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  • adj. Alternative spelling of free to air.

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Examples

  • Cricket set for free-to-air return in review of sporting 'crown jewels' television in some form following the completion of a ­government-commissioned review into which events should be protected for ­free-to-air broadcasters.

    Sport news, comment and results | guardian.co.uk

  • The Packer family has a long history with media businesses but hasn't controlled a free-to-air channel since the late Kerry Packer, James's father, sold his stake in Nine television network to the private equity firm CVC Asia Pacific.

    Packer Buys Stake in Ten

  • *** Media Australian billionaire James Packer and his investment firm Consolidated Press Holdings confirmed the acquisition of a 17.88% stake in Australia's Ten Network Holdings, signaling the return of his family's interest in free-to-air television.

    Business Watch

  • James Packer took a 17.88% stake in Australia's Ten Network, signaling the return of his family's interest in free-to-air TV.

    What's News

  • The Packer family has a long history with media businesses but hasn't controlled a free-to-air channel since the late Kerry Packer, James's father, sold his stake in the Nine television network to the private equity firm CVC Asia Pacific.

    Business Watch

  • Mr. Packer has taken an 18% stake in Ten and is likely to take seats on the free-to-air broadcaster's board.

    Ten Sticking to Strategy; Expects 11% Cost Rise

  • SYDNEY — Australian billionaire James Packer and his investment firm Consolidated Press Holdings Ltd. confirmed late Wednesday the acquisition of a 17.88% stake in Australia's Ten Network Holdings, signaling the return of his family's interest in free-to-air television.

    Packer Buys Stake in Ten

  • Critics of the proposed agreement have said it could lead to collusion between Televisa and TV Azteca—which between them control practically all of the commercial free-to-air broadcast television in the country—to, among other things, fix advertisement rates.

    Televisa Fears Unfavorable Ruling

  • In addition, once Mr. Berlusconi resigns, he will no longer be able to appoint members to the board of state-owned broadcaster RAI, which is Mediaset's main rival in the free-to-air TV market.

    Mediaset Is Hit in Italy's Turmoil

  • Mediaset is also struggling with a still-shrinking audience for its free-to-air channels, as well as dwindling advertising revenue in a stagnant economy.

    Mediaset Is Hit in Italy's Turmoil

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