Definition of free-to-air in English:

free-to-air

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adjective

Denoting or relating to television programmes broadcast on standard public or commercial networks, as opposed to satellite, cable, or digital programmes available only to fee-paying viewers.
More example sentences
  • For up to 48 hours after the event, all free-to-air television stations in Australia switched their programming to coverage of the disaster.
  • You mentioned drama and documentary, and they will be still maintained in the reservation we have in free-to-air television.
  • However, while free-to-air television is certainly widely available, cable television's distribution is somewhat more limited.

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