Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Satellite TV providers are in the midst of a revolution, supplying popular family shows, news, movies, sport, documentaries and other products to a growing swarm of eager subscribers who are willing to pay for in-home entertainment. The introduction of high-definition TV vastly improved the quality of shows and attracted subscribers even as disposable income dropped during the recession. Over the next five years, the industry will face escalating competition from other media. Therefore, more aggressive marketing tactics are expected to cut slightly into industry profit... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Satellite TV providers do not rely on business location to succeed. While some larger content operations are conducted near content providers (in New York or Los Angeles), most are spread throughout the United States. In addition to programming centers, most providers also operate several uplink facilities in order to connect with satellites in orbit and ensure the smooth, continual transmission of broadcasts.
Satellite TV providers generate revenue from subscribers who are spread throughout the United States. Although there is a higher proportion of subscribers in more remote areas (because they are often not wired for cable TV), the industry's revenue generally stems from states in proportion to their share of the US population... purchase to read more