Broadcasting

Early Uplinkers: Doing Wheels And Dishes

By Robert N. Wold   There have been differing opinions as to when commercial satellite news gathering-using transportable uplinks-really began. The first live, remote, transportable-uplinked, satellite-relayed content was indeed "news gathering." On August 16, 1976, America’s three nationwide commercial networks-ABC, CBS and NBC-began several days of news coverage from the Republican Party’s political convention at […]

By | March 1, 2003

Satellite Network Management Systems: Power And Precision

by Peter J. Brown The satellite industry is looking for new opportunities while trying to keep up with the demand for more services. A steady proliferation of robust fixed, portable and mobile terminals and the ongoing attempts by network operators and service providers to squeeze as much revenue as possible out of every link on […]

By | February 1, 2003

Web Exclusive: Satellite Network Management Systems: More Power And Precision

by Peter J. Brown The satellite industry is looking for new opportunities while trying to keep up with the demand for more services. A steady proliferation of robust fixed, portable and mobile terminals, and the ongoing attempts by network operators and service providers to squeeze as much revenue as possible out of every link on […]

By | February 1, 2003

Dollars And Sense: The Cost Of Competition–A Good Deal For Consumers

by Armand Musey To the very end, Echostar CEO Charlie Ergen swore that if his Dish Network and DirecTV were not allowed to merge, the DBS companies were doomed to second tier status among the U.S. multichannel television providers and consumers everywhere would be forced to accept increasing subscriber rates. We disagree. While we readily […]

By | January 1, 2003

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