Glossary beginning with A
- Access card
A card used with a set-top box to provide access to digital satellite pay TV.
- Analogue transmission/analogue signal
A type of signal transmission, whereby the initial signal (e.g. voice) is transformed into an electric signal and broadcast as such. The transmission is carried out by a continuous change of the frequency, amplitude or phase of the broadcast signal.
Analogue data transfer usually requires more bandwidth than digital broadcast and is more susceptible to insertion loss.
- ARPU per customer
Average monthly revenue per Customer generated in a given settlement period (including interconnect revenue).
- ARPU per RGU
Average monthly revenue per prepaid RGU generated in a given settlement period (including interconnect revenue)
- Audience share
The group of TV viewers watching a channel at a given time, expressed as the percentage of all TV viewers at the time.