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Pictures from the Sky

Published 21 December 2022

It sounds amazing, but one day soon we could all be watching television that arrives at our homes from a satellite

Those extra TV buttons could mean less choice

Published 30 November 2022

Bill Cotton, recently promoted to head up the BBC’s future multichannels policy, on what he’s expecting by the year 2000

Telstar

Published 7 January 2022

The future is here: television across the Atlantic thanks to a satellite

Pay-TV vs. Free TV: May the best deal win

Published 9 August 2021

As the cable revolution spreads in the US, a new tier of channels starts to appear… ones you have to pay for. Will this ever catch on?

Project Telstar: Communications Experiment

Published 29 January 2021

A detailed, technical exploration of the Telstar satellite from 1962

Tonight’s satellite TV… in 1995

Published 7 June 2017

A look at what was on satellite television in the UK on Wednesday 7 June 1995

Direct broadcasting by satellite

Published 16 January 2017

The BBC in 1986 details what went wrong with the planned BBC/IBA satellite service

Eye in the sky

Published 26 June 2014

The development of intercontinental satellite television

A member of the Transdiffusion Broadcasting System
Liverpool, Tuesday 31 January 2023