Definition of multichannel in English:



  • Employing or possessing many communication or television channels.

    ‘multichannel cable TV networks’
    • ‘Moreover, effective multichannel customer service attracts new customers and increases revenue.’
    • ‘With the rise of the internet and multichannel TV on cable and satellite, whole channels have been targeted at this or that niche market, from cookery to cars.’
    • ‘The biggest blessing of multichannel TV is the ability to avoid sport.’
    • ‘As multichannel television has moved into six in every 10 homes, there has been a gentle decline in the number of programmes we all see together and dis - cuss afterwards.’
    • ‘If you have two viable multichannel video providers in your market, you can get better deals.’
    • ‘This new multichannel world became possible through technological change, as cable and satellite could deliver potentially vast numbers of channels to homes.’
    • ‘Still, there is no question that other activities are taking up listeners' time, thanks to the growth of electronic games and multichannel cable and satellite television.’
    • ‘The boards provide a 250kHz maximum sample rate in single and multichannel scans at any gain setting.’
    • ‘The Internet represents just another distribution channel in a complex multichannel strategy.’
    • ‘For those who train the staff of multichannel contact centers, the implications of these changes in customer expectations are significant.’
    • ‘In the multichannel age more outlets than ever are chasing the same viewers among the nation's children.’
    • ‘But there's more to do in the evolution of cable from a multichannel video provider to a provider of voice, video and data services as part of a broadband package.’
    • ‘Above all, it needs to recognise that it has two main radio stations, and that they compete in a multichannel radio world.’
    • ‘They want to buy a product that will enable them to get the latest and greatest in multichannel video entertainment.’
    • ‘In his time, in 1967, the multichannel television system was introduced.’
    • ‘This integration of single and multichannel communications provides a networking capability that was previously non existent.’
    • ‘The claim that all this stems from the needs of competition in a multichannel environment is always trotted out, but it has never been explained why this required the ending of much that was best about the programme content.’
    • ‘Kids channels are a mainstay of multichannel television anyway.’
    • ‘But now the magic formula is lost forever in the new free-market multichannel onslaught and it is the viewers who, ultimately, have paid for it.’
    • ‘With plenty of awards and solid ratings, cable's best programmers are ushering in a new era in multichannel television.’