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FCC 76.1200
Revised as of October 1, 2014
Goto Year:2013 | 2015
§ 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
   programming system.

   (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
   § 76.501.

   (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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