Pay Per View
Per View - (PPV) - (May also be known as Pay TV. Associated
terms include Impulse Pay Per View, Pre-booked PPV & Pay Per
Channel.) - Offering television broadcasts to viewers in a manner that
they can pay just for the programs they watch rather than having to
subscribe to the whole channel or station on a full-time basis. PPV is
often used for the broadcasting of boxing matches either on
conventional Pay TV, or to a lesser extent in cinemas. Interactive
Television has increased activities associated with Pay Per View.
PPV – Pay Per View programming that starts every 30 minutes (or
whatever regular time period the content provider/network operator
Pay-Per-View - (IPPV) - The ability to order pay-per-view
programming without having to phone in your order to the content
- Enables a user to cut out the worst scenes of a program. www.doubleyou.com/ads/anesvad/paypernoview/index.html
Per View VOD – (a.k.a. Transactional VOD) - The opposite of
Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD). Here the customer pays a
single price for each individual VOD program or set of programs he/she
sees. With SVOD, typically the subscriber pays a set amount (most often
monthly,) for a set amount of VOD.
– Programming that you pay a price for the temporary use of. This can
include Video on Demand and Pay Per View.
PPV - Where the subscriber signs up to watch a PPV show in
advance by a substantial number of weeks or months. Often this is
a good way to get a discount.
Content Aggregator – (VOD Aggregator, VOD Aggregation) –
Collecting programming that will be offered as VOD and/or physically
enhancing the underlying content/technology, with VOD and/or PPV. Often
packaging, encoding, asset management and transport to video service
providers is also (or partially) provided by the same entity. TVN
Entertainment is an example.
TV - Encrypted TV programs, which can only be accessed by
subscribers, using smart cards. Generally Pay TV is distinguished into two categories:
1. Pay Per Channel: Customers
subscribe on a monthly basis a package of TV-channels.
2. Pay Per View: Customers
pay for viewing programs that include movies or sport events that they
select individually from the TV channels. The smart card registers the
access to the program in order to charge the customer for the selected
3. Pay-per-no-view - Enables
a user to cut out the worst scenes of a program. www.doubleyou.com/ads/anesvad/paypernoview/index.html