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Archive for November 19th, 2009

Digital Dish TV? The Truth About it – Read Before You Join

November 19th, 2009 by

We are bombarded by all media with ads about satellite TV. More and more people are switching the old cable with satellite dishes. One of the two major providers of this type of service for the USA is Dish Net. Here I will explain what they are what it is and what you are getting when you decide to buy.
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DVB Television? The Very First Thing That You Should Know When Choosing One

November 19th, 2009 by

DVB Television has been so popular nowadays. It gains speed extremely fast and everybody is switching from plain old cable television to this new standard. In this article I will explain what this is in order for you to make the best decision when choosing your provider.

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New launch date for Intelsat-14

November 19th, 2009 by

The Atlas V Intelsat-14 launch has been rescheduled.
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Construction of Angara launch facilities may be delayed

November 19th, 2009 by

For more than two years, i.e. since March 2007, no delays had been announced for Russia’s new Angara family of rockets. This may have been a record in the 15+ year history of the project, but the next delay is now on the horizon.
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Japanese ‘waste cutting’ panel recommends scrapping GX

November 19th, 2009 by

A panel tasked with cutting Japanese government spending has recommended scrapping the GX rocket project because of its high cost.
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Eutelsat W7 pre-launch details

November 19th, 2009 by

A Proton M/Briz M is to launch Eutelsat W7 on 23 November, 1419 from Baikonur, Kazakhstan.
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