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November 14, 2012

ESPN Dish Farm Distributes Sports Programming to Millions

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN

ESPN is home to 26 antennas, 23 of which reside on the10-acre dish "farm" in Southington, Connecticut adjacent to ESPN's headquarters.

The teleport farm, constructed in 2009 after an 18-month process, is a surreal sight. The "dishes" are vital to what ESPN does – communicating with satellites located 22,000 miles above the Earth and then distributing content to 256 million households throughout 190 countries and territories.

Topics: ESPN