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Also known as CATV-"Community Antenna T.V.," it is the service of broadcasting television to paying subscribers via a cable system. The typical system has a central receiving antenna, a studio with film and videotape reproduction facilities, and the capability to receive audio and video signals from primary transmitters (either directly or bounced off of satellites), amplify them, and then re-transmit them (secondary transmission) via a cable trunk line and distribution system that ends with the subscriber's receiving unit. The cable network is sometimes hooked into a computer system and used to provide information to, or receive responses from, the home viewer.

Cable companies must secure a compulsory license from the U.S. Copyright Office to operate in the U.S. because they are offering "secondary transmissions" of "primary material."

In the music industry, those who own copyrights may earn revenue from certain transmissions of their music and videos through these systems. Royalty amounts are calculated and distributed to the copyright owners (or to their licensees) by the Copyright Royalty Tribunal. The main recipients of these royalty payments are T.V. program syndicators 73 percent, sports programmers 15 percent, public broadcasters 5 percent, and performance rights societies 4 percent. The royalty payment rates are set by the Tribunal (i.e., by law) and are periodically reviewed and adjusted.

It is interesting to note that performance rights societies are able to "double dip" in that they…

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