Comcast's Dry Creek media center: ready for anything

Comcast Dry Creek satellite farmOur financial, environmental and geopolitical fates may delicately rest upon the whims of lunatics and other forces well beyond our grasp, but we seem to be covered on receiving clear HD signals no matter what happens. Resting between two power grids, fueled with 44,000 gallons of diesel for backup generators, and supporting 22 uplink and seven downlink satellite dishes, the Comcast Media Center in Centennial, Colo. is ready to keep producing, originating and distributing cable TV nonstop. FierceCable recently took a tour of the plant and snapped some photos. Take a look at our slideshow.