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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George Atkinson If the rugby goes off free to air TV then its popularity will plummet.
The deals are with Continental Satellite and African Cable Television in Nigeria, and Siyaya Free To Air TV and Mobile TV in South Africa.
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.
And current EU laws encourage governments to establish lists of events that should be able on free to air TV.
Difference in the strategies deployed by telcos and by TV service operators Balance of the TV market shifting - Renewed impetus for Free to air TV - Rise of Free to air multichannel TV - Pay-TV in need of redefining itself Different scenarios on the various markets - Lessons to draw from the United States and Japan - The markets structural differences, Impact of cost levels - Which network will come out ahead?
It could be that we develop our viewing likes and dislikes by sampling or zapping existing free to air TV channels, and once we know which series we like, we may ONLY view VoD on mobile and portable viewing services.
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.
It has expanded to include a range of free to air TV and Radio channels.
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.
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.