Dish Network BackgroundWritten by Troy Sapp
If you have been considering making switch from cable to satellite TV then chances are you have seen or heard of satellite company Dish Network. It can be overwhelming with all different ads and sales pitches you see online, on TV and also hear about from friends and family. The purpose of this article is to educate you on Dish Network Ė who they are, why you should choose them for your satellite provider and more! Continue reading below to find out more about Dish Network:
Dish Network is a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service that broadcasts satellite television and audio to households in U.S. Dish Network is owned by Echostar and was first launched back in March of 1996. Dish Network is DirecTVís number one rival and primary competitor within U.S. for satellite programming.
In 1996 when Dish Network was originally created they used an 18-ince satellite dish called Dish 300 that allowed satellite subscribers to receive a satellite signal from one satellite location. Currently, Dish Network employs 20-inch satellite dishes called Dish 500. The Dish 500 allows satellite subscribers to receive satellite signals from two different satellite locations simultaneously.
Dish Network VS Cable TelevisionWritten by Troy Sapp
Have you wanted to upgrade your regular cable to digital cable and then someone confused you by saying you should ditch cable all together and go with a satellite system? Then this article was meant for you! We are going to compare some of very basic things between cable and dish network.
While satellite service is growing in demand and gaining popularity across U.S. most people are still more apt to pick cable without realizing what they can possibly be missing out on what satellite television has to offer!
Satellite VS Cable Programming:
Cable television typically handles up to 260 different channels while Satellite TV and Dish Network are set up to handle many more channels. Satellite television is also more advanced in HDTV (High Definition Television). Yet another aspect of satellite that is growing in leaps and bounds.
Dish Network VS Cable Equipment:
A cable TV system requires cable be installed from within network to your home. Depending on where you live you may not even realize that there are still many areas that arenít equipped for both Dish Network and cable television. Along with cable wire you will need a receiver that is usually provided by cable company. If you are upgrading from regular cable to digital you will then need an additional receiver.
A Dish Network system requires a satellite dish as well as a receiver and a cable from dish to back of your television. The best part is, no digging in your back yard to lay wire down! Dish Network is definitely less hassle for installation!
Dish Network Reception VS Cable Reception: