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Archive for February 3rd, 2010

Setanta Sports – Channel Distribution

February 3rd, 2010 by

So we all know that Setanta has ceased trading in England, Wales and Scotland, however it is still operating in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia and Africa. Now what does this mean for the distribution of the Premier League’s live UK television rights? Previously Premier League TV rights were split into six packages, each consisting of 23 live matches, making a total of 138 games being screened on live television each Football season.
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Innovativeness of Dish TV

February 3rd, 2010 by

The latest technology used by dish TV makes it very innovative with a host of new features. Dish TV media players are the output of high end technology.
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Enjoy Improved Entertainment With Dish TV

February 3rd, 2010 by

Satellite TV has changed the face of TV entertainment at present. Now you can watch your favorite shows on dish TV with amazing picture quality and may also get the best of TV entertainment with digital quality movie and sports channels.
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Traveling With Ease With Satellite Internet

February 3rd, 2010 by

If there is one thing that the current world economic situation has caused in the last two years, it is an increase in the amount of international travelers flocking to South America and Southeast Asia. With jobs being eliminated and housing prices dropping, people are having a hard time staying at home and finding not only a cheaper place to stay, but also a new profession. Many investment and mortgage bankers, in fact, have had to dump their old occupations and search for new careers within new industries, since the demand for their specific jobs no longer apply.

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Intelsat 16 launch preparations progress as planned

February 3rd, 2010 by

Pre-launch activities associated with the mid-February launch of an International Launch Services Proton M/Briz M launch vehicle with the Intelsat 16 satellite are nearing completion in Assembly and Testing Building (”MIK”) 92-A50 at Baikonur.
Other Posts:WGS satellite operations transitioned to CCS-C systemDelta II lofts second Italian dual-use radar satelliteThe Answer Lies in Value-Added ServicesNASA Taps Telenor, Verso To Modernize Satellite CommunicationsPreparations for next Ariane 5 launch on trackFCC okays GHL’s purchase of IridiumUSAF completes transition of GPS fleet to upgraded control systemAstrium to build Astra 1N for SES

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NASA awards for development of commercial crew transportation

February 3rd, 2010 by

NASA has awarded US$50 million through funded agreements to further the commercial sector’s capability to support transport of crew to and from low Earth orbit. This step is the first taken by NASA consistent with the U.S. President’s direction to foster commercial human spaceflight capabilities, the agency said.
Other Posts:Delayed Indian weather satellites now expected to launch 2008Astrium to study moon landings for DLRU.S. missile defence test satellite launchedGasp! LASP returns unspent money to NASABoeing Completes GOES-P Thermal Vacuum TestingSSTL Receives Lunar Orbiter Study ContractSwedish Space Corp. to support Chinese weather satelliteSoyuz TMA-15 docked with ISS

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