satellite master-antenna TV



  • Abbreviation of satellite master-antenna television. A 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 SMATV. Also called satellite master-antenna TV system.
  • acronymSMATV
  • synonymsatellite master-antenna television
  • synonymsatellite master-antenna television system

Media Studies

  • noun satellite television signals that are received through a shared dish, such as in a block of flats.