- Abbreviation of master-antenna television. An antenna, cable, or satellite system which receives TV programming, then distributes it to multiple units such as those in a house, hotel, or apartment building. Such a system may also provide signal amplification, and might also offer radio broadcasts. Its own abbreviation is MATV. Also called master-antenna television system.
- synonymmaster-antenna television
- synonymmaster-antenna television system
- noun television signals that are received through an aerial or cable that serves several televisions, such as in a block of flats.