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Broadcasting is

[t]he transmission of data or information that may be simultaneously received by stations that usually make no acknowledgement.[1]

Telecommunications[edit | edit source]

Broadcasting is

the dissemination of radio communications intended to be received by the public, directly or by the intermediary of relay stations.[2]

Overview[edit | edit source]

There are more than 15,000 radio and 1,700 television broadcasting facilities in the United States, providing news, emergency information and other programming services over the air to consumers.[3]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Unified Capabilities, Framework 2013, App. C, at C-5 (full-text).
  2. 47 U.S.C. §153(6).
  3. Cybersecurity Risk Management and Best Practices (WG4): Final Report, at 5.

See also[edit | edit source]

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