Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS)

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Powerful communications satellites that beam programming to receiving dishes at earth stations.

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  • direct broadcast satellite — Television. See DBS. * * * …   Universalium

  • Direct Broadcasting Satellite — Vergleich von BSS und FSS Direct Broadcasting Satellite (DBS), auch Direct Broadcast Satellite, ist ursprünglich die Bezeichnung für Satelliten die zum Direktempfang von Rundfunk (Fernsehen; Radio) mit „kleinen“ Satellitenantennen durch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • direct broadcast by satellite — /daɪˌrekt ˌbrɔ:dkɑ:st baɪ sætəlaɪt/ noun TV and radio signals broadcast over a wide area from an earth station via a satellite, received with a dish aerial. Abbr DBS …   Marketing dictionary in english

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  • DBS — (Direct Broadcast Satellite) high powered digital television system in which signals are broadcast directly to customers homes via satellite and are received by small antennas (Telecommunications) …   English contemporary dictionary

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