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The Advantages Of Satellite TV

Nov 28, 2007
Since its introduction, satellite television has come a very long way and offers more conveniences and options these days than cable television has ever been able to offer the average consumer. If you are like most people, you want to have as much control over your entertainment as possible and satellite television service creates that possibility.

Being able to pick and choose which channels to allow to be broadcast from the televisions in your home is just one of the many new features that satellite television is able to offer you and your family. This protects your children from being able to watch certain channels that you know for certain you do not want them to, either by having the channel accessible using a password or by simply cutting the channel out of your service package altogether.

Not only can you block or remove entire channels from your package, but you can also choose what hours the television is able to be watched. This is great for parents who need to make sure that their children only watch so much television every day or want to make sure that their children complete their homework or chores before watching may begin.

Television shows and movies can also be blocked by their rating or content in most satellite systems. This enables parents to further monitor what their children are allowed to watch, even when the parent is not at home or leaves the children in the care of other adults who may not be as particular about what the children watch.

Pay per view channels are available for the nights that you are either unable to go out to the theater or just unwilling. Using this feature of your satellite system may even end up saving you money, since the gas to get to the theater, tickets, and concessions all cost money. So, why not stay and watch the movie that you have been waiting on in the comfort of your own home instead of going out?

Shopping channels are also available for those subscribers that enjoy shopping from the couch and are available in different varieties, from jewelry and clothes to electronics and even sometimes adult products.

Some satellite services offer game channels where you are able to play games with other subscribers or against the system. Game channels like this typically cost extra, though.

In addition to these conveniences, satellite television also typically offers a clearer picture than cable television service does.
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