Chapter 1. The Evolution of Broadcasting

  1. Lars Tvede1,
  2. Peter Pircher2 and
  3. Jens Bodenkamp3

Published Online: 5 OCT 2001

DOI: 10.1002/0470841893.ch1

Data Broadcasting: Merging Digital Broadcasting with the Internet, Revised Edition

Data Broadcasting: Merging Digital Broadcasting with the Internet, Revised Edition

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Author Information

  1. 1

    The Fantastic Corporation, Zug, Switzerland

  2. 2

    The Fantastic Corporation, San Francisco, USA

  3. 3

    ETF Group Deutschland GmbH, München, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 OCT 2001
  2. Published Print: 15 JUL 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471485605

Online ISBN: 9780470841891

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Keywords:

  • data broadcasting;
  • television broadcasting;
  • satellite communication;
  • cable television;
  • television companies

Summary

The chapter introduces the concepts and history of broadcasting:

  • Definition of data broadcasting

  • The history of broadcasting

  • The history of television

  • The history of commercial satellite communication

  • The history of cable television

  • The commercial advantages of broadcasting