narrowcast

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narrowcast

To transmit to selected individuals. Cable TV and satellite radio are examples of narrowcast services because they reach only their subscriber base. Mailing lists are another example. Contrast with broadcast. See multicast.
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EGTV also cablecasts and live streams Elk Grove Park Board meetings.
Some produce shows on no particular schedule and submit them for cablecast when they are ready.
The internet, to a large extent, is starting to look and sound an awful lot like TV as we're used to seeing it in the broadcast or cablecast world."
That sort of broadcast alert system doesn't really work in an era of hundreds of cablecast channels, none of them live.
It produced the first live national commercial cablecast in 1975- a WHA Hockey Game- with the advent of satellite TV delivery.
We get up every day, review yesterday's screw-ups, and try to get it right for tomorrow or for the next broadcast, podcast, cablecast or blog entry.
When asked about what type of TV they use, 95.1% of them said cablecast TV, followed by satellite broadcast (25.5%), regular terrestrial (22.7%), and digital broadcast (13.1%).
Phrased differently, a cablecast of Erie's live dancers would be legal, but the dancing itself would not.
Human Rights Campaign, the lesbian and gay lobbying group that produced the concert, will be tying part of its final pre-election voter awareness drive to the cablecast.
The CNN Newsroom is cablecast on CNN from 4:30-5 a.m.
We cablecast editorials twice weekly in these communities.
The cablecast was the result of an agreement between QVC and The National Housewares Manufacturers Association (NHMA), the show's sponsor.