Digital TV Over Broadband: Harvesting Bandwith offers a clear overview of how technological developments are revolutionizing television. It details the recent shift in focus from HDTV to a more broadly defined DTV and to the increasing importance of webcasting for interactive television. Digital Television examines the recent industry toward a combination of digital services, including the use of the new bandwidth for additional channels of programming, as well as some high definition television. The book discusses the increasingly rapid convergence of telecommunications, television and computers and the important role of the web in the future of interactive programming. This new edition not only covers the new technology, but also demonstrates practical uses of the technology in business models.The first satellite dish available to consumers was TVRO, standing for TV-receive- only. ... and 4 GHz (downlink) signals were handled by GEOS, and the large 10- to 15-foot-diameter dishes were called C-band earth stations. ... The main reason is that the new dishes are so much cheaper and easier to install and use.
|Title||:||Digital TV Over Broadband|
|Author||:||Joan Van Tassel|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2013-10-08|