At the Connected Home, we help people pick out their best options for TV and other internet services. for many people the answer is Satellite TV. Which frequently raises the question of just what is Satellite TV? And how does it work?
Conceptually, satellite TV is a lot like broadcast TV. It's a wireless system for delivering television programming directly to a viewer's house. Both broadcast television and satellite stations transmit programming via a radio signal.
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There are Five Main Components to a Satellite to Home TV transmission...
So just how high are these Satellites?
Satellite TV works by broadcasting video and audio signals fromgeostationary satellitesto satellite dishes on the Earth’s surface.
Back in the late 1950's and 60's satellites were science fiction come to life. Today, the globe is surrounded by thousands of them, doing everyday service for millions if not billions of humans around the world. While the technology has grown to be an every day reality, the skill to properly connect your home to the world via satellite tv still requires a sophisticated level of skill and expertize.
At The Connected Home we treat each new install with skill, knowledge and attention to detail