Access Card - It is unique identifier plastic card for each dth subscriber that stated for pay per view on monthly basis.
Antenna - It is a tool bridging gap between satellite and television through which you can able to see dth channels.
APG - It denotes to advance program guide
ATSC - It stated to advance television standard committee
Add-on packages - Some channels are free of cost offered by dth service providers but some channels or other functionalities are offer at respective cost that comes under add on packages.
Bandwidth - It is a range of frequency under which a signal is passed to its subscriber.
Broadband - It is an advance topology of offering digital satellite for having best quality of videos, clear sound and picture at high speed of data services.
CEMA - It stated to Consumer Electronics Manufacturers Association
Common Carrier - It is a form of transmission system through which digital satellite is used to pass to its subscriber.
Compression - It is a unique process to raise the transponder's capacity by reducing the amount of bandwidth of the signals.
CONUS - It stated to Continental United States Continuous Wave.
Decibel - It is the logarithmic form of measuring the strength of signals.
DBS - Direct Broadcast Satellite under this special transmitter including Ku-Band receivers and C-Band are used to transmit the audio and video signals directly to the end user.
Demodulation - It is the process of picking the signals from the carrier wave.
Dish - It stated to disc shaped antenna.
Downlink - It is the process of getting signals from a satellite.
DTH -Direct-To-Home is an advance topology of transferring signals directly to home.
DVR - Stated to Digital Video Recorders using digital mode of processing.
Encryption - It refers to converting the set of video and/or audio signals into the different forms where it is not able to read or understand.
EPG - Stated to Electronic Programming Guide is an advance topology of electronic device.
FSS - Stated to Fixed Satellite Service
GSO - Stated to Geosynchronous Orbit
HDTV -High Definition Television Technology It is generally used to improve the quality of picture.
Hybrid Satellite- Is a form of satellite carrying different communications payloads.
ICTA -Stated to Independent Cable & Telecommunications Association.
IPG - Stated to Interactive Programming Guide.
INMARSAT - Stated to International Maritime Satellite Organization.
INTELSAT - Stated to International Telecommunications Satellite Organization.
ITU- Stated to International Telecommunications Union.
IRD - Stated to Integrated Receiver Decoder
MPEG - Stated to Motion Pictures Experts Group
NAB- Stated to National Association of Broadcasters
NCTA - Stated to National Cable Television Association
Pad - It is the technology of transponder channel attenuation.
PVR - Known by Personal Video Recorder.
PCS - Known by Personal Communications System.
QPSK - Known by Quaternary Phase Shift Keying
RPM - Stated for Revolutions Per Minute
RBOC - Stated for Regional Bell Operating Company
SBCA - Stated for Satellite Broadcasting and Communications Association.
SCPC - Stated for Single Channel Per-Carrier
Satellite Antenna (Dish) - It is a parabolic tool of receiving satellite signals.
SMATV - Known for Satellite Master Antenna Television
SNG - Known for Satellite Newsgathering
Transponder - It is a form of component to receive and retransmit channels.
UHF - Known for Ultra High Frequency Band
VHF - Stated for Very High Frequency
VSAT - Stated for Very Small Aperture Terminal