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TELE-satellite International —
In the world of sports there is one
TV channel that is known around the
world: ESPN. The ESPN abbreviation
came into existence with the found-
ing of the TV channel back in 1978 and
stands for “Entertainment and Sports
Programming Network”. But since 1984
it has only been known as ESPN.
Up to and including live transmis-
sions, ESPN produces all of its pro-
gramming from their studios in Bristol,
Connecticut in northeastern USA. Af-
ter the terrorist attacks in 2001, ESPN
greatly increased their security and as
a result no longer allow any visitors to
their studios. But there are exceptions
such as for relatives of ESPN employ-
ees. We were able to take part in one of