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RTV 3007 Ch3 Lesson - Communication Satellites Alternatives to Cable o Satellite Competition – less than half a century old has come into its own

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Unformatted text preview: Communication Satellites Alternatives to Cable o Satellite Competition – less than half a century old, has come into its own o Response to Sputnik in 1957 o 1962 AT&T Telstar I Alternatives to Cable o Author Arthur Clarke proposed satellite in geostationary orbiting belt 22,300 miles above the earth Orbits Geostationary n 22,300 Mile Orbit n Orbital Belt (“Clarke Belt”) above equator n “Fixed” location How Satellites Impacted Television Removed Landline Network Bottleneck n New Services Made Cable Attractive n More Ad Hoc and Syndication Networks How Satellites Impacted Television Greater Capability n Sports n Live Entertainment How Satellites Impacted Television Satellite News Gathering and News Consortia n More Station News Programming n Less Affiliate Reliance on Network Newsfeeds How Satellites Impacted Television...
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This note was uploaded on 08/27/2011 for the course RTV 3007 taught by Professor Staff during the Summer '08 term at University of Florida.

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RTV 3007 Ch3 Lesson - Communication Satellites Alternatives to Cable o Satellite Competition – less than half a century old has come into its own

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