For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms, phrases, words and their derivation shall have the meaning given herein. When not inconsistent with the context, words used in the present tense include the future, words in the plural number include the singular number, and words in the singular number include the plural number. The word "shall" is always mandatory and not merely directory.
BASIC SERVICE: Consists of those television broadcast station signals required to be carried by the grantee's cable television system pursuant to rules and regulations of the federal communications commission. Basic service generally includes each of the three (3) major networks (ABC, CBS and NBC) and most educational and independent stations that are receivable in the village off the air directly from the television broadcast stations. Additional program services may be included in the basic service at the option of the grantee.
BASIC SERVICE REVENUE: The revenue collected by the grantee from subscribers for the provision of basic service and shall not include revenues collected from premium services.
CABLE TELEVISION SYSTEM: Hereinafter referred to also as "cable system" or "system", means a system of coaxial cables or other electrical conductors and transmission equipment used or to be used primarily to receive television or radio signals directly or indirectly off the air and transmit them and other related services to subscribers for various fees.
COMPANY OR GRANTEE: Shall be           , a            corporation, or anyone who succeeds it in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.
PERSON: Any individual, firm, partnership, association, corporation, company or organization of any kind.
PREMIUM SERVICE: The term is comprised of any communications or program service not included within the definition of "basic service", such as, but not limited to, movie services, sporting events and other satellite delivered programming, as well as advertising, leased channels, shopping services and the transmission of other programming and electronic information for which a per program or per channel charge is made.
VILLAGE: The village of Reedsville. (Ord., 12-19-1983)