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- n. a television system in which the signal is transmitted to an orbiting satellite that receives the signal and amplifies it and transmits it back to earth
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In 2005, a satellite television station in Hunan Province aired a contest called The Mongolian Cow Sour Yogurt Super Girl Contest, and viewers were invited to text-message in their votes for a winner.
A typical example: The Saudi satellite television station Iqraa broadcast an interview with a three-year-old Egyptian girl named Basmallah, who answered a question about Jews by declaring: “They are apes and pigs.”
A group spearheaded by Warren Lieberfarb, president of Warner Home Video, and myself believed a new, digital product was needed to compete with satellite television and digitally delivered television, which were on the horizon.