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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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.
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.
The company hopes to manage more than half of the market for subscription television in Beira.