One of the biggest reasons why people upgrade to satellite television is to be able to have access to a much larger quantity of channels. People also want the hard to get channels and the popular channels that not all cable companies offer. With satellite television people enjoy the variety and extensive amounts of channels that your have at your finger tips.
The first satellite TV provider we will look at is DirecTV. With DirecTV you can chose to have a channel selection ranging from only 40 channels all the way up to over 400 channels. You can get basic channels, hard to get channels, high definition channels, XM radio channels, HBO channels, Cinemax channels, ShowTime channels and extra sports channels in your channel selection provided to you from DirecTV. With DirecTV you can get channels for every one in the family. Some examples of channels you will be able to receive are Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, TNT, PBS, ESPN. ESPN2, Speed, Court TV, VH1, Bravo, CNN, ABB, Disney channel, Discovery channel, The History channel, Lifetime, and SCI FI. The next satellite service provider is Dish Network, which offers an equal variety of channels as well.With a variety of packages available from Dish Network, including 40 family friendly channels to over 200 of America's favorite channels, you will be sure to choose something which suits your family the best. With pretty much every package offering from Dish Network, you can watch all kinds of sports, cartoons for the kids, stay up to date with the latest news, and learn something everyday with educational programs. If your TV can take advantage of the latest in HDTV techonology, both service providers offer a mix of HD channels to choose from as well. Watching your favorite sports and other programs in high definition is always a treat, so get this service if you can, you won't regret it. I have always been a technology buff, so HD channels really excite me.