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DISH Systems Satellite Education Portal

Do you find yourself scratching your head when trying to decide what TV to buy or what satellite equipment and services are best for you? We have so many choices today including satellite TV, HDTV, and DVRs that it is hard to understand what it all means.Here at DISH Systems we understand how difficult it may be to keep up with the many technologies available. To help you decide which system and services will best suit your needs we have included information on the following topics below.

Satellite 101 – DISH Systems Education Portal

Satellite 101 provides an overview on DBS or Direct Broadcast Satellite

» Learn About Satellite 101.

What is HDTV? – DISH Systems Education Portal

What is HDTV provides an overview of High Definition Television Sets, Receivers and Programming since High Def is becoming more and more prevalent and more people are asking “What is HD?”

» Learn About “What is HD?”

What is 100% Digital? – DISH Systems Education Portal

What does 100% Digital Mean? DISH Network’s programming packages are broadcast in 100% digital. If you’re not sure what that means exactly here’s some information on what digital television really is.

» Learn “What does 100% Digital Means?”

Analog vs. Digital vs. High-Definition – DISH Systems Education Portal

Analog vs. Digital vs. High-Definition TV What are the differences between Analog, Digital and High-Definition and which one is right for you?

» Learn About Analog vs. Digital vs. High-Definition.

The Satellite Dictionary – DISH Systems Education Portal

Satellite Dictionary will help you learn what all of the top satellite industry terms and acronyms mean.

» Learn About The Satellite Dictionary.

What is DTV? – DISH Systems Education Portal

“What is DTV” provides an overview on Digital Television (DTV) and how the FCC is transitioning to this advanced broadcasting technology on February 17, 2009. DTV enables broadcasters to offer television with better picture and sound quality. It can also offer multiple programming choices, called multicasting, and interactive capabilities.

» Learn About “What is DTV?”

Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act – DISH Systems Education Portal

The FCC’s Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act Page is a FCC web page on the Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act. It answers questions about issues involving the television broadcast industry, the direct-to-home satellite industry, and also for consumers who subscribe to satellite carriers for their video programming. This legislation is called the Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act (“SHVIA”).

» Learn About The Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act.