Definition of FTA (Free to Air)
‘Free to Air’ refers to unencrypted television/radio services transmitted over the air that can be viewed or heard without the need for a subscription (satellite or cable TV) or one-off fee (e.g. pay-per-view). The most obvious examples are the BBC and ITV.
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