TV decoder box



  • Abbreviation of television decoder box. A device, that connects to a TV, which decodes an incoming signal or otherwise enables viewing of certain channels, programming, or content. Such a device may serve to permit viewing of satellite or cable programming, HDTV signals, close-captions, and so on. A decoder box may also connect to another device, such as a VCR. Also called TV decoder, or decoder box.
  • synonymtelevision decoder box