Today there are millions of expatriates — people living abroad for work, retirement, school, and proximity to families. These expatriates aren’t quite ready to give everything up from their homeland. They want to feel connected with their native community and watching homegrown TV in their...

Decades of investment in proprietary set-tops requiring expensive “home installation” has paid off. Twenty, thirty and fifty channel systems in the 1970s turned into many hundreds of channels by the 1990’s. Rivers of fresh, specialized content filled every audience niche. ...