the medium that disseminates via telecommunications; radio and television.
taking part in a radio or tv program.
A means of one-way, point-to-multipoint transmission where the end receiver is not known to the broadcaster, ie it is an 'open' system. Broadcasting is typical for radio and television transmission where the audience is only defined by virtue of having the correct receive equipment.
The body of law which relates to radio, television (including satellite) and cable transmissions. Legal issues which can arise in broadcasting include defamation and libel, as well as a host of regulatory matters.
television or radio programming with appeal to large general-interest audiences; the broadcast equivalent of general-interest or mass magazine. See narrowcasting.
The dissemination of any form of radio electric communications by means of Hertzian waves intended to be received by the public. Transmission of over-the-air signals for public use.
The transmission of electronic information over radio frequencies (through the air) by a broadcast system.
Refers to content carried over air waves. Usually designed to appeal to a broad audience segment.
A strategy used by network executives to attract a large and demographically diverse audience.
A radiocommunication service in which signals transmitted or retransmitted by space stations are intended for direct reception by the general public. In the broadcasting-satellite service, the term "direct reception" shall encompass both individual reception and community reception.^ back to the top ^^ back to the top ^ Digital The conversion of information into a binary format (1's and 0's or on's and off's), the smallest or simplest unit of information being a bit. These bits of information may be transmitted using radio frequency techniques such as terrestrial broadcasting, satellite and microwave transmission or over coaxial or fiber optic cable and copper wire. Digital information may be manipulated at extremely high speeds.
As defined by the Federal Broadcasting Services Act 1992, the delivery of television or radio programs, whether the delivery uses the radiofrequency spectrum, cable, optical fibre, satellite or any other means or a combination of those means, but excluding: a service that provides no more than data, or no more than text (with or without associated still images); or a service that makes programs available on demand on a point-to-point basis; or a service that the Commonwealth Minister for Communication gazettes. See also narrowcasting.
Transmitting electromagnetic signals through the airwaves over a wide area, as in television or radio. Such signals may also be transmitted point-to-point, as in microwave transmission, and are referred to as "narrowcasting." Broadcasting also refers to the radio and television broadcast industry, and broadcasters are those who work in the industry. To broadcast is to participate in a TV or radio program, and a broadcast may also be synonymous with a TV or radio program.
To transmit the same information to multiple receivers simultaneously over a satellite system, radio/TV station, data communications network or e-mail system.
Using radio waves to distribute radio or TV programs which are available for reception by the general public.
Using the electronic media to reach a wide-area audience.
To transmit the same information to multiple receivers simultaneously over a satellite system e.g. radio, television or data broadcasting.
To transmit a signal to multiple locations simultaneously over satellite, radio/TV station, data communications network or e-mail system.
Delivering content through radio or television to a "broad" audience" over the airwaves. See "Narrowcasting".
Broadcasting is the distribution of audio and/or video signals (programs) to a number of recipients ("listeners" or "viewers") that belong to a large group. This group may be the public in general, or a relatively large audience within the public. Thus, an Internet channel may distribute text or music world-wide, while a public address system in (for example) a workplace may broadcast very limited ad hoc soundbites to a small population within its range.