Piracy Glossary

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There are 8 names in this directory beginning with the letter B.
Backbone
Trunk cable of a network. In CATV is the central cable installed in a building.

Backlog
Difference between the capacity to supply or install products and services and the existing demand for these products or services.

Banda C
Microwave frequency range between 3.7 GHz and 4.2 GHz. It is used in satellite communication and also in land links. The term is also used to designate the first satellite TV services that used this frequency band.

Banda KU
When used for the DTH service in Brazil, the Uplink range is between 13.75 and 14.5 GHz. The downlink range of the satellite for subscribers is between 10.95 and 12.20 GHz

Bandwidth
Bandwidth, characterized by the maximum and minimum limits or the difference between them; a continuous group of frequencies.

Beams
Radiated wave beams.

Bit Error Rate
An index that measures the number of errors (and therefore the quality) of a digital signal.

Broadcast
Broadcasting in open channels, with free access to the public. Also called open TV as opposed to pay TV.