§ 115.02  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   BOARD.  The Board of Aldermen of the Town of Dallas, North Carolina.
   CATV.  Community antenna television.
   COMMUNITY ANTENNA TELEVISION SERVICE or CATV SERVICE.  The business of providing an improved television reception service to the public for compensation, by means of a master antenna and cables. As a part of the service, AM and FM radio program material received over the air, background music, news, weather and other information, including public service programming, and civil defense type information as required, may be furnished to all subscribers without additional charge.
      (1)   In whole or in part, receives directly or indirectly over the air and amplifies or otherwise modifies the signals transmitting programs broadcast by one or more television stations, and AM and PM radio stations, and distributes the signals by wire or cable to subscribing members of the public who pay for the services; and
      (2)   Distributes by wire or cable, news weather and other information, including public service programming, and civil defense type information as required, as a part of CATV service to all subscribers without charge.
   FCC.  The Federal Communication Commission.
   FRANCHISE.  Includes any authorization granted hereunder in terms of a franchise, privilege, permit, license or otherwise to construct, or have constructed, operate and maintain a CATV system in the town for the purpose of providing a CATV service to the citizens of the town.
   GRANTEE. The person, firm or corporation to whom or which a franchise, as hereinabove defined, is granted by the Board under this chapter; and the lawful successor, transferee or assignee of the person, firm or corporation.
   GROSS SUBSCRIBER REVENUES.  Any and all revenues received by grantee from subscribers located inside the corporate limits at the town. It shall include basic monthly cable fees, installation fees, disconnect and reconnect fees, pay TV revenues, leased-channel revenues, advertising revenues and any other revenues derived from the operation of the community antenna television system within the town,
   PERSON.  Any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation or organization of any kind.
   PROPERTY OF GRANTEE.  All property owned and installed or used by a grantee in the operation at a CATV system or service in the laws under the authority of a franchise granted pursuant to this chapter.
   STREET.  The surface of and the space above and below any publicly owned or maintained property or right of way, street, road, highway, freeway, lane, path, alley, court, sidewalk, parkway or drive; now or hereafter existing as such within the town.
   SUBSCRIBER.  Any person or entity receiving for any purpose the CATV service of a grantee.
   TOWN.  The Town of Dallas, North Carolina.
(Prior Code, § O-I-2)