3353.01 Definitions.

As used in this chapter:

(A) "Educational television or radio" means television or radio programs which serve the educational needs of the community and which meet the requirements of the federal communications commission for noncommercial educational television or radio.

(B) "Educational telecommunications network" means a system of connected educational television, radio, or radio reading service facilities and coordinated programs established and operated or controlled by the broadcast educational media commission, pursuant to this chapter.

(C) "Transmission" means the sending out of television, radio, or radio reading service programs, either directly to the public, or to broadcasting stations or services for simultaneous broadcast or rebroadcast.

(D) "Transmission facilities" means structures, equipment, material, and services used in the transmission of educational television, radio, or radio reading service programs.

(E) "Interconnection facilities" means the equipment, material, and services used to link one location to another location or to several locations by means of telephone line, coaxial cable, microwave relays, or other available technologies.

(F) "Broadcasting station" means a properly licensed noncommercial educational television or radio station, appropriately staffed and equipped to produce programs or lessons and to broadcast programs.

(G) "Radio reading service" means a nonprofit organization that disseminates news and other information to blind and physically handicapped persons.

(H) "Affiliate" means an educational telecommunication entity, including a television or radio broadcasting station or radio reading service.

Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.

Effective Date: 06-30-1995; 07-01-2005