digital channel

digital channel

[′dij·əd·əl ′chan·əl]
(communications)
A transmission path that carries only digital signals.

digital channel

A communications path that handles only digital signals. All voice and video signals have to be converted from analog to digital in order to be carried over a digital channel. Contrast with analog channel.
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They said of their time on the UKTV digital channel Watch: "Some you win, some you lose.
DHX Media's digital channel launch strengthens the company's position as a leading content provider of popular family entertainment on multiple platforms.
But just over a year later, the success of Canada's digital TV initiative is a mixed bag, due in part to the stringent Canadian content regulations digital channel operators face.
During the nine-year conversion to digital, broadcasters will transmit programs over two channels: their existing analog and a digital channel they will get free from the government.
Professor Closs Stephens said that many critics felt that S4C could have saved money if it had not started investing in a digital channel as far back as 1998.
The challenge in measuring return on investment (ROI) for digital marketing depends on the type of digital channel used.
EASTENDERS will be shown a day early on BBC3 to pull in viewers for the new digital channel.
It's for Channel 4's new digital channel and there is talk of it being shown on Channel 4's terrestrial channel too, which would be absolutely brilliant.
Analog channels won't budge, but digital channel lineups will be grouped by content, creating clusters of children's shows or cooking programs, Leavenworth said.
Thus the new service will presumably air during the day on either the Fiver or Five USA digital channel slot, along the same lines as the BBC children's channels CBeebies and CBBC, which share spectrum with BBC3 and BBC4.
which has run on the digital channel for six series - as "cutting-edge tripe".
Digital broadcasting will allow regional channels to merge into one large digital channel, Vice Prime Minister Elvira Sariyeva said on October 14 at the session of the parliamentary committee on education, science, culture and sports.

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