free to air TV

free to air TV

Television transmitted over the air without charge for the delivery of the signal to the viewer. Free to air TV broadcasting was the first television service, which was paid for by product advertising. When cable and satellite systems came on the scene, they charged for the delivery of the signal.
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These were enhanced in 2007 with a television service known as BBC Arabic TV, which is a free to air TV news and entertainment channel, produced at the BBC's Headquarters in London.
With more than 900 free to air TV channels currently serving TV viewers across the Arab world and hundreds more Pay TV channels also fighting for audience share, Cabsat will shine a torch on the abundant disruptive and transformative monetisation avenues for satellite providers, telcos, broadcasters, content producers, independent entertainment providers Internet Protocol Television and Over The Top channels," LohMirmand said.
George Atkinson If the rugby goes off free to air TV then its popularity will plummet.
We could have got two or three without free to air TV and they would have been a lot less than we hope to get.
This deal cements MBC's position as a pioneer of high quality free to air TV in the region.
In three judgements, delivered on 17 February, the EU Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in favour of member states which want to broadcast the whole of the Football World Cup and the European Championship to a broad public and which want to prioritise free to air TV channels(1).
The launch of the T-BoxEoAaAo to TelstraEoACAOs eligible broadband households enables Telstra, one of the largest telecom operators in the world, to introduce HD free to air TV, BigPond TV and YouTubeEoAaAo videos to one set top box and accessible through a single remote.
ANTENA 3 is the first Spanish Media Group active in the free to air TV and radio broadcasting sectors quoted in the Spanish Stock Exchange.
The deals are with Continental Satellite and African Cable Television in Nigeria, and Siyaya Free To Air TV and Mobile TV in South Africa.
New laws brought in by the Minister ensures events of major public importance are available on free to air TV.
Dr Gibbons says he has written to Mr Hain to seek his support in ensuring local constituents have the right to secure free to air TV reception without incurring excessive costs.
Hybrid TV technology specialist Motive TV s services unit has commenced with the installation of its Content Express platform in South Africa after signing of deal with Siyaya Free to Air TV for the Sentech-owned FreeVision DTH platform.