FAQ - Mini Box

What is digital encryption?

Digital encryption is a technology used to protect television programming content from unauthorized viewing. Think of it as "scrambling" the TV signal so that only customers that are authorized to receive a channel can view it. To receive digitally encrypted signals, customers need a digital device available through their service provider, such as a Mini Box, Digital cable set top box, or CableCard™. All pay TV providers, cable, satellite and telco, are contractually required by programmers to protect the content they distribute from unauthorized reception.



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