Glossary

Free To Air channels

Free to air channels are television channels that are broadcast without any encryption, so that anyone with the appropriate antenna or other receiving equipment can view the content.

TV Replay

When a scheduled show – often a sporting event – is played again on the same network (sometimes on an additional channel) so you can catch up with it if you weren’t home when it first aired.

What is PVR?

PVR or Personal Video Recorder is a consumer electronic device commonly used to record video in digital format on to a hard disk, flash drive or other electronic media.

Roku 3

Roku 3 is an updated version of the Roku streaming player. It was launched earlier in 2015 and has an updated remote with voice search, which works very well.

Roku 2

Roku 2 is an updated version of the Roku streaming player. It comes with a fast and customizable interface and an improved search function.

Roku

The Roku Streaming Player commonly referred to as Roku is a digital media player set-top box manufactured by Roku, Inc.

FTTP

FTTP or “Fibre To The Premises” is a type of technology where the NBN fibre network is connected directly to an NBN Connection Box installed within individual homes.

FTTN

FTTN or “Fibre To The Note” refers to a type of technology where the NBN fibre network is connected to equipment (a node) installed in the street.

FTTB

FTTB refers to “Fibre To The Building” or “Fibre To The Basement.”

NBN Utility Box

The NBN Utility Box is set up at individual homes or businesses when installing an FTTP service.

Telstra Air

Telstra Air is the country’s largest Wi-Fi network.

NBN Connection Box

The NBN Connection Box is a device that can be installed in individual homes by nbn to supply FTTP or Fixed Wireless services.

Back to Base Alarm

Back to Base Alarm refers to a security or other type of alarm that automatically attempts to notify a monitoring centre when the alarm is triggered.

Battery Backup

Battery Backup solutions provide power to devices for a limited time when the primary source of power is unavailable.

Modem

A modem is a piece of equipment that allows access to the Internet with more than one device at a time, either via a direct connection or via Wi-Fi.