Multichannel Video Programming Distributor Law and Legal Definition

According to 47 USCS § 522[Title 47. Telegraphs, Telephones, And Radiotelegraphs; Chapter 5. Wire Or Radio Communication, Cable Communications, General Provisions], the term "multichannel video programming distributor" means a person such as, but not limited to, a cable operator, a multichannel multipoint distribution service, a direct broadcast satellite service, or a television receive-only satellite program distributor, who makes available for purchase, by subscribers or customers, multiple channels of video programming.