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Video-on-demand service offering mainly feature films (VOD)

Definition
Audiovisual service allowing users to choose a film from a catalogue and to view the film independently of a programme schedule. Such a service may be provided through various kinds of platform: internet, cable, satellite, digital terrestrial television, mobile phones. When counting VOD services, the number of services should be counted, not the number of distribution platforms. However, a service of the same brand accessible on different platforms should be counted as only one service.

Services de vidéos à la demande

Définition
Service audiovisuel permettant aux utilisateurs de choisir un film à partir d'un catalogue et de le visionner indépendamment d'un programme prédéfini. Ce type de service est disponible via différentes plateformes : Internet, câble, satellite, télévision numérique terrestre, téléphones mobiles. Pour comptabiliser les services de vidéo à la demande, il convient de compter le nombre de services et non le nombre de plateformes de distribution. Toutefois, un service de la même marque accessible via différentes plateformes doit être comptabilisé comme un seul service.

Servicio de video bajo demanda (VOD)

Definición
Servicio audiovisual que permite al usuario seleccionar películas de un catálogo y verlas con plataformas: Internet, cable, satélite, televisión digital terrestre y teléfonos celulares. La contabilización de servicios VOD, no se debe basar en el número de plataformas de distribución que pueden prestar un servicio determinado, sino exclusivamente en el tipo de servicio ofrecido. Es decir, el mismo servicio, aunque se pueda acceder a él a través de distintas plataformas, debe ser contabilizado como un solo.