pay-per-view

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pay-per-view

A feature of a pay TV service for premium content such as a sporting event or newly released movie. The subscriber pays an extra fee for viewing one time or a prescribed amount of time. See pay TV.
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"Sky may have the overall contract say, with NTL having the pay per view.
"In the future it will be a central pay tv package, with the opportunity for pay per view outside that and free highlights shows and live games to satisfy terrestrial tv.
"We're making an annual net investment of between $5 and $10 million, which is modest in Internet terms," says Hefner, pointing out that in addition to sales of music, adult videos, other Playboy merchandise, membership fees, and monthly pay per view Webcasts, the site is enticing new advertisers into the fold.