FCC 76.1200 Revised as of October 1, 2014
Goto Year:2013 |
§ 76.1200 Definitions.
As used in this subpart:
(a) Multichannel video programming system. A distribution system that
makes available for purchase, by customers or subscribers, multiple
channels of video programming other than an open video system as
defined by § 76.1500(a). Such systems include, but are not limited to,
cable television systems, BRS/EBS systems, direct broadcast satellite
systems, other systems for providing direct-to-home multichannel video
programming via satellite, and satellite master antenna systems.
(b) Multichannel video programming distributor. A person such as, but
not limited to, a cable operator, a BRS/EBS provider, a direct
broadcast satellite service, or a television receive-only satellite
program distributor, who owns or operates a multichannel video
(c) Navigation devices. Devices such as converter boxes, interactive
communications equipment, and other equipment used by consumers to
access multichannel video programming and other services offered over
multichannel video programming systems.
(d) Affiliate. A person or entity that (directly or indirectly) owns or
controls, is owned or controlled by, or is under common ownership or
control with, another person, as defined in the notes accompanying
(e) Conditional access. The mechanisms that provide for selective
access and denial of specific services and make use of signal security
that can prevent a signal from being received except by authorized
[ 63 FR 38094 , July 15, 1998, as amended at 69 FR 72046 , Dec. 10, 2004]
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