Definitions for "Video-on-demand"
Keywords:  vod, viewer, rewind, vcr, pause
A programming library service offering the individual viewer the choice of the available content on demand. When the program is requested and confirmed (by telephone or Internet) it is then delivered to the viewer over an available channel in encrypted form. VOD services are generally arranged on a “Pay per View” basis, analogous to the cinema.
Multichannel system allowing a film to be broadcasted immediately if it is requested by an individual viewer.
One of the most popular uses of broadband services, enabling the viewer to summon, and pay for, the programme of choice at a convenient time for viewing.
Refers to the functionality behind this service.