The advantages are many.
The best way to learn the advantages is to call a sales consultant and have a conversation with them. The advantages are almost always specific to the customer.
Some of the basic differences are:
• The way the signal is delivered
• The number of HD channels
• Advanced Receiver Features
• Advanced online viewing
• Newer technology
Satellite TV typically delivers a higher quality product to the customer at a competitive rate. Sometimes this rate is less, sometimes it is more. The real reason most people switch is because Cable TV is an old an relatively unreliable technology. Satellite TV is considered by many to be an upgrade from Cable TV.