Definition of pay channel in English:

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pay channel


A television channel for which viewers pay a subscription fee additional to that already paid for the basic provision of a cable or satellite television service.
Example sentences
  • Although a denomination-dedicated pay channel would be a new twist, other basic cable channels continue to reach out for viewers with spiritual programming.
  • ‘It was a pay channel at one time, and they moved it to basic,’ he says.
  • Popularly known as the Conditional Access System Act, the legislature sought to make the cable TV scenario more transparent to the subscriber in the pay channel era.

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