But D* won't be able to deliver all of those movies via satellite. CATV and telcos will likely carry a lot of the D* VOD content.
A channel is still a channel. Not a VOD program. If that is the case, then D* will have hundreds to thousands, too.
When you use such peculiar conditions as surveying professional home theater installers to come up with a claim of the best PQ in the industry, you're bending the truth to the point that you may never get it back.
D* did not lie.
D* is lying because they haven't offered up the definition of "channel" as they are using it. Their usage is at odds with the definition of the word.
A specified frequency band for the transmission and reception of electromagnetic signals, as for television signals.