satellite television


Examples of satellite television in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cable and satellite television companies lost 1.8 million subscribers in the second quarter of this year, which added to the 1.9 million lost during the same period last year, analysts at MoffettNathanson said in a September report. Khristopher J. Brooks, CBS News, 22 Nov. 2023 The deal could signal more such deals to come, with cable and satellite television providers demanding content companies such as Disney provide their subscribers with access to their alluring streaming services often loaded with premium original shows and films. Oliver Darcy, CNN, 11 Sep. 2023 Iger’s vision for Disney this time around seems smaller and more targeted, a business that can leave the legacy of cable and satellite television behind it, and place it more squarely in competition (and possibly in partnership with) with streaming-only companies like Netflix, Apple, and YouTube. Alex Weprin, The Hollywood Reporter, 13 July 2023 Millions of West Africans rely on the French satellite television channel Canal+ to watch soccer. Elian Peltier, New York Times, 5 Aug. 2023 Fatemeh Sepehri, an Iranian women’s rights activist based in the holy city of Mashhad, appeared on a satellite television channel to harshly criticize the regime for killing protesters. Mohammad Ayatollahi Tabaar, Foreign Affairs, 12 Oct. 2022 Even though DirecTV relinquished the NFL Sunday Ticket package for consumers to Google’s YouTube TV beginning with the 2023 season, the satellite television provider will continue to broadcast games for commercial venues. Ryan Faughnder, Los Angeles Times, 30 May 2023 Such orbits are good for monitoring rapidly evolving weather or transmitting your satellite television signals. Marshall Shepherd, Forbes, 21 Apr. 2023 Downlinks would have used the DVB-S standard, originally developed for digital satellite television. IEEE Spectrum, 25 Oct. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of satellite television was in 1961

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“Satellite television.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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