pay-per-view


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

pay-per-view

(pā′pər-vyo͞o′)
n.
A service offered by cable television companies that allows subscribers to view special programs for an additional charge.

pay′-per-view′ adj.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

pay-per-view

n
(Broadcasting)
a. a system of television broadcasting by which subscribers pay for each programme they wish to receive
b. (as modifier): a pay-per-view channel.
See free-to-air, pay television
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

pay′-per-view′



n.
1. a pay television service in which a subscriber pays for each program viewed.
adj.
2. noting or pertaining to such a system. Abbr.: ppv
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Translations

pay-per-view

[ˌpeɪpəˈvjuː] ADJde pago
pay-per-view televisiontelevisión f de pago
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
References in periodicals archive ?
In view of this, local chief executives and officials sponsored pay-per-view streamingsof the Pacquiao-Thurman bout attheir local sports complex.
For one, the pay-per-view cost $74.99 in the United States, so it generated around $23 million in comparison to the Whyte vs.
The cross-promotion bout had the second-most pay-per-view buys in history garnering 4.3 million buys.
CONOR McGregor's return to the UFC could smash the three million pay-per-view barrier, it has been claimed.
It is committed to family friendly entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing platforms.
UFC is in Rio de Janeiro for Saturday's UFC 224 pay-per-view event, at Jeunesse Arena.
EXCLUSIVE by Matt Bozeat GEORGE GROVES and Chris Eubank Jr are heading for a huge pay-per-view showdown on ITV.
Las Vegas: Oscar De La Hoya had some harsh things to say about Floyd Mayweather's boxing match against UFC champion Conor McGregor, but now that the spectacle is over, he's relieved to not be bracing for a backlash from pay-per-view buyers.
3-5 will be available via pay-per-view for those unable to attend in person.
The contest has been several years in the making (Pacquiao refused the opportunity to face Mayweather in 2012 when he was offered a mere PS26 million), but the anticipated receipts from a global pay-per-view audience could make their late Spring duel the most valuable single sporting event ever.
TONY BELLEW has defended the decision to make his rematch with Nathan Cleverly the headline fight on a pay-per-view show.