Broadcasting FAQs:

Q: Is a broadcasting the distribution of audio and/or video content or other messages to a dispersed audience via any electronic mass communications medium?

A: Yes, but typically one using the electromagnetic spectrum , in a one-to-many model.

Q: Was a broadcasting initiated in the 1960s and moved into general industry usage in the 1970s?

A: Yes, and with DBS emerging in the 1980s.

Q: Is a broadcasting used to address an open-ended destination?

A: Yes, There are many forms of broadcasting, but they all aim to distribute a signal that will reach the target audience.

Q: Is a broadcasting usually associated with radio and television, though in recent years both radio and television transmissions have begun to be distributed by cable?

A: Yes, The receiving parties may include the general public or a relatively small subset; the point is that anyone with the appropriate receiving technology and equipment can receive the signal.

Q: Was a broadcasting composed of analog signals using analog transmission techniques but in the 2000s?

A: Yes, and broadcasters have switched to digital signals using digital transmission.