video dial-tone

video dial-tone

[‚vid·ē·ō ′dīl‚tōn]
(communications)
A service that enables a subscriber to select a video information provider from among many such providers offering service in a neighborhood, and to access on demand, from this provider, a movie or multimedia content, or similar services such as games and home shopping.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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They articulate their own needs, such as more video dial-tone networks.