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Definition of satellite television

Examples of satellite television in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Live sports is now the top reason people cite for subscribing to cable or satellite television hook-ups, said Dennis Deninger, a longtime ESPN employee and now a professor in the Falk College of Sport & Human Dynamics at Syracuse University. David Bauder, Star Tribune, 22 Mar. 2021 A year ago, James urged the seven major cable and satellite television providers in the state to provide financial relief to consumers by reducing or eliminating fees attributable to live sports programming. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 24 July 2019 Among the amenities, the furnished accommodations include quartz countertops, a cooktop and microwave, kitchenette table, satellite television, queen beds and a private ten-foot deck. Anna Caplan, Dallas News, 18 Jan. 2021 Don’t forget, satellite communication devices require a subscription to a third-party satellite communication system, much like a cellphone service plan or satellite television. The Editors, Field & Stream, 1 Sep. 2020 Sonos audio and wireless Internet is distributed throughout the home, and each bedroom comes with a satellite television., 31 Aug. 2020 The network, found on cable and satellite television systems across the U.S. in the Bahamas and parts of Africa, now airs in 90 million homes. Carol Cain, Detroit Free Press, 29 Aug. 2020 The Andiamo, worth about $7 million, has five cabins, satellite television and docking stations for several personal watercraft, @TMZ_tv reported., 22 Aug. 2020 The case ended in a historic defeat for the government, which had argued that AT&T would have the ability to use Time Warner’s Turner networks as a weapon against competitors of its DirecTV satellite television service. Dylan Tokar, WSJ, 1 July 2020

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First Known Use of satellite television

1961, in the meaning defined above

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“Satellite television.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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