subscription television


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subscription television

[səb′skrip·shən ′tel·ə‚vizh·ən]
(communications)
A television system in which programs are broadcast in coded or scrambled form, for reception only by subscribers who make payments for use of the decoding or unscrambling devices required to obtain a clear program. Also known as pay television.
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AUSTAR (Australian Stock Exchange "AUN") is a leading provider of subscription television services in regional and rural Australia, with more than 720,000 customers enjoying principally satellite digital television services.
Blue Sky Channel on 9th June 2014 submitted a letter to the NBTC asking an upgrade to subscription television and a rearrangement of its programs as per to the NBTC, so as to start again normal broadcasting.
NASDAQ:OPTV), a leading software and technology provider of advanced digital television solutions, announced today that FOXTEL, the leading subscription television operator in Australia and longtime OpenTV customer, has launched its next generation platform in collaboration with OpenTV.
ANZ Championship General Manager Andy Crook said: Our fans now have more ways than ever to watch the ANZ Championship across multiple platforms, including subscription television, free-to-air and digital, courtesy of our partners FOX SPORTS, SBS and Telstra.
Australian Subscription Television and Radio Associate (ASTRA) has appointed Andrew Maiden as its CEO.
For example, British Sky Broadcasting (Sky), the most popular subscription television service in the UK and a leading triple play provider, is leveraging Vignette to deliver a fully integrated online entertainment experience to customers.
The company hopes to manage more than half of the market for subscription television in Beira.
NYSE: TVL) today announced that it has reached an agreement with Verizon for retransmission services of its broadcast stations through Verizon's FiOS TV to consumers in LIN TV's markets, providing greater choice for subscription television and on-demand programming via Verizon's all-digital, fiber-optic network.
Before joining Charter, Vogel held various senior executive positions with companies affiliated with Liberty Media Corporation and was responsible for portfolio investments in subscription television, content distribution, broadband, telecommunications and satellite sectors worldwide.
The company provides a broad range of communications services including mobile, national and long distance services, local telephony, international telephony, business network services, internet and satellite services and subscription television.
Broadcasters who obtain such a license and later become subscription television service providers during the early adopter period will not be subject to per-subscriber fees through December 31, 2008.