming, youíll need a broadcast satellite provider. These providers have contracted withrepparttar 138205 various programming providers such as HBO, Showtime and of course, all your local channels. The programming providers send their programming torepparttar 138206 satellite providers who in turn send it back out via satellite to your dish. It is then transmitted fromrepparttar 138207 dish to your receiver box where it is decrypted and shown on your television.

Satellite television gives usrepparttar 138208 ability to have a seemingly endless supply of programming without bulky equipment or a multitude of unique connections. And because satellite technology is wireless, you haverepparttar 138209 freedom to move your entertainment system as much as youíd like.

About the Authors: Gary Davis is owner of Dish Network Satellite TV and has written numerous articles on the satellite television industry. Kate Ivy has written for a variety of publications and websites and is the owner of Ivygirl Media & Design.


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