Uses and abuses of satellite tv channels composition: Satellite TV Channels are the most widespread modes of entertainment in the present world. These channels have great contribution to our knowledge and education. They also have great recreational value. But at the same time
they have some negative sides too.
Satellite TV Channels: Satellite TV Channels are television channels that broadcast programmes by means of satellite. The broadcast programmes are received in STVR or Satellite Television Receiver which we call dish antenna. The programmes are then shown on television screens linked to the STVR.
Satellite Channels and Bangladesh: Bangladesh imported the concept of satellite channels for the first time in 1992 by allowing BBC and CNN to telecast their programmes. But those channels would telecast their programmes in Bangladesh through BTV. However, satellite TV channels have become accessible throughout the country by means of STVR or dish antenna. Nowadays, Bangladeshi people can enjoy more than 100
satellite TV channels.
Uses of Satellite TV Channels: Satellite TV Channels are satisfying people’s interest and demand for entertainment, knowledge and information very efficiently. They provide people with round the clock news service and keep them informed of the latest affairs happening around the globe. Various Channels like Discovery, National Geography, History etc. telecast reports on new discoveries, animal world, weather, agriculture, world heritage etc. Some channels show reports and analysis on financial activities around the
world while some other telecast cultural programmes, movies, dramas, live sports etc. So, we see that satellite TV channels play a significant role in upgrading the standard of life.
Abuses of Satellite TV Channels: Satellite TV Channels leave some bad effects on the viewers, especially on the youngsters. Many satellite TV channels telecast obscene and vulgar films, dramas, music videos etc. which degrade the moral standard of our youngsters. Over action and violence in films often make young people more aggressive. Moreover, young people, nowadays, are so fond of satellite TV channels that their lifestyle is greatly influenced. So, many people consider satellite TV channels to be a
cultural assault of the western countries on the developing countries.
Conclusion: In spite of having some demerits, we can not but admit satellite TV channels, the boons of modern science and technology. Therefore, we should take great care in handling these great media. We should appreciate anything positive and constructive of these channels and carefully avoid anything harmful.
Uses and abuses of satellite tv channels composition 2:
Satellite Television has added a new dimension to our television recreation. During the last two/three years it has become a fashion of having an access to the satellite television programmes. The government permission of importing dish antenna has largely contributed to this recent development. Satellite Television in fact receives and projects television programmes broadcast by different famous television networks of the world. This happens through satellite. Thus with the help of satellite TV we can have an access to the television of different countries and distant broadcasting centers. We have so entered a world of plenty, variety and cross culturalism in respect of TV recreation.
Activities of satellite TV channels: With the help of satellite TV we
can now watch the programmes of world famous broadcasting centers
like America’s Cable News Network, British Broadcasting Corporation,
Zee TV of India, Pakistan TV, China TV, Prime Sports, Star Plus, Music
TV etc. Most of there programmes we receive through Hongkong. The TV
watchers of Bangladesh are now really In a good number of choices.
One can now easily switch on one’s desired button and enter into
programme after his liking and taste. Satellite TV, so, has traced us
from the monotony of only Bangladesh TV we had to enjoy. Satellite TV
has also extended the time of our recreation. We can now, at anytime of
the day watch one of the other television programme of the world.
Different items and categories of programmes are now accessible to us.
For example, from music TV we can enjoy hearing music of many
countries. Prime sport covers specifically all important sports
programmes of the world. The cable News Network covers round the
clock, the world news and their analysis.
The usefulness of Satellite TV channel: What is very important
with satellite TV is that it gives us almost the first hand idea of the
developments and culture of different countries. It helps us understand
the culture and people of other countries. It thus helps bring the
peoples of the world close to each other through mutual understanding.
It is really making the world smaller and bringing the world to our
parlors. We can be aware of other cultures and enrich our own by taking
the better, sweeter and more enjoyable of other cultures. We can also thus
take effective steps to familiarize ourselves and our culture to the foreign
spectators. Our store of information and knowledge in enriched.
Abuses of Satellite TV channels: But satellite TV is not all boons.
There are harmful sides of it too. First is the harmful influence of the
allen culture. This is never desirable at the cost of our national identity
and national culture. Then the accessibility of any progarmme at any
time of the day and of any field or taste claim more time from the
spectators. Excess harms their activities, study and other modes of
recreation. This also develops mania in many and dullens sensibility.
This blocks our outdoor recreation which is essential for our better
growth. National broadcasting is out shadowed. Projection of national
culture becomes less effective.
Conclusion: Whatever be the fact, every age has its technological
change. A country can not remain aloof from it. It has to keep abreast of
others. Demand of the masses can not be ignored. What is important for
us is to be mature spectators of satellite TV not to be carried away by it.