Piracy Glossary

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There are 3 names in this directory beginning with the letter F.
The Firmware is software which is integrated in a hardware device such as a smart card or a set-top-box.

Free-to-air services are television or radio channels broadcast in clear (as opposed to the Pay-TV for example).

In the TV world, FTA (free-to-air) became the common name given to a receiver that should only be able to display free-to-air channels. It is also the acronym for Free-to-Air.