Technology / Television (TV) / Alternate Delivery Systems (ADS): TV homes with unwired cable access are referred to as having Alternate Delivery Systems. The four components of ADS are. Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS): Satellite service delivered directly via household's own small (usually 18') dish: the largest component of ADS. Satellite Master Antenna (SMATV): Serves housing complexes and hotels: signals received via satellite and distributed by coaxial cable. Microwave Multi Distribution System (MMDS), 'WIRELESS CABLE': Distributes signals by microwave. Home receiver picks up signal, then distributes via internal wiring. Satellite Dish (C-Band/KU Band), 'Big Dish': Household receives transmissions from a satellite(s), via a 1- to 3- meter dish.
Alternate Adjective Synonyms: in rotation, successive, every other, every second
Alternate Noun Synonyms: variant, alternative, (second) choice, substitute, deputy, stand-in, backup, understudy, pinch-hitter, Baseball designated hitter
Alternate Verb Synonyms: rotate, exchange, change, interchange, take turns, go or take, in turn, change off, interexchange
Delivery Noun Synonyms: liberation, release, deliverance, emancipation
Delivery Verb Synonyms: distribution, delivering, deliverance, conveyance, transportation, transport
Business / Finance / Interdelivery Spread: Transaction carried out between two units of the same corporation. MORE
Health / Health Insurance / Integrated Delivery System (IDS): A provider organization that is fully integrated operationally and clinically to provide a full range of healthcare services, including physician services, hospital services, and ancillary services. MORE