A broadcaster that gets most of its content from a network, and thus has an affiliation to that network.
Advanced Television Systems Committee. Both a political body and the digital (US and other places) broadcast format.
An entity, usually in a studio, that creates programs.
An entity that emits radio waves.
Digital Video Broadcast. The digital (European and other places) broadcast format.
European Broadcast Union. The European political body.
Electronic Program Guide.
A slice of time in a service. Usually corresponds to a program.
A specific service from a network.
The equivalent of an affiliate in the PBS network.
Moving Picture Experts Group.
A company that aggregates programs and services and distributes them. A network may also be an author.
National Television System Committee. US analog broadcast format.
Phase Alternate Line. European (except France) analog broadcast format.
A collection of related video, audio and/or data content with a finite length. This is not an MPEG program.
Sequential Couleur avec Memoire. French analog broadcast format.
As defined by DVB - a collection of programs concatenated in time into a stream. Usually part of a transport. This is also known in ATSC as a virtual channel.
Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers. The international, ISO-sanctioned entity for most TV technical standards, especially ones that involve the studio.
As defined by ISO 13818-1 for MPEG - a multiplexed collection of services.
A company that aggregates and emits (usually in cable or satellite) a collection of channels. This is also sometimes referred to as a "network", so can be confusing.
Vertical Blanking Interval. A spot of "dead space" in the analog broadcast formats that has been used to insert "data".
The ATSC name for a service.