free-to-air


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free-to-air

n
(Broadcasting)
a. a system of television for which viewers do not have to subscribe or pay
b. (as modifier): free-to-air networks.
Compare pay-per-view, pay television
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Under current legislation, the Olympics is a 'Listed event' and has to be on free-to-air TV but that does not include the increasingly important digital or mobile coverage.
Discovery Communications, as big as it gets in the global pay-TV broadcast space, is finally getting ready to make a splash in the Middle East's intensely competitive free-to-air marketplace.
In the wake of Scotland's surprise weekend victory over Croatia, Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop said: "In an independent Scotland we would have the powers to ensure Scotland's World Cup and European Championship qualifying matches were available for everyone to watch on free-to-air TV."
The State broadcaster has bought the free-to-air rights to the 2016 European Championship and 2018 World Cup matches.
Sydney, Nov 26 ( ANI ): The amount of money spent on online advertising in Australia is likely to overtake that spent advertising on either newspapers or free-to-air television for the first time ever in 2013, says a report.
MBC Group, a leading private free-to-air satellite broadcasting company, has announced a massive campaign to convert mass viewers in the Mena region to Free-to-Air HD TV.
MELBOURNE - Those living in regional Queensland can expect improved free-to-air TV services as part of Australia's digital switchover (DSO).
BBC Director-General Mark Thompson has warned that free-to-air television might disappear in a forthcoming "battle of the living room" unless the right technology is found.
A new five-year deal between ABC, Australia's national broadcaster, and Ericsson will help hundreds of thousands of Australians living in rural communities who are currently unable to access the same free-to-air, high-quality, digital TV experience as their urban counterparts.
WHEN Communications Minister Eamon Ryan proposed making rugby union matches free-to-air, there was uproar from the sport's bosses.
An independent review, headed by former Football Association executive director David Davies, had recommended that the Ashes cricket series should return to free-to-air television as part of an extended list, including England's World Cup home and away qualification matches.
THE Grand National and Derby, British racing's top two individual attractions for television viewers and part of a diminished BBC package, will stay on a free-to-air service until at least 2014, writes Howard Wright.