Technology / Television (TV) / Direct Broadcast Via Satellite (DBS): Subscribers receive programs via a small satellite dish. The signal is digitized and compressed via a proprietary format and decompressed by a set-top box. In most cases it is viewed on a analog TV. Some DBS companies are beginning to offer DTV and HDTV content. To receive these services you must have a special receiver and DTV set.
Broadcast Verb Synonyms: air, transmit, relay, radio, televise, telecast
Broadcast Noun Synonyms: programme, show, transmission, telecast
Direct Verb Synonyms: guide, lead, conduct, pilot, steer, show or point (the way), be at the helm, advise, counsel, instruct, mastermind,her, escort
Direct Adjective Synonyms: manage, handle, run, administer, govern, regulate, control, operate, superintend, supervise, command, head up, rule, call the shots
Technology / Television (TV) / Multi-Satellite Dish: It is often necessary for consumers to use a multi-satellite TV system, such as the directv Oval 5 LNB Slimeline Dish or DISH Networks DISH 1000. This would normally be required to access programming, MORE
Technology / Television (TV) / Multi-Switch (Or Multi-Satellite Switch Or Matrix-Switch): If you want to hook up more receivers than your dish can accommodate, you can use a multiswitch to split up the satellite feed without compromising signal quality. Some multiswitches allow you to add MORE