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DEFINITION: Direct broadcast satellite (DBS) refers to satellite television (TV) systems in which the subscribers, or end users, receive signals directly from geostationary satellites. Signals are broadcast in digital format at microwave frequencies. DBS is the descendant of direct-to-home (DTH) satellite services.A DBS subscriber installation consists of a dish antenna two to three feet (60 to 90 centimeters)  … 
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Conflicker Working Group - Lessons learned from Conflicker
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CW 500 Club – how organisations are sharing IT services to beat the downturn
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WHITE PAPER: Businesses, charities and local authorities are looking to cut their overheads by sharing their IT infrastructure, CIOs at Computer Weekly’s 500 Club heard last week.
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CW Special report on Atos
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CW+ Exclusive EquaTerra research: Taking the pulse of the European outsourcing market
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WHITE PAPER: EquaTerra is pleased to offer to Computer Weekly readers a custom, European focused edition of the results from its 2Q10 EquaTerra global business and information technology (IT) services Pulse survey.
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CW+: 500 Club case study: The Royal Mail approach to supplier relationship management
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CW+: Quocirca Report: Telecoms re-invention – death of the traditional telco
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CW+: Quocirca report: The perfect storm: time to review client computing strategies
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CW500: The technology behind the BBC's Olympics coverage (quick download)
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PRESENTATION: John Linwood Chief Technology Office at the BBC explains the "terrifying" challenge of providing live coverage of all events at the Olympics, in this presentation for Computer Weekly's 500 Club.
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CW500: The technology behind the BBC's Olympics coverage (video version)
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Deliver IT Services Effectively with Data Center Infrastructure Management
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Deliver Secure New Business Services
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WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores how you can deliver secure business services and improve customer experience.
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Dell ProSupport: Time is Money
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Computer Weekly 15 November 2011: Read this week's issue of the UK's leading technology publication, with all the latest news, analysis and opinion for IT managers
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Computer Weekly – 20 December 2011: Read this week’s issue, featuring: retail IT issues for Christmas; the cost of software failure; the founder of agile development
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Concurrent Computing for SCA Applications: Achieving Scalability in a Service-oriented Application Environment
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Consolidating Service Provider Points of Presence Using Virtualization to Optimize and Consolidate Networks
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the challenges that service providers are facing in the points of presence (POP), and presents the results of the NSP study quantifying the operational and capital savings possible through POP consolidation with virtualization. Read this white paper to learn how to improve the efficiency of POPs through virtualization.
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Converged Infrastructure Trend 2- New skill sets
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Core HR: The Foundation for Business Alignment
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Cut Coding for Faster Service Desk Deployments
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DIRECT BROADCAST SATELLITE DEFINITION (continued): …  in diameter, a conventional TV set, a signal converter placed next to the TV set, and a length of coaxial cable between the dish and the converter. The dish intercepts microwave signals directly from the satellite. The converter produces output that can be viewed on the TV receiver.A number of companies provide DBS and DTH service throughout the world. In the United States, DirecTV and EchoStar are the main vendors. Both of these corporations also provide satellite Internet service, which can be purchased for a monthly fee in addition to, or instead of, DBS TV service. In Canada, StarChoice and … 
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