video on demand



  • (written as Video on Demand)
    Its abbreviation is VOD. cable or satellite programming, such as movies or TV programs, available to viewers whenever desired. A user accesses choices via an interactive menu displayed on the TV or other viewing device, and selects what wishes to be viewed, and the exact starting time. VOD may also provide other video content, such as games or training videos. All VOD services are fee-based.

Media Studies

  • noun a pay-per-view facility in which a subscriber can order a film or programme and it will be broadcast to them at the most convenient time for them.